The Watercooler is PrideStaff’s blog covering trends and tips for successfully managing issues in the workplace, such as: retention, employee engagement, and interviewing.

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Hiring in Denver Colorado | PrideStaff Denver Northwest

You want to grow your business and add talent to your company. But, how do you know the candidate sitting in front of you is a good fit for your company? How do you know that they’re the right person for the future? A bad hire can be toxic for your company morale and hiring… Read more »

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Finding a Job through Social Media | PrideStaff Denver Northwest

Social media can be your worst enemy when you’re searching for a new job.   Or, if you use it right, it can be your best friend. By now we all know that hiring managers and prospective employers research the candidates they’re looking to hire online and they report that they’re suspicious of candidates who… Read more »

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Hiring in Denver Colorado | PrideStaff Denver Northwest

Companies are always looking to hire and, with unemployment rates continuing to decline, finding true talent is increasingly difficult. Hiring is a time-consuming and expensive process and most companies report they’re rarely able to find candidates who satisfy all their requirements. So, many busy companies across Denver are turning to staffing agencies to help hire… Read more »

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Partnering with a Staffing Agency in Denver

Hiring new employees is probably something you’re not particularly fond of doing. You’d rather focus on growing your business, planning a marketing strategy, or managing the employees you have, coaching them and developing their skills. Plus, making the right hire, matching the perfect candidate with the skills you need, is an art form! It’s not… Read more »

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Standing Out During Your Job Search | Denver Employment Agency

When you’re applying for a job, you want to make sure you get noticed. And you want to stand out as the best candidate this set of hiring managers has ever seen. You’re sure you’re the perfect person for the job and you want to make sure they know it, too. You need to be… Read more »

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Finding a Job in Denver | Things to Avoid on Social Media

A job search can be stressful. You’re constantly worried about making sure you’re presenting your best self. And that includes social media. Social media can be a really great way to connect with hiring managers and network with others who might be able to help you find job opportunities. The flip side of that is… Read more »

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Frustrated at Work | PrideStaff Denver Northwest

We’ve all made mistakes at work. Sometimes it’s as simple as sending an email without attaching a document. Or replying all to a group email that should have been more private. Or, maybe it was something bigger—you miscalculated figures that ended up costing your company money or damaged your company’s reputation. Depending on the magnitude… Read more »

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Interviewing Support in Denver Colorado | PrideStaff Denver Northwest

When you’re ready to bring on a manufacturer who will represent your line, you need to begin with the right interview questions. First, you’ll probably start over the phone to gage interest and compatibility. The phone questions will probably be your make-or-break questions, those that will fish for the qualifications and requirements you consider to… Read more »

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Management in Denver | PrideStaff Denver Northwest

Developing your workers into managers isn’t something that can happen overnight. It takes months and years, but if you start early enough, engraining skills and traits in them until it’s second nature, they’ll be sufficiently equipped to make important decisions daily. Eventually, they’ll be guiding their peers and direct reports, enhancing not only their own… Read more »

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Social Media Red Flags to Avoid When Job Searching

Nowadays, the Internet seems to be our resource for anything and everything—including people. Using professional sites, blogs, and social media, it’s easy to find out just about everything about a person. Hiring managers use Google to collect more information about people who are applying to their companies and they’re often finding out things they didn’t… Read more »