Personality Testing Does Not Identify A Great Hire


This is going to be a cathartic post for me. There are few things, in my opinion, more useless and misleading than personality testing in the hiring process. Yet, inexplicably, we are seeing more and more clients trying to turn a mystic exercise into a scientific one. They…do…not…work. All you are doing is wasting your… Read more »

These Tips Will Help You Improve Your Mood at Work


Even if you have the worst, most depressing job ever, you can boost your mood at any time during the day. And the rest of us also hit those momentary lulls at work—when we hit an obstacle, disagree with a coworker, have a looming deadline, or just run into that late afternoon wall, when all… Read more »

Meet Our New Recruiter, Laura Beckner


PrideStaff St. Pete Clearwater is the local franchise for the national staffing brand, Pridestaff. With over 75 offices nationwide, PrideStaff is considered one of the top 100 largest staffing firms in the United States. PrideStaff is also the only nationwide commercial staffing firm in the U.S. and Canada with over $100 million in revenue to… Read more »

Recruiting Today: It’s The Best And Worst Of Times



“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it was the spring of hope, it… Read more »

How An Employment Agency Can Help With Holiday Hiring


Holiday hire from St Pete Employment Agency

Hiring for the holidays has the potential to chew up time and money. If you are considering hiring for the holidays, do not attempt to do it all on your own. A St Petersburg employment agency can tackle this challenge on your behalf so your team can focus on what they do best while new… Read more »

Recruiting? Here’s how an employment agency can help your bottom line


Women who was choosen from an Employment Agency

From hunting the best candidates to scouting for talent, working with an employment agency is one of the most useful platforms for recruiting new workers on your team. Today organizations are relying on the competence of employment agencies to find the best talent in their market. Did you know that the growth in the US… Read more »

Important Questions to Ask When Conducting Reference Checks


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


“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



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?


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 »