Addressing a Resume Gap During a Job Interview

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 candidates with 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…. Read more »

Skills Mismatch? Here’s How to Address This Issue

Are you spending more time working with your employees on correcting current issues than moving forward with them? Believe it or not, these occurrences are more common than you’d think. Many times, these scenarios can be caused by understaffing, but more often than not, they’re caused by a skills mismatch. It sounds daunting, but it’s… Read more »

Do You Have What it Takes to be a Great Recruiter?

Excellent recruiters know 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 recruiting? Would… 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 »

Working With Your Employment 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 employment gaps on resumes by now, 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…. Read more »

Tips for How to Prevent Employee Burnout

How to prevent employee burnout

According to Jennifer Moss writing for the Harvard Business Review that burnout has always been an issue facing workers but that the COVID-19 pandemic has heightened cases of burnout among employees. In a Harvard Business Review survey, 89% of workers said their work-life was getting worse, 52% said their job demands had increased, and 57%… Read more »

Marketing Your Transferrable Skills

The COVID-19 pandemic drastically changed the job market. Some industries exploded while others slowed down. If your former career falls into one of the latter categories and you are currently looking for a new job, you might consider a career pivot, at least for the time being. Different industries tend to have different lingos, so… Read more »

The Ins and Outs of Going Temp to Perm

As one of the top employment agencies in Jackson, MS, Staffers knows more companies today are hiring temporary workers. 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. With that in mind, what will increase… 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 »