Important Questions to Ask When Conducting Reference Checks

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Reference checks are a great way for employers and hiring managers to confirm candidates have been honest in the hiring process and to hear more about the character of a candidate from someone who knows them well. Some former employers won’t offer much information except start and end dates, salary and job title. Others will… Read more »

Remembering September 11th, 2001, From A Washington, DC Perspective

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“Time is passing. Yet, for the United States of America, there will be no forgetting September the 11th. We will remember every rescuer who died in honor. We will remember every family that lives in grief. We will remember the fire and ash, the last phone calls, the funerals of the children.” —former President George… Read more »

What Are The Advantages of Working With an Employment Agency For Administrative Staff Hiring

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Deciding to work with an employment agency in St. Petersburg offers many advantages. It is well worth the investment for any business looking to hire administrative staff members. Instead of trying to hire administrative staff members on your own, an employment agency will handle all of these duties. This way, you can focus on your… Read more »

What In The World Did I Get Myself Into?

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This week my office is celebrating our 4th anniversary and it brought me into a reflective mood. While I love what I do and the people I work with, I would be lying to you if I didn’t tell you that I still occasionally ask myself the rhetorical question, “what in the world did I get… Read more »

I Feel The Need – The Need For Speed!!

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I don’t know about you, but for me, Top Gun still ranks as one of the best movies ever made.  My title is from that movie and is completely appropriate to apply to businesses who are looking to hire quality people today.  I can’t be more blunt, speed matters in today’s job market. When a… Read more »

Improve Your Call Center Staff’s Internal Communication

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At a call center, you would think that internal communication may not be necessary, but good internal communication is essential to run any tight ship. If your employees are unhappy with each other or feel isolated, that can affect their performance. There are many ways to improve communication within the workplace, here are some that… Read more »

The Benefits of Having an Open-Door Policy

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As a manager, there are several different styles you can choose to operate with. And your door becomes a tool in your management style. A door that’s always closed tells your staff you’re disengaged or disinterested and hints at secrets and negativity. But if you leave your door open, your office becomes a transparent space… Read more »

Welcome our new Recruiting Assistant, Tara Swanson!

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What were you doing before working with PrideStaff in St. Pete/Clearwater? Before working with PrideStaff I was working in the Hospitality Industry. My previous roles had significant interaction with guests and my objective has always been to provide them the best experience possible. What is your current role with PrideStaff? I am the Recruiting Assistant…. Read more »

Staffing Tampa Bay Podcast with Kristina Helferty, CPA

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Matt Becker of PrideStaff St. Petersburg / Clearwater gives valuable information to business owners about the employment market, and then sits down with Kristina Helferty, CPA, to talk about the recent changes to our tax code and what they might mean for business owners as well as employees! If you need help with your taxes,… Read more »

Manage Your Call Center With These Practices

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Leaders in the call center industry must be familiar with the inner workings of the business. It’s a fast pace and high burnout job. Staffing call centers in St. Pete are always going to be at the top of the to-do list and managers are always going to have a lot on their plates. It’s… Read more »