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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 »

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A cover letter might be one of the most important documents in your career. It’s one of the first things potential employers see about you. Between your resume and your cover letter, a hiring manager will only take a few moments to peruse both documents and make a snap judgment about you. Will they decide… Read more »

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A good employee is nothing to take for granted. If you have some all-star employees on your team, you need to do everything in your power to keep them happy and keep them at your company. Fortunately, you can take advantage of their talents and help them to thrive at work at the same time… Read more »

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When you’re working with a staffing firm, there are several different ways to hire people. Depending on your situation, you might opt for a temporary employee, a temp-to-hire, or a direct-hire position. Each has its own set of pros and cons, and you have to decide what’s best for your company. Temporary employment, managed by… Read more »

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It’s important to get to know your employees to be an effective leader. You don’t have to be their best friend, but when they know you value them and care about them, they’re more likely to work hard for you and remain loyal to your company. When you respect them, they’ll respect you. You want… Read more »

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Following up with your job candidates after a round of interviews is more than just common decency and politeness—it’s actually good for your brand. And though it might seem like it’s time-consuming, it only takes several minutes to shoot out a few emails or make some quick phone calls. Aside from giving the candidates a… Read more »

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In late September, the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor finally finalized the updated overtime rules for employers. The rule takes effect on January 1, 2020 and employees who are in exempt positions will need to earn at least $35,568. Additionally, they will also still need to pass the duties test… Read more »