The Watercooler is PrideStaff’s blog covering trends and tips for successfully managing issues in the workplace, such as: retention, employee engagement, and interviewing.

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »