6 Signs It’s Time to Promote a Top Employee

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As one of Phoenix’s leading staffing agencies, PrideStaff knows that when it comes to keeping top talent on staff, one of the best ways to do that is through advancement opportunities. But how can you tell if it’s really time to promote a particular employee? Here are a few signs to look for: They’re great… Read more »

5 Mistakes Hiring Managers Make in Phone Screens

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Conducting phone screens are a massive time-saver for hiring managers. Not only is scheduling them much easier, but you can assess more candidates – in less time – than you’re able to do during in-person interviews. For the candidate, it’s more practical, too. With phone screens, they don’t need to take a day off work… Read more »

4 Tips to Better Job Postings in 2018

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It’s the start of another new year. And, if you’re like many companies in and around Phoenix, Tempe, and Gilbert you might have a budget for adding employees to your staff in 2018. But if you’re still relying on old job postings, it’s time for a new approach. Here are four tips to help you… Read more »

How to Motivate Burned Out Employees

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When your employees are happy and feeling balanced, they’re much more productive. However, when they become burned out, it can negatively impact your entire workplace, not to mention your bottom line. How can you spot the signs – and what should you do if you suspect burnout? Here’s a look: The Signs of Employee Burnout… Read more »

Decision Time: How to Choose Between Two Great Candidates

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The good news: You’ve found a handful of strong candidates for your company’s latest job opening. The bad news? You’re having a hard time deciding between the top two. Both are highly experienced and come with equally excellent credentials. How do you choose? Before you make a move, follow these tips: Tip #1: Look back… Read more »

This Thanksgiving, Thank Your Employees. Here’s Why

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Thanksgiving is almost here. As a leading Phoenix staffing service firm, PrideStaff knows it’s the perfect time of year to show some of the people you value most – your employees – how much you appreciate them. Don’t think you have the time? Consider these benefits of sharing your gratitude with your staff: They’ll feel… Read more »

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 »