Explaining Gaps in Your Employment History

More people than you might think have gaps in their employment history, whether they took time off to raise a child, care for a sick family member, experienced unemployment, or just needed some time off. If you have a gap in your work history, especially if it’s recent, you will need to address it at… 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 »

Challenges Job Seekers are Currently Facing

How to prevent employee burnout

Job seekers always face challenges: too few jobs and too many talented candidates, listings that don’t quite fit their skills or applications that fall through the cracks. While the first two issues are a result of the job market, the latter is something recruiters can avoid. We recommend looking out for some of the following… Read more »

How to Successfully Manage Your Remote Employees

As more jobs become remote, managers will have to adapt. They will need strategies to ensure your remote employees meet their goals, stay on task, and feel supported. If you’re navigating this, we have some tips to help you better connect with your remote staff. Find the right management balance. In remote work scenarios, managers… 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 »

Proactive Hiring for Springtime Staffing Needs

Does the phrase “proactive hiring” make you cringe? Does the whole concept just seem like too much work? In the current hiring environment, though, it truly pays off. To get the best talent, you need to work a little smarter than the competition. How? Proactive hiring simply means being aware of what jobs are most… Read more »

How to Apply for Jobs When You Don’t Meet Every Requirement

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 »

Work with a Staffing Firm to Maximize your Applicant Pool

So, you have an excellent opportunity at your company, and you’ve made sure to advertise it in the right places. You’ve written a terrific ad that showcases not only the job itself but your company and the benefits you offer. However, you don’t have the applicant pool you want. Where did you go wrong, when… 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 »

Determining the Market Value of a Job

When it’s time to make an employee an offer, it’s important to make sure your compensation package is at least comparable to what your competitors are paying. It’s so easy these days for candidates to look up the market value of their job. Therefore, if what you offer lacks value, you may have gone through… Read more »