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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The COVID-19 pandemic will eventually be behind us. Throughout it, offering scheduling and workplace flexibility has been a must for a range of reasons – from office capacity limits to children learning at home. However, when normal does return, you should consider maintaining a more flexible work environment. Here are four reasons why: Reason #1:… Read more »

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Career Change Phoenix

New Year’s is nearly here and with it comes the season for resolutions. If a career change is on your list, how can you approach it during such an uncertain time. It will take a little more effort and ingenuity; however, the good news is employers are still hiring and looking for hard-working, talented people… Read more »

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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 »

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Remember the days of job fairs, face-to-face interviews, and office tours after? It seems those are over for the foreseeable future. If you still need to hire qualified candidates, how can you do so during these times of mask mandates and social distancing? PrideStaff, one of Phoenix’s top recruiting agencies, is here to help. Below… Read more »

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COVID Job Search

You’ve invested a lot in your career and you want to continue to advance it. However, you might be wondering whether companies are even hiring during these uncertain times.   While this year has been one for the history books, the good news is there are many organizations still adding to their workforce despite the… Read more »

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In today’s uncertain times, a hiring mistake will cost you more than ever. It’s why you need to make sure you’re bringing people on board who are a fit in terms of their skills and personality. Otherwise, it will lead to a mismatch and potentially disastrous results. To avoid this, talk about your company’s culture… Read more »

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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 »

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Fall is officially here and Halloween is just around the corner. However, just because it’s a spooky time of year, doesn’t mean you have to be scared off by job interview questions. When you’re on the hunt for a new opportunity, you can walk into your next conversation with a potential employer with confidence when… Read more »

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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 »