Decision Time: How to Choose Between Two Great Candidates

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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 »

5 Tips for Recruiting Candidates on LinkedIn

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In theory, you know LinkedIn is a good place to network and find good candidates. But in practice, how do you actually do it? By following these 5 tips: #1: Get active in groups. Don’t just post a job opening and sit back to wait for the resumes to roll in. Rather, LinkedIn is all… Read more »

Recruiting 101: 6 Quick Tips You Need to Know

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As one of Phoenix’s top recruiting firms, PrideStaff knows that finding and hiring good people sounds easy enough. But when you’ve been searching for six months and had your last two top-picks accept other offers, you’ve probably come to realize the reality of the situation: Hiring is hard work. However, there are some steps you… 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 »

Why You Shouldn’t Take a Summer Vacation from Your Job Search

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You want to spend your summer relaxing by the pool, enjoying a cool drink. But as top Tempe recruiters, PrideStaff knows if you’re searching for a new job opportunity, summer is not the time to take a vacation from it. Despite what you might think, employers aren’t slowing hiring down during the summer and in… Read more »

How to Answer the “Where to Do You See Yourself?” Interview Question…When You Don’t Know Where You’ll Be

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Growing up, you may have pictured your career going one way. In reality, it’s gone in a completely different direction. Going forward, you don’t really know where you’re headed – except that you’re open to new opportunities and possibilities. So, when a hiring manager asks you the inevitable “where do you see yourself in 5… Read more »

4 Tips for Selling Your Company to a Candidate

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  As top Tempe recruiters, PrideStaff knows that many times, employers make the mistake of focusing too much on their needs during the hiring process. But successful hiring is a two-way street. While you must communicate your needs to a candidate, it’s also important to consider their perspective and needs, as well – including why… Read more »

How to Create a More Diverse Workplace

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As top Tempe recruiters, PrideStaff knows diversity is certainly a buzzword in the workplace these days. But it’s not something you should easily dismiss. In fact, a diverse workforce can offer your company a variety of valuable benefits, including:   Better solutions. Creativity and innovation increase when individuals with different ways of solving challenges work… Read more »

3 Signs a Candidate Has Something Scary to Hide

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Their resume looked great. They performed well in the phone screen. But then they arrived at your office for the interview and something appeared off. You can’t quite pinpoint it, but the candidate just didn’t seem to be who they said they were. As leading Tempe recruiters, PrideStaff knows there are plenty of job candidates… Read more »

The One Mistake That Will Cost You Top Talent

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Just a few years ago, a website optimized for mobile devices was a “nice-to-have.” But, as a top recruitment firm in Phoenix, PrideStaff knows in today’s world – with the majority of candidates using phones and tablets to search for jobs – it’s imperative. So if your website isn’t optimized for mobile, then you’re making… Read more »