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Making Connections – Jane Sanders Waugh

  From: Find it in Fondren – Spring 2017 Issue At the age of 40, Jane Sanders Waugh made a change most wouldn’t consider at her age: she went to law school. Reared in the small Mississippi town of Wesson years before that with a speech and theatre degree from Mississippi College, Waugh was looking… Read more »

Different Types of Interviewers You Might Encounter

From the desk of Specialty Recruiter, Myra Penton, CSP   Every interview is unique. From the moment you walk in the door, you can never bank on one interview experience being like another. However, one of the biggest differences you experience can be the based on the approach and personality of the interviewer. This blog… Read more »

What You Should Ask During Phone Interviews

From the desk of Monique Bouyer, MBA – PSG General Manager   Phone interviews are a common tool used to vet potential employees before the in-person interview stage. They offer a convenient way to connect with many candidates on a more personal level than reading resumes and cover letters. But in order to effectively narrow… Read more »

Dealing With a Difficult Co-Worker

From the desk of Sarah Wolfe – PSG Recruitment Manager    In some cases, when a team of individuals come together, conflict arises. How that conflict is dealt with can mean the difference between success and failure for the business at large. Learning to deal with people of difference backgrounds,  perspectives, and personalities is an… Read more »

PSG Hot Jobs

IT Help Desk Experience – Multiple Positions! Top Pay!  Now Interviewing!  Our client is seeking experienced IT Help Desk Agents to provide phone and email technical support for hardware and software applications, networking issues, and remote access support. A minimum of 1-2 years of related work experience is required to be considered for these position.… Read more »

What is the PSG Career Portal?

Register with PSG then get free membership in our Career Portal which has extensive resources to help in your job search. Our Recruiters review submitted resumes daily. If you have the skills, experience and/or education needed in the areas of our staffing specialties, we will invite you in for a comprehensive career evaluation. The Professional… Read more »

Robots and the Technology Revolution

Stay Relevant in a World at Risk of Automation Experts and normal people alike worry that automated systems will soon replace many jobs that human workers do now. Driverless cars, warehouse drones that fulfill internet orders recorded by equally automated digital systems, and algorithm-based applicant tracking systems that independently analyze and select resumes for hiring… Read more »

HOT JOBS OF THE MONTH: JUNE 2017

Residential Real Estate Loan Closer – Paralegal Jackson Metro Area Residential Real Estate Paralegal needed IMMEDIATELY for residential loan closings for a successful firm in the Jackson Metropolitan area.  Current experience ONLY need apply.  Fast-paced closing office with very high volume.  Extensive background check required.  Competitive salary and benefits upon hire. As a Residential Real… Read more »

21st Century Resumes: Writing for People and Machines

From the desk of PSG Owner / President, Jane Sanders-Waugh   One benefit to working with Professional Staffing Group is how much we value human connection. Our staff reviews each registration that we receive, so you can rest assured that the resume you send us is seen by a real, live person. As the world continues… Read more »

HOT JOBS OF THE MONTH: MAY 2017

Accounting Specialist Jackson, MS A successful and growing Jackson, Mississippi based company is seeking an Accounting Specialist to be responsible for financial record keeping. Working under the direction of the CFO, you will use specialized ledgers and accounting software to record and process expenditures, receipts and other financial transactions. This is a Temp-To-Hire position. Health insurance… Read more »

Interviewing for IT Independence

From the desk of Sarah Wolfe, CSP – PSG Recruitment Manager   The term “team-player” is one of the most commonly used in job descriptions. Many employers look for the candidates who are comfortable working in collaboration with others. But in the IT field, the ability to work independently is as important – if not… Read more »

Tina Swinford Graduates from Leadership Rankin

  PSG’s Industrial Specialty Recruiter, Tina Swinford, graduated on Thursday, May 18 from Leadership Rankin. Way to go, Tina! Leadership Rankin is a project of the Rankin County Chamber of Commerce. It works to recruit a group of informed, qualified adults who are capable of providing dynamic leadership to Rankin County. The group tours various entities around Rankin… Read more »

Is a Job as a Medical Office Assistant Right for You?

From the desk of Specialty Recruiter Myra Penton, CSP   Medical assistant jobs are one of the fastest-growing jobs in the country. If you think you would like to step into a new role working in hospitals, clinics or offices helping people get healthy, consider a career as a medical office assistant. Here is a… Read more »

Identity Theft Prevention Tips

  Theresa Robinson, PSG’s Office Administrator and Human Resources Coordinator, attended the April meeting of the Capital Area Human Resource Association (CAHRA). CAHRA was chartered in Jackson, MS, and is a member of Society for Human Resource Management. At the April meeting, the Harvard Risk Management Corporation provided the following Identity Theft Prevention Tips. It is important to protect… Read more »

Myra Penton Inducted as a JLPA Director

  PSG recruiter Myra Penton, CSP, was installed today as the Director of the Jackson Legal Professionals Association (JLPA). The Director serves as a liaison between the local chapter and the state chapter (MSLPA). Both of these organizations are affiliated with NALS, a national association for legal professionals. PSG affirms the JLPA’s mission statement, “We… Read more »

Tina Swinford attends WIN luncheon, meets founders of LoveLee Rolls

  Tina Swinford, CSP, PSG’s Senior Specialty Recruiter in the Industrial Division, attended the April Women’s Information Network (WIN) luncheon, hosted by the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership. Tyson and Christa Lee, founders of Starkville-based LoveLee Rolls, LLC, were the keynote speakers for the luncheon. This entrepreneurial couple founded LoveLee Rolls in 2015 as a Cottage… Read more »