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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 »

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 »

Why They’re Not Getting to Your Resume (Common Cover Letter Mistakes)

From the desk of Sarah Wolfe, CSP – PSG Recruitment Manager   In order for your resume to make the great first impression you need, your cover letter needs to help you get your foot in the door. There is all kinds of advice available on how to craft the cover letter that will help… Read more »

Should I Be Drug Testing Employees? The Pros and Cons

From the desk of Monique Bouyer, MBA   All employers share the difficult task of ensuring their staff is performing to their highest expectations. This will often mean randomly screening employees for illegal drug use. While it is vital that managers know their team members are doing their jobs well, requiring employees to participate in… Read more »

HOT JOBS OF THE MONTH: APRIL 2017

Full Charge Bookkeeper / AP & AR Specialists Jackson, MS Our clients are seeking experienced Full Charge Bookkeepers and Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable Specialists with 2+ years of recent experience in these areas. Either a two-year or four-year degree in accounting is preferred for each position. Candidates who have handled bookkeeping in a CPA firm are… Read more »

Tina Swinford Attends WIN Luncheon, Meets Sarah Thomas

  PSG’s Senior Specialty Recruiter in the Industrial Division, Tina Swinford, CSP, attended the March Women’s Information Network (WIN) luncheon hosted by the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership. The keynote speaker for the luncheon was Sarah Thomas, the first female referee to be employed full-time by the NFL. Sarah, a Pascagoula native, now lives in Brandon,… Read more »

Why a Good Work-Life Balance is Vital for Your Paralegal Employees

  Jobs in the paralegal field can be filled with stress and long, grueling hours. That is why your paralegals, in particular, need to work hard to maintain a positive work-life balance. Here are a few reasons why work-life balance is so important along with a few tips to help them achieve a healthier lifestyle.… Read more »

Hot Job of the Week!

  Paralegal Alert!  Contract position with PSG Client.  Our client has a need for an litigation paralegal with complex litigation experience.  Ideally this person would have worked on highly confidential files for a regional or national law firm.  Technical skills and familiarity with legal software managing multi district and multiple file cases is a big… Read more »