Worried Your Employees Aren’t Excited About Their Jobs? Try These 3 Tips!

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As the year winds down and the holidays approach, it’s a natural time for employees’ enthusiasm about work to slump a bit. Their minds are on other things, and it’s difficult to stay motivated in the face of all the distractions. Being happy with your job regardless of the time of year depends on intangibles… Read more »

Stop Making Bad Hires! But How?

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Take a Break During the Day to Increase Productivity in Fresno

Hire well and you’ll have a high-performing and happy team. Hire just one wrong person – sometimes called a “misfire hire” – and you’ll spend a lot of time, money and energy doing damage control. Have the right process, with the right checks and balances in place. Select wisely to achieve business growth while providing… Read more »

Create a Positive Company Culture

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It’s a candidate’s market. Demand for top-performing talent has never been higher. When hiring for long-term loyalty and success, cultural fit is equally, if not more, important than technical skills. This is especially true among millennial employees, who tend to prioritize meaningful work over pay and won’t hesitate to leave if their employer’s values clash… Read more »

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 »