Why Get Feedback From Your People?

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You know it’s important to give feedback to your employees. But what about getting it from them? When you find out about issues they’re facing, concerns they’re having, and ways they’re becoming disengaged, you can deal with a problem before it escalates into a disaster. Some other reasons employee feedback is so important include: It… Read more »

6 Simple Steps for Beating Workplace Stress & Gaining Peace of Mind

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Stress is a big factor in today’s economy. But you still have a job to do. How can you tackle it well and keep your anxiety at bay in the process? Here are a few strategies from PrideStaff, one of the top employment agencies in Phoenix, to consider: #1: Start off slow. The worst way… Read more »

4 Signs It’s Time for Your Company to Partner with a Staffing Agency

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In theory, you know a staffing agency can be a valuable business partner. In reality, your company has never used one before. As a result, you might be wondering how to know when the time is right to create a partnership. To help you navigate this new process, here’s a look at four signs it’s… Read more »

6 Mistakes to Avoid During Year-End Employee Reviews

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year – unless you’re elbow deep in the middle of performance reviews. These are tough to conduct and often a fine line for managers to walk. You want to talk about performance issues, but not focus too much on them. You also need to define goals and expectations… Read more »

How to Stay Stress-Free at Work During the Busy Holiday Season

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For some, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. For others, it’s too busy and full of stress. If the latter sounds familiar, there is good news. There are steps you can take during the holiday season to cut down on stress and enjoy this time of the year, while still reaching productivity goals… Read more »

Why You Should Hire Full-Time Employees During the Holidays

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If you’re looking to hire new full-time employees, you might be tempted to put the effort on hold until after the holidays. But really, now is actually a great time to start the process. Here are 5 reasons why: #1: You’ll find more motivated active candidates. During the holiday season, many job candidates take time… Read more »

Should You Bring that Temporary Employee on Full-Time? Here’s How to Tell

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When you hire on a temporary basis, it offers many benefits, from coverage for illnesses and maternity leave to more agility when you have big projects coming in. However, there are times when you’ll have a temporary worker who’s so great you don’t want to let them go once the assignment is over. But making… Read more »

4 Training Tips for Seasonal Employees

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The holidays are just around the corner and if your company hires seasonally during it, you’re likely in the process of starting to recruit. However, are you also thinking about what happens after you hire in terms of training? If not, you won’t get the most from your seasonal workers.   Just like your core,… Read more »

7 Steps to Retaining Happy Workers

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As a manager, you’re focused in pleasing customers and upper management. But what about the people on your team? In order to attain high retention rates and retain your most valuable assets – your employees – it’s important to take a few steps. Here’s a look at them: Step #1: Say thank you. Appreciation goes… Read more »