Looking For Work In 2020?

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“Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.” – Gail Devers, 3-time Olympic Gold Medalist   I took a call from a candidate last week that was asking me if anyone anywhere is hiring?… Read more »

What We Have Here Is A Failure To Communicate!

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I don’t know about you, but I never knew where the quote “We have a failure to communicate” came from. With a little research, I found that it’s from “Cool Hand Luke” in 1967. Unfortunately, this quote fits our current hiring market perfectly! As a society, we have never been more connected, yet communication seems… Read more »

How To Stand Out In A Crowd!

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If you are looking for a job today in the Tampa Bay region, you are not alone. So what can you do to get noticed and stand out in a crowd of other applicants? To answer that question, there are some simple steps I would encourage all job seekers to pay attention to today! Be… Read more »

Inside A Recruiting Firm

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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 »

How To Find Top Talent In St. Petersburg With Unemployment at 3.3%

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In the last few years, few cities have been hotter and more growth-oriented than St. Petersburg in the Tampa Bay region.  What that community has been able to achieve in the last decade has been incredible. The growth they have generated has turned St. Petersburg into the economic engine for Pinellas County, in my opinion…. Read more »

Meet A PrideStaff St. Petersburg / Clearwater Recruiter!

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My experience at PrideStaff was and has been amazing! From the beginning, everyone at the office was so helpful. Linda, especially helped me with my job search process. If it wasn’t for her assistance, I wouldn’t be working and employed. I appreciate everyone’s hard work and dedication at PrideStaff. I would recommend this staffing agency… Read more »

Tips for Helping a Struggling Employee

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There are countless reasons why an employee might be struggling and performing poorly. They might be new and still learning or they might be a veteran employee who suddenly hits a performance skid. It might be a personal reason. It might be a lack of motivation. It might be that they’re bored and disengaged from… Read more »

Employees Are Not A Commodity!

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As Richard Branson once said “Success in business is all about people, people, people. Whatever industry a company is in, its employees are its biggest competitive advantage.” If you are trying to find the lowest cost provider for your staffing needs, please be prepared for the results you receive. Cars are a commodity I like… Read more »

Finding Top Talent in Tampa Bay in 2019!!!

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Recently there have been a number of media stories promoting the Tampa Bay area as a great place to find a new job in 2019!  This all sounds fabulous until you look at our current unemployment rate of 3.0%. If you are a hiring manager or business owner the fundamental question you are likely asking… Read more »

What In The World Did I Get Myself Into?

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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 »