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Goal setting is one of those things that can easily be forgotten about. You’re so busy making sure your day-to-day tasks get completed that you don’t have time to sit down and think about the bigger picture. That’s why it’s essential to help your employees to carve out time to sit down and establish some… Read more »

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Recently we had a candidate who accepted a position while in our office. As they opened the door to leave, they stopped, turned, and said, thank you for saving my life. Now, I’m not going to lie, I know we are not miracle workers, and this is not a post about how great we are…. Read more »

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Nobody wants to talk about their weaknesses at a job interview! It makes you vulnerable, and if you say the wrong thing, they might doubt your abilities! So when you’re asked about your weaknesses, it tends to be a very nerve-wracking experience. But there are great ways to handle the question, especially when you realize… Read more »

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Though not all job postings require it, a cover letter is a really useful too. And if you craft yours correctly, it might be the difference between getting called in for an interview and not. That means submit one even if it’s optional and don’t just write one that you copy-pasted from an online template…. Read more »

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Everyone runs into a performance lull now and again. It might be because of personal distractions, it might be weather-related, they might be bored, or they might be frustrated with something in your company procedures. And depending on your management style and their personality, they might not be comfortable discussing it with you. But if… Read more »

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All your employees are replaceable—except for the ones who aren’t! Your best employees have all those intangible, soft skills that not everyone has. The loss of any employee will set you back time, money, morale, but when your best employee leaves, it can be devastating. And it’s even worse if you didn’t see it coming…. Read more »

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No matter how great of a leader you are, eventually, you’ll have a swarm of frustrated employees in front of you. And even though it probably wasn’t your fault, you have to handle it, and the sooner, the better! When morale is low, employees rarely perform well, people stop trying and productivity wanes. If you… Read more »

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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 »

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So, you’re hiring, and you’ve narrowed it down to two solid job candidates, and you’re not sure who to hire. It’s certainly a good problem to have! Most companies struggle to find just one candidate who’s qualified, so if you’ve found two, you’re pretty lucky. But before the indecisiveness paralyzes you, let’s problem-solve and think… Read more »

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It’s important to get guidance and feedback once you’ve started a new job. You don’t want to get too far into it and realize you’re doing things incorrectly. It’s also a good chance to show your boss that you’re invested in the company and committed to improving. They’re more likely to advance an employee who… Read more »