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If You Want to Impress the Interviewer, Do Your Research

  It seems like such a small thing, but it can put you over the top in an interview. Research can be the one thing that makes or breaks you as a candidate. Far too often, job seekers appear at their interviews not knowing anything about the company or the job itself. However, it only… Read more »

4 Ways to Make New Employees Feel Welcome

  Any new employee will have a period of adjustment when they start a job at your company. But how you welcome them and what happens within their first few days will influence their entire time at your company. An astounding 28 percent of employees leave a job within their first 90 days, and onboarding… Read more »

HOT JOBS OF THE MONTH: JULY 2017

Entry Level Medical Coder Jackson Metro Area A medical billing company located in the greater Jackson area is seeking their next coding team member. This is a great opportunity if you are a recently Certified Medical Coder seeking your first coding position! NOTE: CPC-A, CCS, or RHIT certification is required to be considered for this… Read more »

Writing Persuasive Resumes: A How-To

From the desk of Monique Bouyer, MBA   Your resume is typically the first thing about you that a hiring manager sees. Its purpose is to provide an accurate snapshot of you, and it functions to give your potential employers enough information to convince them to call you in for an interview. With these goals… 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 »