PrideStaff | Recruiting


The Watercooler is PrideStaff's blog covering trends and tips for successfully managing issues in the workplace, such as: retention, employee engagement, and interviewing.


Recruiting in a Full Employment Market

Posted in Recruiting

Have you looked at a graph of the national unemployment rate recently? It looks like a ski slope – and we're currently at the bottom of the mountain. No matter...
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Salary - You Get What You Pay For

Posted in Human Resources, Recruiting

Do your employees perform like they were plucked from a gleaming display at Nordstrom… …or more like they were dug out of the clearance bin at Walmart? Hiring is just...
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Finding a Job Candidate and Dating Have Never Been More Similar

Posted in Fun Stuff, Recruiting,

Most, if not all, of us have had two similar and equally stressful experiences, often at the same time: dating and looking for a job candidate! Have you ever stopped...
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Is an Assertive Candidate Good or Bad?

Posted in , Recruiting

That candidate made a great first impression. Firm handshake. Lots of eye contact. Direct, confident responses to your questions. They’re obviously assertive, but what you're wondering is: "Will he be...
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You Have to Pay to Play - Are Your Pay Rates High Enough?

Posted in Management Best Practices, Recruiting

5% unemployment? It may signal a healthier economy, but it also creates intense recruiting pressure. As good people become tougher to source and hire, you have to pay (sometimes a...
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Assessing Soft Skills: Do you play nice with others?

Posted in Recruiting

Need a team player? Regardless of the industry, success in most jobs requires the ability to work well with peers, superiors and (when applicable) direct reports. Even if an individual...
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