Is Your Application Process Pushing Away Top Talent?

Is Your Application Process Pushing Away Top Talent_ Staffers

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 be a… Read more »

Managing Through Good and Poor Employee Performance

Managing Through Good and Poor Employee Performance Staffers

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

Tips for Proactive Hiring this Spring

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 »

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 »

How to Use Strategic Keywords in Your Resume

Your resume is a one-stop document that highlights your most relevant experiences, skills, and accomplishments. It’s the first part of your application that is going to grab an employer’s attention. According to The Balance, “Studies show that recruiters and HR folks spend as little as six seconds reviewing resumes before they move them to the ‘yes’… Read more »

Hiring Temporary Workers? 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 temporary workers or permanent employees. Pros of… 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 »

Everything You Need to Know About Informational Interviews

Informational interviews are a conversation with an industry professional about their work, company, or field. It doesn’t end in a job offer, so what’s the point of requesting one? We have the answer to that below along with some tips on how to make it through your first informational interview. Why should you request an… Read more »

Ask a Potential Recruiting Partner These Questions

When you consider partnering with a recruiter, it’s essential that you get to know them. What is their area of expertise? How do they work? What kind of work ethic do they have? Asking your potential recruiting partner the right questions can give you confidence that your recruiter will be a true business partner, willing… Read more »

How to Attract Gen Z Talent

Recruiting experts spent years researching how to hire Millennial talent. Millennials are a more established faction of the workforce and are beginning to take on more senior positions. As we begin to see Generation Z-ers enter the workforce, recruiters need to rethink their hiring strategies. What makes Gen Z talent different from Milliennials? How do… Read more »