Looking Back on 2020 – How to Reflect on the Year and Your Successes


Reflecting on 2020 Success

As we approach the end of 2020, it is ideal for reflecting on your successes this year. If you do not pause to reflect on your success, no one else will. In our busy workplace, we often fail to recognize how much we have accomplished throughout the year. We fail to pause and enjoy looking… Read more »

How to End the Grapevine and Rumors Amid Your Workforce


Minimizing Workplace Rumors

Gossip flourishes in most workplaces these days. It is so bad that it seems like talking about each other is all we have to do. Workers talk about the company, their  and their managers. It is common for employees to take a partial truth and run with it. In the workplace, people will gossip about… Read more »

The Key to Taking Some Time Off Around the Holidays to Prevent Burnout


Preventing Workplace Burnout | PrideStaff Denver Northwest

Burnout is a prevalent condition in the workplace these days. On average, you spend 2.6 hours per day checking email. Add to that more than eight hours a day at work and 23 hours a week stuck in meetings. You get the point. Although not a medical condition itself, burnout can lead to depression, anxiety,… Read more »

Are References Still Needed to Showcase Your Talent When Applying for a Job?


Including References on a Resume | Jobs in Denver Colorado

It pays to have reliable, recent job references that can speak to your qualifications, especially if they pertain to the job you seek. Keep your references up-to-date and validated. The fewer red flags you raise with your references, the better. Why You Need References Employers typically use references to make hiring decisions. A lack of… Read more »

Common Resume Mistakes to Avoid When Applying to Your Next Job


Common Resume Mistakes to Avoid | Jobs in Denver

Your resume is one of the prime ways an employer can assess you as a possible job candidate, and a flawed submission can get you screened out quickly. Typos, grammatical errors, and submitting resumes that do not match the job description will put you out of consideration with any employer. When you apply to your… Read more »

How to Begin Preparing to Ask for an Annual Raise in 2021


Getting a Salary Raise in 2021

If you are considering asking for a raise in 2021, good for you. However, make sure you prepare in advance to increase your chances of successfully getting a raise. Discussing money is taboo in our culture. A significant reason why many people do not negotiate salary is that they feel discomfort in asking for more… Read more »

How to Start Getting Noticed by Recruiters on LinkedIn


Getting Noticed on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is full of professional profiles. Unfortunately, many of these profiles are not sufficient. The majority of profiles on LinkedIn are fundamental and very vanilla in content. Here are some pointers to help you construct a LinkedIn profile that recruiters will notice! Let Recruiters Know You Are Available To get noticed on LinkedIn, you must… Read more »

Start Your Day with a Better Breakfast…Here’s How


The Key to Eating a Better Breakfast

We all leave out breakfast from time to time, and we have many reasons for skipping. You might prefer getting an extra 30 minutes to an hour of sleep instead of getting up and preparing a meal. It may be tough to find the motivation and energy to cook breakfast when you wake up. Many… Read more »

Perfecting the Elevator Pitch: How to Tell Someone About You in 60 Seconds or Less


Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch

The elevator pitch is the prepared statement that defines your product, service, or your value as an employee in a short amount of time. It typically includes an introduction and then moves on to a summary of the subject and concludes with a question. The pitch should consist of clear language expressed in layman’s terms…. Read more »

Essential Workplace Etiquette Tips to Help You Remain Professional at All Times


Remain Professional in the Workplace

It only takes a few seconds for someone to form their impression of you, so make sure it is a professional one. What you wear is crucial, even if your company does not have a dress code. Dress in clothing appropriate for your work environment and take cues from your colleagues. Stand straight, make eye contact,… Read more »