Consider These Tips When Searching for a Job

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The key to your job hunting success is staying positive and motivated – which can be a daunting prospect when your search takes longer than expected. The right attitude helps you remain persistent and project the best possible image at interviews. Take time to periodically reassess your strategy. For instance, do you need to expand… Read more »

How Much of Your Past Should You Include on Your Resume?

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There’s no single “one-size-fits-all” resume. The key is to present yourself as the right candidate for the job. Include relevant information that best positions you for success and makes you stand out among the competition. The most effective resume is the one that gets you hired. It takes an employer approximately six seconds to make… Read more »

Made a Mistake on the Job? Follow These Steps

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You really blew it this time – you made a major mistake at work. Your first instinct is to run and hide! You may react in panic, saying too much and overcomplicating an already inflammatory situation. Or you may be tempted to hastily cover up your error and find ways to defend yourself. While seeking… Read more »

How to Job Search Appropriately While Employed

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Experts agree that conducting a job search while you’re employed is the best approach, since it makes you more attractive to potential employers. But you are walking a fine line and you need to carefully balance your current work responsibilities with your future plans. Currently Employed? How Can You Start Looking for a Job? While… Read more »

What Does Your Employment History Say About You?

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Your employment history may comprise up to 85 percent of your resume. It tells a prospective employer how long you’ve performed duties and realized accomplishments relevant to the job being offered – so if you had any doubts about its importance, you can put them to rest. In fact, your employment history may be the deciding… Read more »

Three Ways to Say “I’m Professional”

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Portraying yourself as a consummate professional begins at your first point of contact with a prospective employer. It’s so much more than a cliché: first impressions really do count. So be sure you start off on the right foot with the people and organization that may eventually become the source of your livelihood. Calling EmployersCalling… Read more »

Tips on Managing Workplace Conflict

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Conflict in the workplace is inevitable. In a recent Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) survey, HR managers reported that they spend 24 to 60 percent of their time dealing with employee disputes. The ability to recognize conflict, understand its nature and bring it to swift and just resolution is key to your success as… Read more »

PrideStaff Wins Inavero’s 2014 Best Of Staffing® Diamond Awards

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FRESNO, CA – The PrideStaff group of companies, including PrideStaff, PrideStaff Financial, Rx relief and Insurance Relief, announced today it has been named as one of Inavero’s 2014 Best of Staffing® Award winners and has also earned the 2014 Best of Staffing Diamond Award for achieving the highest client and talent service quality scores for five… Read more »

How to Anticipate Your Employees’ Needs

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Employee turnover is inevitable. Your goal is to manage attrition with a focus on retaining high performers and enabling all your workers to achieve their maximum potential. This includes keeping them motivated, engaged and satisfied, thus boosting chances of growing their careers with your organization. How can you keep your finger on the pulse of… Read more »

Writing a Cover Letter that Stands Out

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As an introduction to your resume, your cover letter should be a distinctive piece that immediately sets the tone and helps you stand out among the competition. Since hiring managers spend an average of just 10 seconds reviewing each cover letter they receive, how do you best make this happen? Personalize ItInstead of cutting and… Read more »