Passed Over for the Job Promotion? Here’s What to Do

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It’s your worst nightmare. The promotion you thought you were a shoo-in for actually went to your colleague. Now you have to get back on your feet again and act as if nothing ever happened. The trouble is you’re still reeling. How will you survive? As one of the top employment agencies in Phoenix, Gilbert… Read more »

3 Simple Tips for Rebounding After Job Search Rejection

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As professional recruiters in Phoenix, Tempe and Gilbert, PrideStaff knows that looking for a new job can be stressful. But getting rejected for a position you really wanted is downright depressing. How can you rebound, make the most of the situation and eventually move on? Start by following these tips: Tip #1: Give yourself some… Read more »

When Your Boss Takes Credit for Your Work

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You work hard and are proud of your accomplishments. But what should you do when your boss takes credit for one of them? As one of Phoenix’s top employment agencies, PrideStaff understands it can certainly be a frustrating and disheartening experience. Here are some tips to help you deal with the situation: Stay calm and… Read more »

Does It Matter How You Format a Cover Letter & Resume?

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You’re a great candidate with extensive skills and experience. A hiring manager will clearly see that by reading your cover letter and resume, right? Not so fast. As one of the top employment agencies in Phoenix, PrideStaff knows you might have the strongest background – but a potential employer isn’t going to waste time trying… Read more »

5 Ways to Make Yourself More Attractive to Employers

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The unemployment rate is low. But, as one of Phoenix’s top employment agencies, PrideStaff knows that competition is still fierce on the job market. It’s therefore up to you to convince a hiring manager why they should give you the offer over another candidate. How can you make yourself more attractive to employers – and… Read more »

How to Research Companies You’re Interested in Applying To

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As one of Phoenix’s top employment agencies, PrideStaff knows when it comes to finding a new job, it’s kind of like searching for that perfect home. You want it to be a good size, in a prime location and have all the right features. That’s why researching potential employers ahead of time is so important…. Read more »

Job Seekers: Don’t Forget to Talk Culture in a Job Interview

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Regardless of your level of experience, or the kind of job you’re seeking, you need to know about a company’s culture before you sign on to any new opportunity. Why is culture so important? As one of the leading employment agencies in Tempe, PrideStaff knows if a culture is not a good fit for you,… Read more »

Ask These Questions to Impress the Hiring Manager in an Interview

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When the interviewer asks, “Do you have any questions for me?,” it’s more than just a polite end to the interview. This is your opportunity to a) get clarification on any details that are important for you to know and b) impress the hiring manager with your insightful questions. So how can you balance both… Read more »

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 »