Hiring In 2022? Work Twice As Hard To Get Half The Results

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Look, we are all aware that hiring in 2021 was a challenge, and I am not aware of anyone thinking that this phenomenon is going to change anytime soon. If you are business in the Tampa Bay area looking to hire early in 2022, be prepared for a longer and harder search than you may… Read more »

This is What Employees Need to Be Successful

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There are several things you can do as an employer to set your staff up for success. You should create a positive work environment and company culture, show your employees respect and be inclusive. The list goes on. When it comes down to it, here are the things employees need to be successful at their… Read more »

Hiring Now vs Hiring First Quarter 2022

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For most people, I think it has been fairly well established that hiring is a challenge today. As we are moving deeper into the 4th quarter, we are beginning to see employers starting to wonder if they should hire now or wait until the first quarter of 2022. From where I sit, that could be… Read more »

Supply vs Demand For Employees in Tampa Bay

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Sometimes economics can be fairly simple. When demand is higher than the supply of an item, prices rise. It’s a pretty simple formula. For the past year I have seen this type of scenario playing out both nationally and in the Tampa Bay region when it comes to filling new jobs. Accordingly, I have watched… Read more »

September 11, 2001 – My Memories

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In 2001, within days of President George W. Bush being inaugurated, I joined his administration as an appointee at the U.S. Department of Labor. In the months before September 11th, new staff from the Administration was joining and we were beginning to implement the President’s agenda. Business was normal on September 10th and we had… Read more »

The People Have Spoken!

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Proof of the positive impact they make in the communities they serve, PrideStaff, a national, franchised organization, is pleased to announce that their St. Pete Clearwater office won the Bronze Award in the Tampa Bay Times’ 2021 Best of the Best award in the Employment Staffing category. Celebrating leading businesses that people in the area trust and rely on, the… Read more »

PrideStaff St. Pete, Clearwater is growing!

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PrideStaff St. Pete, Clearwater is GROWING! Meet the newest member of our team!! PrideStaff St. Pete, Clearwater is excited to announce the newest addition to our team! Please welcome our Recruiting Assistant Kaitlin to the PrideStaff St. Pete, Clearwater team!  We are so excited to have her join us! Recruiting Assistant – Kaitlin Kaitlin comes… Read more »

PrideStaff St. Pete- Clearwater Interview w/ Schooley Mitchell

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   In light of the most recent jobs report that disappointed many analysts, I sat down with William McKissock with Schooley Mitchell to talk about staffing and the Tampa Bay market. We had a great conversation about our respective franchises, but also what it is like in the employment market today, specifically here in… Read more »

Where Are The Job Candidates?

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Where are the job candidates? What is going on? I can’t tell you how many times I have had this conversation with business owners in Tampa Bay recently. Depending on your political persuasion, you may have very definitive ideas on what the “correct” answer to that question may be. I have seen suggestions all over… Read more »

The Importance of Prioritizing Inclusion In Your Company

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Diversity and inclusion have been popular human resources topics for several years now. Most organizations are looking for ways to create a more diverse team and be more inclusive in their business. Having an inclusive company culture can impact your employee and customer experience in a huge way. Prioritizing Inclusion Improves Retention When your employees… Read more »