5 Tips for Conducting Reference Checks

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When it comes to hiring, reference checks are an absolute must in any employer’s arsenal. They can help you get behind the candidate mask and uncover any red flags before making a hiring decision. But what’s the best way to go about them? Here are some tips to help you: Conduct at least two, preferably… Read more »

5 Tips for Recruiting Candidates on LinkedIn

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In theory, you know LinkedIn is a good place to network and find good candidates. But in practice, how do you actually do it? By following these 5 tips: #1: Get active in groups. Don’t just post a job opening and sit back to wait for the resumes to roll in. Rather, LinkedIn is all… Read more »

What to Do When an Employee Disagrees with Your Feedback

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As leading recruiters in Phoenix, PrideStaff knows that giving feedback to an employee is awkward. You don’t want to hurt feelings; at the same time, you need performance improved. So, you approach the situation carefully, frame your comments in just the right light, and stand back, waiting for your employee to nod their head. But… Read more »

Struggling to Hire? This Could be Why

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Is your company struggling to hire? If so, you’re not alone. In fact, according to a 2016 SHRM report, 68% of HR professionals reported their organizations experienced recruiting difficulty for full-time regular positions in the last 12 months. As one of the leading staffing services in Phoenix, PrideStaff knows not only is this a frustrating… Read more »

Recruiting 101: 6 Quick Tips You Need to Know

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As one of Phoenix’s top recruiting firms, PrideStaff knows that finding and hiring good people sounds easy enough. But when you’ve been searching for six months and had your last two top-picks accept other offers, you’ve probably come to realize the reality of the situation: Hiring is hard work. However, there are some steps you… Read more »

How to Create a Great Candidate Experience During Interviews

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You’re gearing up for interviews – and focused on what you need in a new employee. However, are you also thinking about providing a great candidate experience during the process? As recruiters in Phoenix, PrideStaff knows an excellent experience can be the difference between hiring top candidates and mediocre ones. On the flip side, a… Read more »

5 Secrets for Better Resume Screening

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The resume is your first opportunity to meet a candidate. But if you’re like most hiring managers, you only spend a few seconds screening each one. What’s more is that other factors – from your mood to the number of resumes you receive – can impact how well you screen them. To ensure you have… Read more »

How a Bad Hire Costs Your Business

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Whether you run a business or a department in a company, you’re focused on boosting revenues. And it’s no wonder. But are you also focused on those unseen costs that could be draining your profitability? As a leading Phoenix staffing agency, PrideStaff knows one of the simplest to overlook is the cost of a bad… Read more »

Can’t Keep a Position Filled? Here’s What to Do

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As leading Phoenix recruiters, PrideStaff knows it happens to the best employers. You have one position you can’t seem to keep filled. Just when you think you found the ideal person, they hand in their two weeks notice. Is it the company culture? The job duties? Something else entirely? If you’re having a hard time… Read more »

Can’t Find Good Employees? Here’s What to Do

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It’s no secret that hiring is hard work. Not only that, but the stakes are high. As leading Tempe recruiters, PrideStaff knows that one bad hiring mistake can have a serious impact on productivity and profitability. So what should you do when you need to hire, but can’t find the right talent to bring on… Read more »