Candidate Employment Gaps? Here’s How to Assess Them

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When it comes to resumes, gaps in employment can often be a big red flag. You see one and filter out the candidate. But in reality, your next great hire might have a huge glaring hole in their employment history – and it could be for a good reason. You won’t know, though, until you… Read more »

5 Common-Sense Ways to Lower Your Risk of a Hiring Mistake

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On paper, the candidate looked perfect. Once hired, they fell apart. Sound familiar? It can certainly happen to any employer. The trick is to spot a problematic employee before making the offer. That can be tough to do, though, when candidates are trained to put only their best foot forward during the hiring process. The… Read more »

How a Bad Hire Costs Your Business

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Whether you run a business or a department in a company, you’re focused on boosting revenues. And it’s no wonder. But are you also focused on those unseen costs that could be draining your profitability? As a leading Phoenix staffing agency, PrideStaff knows one of the simplest to overlook is the cost of a bad… Read more »

4 Tips for Fighting Turnover in 2017

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As one of the leading staffing agencies in Tempe, PrideStaff knows that many employees across the country – from Tallahassee to Tempe – will be setting the same New Year’s resolution at the end of this year: to find a new job. In fact, according to recent reports by both Gallup and Indeed, respectively 51%… Read more »

How to Survive as a New Manager

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You’ve just been promoted to manager for the first time. Congratulations! Now comes the hard part – making the transition from employee to supervisor. How can you tackle this challenge effectively? Here are 5 tips to consider: Schedule one-on-ones. As one of leading staffing agencies in Phoenix, PrideStaff understands if you’re now managing the people… Read more »

4 Essential Hiring Tips for New Managers

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If you’ve just been promoted to manager for the first time, you’re probably a little nervous about taking the reins. This may be especially true when it comes to hiring. And it’s no wonder. As leading recruiters in Phoenix, PrideStaff knows that one poor hiring decision can result in serious damage to your team –… Read more »

Should I Respond to Applicants I Don’t Plan to Interview?

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You’re busy. You’re running a department, going to meetings, putting out fires, hiring new employees – and that’s all before lunch. As a result, you may be wondering whether it’s worth your time to send out rejection letters to all those candidates you’re not hiring, or whether you can skip that part of the hiring… Read more »

When You’re Hiring, Don’t Buy Into These Millennial Myths

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When you think of the term “Millennial,” what comes to mind? Lazy, entitled, arrogant? As one of the leading staffing agencies in Tempe, PrideStaff knows these are the pervasive stereotypes surrounding this group of young workers. But considering that Millennials became the largest generation in the workplace in 2015 – and will continue to increase… Read more »

5 Quick Tips for New Hire Training

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When it comes to new hires, how they’re welcomed and trained on the job can dictate how successful they are at your company – and how long they stay. As one of the top staffing agencies in Phoenix, PrideStaff knows that effective training can lead to engaged, motivated and loyal people. Poor or no training,… Read more »

The Myth of the Perfect Job Candidate

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In this season of elections, many people are searching for the perfect candidate – that one individual who aligns perfectly with their values, ideals, and vision for the future. However, that person doesn’t exist. The same holds true for job candidates. You can post and repost job ads, network every chance you get, and scrutinize… Read more »