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 »

Ask a Potential Recruiting Partner These Questions

When you consider partnering with a recruiter, 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 your potential recruiting partner the right questions can give you confidence that your recruiter will be a true business partner, willing… Read more »

How to Build Customer Service Skills

Customer Service skills will help you in most industries, so improving these skills are crucial. The great thing about building customer service skills is that you can do so in most entry level positions. We’ve outlined some customer service skills below that will help you in almost any industry. Communication Most customer service skills center… Read more »

Stand Out Traits Any Excellent Recruiter Will Have

Excellent recruiter

An excellent recruiter knows that hiring requires a lot more than meets the eye. Not only do recruiters have to place great new hires, but they are also responsible for marketing their company and attracting top talent. As The Undercover Recruiter points out, a huge part of recruiting is sales. Are you considering a career in… Read more »

Leaving Your Job? Work with a Staffing Agency

Sometimes it’s hard to see the signs that it’s time to change jobs. Maybe you’ve been there for years, have great benefits, or have hopes of a promotion. While all of these things can help make a job great, they aren’t always enough to make you happy at work, and happiness is a recipe for… Read more »

Start Your New Job on the Right Foot with these Tips!

You’ve been searching for weeks and finally landed a new job. You’ve put a ton of effort into re-designing your resume, writing the perfect cover letter, and preparing for your interview. Now, you’re sitting at your new desk and trying to learn new company policies, procedures, and culture. In the first weeks of your new… Read more »

When and 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. It’s a bit of a reach. Should you walk away, or take a chance and submit an application? We suggest you do the latter, and… Read more »

Managing the Transition from Peer to Supervisor

Getting a promotion is great, but it inevitably changes your relationship to your co-workers, especially those who have known you in your previous role. Navigating this change smoothly is essential to becoming an effective supervisor. Here are some tips for how to manage your transition from peer to leader. Set expectations early. Transitioning from a… Read more »

Navigate Office Interruptions with These Tips

Interruptions and distractions at work are an inevitable part of the work day. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, but it affects our ability to focus on important tasks. The Harvard Business Review wrote that “40% of [survey] respondents reported experiencing more than 10 interruptions per day, with 15% reporting more than 20 interruptions a… Read more »