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Writing a resume can be a daunting task for some, especially if they are applying for jobs right out of college with little work experience. When it comes time to sit down and write your first resume, you need to have more than just your GPA to put on it. If there is no work… Read more »

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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 »

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How do you handle texting and using your mobile phone while on a temp job? As a temporary worker, you may be moving from assignment to assignment quite often, and the policies regarding text and email etiquette will vary from one company to another. These policies will be different at every stop you make, but… Read more »

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Winners announced in annual Best Places to Work Program   The Mississippi Business Journal’s 2014 Best Places to Work in Mississippi awards luncheon was held at the Hilton Hotel on Thursday, May 15. This program is produced each year in concert with Southern Research, which surveys employees of all nominated and participating companies. Sponsors that make this… Read more »

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Working temporary jobs can be a blessing for those who need real work experience. No matter your situation or career goals, finding a temporary job does not have to be difficult in the least bit. In fact, there are options out there for temporary workers to use. The idea is to keep a watchful eye… Read more »

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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 »

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The search for a job can be very stressful and lengthy at times. Getting a phone call from the hiring manager, who tells you that the job was offered to someone else, can be demoralizing. Do not let this phone call dampen your spirits or cause you to stop the search for a new job…. Read more »

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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 »

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Have you ever wondered if your efforts to find and hire the best candidate are being wasted because of the same boring interview questions you’ve leaned on for years? It’s well-known that there are literally dozens of career websites that advise candidates on how to answer even the toughest interview questions. As you sit across… Read more »

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As a job seeker registered with a staffing agency, you may have heard the term thrown around “temp to hire job” a few times. What does this mean and why would you consider an arrangement like this? Defining Temp to Hire Temp to hire refers to a job that starts out as a temporary or… Read more »