The Importance of Finding a Job You LOVE

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Steve Jobs, at a Stanford commencement speech, said “And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle.” Settling for a job that you are not excited about may relieve difficulties in the short term but can be detrimental in the… Read more »

Text and Email Etiquette When Applying for a Job

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Gone are the days when a job application must be submitted on the best bond paper and sent via snail mail. A recent survey by SuccessFactors revealed that 51 percent of hiring managers and executives use texting and social media during the recruitment process. Each communication medium, however, has certain etiquette, and a level of… Read more »

Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years?

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This question can be challenging for a lot of job seekers in Las Vegas, after all 5 years is a long-time. Often times it is posed in an interview to gauge your commitment to the job and to ensure that you are enthusiastic. The best answer will convince the employer that this is the company… Read more »

What NOT to Do After Being Laid Off

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Being laid off can be devastating, but it can also be a time for positive change. Employers are starting to hire again in anticipation of an improving economy. The Las Vegas Sun recently reported that economists are predicting that 200,000 jobs were added in March, the largest number since November of 2013. To take advantage of the… Read more »

PrideStaff Wins Inavero’s 2014 Best Of Staffing® Diamond Awards

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FRESNO, CA – The PrideStaff group of companies, including PrideStaff, PrideStaff Financial, Rx relief and Insurance Relief, announced today it has been named as one of Inavero’s 2014 Best of Staffing® Award winners and has also earned the 2014 Best of Staffing Diamond Award for achieving the highest client and talent service quality scores for five… Read more »

When is the Best Time to Look for a job?

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The decision to leave your job should not be the result of an emotional or knee-jerk reaction. However, according to Forbes, the average time that individuals stay in one job is around four and a half years and the younger you are, the less time you will stay. It can be encouraging to know that… Read more »

Could a Video Resume be Right for Your Job Search?

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Developing a professional profile involves new technology. Few resumes pass across a recruiter or hiring manager’s desk these days without a LinkedIn profile. US News reported that video resumes are now common in industries with a high level of customer interaction, such as hospitality and retail. A video allows a hiring manager to discern a… Read more »

Three Reasons You Are Still Looking for Employment

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A job search can be a stressful and disillusioning experience, particularly for those who endlessly submit their resumes to websites and job board postings, never to hear a response. Today’s competitive labor market calls for an active strategy that markets your potential in the places where employers will notice you. Maximize your efforts and ensure… Read more »

Looking for a Job? Do You Have These Qualities?

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The working world is constantly changing. Companies are adapting to rapid change and are looking for employees who are flexible and adaptable. Big data is a current phenomenon that is attracting increasing attention; the recent National Security Agency debacle is just one example, and many advertising and marketing companies are taking advantage of unlimited consumer… Read more »

How to Get the Attention of Recruiters

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Recruiters and staffing firms build relationships with employers. Partnering with a recruiting or staffing firm can benefit your job search and help you to leverage these established relationships. To acquire promising job referrals from a recruiting or staffing firm it helps to make an impact and be remembered. According to Richard Walquist of the American… Read more »