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 »

Ensure Your Job Listing is Getting to the Right Candidates

Make sure your job listing is getting to top candidates.

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’re not receiving applications from top candidates. Where did you go wrong, when you… 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 »

The “Do You Have Any Questions?” Question Answered!

Staffing Firms

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 »

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 »

Managing Employee Turnover

No company is exempt from the facts: all businesses will experience some degree of employee turnover.  Replacing lost employees requires a great deal of effort from recruiting qualified candidates, to conducting interviews and training new hires. This costs the company valuable time and money, not to mention taking its toll on employee morale.  It is… Read more »

Best Hiring Practices for Gen Z Candidates

Recruiting experts spent years researching how best 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 employees different from Milliennials? How… Read more »