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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When searching for a new job, your resume is the first impression you make on a potential employer. If you want your application to be taken seriously, you have to prove you’re a skills fit. To really drive your abilities home, you need to include a skills section at the top of the page and… Read more »

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Playing the blame game doesn’t get people far in life or business. You need to be able to rely on your team to do their jobs, admit their mistakes and constantly strive to do better. If accountability is an issue at your company, this is something that needs to be addressed. Your business is only… Read more »

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REFER A NEW CLIENT and we will donate to your favorite charity.   Former PrideStaff Financial North Dallas client Melissa Pack is our most recent “Proud to Refer” campaign winner. We have partnered with Melissa both as a client and as a candidate since 2012. We also network together as members of the Dallas American… Read more »

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PrideStaff North Dallas was thrilled to receive the President’s Circle Award for exceptional achievement in profitability and growth and was recognized as the top revenue producers of 2017 at its recent Annual Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. This honor is reserved for Strategic-Partners, Account Managers and Company Managers who have achieved the highest level of… Read more »

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Finding the right person for the job is only half the battle. After you welcome new hires to the team, you have to keep them happy and engaged, because if you don’t, there’s a good chance they’ll leave. Results of a February 2014 study conducted by BambooHR revealed one-third of the approximately 1,000 people surveyed… Read more »

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The job search process requires a lot of emailing. From the initial submission of your cover letter and resume to correspondence throughout the interview phase, you’ll be using this medium frequently to communicate with potential employers. An off-putting email address or a message written in too casual a tone can ruin your chances of getting… Read more »

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The hiring process requires a tremendous amount of time and effort, but you’ve finally found a fantastic new employee you’re thrilled to have on the team. You might think it’s time to sit back and relax, but in reality, your work is far from done. If your new hire doesn’t receive proper onboarding, there’s a… Read more »

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The job interview process offers a glimpse at what your life would be like if you’re hired, so it’s only natural to be disappointed when you’re not selected. You can get angry and throw yourself a pity party, but that won’t get you any closer to landing a new job. Instead, try to learn from… Read more »

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Last summer we introduced “Thankful Thursday” as a way to highlight the importance of relationships with our clients and employees. While we have always been thankful for those we work with, taking time to show it has made all the difference. It has been a delight to take time each week to express gratitude for… Read more »

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Your best employees make your company a competitive force, but if you want to keep them on staff for the long term, you have to keep them happy and engaged. If you don’t, they’ll head elsewhere, because top talent always has other options. Employee engagement should be a top priority at all times, but if… Read more »