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 »

When 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 »

Spotting a Bad Hire During the Interview

Recruiters are faced with a challenge: hire the perfect candidate that will do the job right. Sometimes, we believe we have found that candidate but sooner or later realize we couldn’t have been more mistaken about the person. So what happened? New hires can go wrong for a multitude of reasons. Candidates who excelled in… Read more »

What’s Recruitment Marketing, and How Will it Change Your Business??

Recruitment marketing is a practical approach to finding and attracting top talent.  The Undercover Recruiter compares this strategy to a pyramid or funnel. At the base of the funnel is “Awareness,” followed by “Interest,” “Active search,” “Application,” “Evaluation,” and finally, at the top, “Hire.” According to the Undercover Recruiter, however, “Many consider [recruitment marketing] the top… Read more »

Three Steps to Making a Great First Impression

When to choose structured or unstructured interviews

You only have one chance to make a first impression. Why is this old adage true? As an article in the Harvard Business Review demonstrates, this is because first impressions are difficult to change. Psychologist, Phil McAleer, conducted a study, which revealed that even the first “hello” can determine whether or not someone finds you trustworthy. So, what… Read more »

Interview Tips: When to Ask About Salary

How to Ask About Salary During Your Interview

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 salary budget may be a determining factor in your ability to accept the… Read more »

Transitioning from Temp to Perm as an Employee

Transitioning from 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… Read more »