4 Common LinkedIn Mistakes Job Seekers Make

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You know you need to be on LinkedIn and keep your profile up to date. But are there certain mistakes you’re making on the social media site that could sabotage your career advancement efforts? As one of Phoenix’s top employment agencies, PrideStaff has the answers you need. Here are some common areas where job seekers… Read more »

Ask These Questions to Impress the Hiring Manager in an Interview

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When the interviewer asks, “Do you have any questions for me?,” it’s more than just a polite end to the interview. This is your opportunity to a) get clarification on any details that are important for you to know and b) impress the hiring manager with your insightful questions. So how can you balance both… Read more »

Why You Should You Follow Up After a Job Rejection

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You thought you had the job opportunity in the bag, only to get a rejection letter in the mail. Should you a) shoot off an angry email to the hiring manager, b) write off the experience altogether or c) follow up. The answer, of course, is “c”. As one of the leading employment agencies in… Read more »

Five Ways Body Language Can Help You Ace Your Next Interview

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Getting a job in today’s economy is tough. The dwindling recession is still characterized by unusually high levels of unemployment, which makes it harder than ever for the unemployed to get back on their feet and back into the workforce. There are too many people competing for too few positions resulting in a job search… Read more »

Is it Time to Become a Free Agent?

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Uncertainty. It’s still the name of the game in today’s economy. As a result, employers are wary about hiring full-time workers. That’s the bad news. The good news is that employers still need to run their businesses, get orders out the door, and solve customer problems. They just may not be as willing to hire… Read more »

Ten Phrases That Could Kill Your Resume!

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Is your resume full of meaningless, throwaway terms like “great communication skills?” When hiring managers read your resume, is their first reaction to throw it out because it doesn’t say anything they want to hear? Here are 10 overused phrases that mean nothing anymore and just clutter your resume: Team Player. Everyone says they’re a… Read more »

Choosing the Right Employment Agency

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The staffing industry has dramatically changed and grown over the years. Staffing firms do more than have a temp work a day or two at a switchboard or offer the college student home on break a week’s worth of work at the local plant.  Accountants, engineers, executive administrators, nurses, computer programmers, paralegals and many other… Read more »