The Watercooler is PrideStaff’s blog covering trends and tips for successfully managing issues in the workplace, such as: retention, employee engagement, and interviewing.

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Have a candidate with a great background, just not for the particular role you’re looking to fill? You’ll want to maintain a relationship going forward in case a better-fit opportunity opens up. But right now, you still have to reject them. How do you do that without burning bridges? Here are 3 tips to help… Read more »

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Leading a team is a stressful position to be in. You can’t simply focus on your own tasks and performance, but instead must manage goals, deadlines and priorities for many others. However, don’t let stress take over your work day or your life just because you’re the boss. Instead, follow these tips for dealing with… Read more »

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Launching a job search involves more than just writing your resume, hitting networking events, and scouring the job boards. Your first step in the process should actually be to take one step back, so you can fully assess where you are now and where you want to go in the future. To help you with… Read more »

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You want customers to be satisfied. But what about your employees? Considering they’re your most valuable resource, it’s important to ensure they’re happy and engaged, too. PrideStaff, Tempe’s recruiting experts, explains why: It lowers costs and boosts productivity. When your people like coming to work each day and feel their contributions matter, it improves loyalty… Read more »

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If you’ve been searching for a job for a while, it’s only natural to want to accept the first opportunity that comes your way. But before you say “yes,” there are a few things to consider first. After all, you’re going to be spending most of your waking hours at work. You therefore want to… Read more »

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Graduation is just around the corner and soon enough, you’ll have many entry-level candidates knocking on your door. They’ll bring with them a fresh perspective and plenty of enthusiasm. However, when it comes to actually hiring them, it can be a challenge since there’s often no track record or experience to assess. So how can… Read more »

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The thought of finding a new job is an exciting one. Actually getting there, though, can be a challenge. After spending hours on your resume, days on your cover letter, and many weeks applying and submitting applications, you’ve got nothing to show for it. If this sounds familiar, an employment agency in Tempe can help…. Read more »