How to Become an Indispensable Employee

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Any employee – in any department and at any level of an organization – can be indispensable. It’s not about power, title or position. It’s about being essential to the overall success of your team and your company. Being indispensable means your supervisor and co-workers count on you so much that, without you, productivity would… Read more »

Reasons to Choose PrideStaff Fresno When Looking for a Job

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There are lots of agencies out there, and all are in the business of helping people find jobs. How do you decide which one to pick? A niche agency is one that knows your industry and has a robust client base in that field. If you’re searching for an administrative, customer service, IT, finance, legal… Read more »

The Benefits of Pursuing a Skilled Trade Career

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In today’s competitive world, you may think a college degree is a prerequisite to finding a good job and a stable career. Not always. For many, a career in a skilled trade is perfect – and equally lucrative and satisfying. And you can be working in the “real world” anywhere from six months to two… Read more »

Why Being a Good Culture Fit in Your Company Matters!

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Knowing who you are and what matters most to you is the first step on the road to career success. Combine this with the right research and strategy, and you’ll soon find yourself in the job that’s just right for you. Stay Happy at Work Every individual varies in their personality, attitude and values. An… Read more »

How Temporary Work Allows You to “Try Before You Buy”

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An increasing number of companies are hiring temporary employees when they need people to fill in on a short-term basis. And in many cases, these assignments turn into full-time opportunities. A temporary position can be a smart, strategic move towards your long-term career goals. Research has shown that after working as temps, job candidates subsequently… Read more »

Job Search Tactics You Should Be Avoiding

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Even the savviest candidates can fall prey to mistakes that can cost them a job. Job hunting is not easy, and there’s no single perfect formula for success. But there are some errors you can avoid, to help you stay on the right track. These tactical missteps include the following.  Too Much Time Spent Applying… Read more »

Dos and Don’ts for Your First Day of Work

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Being the new kid at work is both challenging and exciting. On your first day, you’ll be faced with difficulties as well as opportunities. Your goal is to make the most of both. Here are some dos and don’ts to get you off on the right foot, so you make a great first impression and… Read more »

How to Have a Successful Career in 2018

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There’s a good reason why January is the busiest job search month of the year. Companies tend to be hiring, and for many people, it’s time to take stock in their lives and consider a new direction. Most people change jobs 10 to 15 times during their working lives. There’s no reason you have to… Read more »

Red Flags to Look for at a Job Interview

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Deciding whether to accept a job offer, or proceed to the next level of a company’s hiring process, is up to you. During an interview, remember: You are evaluating an employer just as much as they are evaluating you. Keep Your Eyes Open Pay close attention during your interview, not just to the verbal messages… Read more »

The Secrets to a Great Phone Interview

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Companies use phone interviews as their initial screen of candidates, so they can determine which ones will be invited in for a face-to-face meeting. Often, phone interviews are prearranged, but it’s possible you may receive a surprise call. Either way, the key to success is being prepared. Helpful Tips Preparation for a phone interview is… Read more »