The Watercooler is PrideStaff’s staffing and recruiting blog covering trends and tips for successful workforce management and career advice, such as retention, employee engagement, and interviewing.

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We all wish we had more time in a day. The productive use of time requires realistic expectations and a disciplined plan. A leader who models such a skill will encourage others to do the same. Effective time management ensures that tasks are completed, stress is minimized, and there is adequate time for other activities…. Read more »

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Staying in Full Production as Seasonal Time-Off Kicks In

The recruitment process can be expensive and time consuming. Once a workforce is established, it is difficult for employers to allocate additional resources for staff training and development. While maintaining competitive IT capabilities and systems within your organization requires regular training for IT staff, there are other steps that an employer can take on a… Read more »

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Turn a Career Setback Into a Success | Temp in Las Vegas

If you are not happy with your current job, you are not alone. The Society for Human Resource Management reports that only 38 percent of United States employees are “Very Satisfied” with their current job. The recent recession has encouraged individuals to remain in unsatisfactory positions for fear of an even worse situation. However, economic… Read more »

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New research by Oxford Economics is presented in a paper entitled “Global Talent 2021: How the New Geography Will Transform Human Resource Strategy”. The paper examines the global changes that are affecting the staffing and HR industry and what the future role of locally- and globally-recruiting companies might be. Technology innovation, globalization, shifting labor demographics,… Read more »

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Most employers say that choosing a staffing partner was one of the single most important decisions they ever made for their organization. If you’re beginning your search for the right agency, there are a number of factors to consider. The most important, of course, is what your company needs and what you’re looking to get… Read more »

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Keeping workforce costs down is a primary concern for any manager or organization leader. When labor costs begin to rise steadily, this can have a major impact on revenue. In addition to auditing your internal processes and cutting down on unnecessary costs, a common way of developing a strategic and cost-effective workforce plan is to… Read more »

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Improving Your Resume | Staffing Agencies Las Vegas

Many employers have a similar story when it comes to hiring. You interview a prospective candidate for an available position. They seem smart, professional and capable. You offer them a job and they join your team. And that’s when everything goes downhill. Maybe they just aren’t a good fit for your organization. Or possibly they… Read more »

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Asking if you need a resume to apply for a job is like asking if you need a ticket to board a plane. Of course you do! Whether you’re interviewing for a CEO position, a warehouse job or an office position, a great resume helps you stand out from the crowd. It’s your calling card,… Read more »

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What makes a truly successful employee? The answer to this question is undoubtedly multi-facetted. But one thing is for sure: there’s a lot more to a successful employee than the qualifications on their resume. So many employers say that an employee’s behavior in the workplace is just as important as their skillset and work experience…. Read more »

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There are many reasons why a talented professional might have a gap in their resume. Maybe the economy took a turn and you lost a job. Or perhaps you took time off to have a baby, or to care for an ill relative. Securing a new position immediately after having been unemployed isn’t always easy. And… Read more »