“Why Didn’t You Hire Me?” How to Answer THE Toughest Candidate Question

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The interview process does not end when a candidate is chosen for the open position. In fact, there still is one step remaining; answering the tough questions from the candidates who were not chosen. One of the toughest questions human resource managers and recruiters face all the time is “Why didn’t you hire me?” This… Read more »

5 Benefits of Using Temp Employees for your Mississippi Business

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Temporary employees can be very beneficial to your Mississippi business because they bring so much to the table. In this post, we have compiled the top 5 benefits for using temp employees at your business in today’s market. These are indicative of using temp workers no matter where in the state of Mississippi your business… Read more »

3 Reasons Wellness is Important to Your Temp Workforce

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Wellness in the workplace is important, whether you employ part-time, full-time or temporary workers. You want your employees to be as healthy as possible, even while on the job. Many companies offer their employees wellness incentives to keep them healthy and enjoying life. If you operate a temporary workforce, there are three ways that your… Read more »

How the ACA is Affecting Your Jackson MS Business

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The Affordable Care Act (ACA) took effect at the beginning of 2010 and many businesses are still being affected by its provisions and rules in Jackson MS. While only business that fall under the requirements of the ACA will experience challenges, some businesses will struggle meeting the rules for health insurance coverage of employees because of the… Read more »

How Temp Work is Driving the Workforce

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It seems as though temporary work is driving the workforce of late and companies are taking note. In fact, companies are finding more success in hiring temporary workers over full-time, permanent workers these days. Across the country, the number of workers with temporary work is at an all-time high right now, and it does not… Read more »

Why Lose Talented Employees? Retain Them Instead!

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Has your organization been experiencing low employee retention rates for a while? If so, this can be very frustrating because it’s overwhelming keeping up with the replacement process. High turnover is also bad for business due to the time and costs of replacing employees. It’s natural to turn this frustration into blame that’s targeted at… Read more »

9 Questions to Ask Your Staffing Provider as the Hiring Manager

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As the hiring manager for your organization, you’ve decided to start outsourcing some of your recruitment and hiring efforts to a staffing provider like TempStaff. Congratulations – this is a positive move for your company! Now that you have made the decision to partner with a staffing agency, it’s time to schedule a discovery meeting… Read more »

How Much Does it Cost to Work with a Staffing Firm in Jackson?

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Finding the best employees for your company can be difficult in today’s highly competitive business market. You want to attract the top talent for your open positions, and advertising jobs online or in print will often produce disappointing results. Many companies take their recruitment efforts to the next step by using a staffing firm. Whether… Read more »

What Kind of Background Checks do Staffing Firms Provide?

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If you are considering using temporary staffing to augment your current workforce, there are many benefits to enjoy from this arrangement. In fact, temporary staffing can help save you from the headaches and costs associated with recruiting in general. Hiring temporary employees is a way for any business to stay on top of human resources,… Read more »

Mississippi Workers’ Comp Checklist – Updates for HR Managers

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A memorandum was issued by the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission in 2013 that details the updates to the settlement checklist used by the commission for workers’ compensation cases. All of the items on the checklist need to be addressed prior to a settlement being submitted to the commission. The checklist has 10 major parts and… Read more »