3 Soft Skills You Should Look for in Every Candidate

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Career Mentor | PrideStaff Dallas

When trying to fill an open position on your team, it’s easy to get caught up in a candidate’s hard skills — those acquired over time that can be easily measured. Without a doubt, these abilities are crucial, but they should never be the only factors involved in a hiring decision. Soft skills — innate… Read more »

How to Keep Your Staff Healthy During Flu Season

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Flu season has been in full swing since December, but according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) the number of cases typically peaks in February. The CDC estimates an average of 5% to 20% of the total population gets the flu each year and more than 200,000 people experience symptoms so severe… Read more »

Improve Your Job Listings to Find Better Candidates in 2016

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Improve Your Job Listings in 2016

December is a great time enjoy the holiday season, reflect on the past 12 months and start looking ahead to the new year. If the caliber of job applicants you received in 2015 is one of the things you’d like to improve, figure out what you’re doing wrong now, so you can make a fresh… Read more »

With 1 Quarter Left in 2015..Will You Reach Your Annual Goals?

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Reach 2015 Business Goals | PrideStaff Dallas

Can you believe we’re already in the fourth quarter of 2015!? Fall is in full swing and the holiday season is just around the corner! The year is winding to a close, but it certainly isn’t over yet. This is a great time to gather your team together and discuss the progress you’ve made towards reaching… Read more »

Working Smarter Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Working Harder

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It’s only natural to assume that your hardest working employees are making great strides for your company each day, but that’s not necessarily the case. Many people stay very for a full eight hours, but actually have very little to show for it by the time they head home. If you want to take your… Read more »

Reducing Cost-Per-Hire

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Lower unemployment rates and higher candidate demand are making it more difficult to find truly skilled candidates.  This decrease in supply and increase in demand is also driving recruitment costs much higher. While costs continue to rise, there are several things that employers can do to help try to contain total cost-per-hire.  Here are some… Read more »

Recruiting in a Tight Labor Market

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Rewind to 2009. We were in the middle of a recession and many highly skilled professionals were searching for employment. For companies that were hiring at that time, they had their pick of the litter and could be very particular in who they finally decided to bring on board.  Not to mention, recruitment costs were… Read more »