This Odd Action Could Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Your Candidate

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You spend a lot of time crafting the perfect interview questions. But as much effort and research as you put into the process, you might learn as much about a candidate from a simple response to a seemingly innocuous offer. “Do you want a glass of water?” On the surface, it seems like common courtesy…. Read more »

3 Ways Your Job Descriptions Can Scare Candidates Away

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You know that classic breakup line, “it’s not you…it’s me.” Well, in this case, it might be you. You might be the reason the right candidates don’t apply for your open positions. Specifically, your job description might be scaring people away. We know the feeling. The position has been open forever. You keep posting and… Read more »

3 Ways to Improve Candidate Experience

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You’re looking to get the most out of your recruiting process. You want to find the best candidate in the cheapest, quickest, most efficient way possible. This makes sense. Most things companies do during the hiring process are meant to help the company make the best decision, while simultaneously limiting waste. From resume gathering to… Read more »

7 Red Flags Your Employee Might Put In Their Two Weeks

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Replacing employees is a drag, especially long-time veterans you respected and liked. It’s like having to start dating again after leaving a long-term relationship. Employee departures (and breakups for that matter) are worse when they come by surprise. Not only do you have to conduct the expensive process of recruitment and training, but the unexpected… Read more »

Job Description Best Practices to Ensure Your Jobs Get Clicked On

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Rewind from the moment when you hire that perfect employee. Move back through their impressive interview, through reading their stellar resume, all the way to the point when the process started. What kicked everything off? What’s the event that led to you getting the opportunity to hire such a first-rate candidate? The answer: the applicant… Read more »

How Do Your 2019 Accounting & Finance Salaries Compare?

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Fierce competition dominates the labor market for financial positions. That’s always true. But before you get visions of a Hunger Games-style death match waiting for you at the next job fair, take heart. According to a report prepared by the industry experts at Robert Half, the increased competition is now between employers, not those looking… Read more »

PrideStaff Live: Winning the Talent Wars

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At PrideStaff, we’re always looking for new ways to help you overcome your toughest business challenges. Through our Innovations LIVE webinar series, we’ve partnered with some of the world’s leading experts to tackle your biggest HR, recruiting and talent management issues. Our next free Innovations LIVE webinar, “Winning the Talent Wars,” is coming up on Wednesday,… Read more »

3 Scary Consequences of a Bad Hire

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Given how much thought and effort goes into a job search, it’s amazing how uncertain the outcome can seem. You and your team earnestly review dozens and dozens of resumes (often with some cutting-edge computer help). You use best-practice interview techniques in order to uncover all the hidden personality traps and potential buried conflicts. You… Read more »

Is Your Company Culture Influencing Candidate’s Decisions?

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When traveling to a foreign country for the first time, the initial impression you get about the place likely comes from the airport. You land, step off the plane and instantly form an opinion. Is the place bustling or quiet? Are the people pushy or polite? Is the customs area efficient or a bureaucratic nightmare?… Read more »

4 Simple Tactics to Make Sure Your Candidate is a Good Fit

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You spend a lot of time and money on recruitment. So why does it seem like such a hit-or-miss proposition? After weeks of sifting through resumes, conducting interviews and gathering opinions from various departments, you still end up with someone ill-suited to your corporate goals. Now, you have a tough decision: Settle for a less-than-perfect… Read more »