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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Finding the right job is a stressful experience. You want a position that will align with your skills and abilities. At the same time, the employer needs to be the right fit for your personality, career goals and other needs. How can you tell which opportunities are truly a match? The easy answer is with… Read more »

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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 »

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Today more than ever employers need people who add value to the team. It’s no longer acceptable to just show up and handle your to-do list. You have to make a conscious effort to demonstrate that you’re committed to your department and the company’s success as a whole. Where do you begin? Below are a… Read more »

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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 »

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Work Arguement

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 »

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Temp To Hire Phoenix

Hiring is always a big decision with high stakes. However, now with so much economic uncertainty, it can be more stressful than ever. But if it’s becoming clear you need to bring in new hires, but aren’t sure whether you can manage the cost for the long-term, what can you do? The answer is with… Read more »

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Video Interview

Traditional job interviews are nerve-wracking, nail-biting experiences. Video ones can be even more challenging because most candidates aren’t used to them. Instead of letting your anxiety show, follow these tips for a successful performance and a possible job offer: Do your homework. Just as you would with an in-person interview, do your homework ahead of… Read more »

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Phoenix Staffing

Hiring under typical circumstances is challenging. But with today’s new normal, it’s harder than ever. There are social distancing protocols to consider, not to mention an onslaught of candidates searching for employment. It’s a lot to deal with, but at PrideStaff, we’re here to help. As an experienced staffing firm serving the Phoenix and Tempe… Read more »