Don’t Be Sorry! Avoid These 4 Regrets When Hiring

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If you’ve ever made a hiring mistake, then you know how painful it can be. It can lead to lost productivity, reduced morale – and a host of other issues…not mention expenses. But if you’ve been burned in the past, the good news is that there are steps you can take in the future to… 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 Dangers of Hiring Friends

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You’ve got a position to fill – and the perfect person in mind for it. The trouble is: it’s a good friend. Do you a) forget about it; b) hire them on the spot; or c) put them through the interviewing process like any other candidate? As one of the leading staffing services firms in… Read more »

Avoid the ‘Kitchen Sink’ Approach With Your Job Postings

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First impressions count. And when you’re recruiting for your company, the first impression a candidate is going to have of you many times stems from the job posting. What do you think is more appealing? A) A simple, balanced one with a few key requirements for the opening, along with information about what it’s like… Read more »

Stop the Madness! How a Staffing Agency Can Help You Avoid Hiring Mistakes

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When you hire a new employee, you’re thinking about how to get them up to speed, integrated into the culture, and productive as quickly as possible. You’re probably not thinking that, chances are, they will fail once on the job. But that’s the sad truth. In fact, according to some reports, many new hires quit… Read more »

Recruit Your Next Great Hire Through a Professional Association

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When it comes to sourcing great candidates, there are so many options to choose from – social media, online job boards, networking…and the list goes on. As one of the top recruiting firms in Tempe, PrideStaff knows that one of the most effective – and often overlooked – is through a professional association. To help… Read more »

Advice for Ramping Up Morale at Work

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The New Year is well underway. But if your employees’ morale is in the doldrums, then now’s the time to get it back on track. To help you, here are a few tips to follow: 1. Praise early, praise often. This is one tip that is so easy and yet so often overlooked. As one… Read more »

The 5 Keys to Effectively Managing Part-Time Employees

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The part-time workforce is a large – and growing – portion of the American workforce. In fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are approximately 19 million people working part-time voluntarily (for reasons such as school or childcare) and just under 8 million working part-time because they can’t find full-time work. But… Read more »

3 Hiring Lessons from the Mandela Memorial Service

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Those well-versed in sign language watched the December memorial service honoring Nelson Mandela with a mix of shock, horror and embarrassment. The sign language interpreter procured by the South African government was using gestures that were completely unintelligible! Not only did the debacle raise major security concerns as to how the man (who reportedly suffers… Read more »

Liar, Liar: Should You Fire a Dishonest Employee?

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You have a person on staff you’ve trusted for years. But just recently, you found out they lied on their resume or exaggerated their sales numbers. First, you need to get over the shock. Next, you must decide what to do. The question is: Should you fire them, or give them a second chance? Unfortunately,… Read more »