Everything You Need to Know About Job Hopping

According to flexjobs, a job hopper, “stays at a job for approximately one to two years.” Although a popular move for millennials, many employers consider job hopping a bad move. Why? Because employers spend a lot of money on new hires. Applicants with job hopping on their resume might discourage a recruiter from reaching out…. Read more »

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 »

Making a Career Change? What to Consider First

Whether you feel dissatisfied in your job or deciding to pursue your career dream, changing careers is daunting. Making a career change can require many sacrifices. Here are some things to consider as you strategize. 1. Understand your goals. Whether you know what career you want to pursue or are still deciding, consider your goals…. Read more »

How to Make Sure Recruiters are Finding You on LinkedIn

Most recruiters actively recruit on LinkedIn, so one way to catch recruiters’ attention is to promote yourself on this platform. If recruiters note that you are available to work and you fit their job description, they may reach out and invite you to apply. This is a huge benefit for job seekers. Here’s what you… Read more »

How to Make the Most of Job Seeking in 2021

Job seeking has changed drastically in the wake of the pandemic. Interviews are largely virtual, and more and more jobs are remote. Moreover, hiring trends might look entirely different for your industry. At Staffers, we can help you navigate these changes with several tips that will help you adapt. Establish a remote workspace Remote work… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Starting a New Career in 2021

Looking for a new career in 2021?

The Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw once said, “The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them.” That certainly holds true when you are planning your career development. Here are four steps you can take… Read more »

The Ins and Outs of Asking for a Job Reference

Who should you ask for a job reference? How do you ask? Will they say yes? Do employers even look at job references? What do they ask your references? Applying for jobs can be stressful from start to finish, and securing good references is particularly tricky. A potential employer’s call to your references could make… Read more »