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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Video Interview

With record low unemployment rates, you would think hiring would be easier today. But many companies are reporting that it’s still hard to find top talent. When it comes to hiring, there’s also always some risk involved. Even with the most diligent vetting process, you never really know what you’re going to get in the… Read more »

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At Home Work

Whether you’re working from home by choice or chance, there are many unforeseen challenges to this set-up. To help you navigate your way through them all, here’s a look at some different tips to put to use, so you’re as productive as possible. Tip #1: Keep up a routine. Just because you don’t need to… Read more »

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Hiring-Graduates

With spring comes a wave of new college graduates ready to join the workforce. Are you looking to recruit some of them to your team? Don’t wait until May when all of your competition will be making offers. Now’s the time to get the process started, so you can have a better shot at recruiting… Read more »

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Spring-Cleaning

Spring is here and with the warmer weather and longer days comes new beginnings. So if your career is stagnant or you’re not happy with it, it’s a great time to take a step back and re-assess. This way, you can turn the situation around, setting yourself up for more success in the future. When… Read more »

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Job Search

Finding a job today is a little different than it was even just a few years ago. The employment market has changed dramatically, technology has evolved, and employers are looking for a mix of soft and technical skills. So when it comes to finding a new position in this landscape in the New Year, how… Read more »

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Staffing-Agency-Partner

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 »

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Job References

When it comes to landing a job, it takes more than a great resume and a strong interview performance. You need to have the right professional references in place. This shouldn’t be simply a list of people who know you. Instead, you need to be strategic about the references you provide, even giving different lists… Read more »

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You know that job interviews are your gateway to finding and hiring great talent. But too often, employers make mistakes during the process that sabotage their efforts. To ensure your interviewing process is as efficient and effective as possible, here are four mistakes to avoid. Mistake #1: Not asking good questions. Your hiring decision is… Read more »

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Congrats on your new job offer. But what if it wasn’t your first choice? Should you accept it and just be grateful? Or wait to see if you get the position you really want? The Tempe recruiting team at PrideStaff has the answers you need. Here are a few questions to ask yourself, so you… Read more »