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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As one of Phoenix’s leading employment agencies, PrideStaff knows when it comes to job interviews, there are certain questions almost every candidate gets. But what does the hiring manager really want to know when they’re asking them? Sometimes it can be tough to tell. To help you in your next interview – so you can… Read more »

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As one of Tempe’s leading staffing services, PrideStaff knows that being a new manager comes with loads of responsibilities you didn’t have before. The most important one? Building trust with your staff. Without it, they won’t respect you and you won’t be able to get the most from each one in terms of performance and… Read more »

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Thinking about relocating for a new job? As one of Phoenix’s top employment agencies, PrideStaff knows it can certainly be an exciting prospect, or one that could end in disaster. So what should you consider before you relocate – to ensure you make the best possible decision going forward? Here are areas to think about:… Read more »

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New Year’s Day has come and gone. As we’re coming up on Spring, now is a good time to make some decisions and resolutions about your career going forward. As one of Tempe’s trusted employment agencies, we’re here to help. Here’s a look at a few different resolutions to consider, so you can recharge your… Read more »

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Conducting phone screens are a massive time-saver for hiring managers. Not only is scheduling them much easier, but you can assess more candidates – in less time – than you’re able to do during in-person interviews. For the candidate, it’s more practical, too. With phone screens, they don’t need to take a day off work… Read more »

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It’s your worst nightmare. The promotion you thought you were a shoo-in for actually went to your colleague. Now you have to get back on your feet again and act as if nothing ever happened. The trouble is you’re still reeling. How will you survive? As one of the top employment agencies in Phoenix, Gilbert… Read more »

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It’s the start of another new year. And, if you’re like many companies in and around Phoenix, Tempe, and Gilbert you might have a budget for adding employees to your staff in 2018. But if you’re still relying on old job postings, it’s time for a new approach. Here are four tips to help you… Read more »

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As professional recruiters in Phoenix, Tempe and Gilbert, PrideStaff knows that looking for a new job can be stressful. But getting rejected for a position you really wanted is downright depressing. How can you rebound, make the most of the situation and eventually move on? Start by following these tips: Tip #1: Give yourself some… Read more »

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When your employees are happy and feeling balanced, they’re much more productive. However, when they become burned out, it can negatively impact your entire workplace, not to mention your bottom line. How can you spot the signs – and what should you do if you suspect burnout? Here’s a look: The Signs of Employee Burnout… Read more »

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You work hard and are proud of your accomplishments. But what should you do when your boss takes credit for one of them? As one of Phoenix’s top employment agencies, PrideStaff understands it can certainly be a frustrating and disheartening experience. Here are some tips to help you deal with the situation: Stay calm and… Read more »