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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Jumping into a whole new industry or career field is never going to be simple. You’re up against a range of challenges, including candidates with more relevant experience than you. However, as one of Tempe’s top employment agencies, PrideStaff knows there are some steps you can take to make the process easier and to help… Read more »

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For many job candidates, the only thing worse than writing a resume is crafting a cover letter. It can be difficult to know what to say and what hiring managers want to know. The good news is that developing a persuasive cover letter doesn’t have to be such a struggle. In fact, as one of… Read more »

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Is your hiring process as efficient as it could be? If not, then now is the ideal time to clean it up for a more focused and effective approach. To help you with the job, here are a few important areas to pay attention to: Determine exactly where you need to clean house. What’s your… Read more »

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You just graduated and got an offer. Congratulations! Now comes the hard work – impressing your new boss and co-workers. Let the Phoenix recruiters at PrideStaff help you with the process. Here’s a look at 6 common mistakes new graduates make and how to avoid them:   Mistake #1: Only using technology to communicate. Between… Read more »

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Ever wonder about the difference a professional recruiter in Tempe could make in your job search? They can certainly have an impact, helping you get the inside scoop on potential employers and working to ensure your resume makes it to the top of the pile. However, if you’re never worked with one before, you might… Read more »

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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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If summer is your busy time, you likely have more than rising temperatures to contend with. You also have a staff of seasonal employees to manage. When all goes well, they’ll offer you the extra hands you need to get work done and keep customers happy. If, however, they’re not managed properly, the situation can… 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 »