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 »

4 Tips for Fighting Turnover in 2017

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As one of the leading staffing agencies in Tempe, PrideStaff knows that many employees across the country – from Tallahassee to Tempe – will be setting the same New Year’s resolution at the end of this year: to find a new job. In fact, according to recent reports by both Gallup and Indeed, respectively 51%… Read more »

Keeping Your People – & Your Productivity – On Target During the Holidays

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As one of Phoenix’s top temporary staffing agencies, PrideStaff knows that the holidays are a time of great joy – and great stress – for many of your employees. As a result, as a manager, it can be a challenge keeping everyone motivated and on task through the end of the year. But year’s end… Read more »

How to Survive as a New Manager

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You’ve just been promoted to manager for the first time. Congratulations! Now comes the hard part – making the transition from employee to supervisor. How can you tackle this challenge effectively? Here are 5 tips to consider: Schedule one-on-ones. As one of leading staffing agencies in Phoenix, PrideStaff understands if you’re now managing the people… Read more »

What Are Entrance Interviews – & Why Should You Conduct Them?

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When you conduct an exit interview, it’s because an employee is leaving and you’d like to find out why. But have you considered conducting entrance interviews? These are interviews with newer employees – typically after they’ve been on the job for a while – to get feedback about how they’re faring. Here are two key… Read more »

4 Tips for Fighting Turnover in 2017

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As one of the leading staffing agencies in Tempe, PrideStaff knows that many employees across the country – from Tallahassee to Tempe – will be setting the same New Year’s resolution at the end of this year: to find a new job. In fact, according to recent reports by both Gallup and Indeed, respectively 51%… Read more »

Should I Respond to Applicants I Don’t Plan to Interview?

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You’re busy. You’re running a department, going to meetings, putting out fires, hiring new employees – and that’s all before lunch. As a result, you may be wondering whether it’s worth your time to send out rejection letters to all those candidates you’re not hiring, or whether you can skip that part of the hiring… Read more »

Why Focusing Too Much on ‘Cost-to-Hire’ Can Cost You

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As an experienced recruitment firm in Tempe, PrideStaff knows cost is an important consideration during the hiring process. Everything you do – from posting job descriptions to conducting phone screens and interviews – costs money. But if you focus too much on this one factor – and try to build your entire hiring process around… Read more »