The Art of the Resume: Keywords

Your resume is a one-stop document that highlights your most relevant experiences, skills, and accomplishments. It’s the first part of your application that is going to grab an employer’s attention. According to The Balance, “Studies show that recruiters and HR folks spend as little as six seconds reviewing resumes before they move them to the ‘yes’… Read more »

The Necessary Skill of Self-Marketing

Whether your end goal is a temporary position, a long-term career, or a consulting contract, knowing how to effectively market yourself is one of the necessary skills you need when it comes to job hunting. When it boils down to it, job seeking and product marketing essentially share the same goal: establish the needs of… Read more »

Boost Your Job Search By Blogging

One way to demonstrate your talents and expertise and boost the attention you receive from potential employers is by blogging about your career aspirations and your industry. According to Catherine Tan, a founder of the startup, Notey, “Alice Ko, the digital lead at Notey, previously blogged her way to a job by writing about why… Read more »

Is Your Next Interview Remote? 5 Tips for Phone Interviews

Ace your remote phone interview!

As businesses have become remote, hiring has too. There’s no other way to put it: phone interviews are daunting. Not only is this your first real “personal” opportunity to give the employer a great impression of you, your chances of moving on to an in-person interview hinge on it. Fortunately, you have some benefits on… Read more »

Maximize Your Time with the 80/20 Rule

What’s the 80/20 rule? The 80/20 rule, or the Pareto Rule, is simple: in many cases, about 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes. In other words, 20% of the work you do accounts for 80% of the outcomes of your work. With this in mind, strategizing about how best to maximize… Read more »

What Type of Staffing Do You Need?

Looking for your next top performer? Want to evaluate an employee before making a full-time hiring decision? Interested in outsourcing some of the paperwork associated with being an employer. Staffing services come in a variety of forms to meet many different business needs, including the ones above. Staffers knows that if you’re new to the staffing… Read more »

Everything You Need to Succeed in Temp-to-Perm

Transitioning from temp to perm?

As a top employment agency in Jackson, MS, Staffers knows more companies today are hiring temp employees, especially essential businesses. And they’re not just bringing them on board for short-term work. in many cases, they’re using temporary employment as a way to test drive candidates before making a full-time hiring decision. That being said, is… Read more »

Partnering with a Staffing Agency? Ask These Questions

Partnering with a staffing agency? Here are five questions to ask!

When you consider partnering with a staffing agency, it’s essential that you get to know them. What is their area of expertise? How do they work? What kind of work ethic do they have? Asking the right questions can reassure you that your recruiter will be a true business partner. They will work with you… Read more »

Combat Employee Burnout: What to Do

Perhaps the most unfortunate part of on-the-job boredom, burn out, and fatigue is that your star employees are most likely to experience it. Sometimes these symptoms are easy to recognize. Missed deadlines, changes in demeanor, and tardiness are all examples of possible signals. Although these behaviors could be attributed to family problems or medical issues,… Read more »

Overqualified? How to Positively Spin Your Qualifications

Much like the classic dating brush aside, “it’s not you; it’s me” comes the more recent job hunter letdown, “you’re overqualified.” It’s frustrating, it’s vague, and it closes your case without being offensive – but what exactly does it mean? Quite possibly, it could be exactly what it sounds like – the employer feels you… Read more »