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

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A receptionist is often the first person clients interact with on the phone and in your office, so choose wisely. This multifaceted job requires both a winning personality and the ability to go with the flow, which can make finding the right person a challenge. Since the role is a highly visible one, you need… Read more »

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As the boss, you’re under a significant amount of pressure to succeed. If mistakes are made or targets aren’t met, you’re the one who has to deal with the aftermath. Consequently, wanting to keep close tabs on the work completed by your team makes sense. Of course, there’s such a thing as being too hands-on…. Read more »

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Dallas, October 26, 2017 — PrideStaff, a national, franchised staffing organization, is pleased to announce that their North Dallas office was once again named one of North Texas’ Largest Women-Owned Businesses by the Dallas Business Journal. This is the consecutive year the North Dallas office has made this list, climbing from number 79 in 2002… Read more »

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Husband and wife take on new careers with PrideStaff clients.     Telissa Norment began her career with one of our clients last November. Following her own successful job search, Telissa referred her husband to the PrideStaff North Dallas team. We originally connected Richard to a four week assignment with our client, Beal Bank. Thanks… Read more »

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Call center professionals are the voice of the company, so employers are very selective with who they hire. If you want to get a job on the frontline of the organization, you’ll have to prove you have the personality and skills needed to be successful. One unpleasant experience with a call center employee can turn… Read more »

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“We’re not trying to butter you up, but YOU are our recipe for success!” PrideStaff North Dallas has a special recipe for matching great candidates with great clients, and the main ingredient for that success is top-notch employees. The PrideStaff team expressed this message to employees throughout National Staffing Employee Week. Each year the American… Read more »

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If your company isn’t on social media, it’s in the minority. A 2015 study conducted by eMarketer revealed that 89 percent of companies with 100 or more employees would be using social media for marketing purposes by the end of 2016. Even if your business is on the smaller side, you’re still not exempt, because… Read more »

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More than just names on your staffing roster, your employees are directly responsible for the success of your company, so having a great relationship with them is crucial. If you want these people to really care about the work they’re doing for the business, you need to engage them and foster a true sense of… Read more »

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If you’re like most people, you’re not a huge fan of criticism. Less-than-flattering feedback doesn’t feel great, so it’s easy to brush the comments off as nonsense. However, having thin skin won’t get you very far in life. Critiques are an opportunity to grow, so you have to take the bad with the good. Instead… Read more »

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REFER A NEW CLIENT and we donate to your favorite charity.   The PrideStaff team met Lou Ann Kidwell in 2013 when she was a candidate seeking employment. After completing an Executive Assistant contract role for one of our North Dallas clients, Lou Ann later moved on and became our client with a fast-growing healthcare… Read more »