Are These 3 Fears Holding You Back in Your Career?

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Everyone is afraid of something. But as one of the top employment firms in Phoenix, PrideStaff knows there are certain fears that could be holding you back when it comes to your career. So what are they – and how can you overcome them to achieve career success? Here’s a look: Fear of Rejection Do… Read more »

Do You Really Need a LinkedIn Profile?

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Will hiring managers overlook you if you don’t have a LinkedIn profile? And does having a LinkedIn profile boost job search results? As one of the top employment firms in Tempe, PrideStaff can tell you: It depends. If you’re searching for a job in marketing or social media, then hiring managers will certainly question the… Read more »

Etiquette for an Off-site Job Interview

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You just got a call for an interview at your dream employer. You assume the interview will take place at their office, but when you inquire about the address you’re told the hiring manager wants to meet at a local restaurant instead. The question is: Is an interview off-site any different from one on-site? As… Read more »

5 Secrets to a Perfectly Polished Resume

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Whether you’re searching for a new job, or happy in your current one, your resume should always be up to date. However, if it’s been a while since you’ve touched yours, it’s hard to know where to begin. Here are 5 tips for polishing your resume – and transforming it into a document that gets… Read more »

Should You Accept a “Homework Assignment” to Land a Job?

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Imagine this scenario: You’re a hiring manager at a company. You find a candidate with a stand-out resume who aces the interview. You hire him, only to have to fire him in just a few short weeks because he doesn’t have the skills to perform the job. Sounds pretty awful. But as one of the… Read more »

Put Me In, Boss! 5 Ways to Get More Challenging Work

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Are you ready for more challenging assignments at work? Does your boss keep giving you the same kinds of projects to handle? As one of the top employment firms in Tempe, PrideStaff can tell you it’s up to you to make the case that you can handle more. How do you go about convincing your… Read more »

Turn Networking From a Pain Into a Pleasure

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If you’re like most people, networking is a chore to cross off your “to do” list each week or month. But did you know that there’s an easier – and more effective way – to network? Below are some tips to help you take advantage of everyday opportunities to build new relationships – and build… Read more »

When You Don’t Agree With Your Boss’s Feedback

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You’re in the midst of a performance review. You expect high marks. Your boss gives you low grades. You know you’ve achieved work goals and met deadlines. How can you disagree with your boss in a way that doesn’t come across as disrespectful? Here are a few key tips from one of the top employment… Read more »

How Honest Should You Be in an Exit Interview?

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If you’ve just quit your job, then your soon-to-be-former employer is likely to want to sit down with you to conduct an exit interview. They basically want to find out why you’re leaving. For you, the conversation can be uncomfortable – for example, if you really don’t like your manager or co-workers and they are… Read more »

How to Ask Your Network for Job Search Help

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On the hunt for a new career opportunity? You’re probably scouring the job boards and Internet for just the right position. But don’t forget to tap into the power of your #1 advantage when searching for a new position: your network. That said, asking for help from colleagues when looking for employment in Phoenix can certainly… Read more »