Need a Manager? Why Not to Promote from Within

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It’s a dilemma faced by every talent manager at some point: On one hand, you want to keep up with emerging skillsets and hire those who will help your business outperform the competition. On the other hand, you want to make sure your current employees know that growth opportunities are available. How can you do… Read more »

Is the “Perfect Candidate” a Myth?

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The cost of hiring the wrong person can be astronomical. But at the same time, perfect candidates are difficult, if not impossible, to find. Recruiters often use the term “purple squirrel” to describe the rare candidate who offers the perfect mix of skills, education, experience, salary requirements and overall fit to meet your requirements. For… Read more »

Should You Send Rejection Letters?

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  You’re busy … often, overwhelmingly busy. Taking extra time to write rejection letters to candidates you’re not hiring is probably quite low on your priority list. But, it can mean the difference between a person forming a positive impression of your organization and one whose feelings are hurt – or who may decide to… Read more »

What Should You Include in Packets for New Hires?

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Presenting a well-organized hiring packet helps get you off to a great start with your new hires, as it portrays your company and brand in a positive, well-organized fashion. The contents must be comprehensive and legally compliant, and should immediately create the right impression. Designing the best possible new hire packet is not difficult, but… Read more »

When Should You Hold Out for a Better Candidate?

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Finding the best candidate to fill your open position can pose a major challenge. Your inbox may be crammed with promising resumes, but finding that candidate who is just right may continue to elude you. As you determine whether or not to hold out for a better prospect to come along, look inward: at your… Read more »

Top 3 HR Posts of 2015

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As employers vied for top talent in 2015, it was critical that they kept their eyes on the prize. This meant nurturing relationships with team members, giving them room to stretch and grow, and performing as effective, efficient leaders. Our PrideStaff Fresno blog followers were keen to learn more about setting the right tone with… Read more »

Developing a Handbook for Wearable Technology at Work

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We’ve entered another new era in technology – and this time, you can wear it. Maybe it’s a pair of Google glasses that feature a computer with a small LED display. It is voice activated, and users can scroll through menus to take photos, shoot videos, upload files, search the web, check email, and more…. Read more »

Keep Your Onboarding Process Relevant and Worthwhile

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Hiring in Fresno | PrideStaff Fresno

Effective onboarding is a crucial tool to ensure that new employees feel like part of your business and fully understand your company culture. The ability to introduce new hires to your organization, make them productive and effective in the shortest possible time – and retain them – is an essential business priority with key bottom-line… Read more »

Developing a Success Path for Your New Hires

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Fresno Staffing Agency |Onboarding New Employees in Fresno

An essential factor in edging out your competition is hiring and retaining the best talent. A recent Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) study showed that when asked why they would look elsewhere for work, 35 percent of employees said it was because they were dissatisfied with their current career paths. Thirty-two percent reported that… Read more »

Are You Pushing Top Talent Out the Door?

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Tips on Refining Your Hiring Process in Fresno | PrideStaff Fresno

You feel as though you’re doing everything right when it comes to retaining your best talent. You treat your employees well, you offer competitive salaries, and job security remains high. And yet, you just had another resignation letter cross your desk. What’s going on? In the eyes of your top performers, what seems like a… Read more »