Challenges Facing Tampa Bay Employers This Year

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Tampa Bay employers have had to face a number of challenges in recent years. Many companies have had to reimagine how they perform business. Not to mention, how employers interact with staff members and potential candidates has completely changed as well. Talent shortages and a number of other obstacles are making it hard for Tampa… Read more »

We Are Growing! Welcome Ryan Adelberg!

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PrideStaff St. Pete/Clearwater is going through an expansion and we have added new members to our Tampa Bay team!. For our first announcement, I am excited to  welcome Ryan Adelberg to PrideStaff as our Business Development Manager! Ryan will be driving the outside sales in the Tampa Bay region! We are so excited to have… Read more »

Hiring In 2022? Work Twice As Hard To Get Half The Results

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Look, we are all aware that hiring in 2021 was a challenge, and I am not aware of anyone thinking that this phenomenon is going to change anytime soon. If you are business in the Tampa Bay area looking to hire early in 2022, be prepared for a longer and harder search than you may… Read more »

Supply vs Demand For Employees in Tampa Bay

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Sometimes economics can be fairly simple. When demand is higher than the supply of an item, prices rise. It’s a pretty simple formula. For the past year I have seen this type of scenario playing out both nationally and in the Tampa Bay region when it comes to filling new jobs. Accordingly, I have watched… Read more »

Fourth Quarter Hiring Challenges

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I made the mistake of going to Costco during the Labor Day weekend. While there, I noticed they have already started selling nativity scenes for Christmas. Personally, Christmas in September, is way to early for me, but it is a great reminder that we are moving into the 4th quarter. As a matter of fact,… Read more »

Where Are The Job Candidates?

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Where are the job candidates? What is going on? I can’t tell you how many times I have had this conversation with business owners in Tampa Bay recently. Depending on your political persuasion, you may have very definitive ideas on what the “correct” answer to that question may be. I have seen suggestions all over… Read more »

An Open Letter To Job Seekers…

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Contrary to popular opinion, recruiters sitting on the opposite side of the interview table from you absolutely remember what it is like to be a job seeker.  In most cases, we have experienced the same fear, angst, and frustration you are feeling today.  However, recruiting is a business and we have our own goals to… Read more »

Job Searching In 2021!

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For those of you who have hated 2020, and you can count me among them, I have already turned my attention to what we can do to help people in their job search for 2021! But before I get there, I do think it is important that I point out that the narrative right now… 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 »

Job Search – New Reality

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I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter. – Walt Disney Just two short months ago, our economy was humming along quite nicely, people didn’t have to perform a job search. For many people, the job found them. At… Read more »