5 Ways to Train New Employees and Complete Your Own Work

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Hiring a new team member is exciting — but it can also be stressful. No matter how seasoned they are, a new employee requires a certain amount of training. Without it, they won’t learn how to properly do their job, which will both limit their effectiveness and decrease their level of job satisfaction. Of course,… Read more »

Lessons Learned from 20 Years in Staffing: Hire a Great Team

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PrideStaff North Dallas is celebrating our 20th anniversary! Since opening our doors 20 years ago, my team and I have witnessed dramatic changes in our industry, the economy and the way businesses hire and staff their organizations. Through it all, we’ve gained invaluable experience and wisdom – and we’re sharing those business lessons in a… Read more »

Ask These 3 Questions to Find Out if You Have a Strong Company Culture

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Company culture is the glue that holds your organization together. Therefore, it’s important to make sure yours is rock solid. Unfortunately, gaps aren’t always easy to see on the surface — especially when you’re so close to the situation. Here are three questions to ask yourself that can help you assess the state of your… Read more »

Lessons Learned from 20 Years in Staffing: Surviving Recession

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PrideStaff North Dallas has been in business for 20 years now – and a lot has changed! Since opening our doors in 2000, my team and I have witnessed dramatic changes in our industry, survived the Great Recession and learned invaluable business lessons along the way. To celebrate our 20th anniversary, we’re sharing those lessons… Read more »

How to Effectively Give Feedback To Your Employees

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As the boss, it’s your job to help your employees learn and grow. This means providing feedback on things they’re doing well and areas for improvement. The thing is, all feedback isn’t useful. For it to really resonate, you need to get your delivery just right. Here are a few tips to help you critique… Read more »

5 Ways to Immediately Make New Employees Feel Welcome

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After searching for the right fit for a while, you’ve just hired a new employee. Adding a new person to the team is a very big deal for your company, but it’s also life-changing for your chosen candidate. Starting a new job typically feels both exciting and intimidating, so do everything you can to make… Read more »

5 Ways to Build Trust With Your Employees

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As the boss, your employees look to you for guidance. It’s important to have their trust because, without it, job satisfaction levels plummet. Disengaged employees aren’t inclined to offer feedback that can help the team grow — or stay with the company for too long — which will negatively impact your bottom line. Whether you’re… Read more »

4 Questions to Ask Your Employees to Keep Them Happy

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As the boss, you can make a profound impact on your team. These people look up to you and count on you for guidance and support. Job satisfaction levels rise when employees feel like management cares about them. Getting to know them on a personal level and taking the time to make sure they’re happy… Read more »

3 Benefits of Direct Hire Through a Staffing Firm

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Hiring is hard work — at least when you do it right. It’s also not one of your primary job duties, so trying to steer a hiring process while keeping up with your standard responsibilities isn’t easy. Taking on a staffing partner is a great way to find the right person for the job. Many… Read more »

5 Signs of Low Employee Morale and How to Correct It

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Once upon a time, your team was buzzing. Spirits were high, everyone got along and productivity was through the roof. Unfortunately, things have changed. Morale at your company is currently nearing an all-time low. Your team shows up to work, but they’re not bringing their best, and they certainly don’t seem like they want to… Read more »