How to Avoid Hiring Headaches & Get Better Employees

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You want to land top job candidates. But it can be a daunting task. And if you make the wrong decision and bring a poor-fit employee on board, it can wind up costing you in more ways than one. As one of Tempe’s top staffing services, PrideStaff knows your team is counting on you to… Read more »

5 Common-Sense Ways to Lower Your Risk of a Hiring Mistake

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On paper, the candidate looked perfect. Once hired, they fell apart. Sound familiar? It can certainly happen to any employer. The trick is to spot a problematic employee before making the offer. That can be tough to do, though, when candidates are trained to put only their best foot forward during the hiring process. The… Read more »

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 »

New Manager? Here’s How to Build Trust on Your Team

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As one of Tempe’s leading staffing services, PrideStaff knows that being a new manager comes with loads of responsibilities you didn’t have before. The most important one? Building trust with your staff. Without it, they won’t respect you and you won’t be able to get the most from each one in terms of performance and… Read more »

Factors to Consider Before Relocating for a Job

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Thinking about relocating for a new job? As one of Phoenix’s top employment agencies, PrideStaff knows it can certainly be an exciting prospect, or one that could end in disaster. So what should you consider before you relocate – to ensure you make the best possible decision going forward? Here are areas to think about:… 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 »

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 »

How to Let Your Staff Know You Value Them

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As the saying goes, “your people are your most important asset.” But if you don’t tell them you value them, then you’re going to lose the best ones quickly. How do you go about showing your appreciation? With these tips: Say “thank you.” It sounds deceptively simple. Yet, as one of the leading staffing services… Read more »

Avoid the Summer Doldrums: Keep Employees Engaged & Motivated

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Summer is here – and so are vacations, barbecues and long weekends. For companies, it’s a time of the year that can be a challenge when it comes to employee drive and motivation. While you want your staff to enjoy their summer, you also need them to be productive. How can you balance the two?… Read more »

5 Questions to Ask Your Employees on a Regular Basis

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You ask employees questions during important meetings and when you’re conducting performance reviews. But what about on a random Tuesday? By regularly asking questions – beyond just at evaluations and meetings – you’re able to gain more insight into what’s going on with employees. As a result, you can forge stronger ties with them and… Read more »