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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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 »

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You got the interview. Now comes the real work: preparing. What can you do to increase your odds of getting the offer? As one of Phoenix’s top recruitment firms, PrideStaff knows that practice makes perfect. And while you shouldn’t rehearse so much that it sounds like you’re giving canned answers, there are steps you can… Read more »

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Are you in the middle of a job search? Do you wonder what goes through a hiring manager’s head when they get a copy of your resume? As Tempe recruitment experts, PrideStaff knows it’s actually more straightforward than you might think. To help you understand, here’s a look at a few essentials and how hiring… Read more »

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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 »

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As one of Tempe’s leading employment agencies, PrideStaff knows that gaps on your resume are akin to little red flags for employers. They might not seem like a big deal to you. But hiring managers, without any more detail to go on, will always assume the worst. That’s why, if you do have gaps in… Read more »

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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 »

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When looking for a new job, many job seekers get solely focused on the job search. But are you also focused on the interviews as well, specifically the questions you ask in them? If you’re not, you should be. As one of Phoenix’s top employment agencies, PrideStaff knows every hiring manager will be judging you… Read more »

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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 »

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As one of Tempe’s leading employment agencies, PrideStaff knows that in today’s world, most employers require a phone screen before bringing you in for an interview. So how you can you go about making the best impression possible? Start by avoiding these common mistakes: Being too casual. Your phone screen is just as important as… Read more »

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As one of Phoenix’s leading employment agencies, PrideStaff knows when it comes to job interviews, there are certain questions almost every candidate gets. But what does the hiring manager really want to know when they’re asking them? Sometimes it can be tough to tell. To help you in your next interview – so you can… Read more »