Haven’t Applied for a Job in 10+ Years? Here’s What’s Changed

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As top Phoenix recruiters, we’ve witnessed the job search scene changing dramatically in the past decade. From applicant tracking systems to job listings on social media and LinkedIn profiles, it can be hard to know where to begin if you haven’t been a candidate in a long time. What are some of the major areas… Read more »

Phoenix Job Search 101: How to Stand Out in a Sea of Job Candidates

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You’ve been polishing your resume, networking non-stop and applying to jobs in Phoenix and beyond. And it finally happened. You landed an interview. Congratulations! Enjoy the fruit of your efforts for a moment – and then get down to work. After all, the company is likely interviewing other candidates and you need to set yourself… Read more »

The #1 Secret to an Effective Job Search in Tempe

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Conducting an effective job search in Tempe or elsewhere isn’t on the curriculum in most schools. As a result, when people graduate and get out into the workforce, they can often feel lost during the process. From resume writing to interviews and follow ups, it can certainly be an overwhelming experience. But as one of Tempe’s… Read more »

Starting a New Job? Here are 7 Essentials for Success

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Starting a new job is stressful, whether you’re an executive or entry level employee. As one of Phoenix’s leading employment agencies, PrideStaff knows those first few days, weeks and months are basically like an extension of the interview process. And how you perform can set the tone for years to come. That’s why it’s important… Read more »

When Your Boss Emails & Texts After Hours

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It’s one thing to get an occasional email or text from your boss after hours. Perhaps they forgot to communicate an important detail to you. Or they want you to get to work on an important project first thing in the morning. But when it’s a regular and constant situation, it can be hard to… Read more »

Resume Objectives: Do You Still Need Them?

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For many years, the objective was a standard part of the resume. Listed front and center, it communicated to a potential employer why a candidate was applying. Fast forward to today and objectives aren’t always necessary. Here’s why: Hiring managers know why you’re applying for the job – because you want it. Objectives also waste… Read more »

Getting Over Job Interview Nerves

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You’re experienced, capable and confident…that is, until you go to a job interview. Then you simply become a bundle of nerves. As one of Tempe’s top recruiting agencies, PrideStaff knows this can happen to even the best candidates. The question is: What can you do about it – so your butterflies don’t get the best… Read more »

3 Quick Tips for Successful New Job Negotiations

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If you don’t ask, you’ll never know what’s available to you. As one of Tempe’s top recruiting agencies, PrideStaff knows this is particularly true when you’re offered a new job and it comes time to negotiate the details. And despite what you might think there’s more to negotiate than just salary. Follow these tips so… Read more »

What to Do When You’re Offered a Promotion…You Don’t Want

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As one of Phoenix’s top recruiting agencies, PrideStaff knows that for most people, a promotion is cause for celebration. It means exciting challenges, expanded responsibilities, more money, and better benefits. However, for others, a promotion may come as a surprise – and not in a good way. If you’ve found yourself in this tricky situation,… Read more »

Resumes 101: Tips for Listing Multiple Jobs at One Company

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At your last employer, you worked your way up in your first department and have held a variety of different positions in other departments, as well. Your career shows great progress – that’s the good news. The bad news is you’re not sure how to properly illustrate it all on your resume without it getting… Read more »