5 Tips for Leading Your Team into the New Year

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This year has created a new norm for businesses and employees alike. Many companies are operating under a much different set of circumstances than they were a year ago or even a few months ago. How can you continue to work toward your company’s larger, long-term goals, while still managing through a crisis? Here are… Read more »

6 Interviewing Tactics that Can Frighten Off Great Candidates

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When you’re in the midst of hiring, the interview provides an invaluable opportunity to get more insight into each candidate. However, they’re also evaluating you in the process. That’s why it’s important to take steps to put them at ease, rather than stress them out. If you’re doing the following, though, you might be scaring… Read more »

6 Tips for Helping Stressed Out Employees

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Employees are stressed. In fact, according to Human Resources Executive magazine, 69% of workers say the global pandemic we’re facing is the most stressful time of their entire professional career. However, when you’re running a company, you have to keep production on track. How can you help your employees face all the obstacles coming their… Read more »

7 Common Challenges First-Time Managers Face

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Whether you’ve been promoted within your company, or secured a new management job outside of it, you’ve got some challenges to overcome. First, take a deep breathe. Every new manager faces a learning curve. Second, keep in mind, you need more than hard skills to get the job done. Make sure you’re following these tips… Read more »

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 »