When is the Right Time to Bring Up Salary Budget?

If you get an interview for a job, it’s hard to pinpoint the exact right time to ask your hiring manager about salary, but its one of the most important pieces of information you need to know about the job. A company’s budget may be a determining factor in your ability to accept the job,… Read more »

How to Create an Effective Staffing Strategy

How to Manage through the Good and Bad

Staffing the right employees is essential to a company’s success. However, employees are a big investment in themselves – an investment on which you will want to see a discernible return. Despite this, an alarming number of businesses do not currently have a staffing plan in effect. You would never forego your company’s financial plan,… Read more »

How to Handle a Mistake at Work

How to handle mistakes at work

Mistakes are inevitable. After all, we are only human. Generally, mistakes can be easily corrected, and eventually, you can forget about them and move on; making a mistake at work, however, can be much more serious. On-the-clock mistakes can impact your employer, and depending on your mistake, even your company’s bottom line can suffer. While… Read more »

Tips for a Successful Mid-Career Change

It should come as no surprise that a mid-career change often leaves job seekers feeling confused. You’ve surpassed entry-level positions both in experience and salary expectations, but you don’t have the qualifications for senior-level management jobs. This gray area combined with today’s job market leaves you facing the challenge of finding a job. However, if… Read more »

How to Apply for a Reach Job

It happens all the time: you’re searching for a job, and you find the perfect position. Only there’s one problem. You don’t quite meet all the requirements listed in the job description. Should you walk away, or take a chance and submit an application? We suggest you do the latter, and we have some tips for how… Read more »

Questions You Should Ask Any Potential Recruiting Partner

When partnering with a potential recruiting partner, getting to know them is essential. 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 to achieve your… Read more »

Addressing a Resume Gap

These days, it’s not unusual to have a gap in your employment history given unemployment rates over the last decade. Employers and recruiters are familiar with seeing a resume gap, but you’ll still need to explain them. Here’s how to handle the situation and keep those gaps from harming your chances of getting hired. Be… Read more »

How to Make the Most of Working with a Staffing Firm

How to Make the Most of Working with a Staffing Firm Staffers

Job seekers who are looking for employment often find success working with a staffing firm. Whether you are looking for temporary or permanent work, a staffing service can help you take the first step. Many job seekers work with staffing agencies because they can place you with companies that you may not be able to… Read more »

Managing Through Good and Poor Employee Performance

Managing Through Good and Poor Employee Performance Staffers

As one of Jackson’s top recruiting agencies, Staffers understands that managing employee performance is a critical part of what you do. Setting goals, making expectations clear, and providing regular input are keys to enabling your people to perform effectively and building the strongest team. But performance management goes far beyond just conducting quarterly employee reviews…. Read more »

Why You Should Always Pick Up a Call From a Recruiter

Pick up a call from a recruiter

You’re not looking for a new job, but you get an unsolicited call from a recruiter with a potential job opportunity. Should you A hang up, B put them on mute and pretend to listen, or C ask for more details. The answer is ‘C’, and here’s why: Even if you aren’t looking for a… Read more »