Moving to Tampa Bay?

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To all of the friendly people who have decided they are moving to Tampa Bay in 2023, welcome! You are going to love this state from December to March. As you will quickly learn, one of our favorite pastimes is to taunt all of the people who stayed in the north with pictures of us… Read more »

5 Qualities of an Excellent Manager

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While many managers deliver reasonable results, some notably outperform their peers. The reason for the performance differences can vary, though the qualities a manager possesses typically play a significant role in their – and their team’s – success. By knowing what characteristics are common among great managers, it’s easier to emulate their approach to secure… Read more »

Do I Stay or Do I Go?

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Do I stay or do I go? This is the question many candidates in the Tampa Bay area are asking themselves today. As we approach the end of the year, many of us have time off planned, bonuses to think about, and just a general comfortability with our lives that we just don’t want to… Read more »

Introvert-Approved Career Options

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For anyone who considers themselves an introvert, a career that involves a lot of interaction with customers, clients, or coworkers isn’t typically ideal. Many introverts feel their energy levels diminish when they have to spend a lot of time mingling with others, even if the conversations and people are enjoyable. As a result, it’s often… Read more »

PrideStaff is a Best of the Best Award Winner!

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PrideStaff, a nationally franchised staffing organization, is pleased to announce that their Tampa (West) office won the Silver Award in the Tampa Bay Times’ 2022 Best of the Best in the Employment Staffing category. This award is proof of the positive impact that the Tampa (West) location has made in its community. Celebrating leading businesses that people in the area… Read more »

Remote Work in Tampa Bay

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On an almost hourly basis we speak to Tampa Bay based candidates who tell us they are unemployed and will NOT, under any circumstances, come back to work unless the position is 100% fully remote. We are not alone in hearing that, I’m sure. Recent data backs our conversations up. Flexjobs released a report that… Read more »

The Polite Way to Disagree with Your Coworkers

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Most professionals actively strive to avoid all conflicts in the workplace. However, there are times when disagreeing isn’t just going to happen; it’s an outright necessity. Seeing a situation differently can lead to innovation and improved problem-solving. As a result, the occasional disagreement can actually be a positive. However, you need to ensure that you… Read more »

Everyone Needs a Cheerleader!

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Let’s be real for a second, for most people, the last two years have been challenging and traumatic. Between the pandemic itself and the economic disaster it created, our lives have had more drama and stress than is normal. As I write this today, our future is no less cloudy than it was 6 months… Read more »

When Competing For Top Talent – What Are The Best Strategies?

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Every employer wants to hire the best of the best talent in their industry. However, you are competing with every other company in your sector for top talent. To be a highly sought-after employer, you need to have a good strategy for attracting and retaining the best candidates.   Define the Job’s Purpose in the… Read more »

Hiring: Employers vs Employees

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One of the hardest things of working in the staffing industry is that we get to see both sides of the story when it comes to employment. We see employers who move slowly to hire, devalue their employees, or even ignore good talent because they think they can find other talent more cheaply. On the… Read more »