Why Focusing Too Much on ‘Cost-to-Hire’ Can Cost You

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As an experienced recruitment firm in Tempe, PrideStaff knows cost is an important consideration during the hiring process. Everything you do – from posting job descriptions to conducting phone screens and interviews – costs money. But if you focus too much on this one factor – and try to build your entire hiring process around… Read more »

Thinking of Hiring a Staffing Agency? Ask These 6 Questions First

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There are over 6,000 staffing agencies in the U.S. alone. So if you’re interested in partnering with one, where do you begin? Start by asking the following 6 questions so you can find the right staffing agency in Tempe for your company’s unique needs: Question #1: Do you have experience recruiting in my industry? Studies… Read more »

When Your Employee Disagrees With Their Performance Evaluation

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Performance evaluations serve a clear purpose – to measure performance, set goals and expectations, and ensure both employee and manager are on the same page. It’s not rocket science. But what happens when an employee disagrees with your evaluation? Not just a little bit, but all or most of it? As one of the leading… Read more »

When You’re Hiring, Don’t Buy Into These Millennial Myths

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When you think of the term “Millennial,” what comes to mind? Lazy, entitled, arrogant? As one of the leading staffing agencies in Tempe, PrideStaff knows these are the pervasive stereotypes surrounding this group of young workers. But considering that Millennials became the largest generation in the workplace in 2015 – and will continue to increase… Read more »

5 Quick Tips for New Hire Training

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When it comes to new hires, how they’re welcomed and trained on the job can dictate how successful they are at your company – and how long they stay. As one of the top staffing agencies in Phoenix, PrideStaff knows that effective training can lead to engaged, motivated and loyal people. Poor or no training,… Read more »

Why You Need to Conduct Second Interviews With Candidates

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You’re searching for a great candidate. You receive a resume from a top-notch contender. You conduct a phone screen; they ace it. You invite them in for an interview and you’re immediately impressed with their skills and experience. You should definitely extend an offer, right? As one of the top staffing services in Tempe, PrideStaff… Read more »

4 Ways to Refresh an Old Employee Handbook (So People Actually Read It)

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You need your people to comply with a certain code of conduct, meet specific expectations, and follow detailed policies – all of which are likely communicated in your employee handbook. The trouble is: Your people don’t actually read it. They might glance through it quickly when they’re first hired. But by now, it’s likely collecting… Read more »

Employee Promotions: What to Do When You Have to Say ‘No’

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You have an employee who desperately wants to get promoted. They’re itching to take on more responsibility and fervently believe they’re ready for bigger projects. The trouble is – you know they’re not prepared to take on more. How can you handle the situation without bursting their confidence? On the one hand, you don’t want… Read more »

The Myth of the Perfect Job Candidate

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In this season of elections, many people are searching for the perfect candidate – that one individual who aligns perfectly with their values, ideals, and vision for the future. However, that person doesn’t exist. The same holds true for job candidates. You can post and repost job ads, network every chance you get, and scrutinize… Read more »

How to Get Your Team Off to a Great Start in 2016

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As 2015 comes to a close, it’s always a good idea to evaluate the good, bad, and ugly that occurred throughout the year. After all, if you don’t know what went right – and what areas need improvement – you can’t build on successes and avoid obstacles going forward. With that in mind, here are… Read more »