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 »

How to Create a Great Candidate Experience During Interviews

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You’re gearing up for interviews – and focused on what you need in a new employee. However, are you also thinking about providing a great candidate experience during the process? As recruiters in Phoenix, PrideStaff knows an excellent experience can be the difference between hiring top candidates and mediocre ones. On the flip side, a… 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 »

Boost Employee Performance in 2016 – and Beyond

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If 2015 was a shaky year in terms of employee performance, the New Year is an ideal time to identify areas that could use improvement and then develop a plan of action for 2016 and beyond. To help you get started, here are some steps to take:   Step #1: Define expectations. As one of… Read more »

How to Keep Your Stars on Staff

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You have a great team – and you want to keep it that way. But, as one of the top staffing agencies in Phoenix, PrideStaff knows the reality of the situation is that more than half of U.S. workers are open to new opportunities. In fact, according to the website Jobvite.com, 50% of employed workers… Read more »

Advice for Ramping Up Morale at Work

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The New Year is well underway. But if your employees’ morale is in the doldrums, then now’s the time to get it back on track. To help you, here are a few tips to follow: 1. Praise early, praise often. This is one tip that is so easy and yet so often overlooked. As one… Read more »