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 »

Learn 4 Benefits of Hiring Temporary Employees

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When it comes to hiring, you’ve always taken a traditional approach. While employees might follow different work schedules, they’re all permanent fixtures on your payroll. Consequently, your staffing levels are the same year-round, no matter what’s happening with your company. Your business is a unique entity, so your hiring practices shouldn’t have to follow a… Read more »

3 Benefits of Hiring an Administrative Assistant

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You’ve come a long way since starting your company. What began as a tiny business venture, run by a skeleton crew, has become something bigger than you ever imagined. In the beginning, you did everything you could to minimize overhead expenses — including doing without an administrative assistant. While you’ve managed thus far, now that… Read more »

3 Tips for Managing Temporary Workers

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They’re only on the job for a short while, but temporary employees can make quite an impact. These people work on behalf of your company, so it’s important to manage them effectively. If you haven’t supervised temporary workers in the past, you’re probably not sure how to approach the situation. Here’s some advice to get… Read more »