How to Tell an Interviewer You’ve Been Fired in the Past

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Interviews can be stressful enough, but it you were recently fired, your wounded pride may cause you to avoiding interviews entirely. Passing off a firing as an unfair result of a less than ideal situation may seem difficult, and landing a job even more so. However, the recent economy has left hiring managers and recruiters… Read more »

Check out These 3 Resume Tips to Help Differentiate Yourself

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If you are recently unemployed, a reminder of the competition you face may be the last thing that you need. However, it might serve to encourage an overhaul of your resume. According to The Wall Street Journal just submitting your resume to job boards is no longer a good option.  Most employers don’t advertise, but… Read more »

As Graduation Nears, Use These Four Tips to Find a Job in Atlanta

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It seems that employers have a complaint concerning the preparedness of today’s graduating generation. A recent survey conducted at Bentley University found that employers consider millennials to lack appropriate work ethic and to be unprepared for the job market. What’s more, hiring managers, recruiters, business people, and academics agree. Eric Pianin, D.C. bureau chief of The Fiscal… Read more »

Evaluating Company Culture before Agreeing to a New Position

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Before deciding whether a new position is right for you, determine your workplace preferences. An effective hiring manager will quickly sell a company position to the chosen candidate who may be lured by an attractive salary or a plush office. If you hated the long commute and the strict office hours of your last job,… 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 »

Relocating for a Spouse? Here’s How You Can Find a Great Job

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If you have relocated because your partner or spouse has taken another job, you are a “trailing spouse.” You may have to alter your own career path to support your partner and face a challenging job search. It takes time to become acquainted with a new area, and career opportunities will not be immediately evident…. Read more »

Got a New Job? Use These Apps to Find Lunch!

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A break in the lunch day recharges your batteries and can boost your afternoon’s productivity. An article in Forbes by Lisa Evans notes that a break from work relieves stress and fatigue. Temporary assignments can be challenging; they involve learning new skills, adapting to a new environment, and working with a new team. Don’t worry… Read more »

Job Search in a Rut? Consider these Tips!

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If your job search is not yielding the results you desire, it might be time to change strategies. The world of recruitment, much like countless other industries, is continuing to change and so should your approach to finding employment. Is your job search in a rut? Don’t worry! Use the following tips to re-evaluate your… Read more »

Searching For a Job? Focus on Your Strategy

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Searching for a job in the current climate is challenging. The majority of applicants apply online, many through job sites such as Monster or Career Builder. However, according to CBS News less than ten percent of jobs are filled through job sites or other online platforms and 80 percent of positions are not listed at… Read more »

Make Your Resume Shine with These Tips

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Resumes are not a one-size-fits-all commodity. The resume that you submit should be tailored according to the role to which you are applying. For example, a forklift operator could highlight experience, training, concern for safety, and the ability to follow protocol. A social media marketing specialist could showcase the candidate’s online presence and provide hypertext… Read more »