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 »

What Are Some Must-Ask Interview Questions for Employers?

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As one of the top employment agencies in Tempe, PrideStaff knows when it comes to preparing for a job interview, most candidates focus on the questions they’ll be asked. But how much time are you spending preparing your own questions?   Keep in mind: A job interview is a conversation. The purpose of it is… Read more »

Hiring Talent from Your Competitors

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As one of the top recruiting firms in Tempe, PrideStaff knows the ideal candidate for your job isn’t always looking for a new opportunity. In fact, they make be gainfully employed – and perfectly content in their current position. But just because they aren’t actively pursuing a new job doesn’t mean they’re not open to… Read more »

Is Your Online Company Reputation Harming Your Hiring Efforts?

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When it comes to building a strong employer brand, your existing and former employees can be your best advocates…or your worst nightmare. With websites like Vault, LinkedIn, Indeed and Glassdoor, they can post reviews about your company that can have a significant impact on your ability to recruit and hire the best people. And if… Read more »

Are You Asking These 5 Essential Job Interview Questions?

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As one of the top staffing services firms in Tempe, PrideStaff knows there are many common interview questions employers ask. “What are your strengths?” “What’s your biggest career accomplishment?” “Tell me about a time you failed on the job.” And, of course, “Why should we hire you?” While these are certainly worthwhile, there are several… Read more »

Need to Get Rid of Office Gossip? Here’s How

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You thought you managed a professional work environment. But some days, it seems more like a high school. If this sounds familiar, then you may have a problem with office gossip. While it can appear harmless, office gossip is actually toxic and can undermine even the strongest team. So how can you get rid of… Read more »

How to Build a Loyal Team

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It seems like employee loyalty is dead. Not long ago, workers stayed with a company for 20 or 30 years. Today, five years is a lot. And, as you know, high turnover can be expensive. But, as a leading Phoenix staffing services firm, PrideStaff knows that employee loyalty is not gone or departed. In fact,… Read more »

How Retention & Recognition Go Hand-in-Hand at Work

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83%. That’s how many workers surveyed in a poll by Right Management said they would “actively seek a new position” in 2014. That’s a frightening statistic considering the amount of resources it takes to replace employees. But there is good news. The more connected employees feel to their employers, the more likely they are to… Read more »

Are You Making These Employee Retention Mistakes

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It wasn’t that long ago when employees stayed with a company for 20 or 30 years. Today, you’re lucky to get five years. But as a top Tempe staffing services firm, PrideStaff knows there is a way you can boost employee loyalty to your company and improve retention in the process. Start by avoiding these… Read more »