What an amazing five years it’s been – and we’re just getting started! We want to celebrate with you as we commemorate our 5-year anniversary! After a challenging and rewarding year, we are launching our birthday celebration with “Throwback Thursdays” over the next several weeks by looking back on some local and national highlights. Our… Read more »
Posts Tagged: PrideStaff Bend
Hope is Not a Strategy
The labor market in Central Oregon remains tight and finding qualified employees continues to be one of the primary barriers for business growth in our market. Hoping the right candidate will apply to your job or walk through your doors is not a strategy. The labor market is only going to get tighter for the… Read more »
Schedule a Last Minute Biotech Interview? Follow These Tips!
The big news: You got the interview at your dream biotech firm. The catch: The interview takes place in a couple of hours. Uh oh. Your big chance to cement a position in an exciting, growing industry, and you have to rush into it. No time for your usual deep-dive into every pertinent detail of… Read more »
8 Career-Based New Year’s Resolution Ideas
Go to the gym. Eat fewer carbs. Spend more time with family. Oh, and make more money and finally get your career on track. All of it falls into the classic easier-said-than-done category. The key is to avoid general resolutions and map out specific actions you can take to get going in the right direction…. Read more »
5 Simple Ways to Show Employees You’re Thankful for Them
A lot of families have the same Thanksgiving tradition. They go around the table and everyone lists at least one thing they are thankful for. For you, the phrase “good employees” could get mentioned every year. Efficient and reliable workers make everything easier. When you complete a project or beat your production quotas, it’s because… Read more »
Should I Connect With People I Don’t Know on LinkedIn?
LinkedIn exists as a networking platform. It’s one big, digital industry conference. Just instead of shaking hands and handing out business cards, you send each other invites. But any social media platform comes with privacy and reputational concerns. Along with being a networking platform, LinkedIn serves as your public face. Any new client, any prospective… Read more »
Train, Motivate and Retain Employees All in One!
Does this sound familiar? After a multilevel recruitment process that involved an exhaustive resume search (utilizing both state-of-the-art computer analysis and painstaking human investigation), three interviews conducted by a total of seven staff members, two practical skills tests and a lengthy hard-fought debate, you have finally found the perfect candidate for an important position you’ve… Read more »
How Your Social Media Presence Could Be Affecting Your Job Search
We live more in public now than at any other time in history. Sometimes, this is almost literally true. As Facebook gives way to Twitter, which has given way to live streaming, full chunks of our lives exist as a semi-permanent cyber-monument. Meanwhile, employers want to know everything they can about you before they hire… Read more »
Is Your Company Culture Influencing Candidate’s Decisions?
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
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 »