Danger! How to Spot a Bad Job Before Your Accept the Offer

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If you’ve been out of work for a while, it can be tempting to accept any offer that comes your way. However, if you do – and overlook certain warning signs – it’s likely not going to end well. Whether it’s due to a toxic environment or an inexperienced boss, a bad job can have… Read more »

4 Easy Ways to Achieve Better Work-Life Balance

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Feeling stressed at work and in life? It’s only just beginning with the holidays around the corner. The good news is that before things escalate, there are some steps you can take to achieve a better work life balance and live your best life. Here’s a look at a few of them from PrideStaff, one… Read more »

4 Ways to Best Prep for Your Next Phone Interview

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Many employers today rely on phone interviews before conducting a face-to-face one. There are different reasons for this: First and foremost, it’s more convenient and cost-effective to talk on the phone than to bring a candidate into the office. It also enables hiring managers to interview more candidates in a shorter period of time, so… Read more »

3 Quick Tips for Explaining Career Gaps on Your Resume

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As one of Tempe’s leading employment agencies, PrideStaff knows that gaps on your resume are akin to little red flags for employers. They might not seem like a big deal to you. But hiring managers, without any more detail to go on, will always assume the worst. That’s why, if you do have gaps in… Read more »

3 Simple Tips for Rebounding After Job Search Rejection

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As professional recruiters in Phoenix, Tempe and Gilbert, PrideStaff knows that looking for a new job can be stressful. But getting rejected for a position you really wanted is downright depressing. How can you rebound, make the most of the situation and eventually move on? Start by following these tips: Tip #1: Give yourself some… Read more »

When Your Boss Takes Credit for Your Work

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You work hard and are proud of your accomplishments. But what should you do when your boss takes credit for one of them? As one of Phoenix’s top employment agencies, PrideStaff understands it can certainly be a frustrating and disheartening experience. Here are some tips to help you deal with the situation: Stay calm and… Read more »

The #1 Secret to an Effective Job Search in Tempe

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Conducting an effective job search in Tempe or elsewhere isn’t on the curriculum in most schools. As a result, when people graduate and get out into the workforce, they can often feel lost during the process. From resume writing to interviews and follow ups, it can certainly be an overwhelming experience. But as one of Tempe’s… Read more »

Resume Objectives: Do You Still Need Them?

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For many years, the objective was a standard part of the resume. Listed front and center, it communicated to a potential employer why a candidate was applying. Fast forward to today and objectives aren’t always necessary. Here’s why: Hiring managers know why you’re applying for the job – because you want it. Objectives also waste… Read more »

What Are Some Must-Ask Interview Questions for Employers?

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As one of the top employment agencies in Tempe, PrideStaff knows when it comes to preparing for a job interview, most candidates focus on the questions they’ll be asked. But how much time are you spending preparing your own questions?   Keep in mind: A job interview is a conversation. The purpose of it is… Read more »

When You Don’t Agree With Your Boss’s Feedback

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You’re in the midst of a performance review. You expect high marks. Your boss gives you low grades. You know you’ve achieved work goals and met deadlines. How can you disagree with your boss in a way that doesn’t come across as disrespectful? Here are a few key tips from one of the top employment… Read more »