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 »

Get Ahead in the Job Search with These Tips

Have you had trouble finding jobs that match your skillset despite searching on endless job boards and company websites? Or are you putting hours into drafting and submitting cover letters with no luck? We have some creative strategies to help you boost your job search and your results! Seek new search strategies If scouring major… Read more »

You Only Get One First Impression: Here’s How to Nail It!

In today’s fast-paced world, people have short attention spans. Recruiters and hiring managers are no exceptions to the rule. For better or worse, our brains are programmed to make quick judgments about the people we meet. When it comes to impressing someone who has a strong say in whether you will be offered a job,… Read more »

How to End an Interview with Flair!

At the end of every job interview, your interviewer will inevitably ask whether or not you have any questions. And the answer should always be an enthusiastic “Yes!” Not only is the interview a chance for the interviewer to learn more about your background and qualifications, but it is also an opportunity for you 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 »

Centering Your Office on Positivity and Health

It’s easy to be overwhelmed by the everyday tasks that keep your business afloat or a quickly approaching project deadline. When your office is especially busy, centering workplace positivity is one of the first things to fall by the wayside. While you and your co-workers are on task, working extra hard, and accomplishing your goals… 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 »

Questions to Ask at the End of Your Job Interview

At the end of every job interview, your interviewer will inevitably ask whether or not you have any questions. And the answer should always be an enthusiastic “Yes!” Not only is the interview a chance for the interviewer to learn more about your background and qualifications, but it is also an opportunity for you to… Read more »

Is Your Next Interview Remote? 5 Tips for Phone Interviews

Ace your remote phone interview!

As businesses have become remote, hiring has too. There’s no other way to put it: phone interviews are daunting. Not only is this your first real “personal” opportunity to give the employer a great impression of you, your chances of moving on to an in-person interview hinge on it. Fortunately, you have some benefits on… Read more »