How to See if a Candidate is a Team Player in the Interview

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T.E.A.M. = Together Everybody Achieves More But sometimes, finding team players can be an unexpected challenge. In many ways, teamwork skills are the most critical abilities an ideal candidate should possess. But, they are also some of the most challenging to recognize during an interview. What Makes a Candidate a Great Team Player? A great… Read more »

Hiring Candidates that Fit Your Company Culture

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While you need to hire candidates that are skilled and knowledgeable in their area of expertise, it’s also important to pay attention to their interpersonal skills. Candidates that are hardworking and experienced may not necessarily work well with other team members and may have a hard time fitting in with your company culture. You should… Read more »

Your Company’s Social Media Presence is Not Optional

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Have you been struggling for months trying to figure out why your company’s social media isn’t getting the right results? Maybe you have been trying to get more candidates to learn about career opportunities to improve recruitment efforts. Or maybe you just want to make sure the corporate culture is accurately being shared on your… Read more »

Tips to Highlight Your Company Culture in Job Descriptions

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Company Culture

In the quest to attract quality candidates, hiring professionals must put their organization in as much positive light as possible. Oftentimes, this includes sharing the company brand and culture in a more detailed way through various efforts. A company culture can help potential candidates understand more about the business, what values are present, and if… Read more »

Hiring Starts with Understanding Who You’re Looking For

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Hiring the best possible people for your business is obviously the most critical aspect of team building. But, what if you don’t know exactly what the ideal employee consists of? It’s a little like recruiting in the dark. That’s why it’s important to have a system for identifying the right skills, traits, personality, and experience… Read more »

Sort Out Bad Job Candidates with These Questions

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It’s common for hiring managers to be faced with a litany of unqualified candidates who apply for positions without first reading the requirements. The issue is that hiring managers must carefully weed out candidates without discriminating against them. When this is the case, a bit of screening using interview questions can be the solution. Here… Read more »

A Look at Our Highest Viewed HR Content in 2015

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Holiday celebrations aside, the start of a new year is the perfect time to take a look back at all the good things that have happened. One of the PrideStaff team’s favorite things to do is review the top HR blog posts from the year, and share them with our readers. Here’s a rundown of… Read more »

The Importance of Thanking Your Employees for Their Hard Work

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When is the last time you took the opportunity to thank an employee for a job well done? As an HR Manager or Supervisor, being proactive about employee recognition should be the foundation of positive working relationships within your organization. Why is it important to regularly thank your employees? It fosters good will in your… Read more »

Need Help Hiring to Meet Seasonal Demand?

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As another busy holiday season approaches the Atlanta area, your company may already be thinking about how to manage your seasonal staffing needs. Very often, seasonal peaks require additional workers to augment current teams so that they don’t get overwhelmed and they can take some much needed time off to be with family and friends. There… Read more »

When Should Your Business Utilize Temporary Help?

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All organizations need good people to work for them; this is a given. But, what happens when good people are hard to find, or there are just not enough quality workers available during the busy season? This is often a time when smart business owners turn to temporary help to maintain a productive workforce. When… Read more »