The Key to Avoiding Talent Shortage Gaps

Working hard to recruit and retain quality employees is essential for any business. Even so, most diligent companies sometimes find themselves seeking top talent to fill the shoes of a previous employee. However, no manager can fully prepare for every aspect of what the future may hold for a company’s workforce. In all actuality, the… 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 »

When to Conduct Structured Interviews and Unstructured Interviews

When to choose structured or unstructured interviews

What’s the difference between unstructured interviews and structured interviews? Unstructured interviews are more informal, and the interviewer often bases later questions on the candidate’s previous answers. The interviewer may go in with a list of questions but not ask them all. The interview tends to be more conversational in nature and can cover a variety… Read more »

The Recruiter’s Guide to the Golden Rule

Following the Golden Rule applies to everything, including recruiting. It’s a simple rule: treat others as you would like to be treated. This especially comes into play when working with potential job candidates. What does it mean to follow the Golden Rule in recruiting, and why is it so important? Here is a recruiter’s guide… Read more »

Interviewing Soon? Structured vs. Unstructured Approach

Are you interviewing candidates for a job soon? What’s the difference between an unstructured interview and a structured interview? Unstructured interviews are more informal, and the interviewer often bases later questions on the candidate’s previous answers. The interviewer may go in with a list of questions but not ask them all. The interview tends to… Read more »

Talent Shortage? Quick Tips for Talent Acquisition

Working hard to recruit and retain quality employees is essential for any business. Even so, most diligent companies sometimes find themselves seeking top talent to fill the shoes of a previous employee. However, no manager can fully prepare for every aspect of what the future may hold for a company’s workforce. In all actuality, the… Read more »

Considering Hiring a Temp? Here’s What You Need To Know

When you’re hiring, it can sometimes be difficult to determine whether you should hire someone permanently or temporarily. Are you considering what your next type of hire will be? A staffing firm can help you make the right decision, but here are some pros and cons to hiring a temp or perm employee. Pros of… Read more »

Trying to Hire Top Talent? Refresh Your Application

Even though a candidate clicked the “apply” button on your website, it doesn’t necessarily mean they will become your next top hire. In fact, many recruiters lose applicants during the process, some of whom are top candidates. According to a Career Builder survey, there’s a slight disconnect between what employers and job seekers consider to… Read more »

Managing Performance Through the Good & Bad

How to Manage through the Good and Bad

As one of Jackson’s top recruiting agencies, Staffers understands that managing employee performance is a critical part of what you do. Setting goals and expectations 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. This… Read more »

Applying for Jobs When You Don’t Meet the Requirements

It happens all the time: you’re searching for jobs, 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 on how… Read more »