Are You Promoting Culture in Your Hiring Process?

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In today’s uncertain times, a hiring mistake will cost you more than ever. It’s why you need to make sure you’re bringing people on board who are a fit in terms of their skills and personality. Otherwise, it will lead to a mismatch and potentially disastrous results. To avoid this, talk about your company’s culture… Read more »

7 Common Challenges First-Time Managers Face

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Whether you’ve been promoted within your company, or secured a new management job outside of it, you’ve got some challenges to overcome. First, take a deep breathe. Every new manager faces a learning curve. Second, keep in mind, you need more than hard skills to get the job done. Make sure you’re following these tips… Read more »

5 Tips for Finding & Hiring the Best New College Graduates

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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 »

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 »

Decision Time: How to Choose Between Two Great Candidates

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The good news: You’ve found a handful of strong candidates for your company’s latest job opening. The bad news? You’re having a hard time deciding between the top two. Both are highly experienced and come with equally excellent credentials. How do you choose? Before you make a move, follow these tips: Tip #1: Look back… Read more »

5 Tips for Recruiting Candidates on LinkedIn

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In theory, you know LinkedIn is a good place to network and find good candidates. But in practice, how do you actually do it? By following these 5 tips: #1: Get active in groups. Don’t just post a job opening and sit back to wait for the resumes to roll in. Rather, LinkedIn is all… Read more »

Recruiting 101: 6 Quick Tips You Need to Know

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As one of Phoenix’s top recruiting firms, PrideStaff knows that finding and hiring good people sounds easy enough. But when you’ve been searching for six months and had your last two top-picks accept other offers, you’ve probably come to realize the reality of the situation: Hiring is hard work. However, there are some steps you… Read more »

What Are Entrance Interviews – & Why Should You Conduct Them?

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When you conduct an exit interview, it’s because an employee is leaving and you’d like to find out why. But have you considered conducting entrance interviews? These are interviews with newer employees – typically after they’ve been on the job for a while – to get feedback about how they’re faring. Here are two key… Read more »

Why You Shouldn’t Take a Summer Vacation from Your Job Search

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You want to spend your summer relaxing by the pool, enjoying a cool drink. But as top Tempe recruiters, PrideStaff knows if you’re searching for a new job opportunity, summer is not the time to take a vacation from it. Despite what you might think, employers aren’t slowing hiring down during the summer and in… Read more »

How to Answer the “Where to Do You See Yourself?” Interview Question…When You Don’t Know Where You’ll Be

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Growing up, you may have pictured your career going one way. In reality, it’s gone in a completely different direction. Going forward, you don’t really know where you’re headed – except that you’re open to new opportunities and possibilities. So, when a hiring manager asks you the inevitable “where do you see yourself in 5… Read more »