5 Ways to Stay Productive While Working Remotely


5 Ways to Stay Productive While Working Remotely | PrideStaff Denver Northwest

When you work from home, the environment is different from your office, but the expectations remain the same. It is vital that you create a work environment in your home that promotes productivity. Here are five ways to help you stay productive while working from home. Five Productivity Tips for Working at Home   Select… Read more »

How Has the Stress of COVID-19 Impacted Job Hunting?


How Has the Stress of COVID-19 Impacted Job Hunting | PrideStaff Denver Northwest

COVID-19 is seriously impacting job hunting with the competition for jobs skyrocketing. The typical online job ad these days attracts about 250 resumes. Worse still, you can expect to compete with over 1,000 applications for companies like Apple, Google, and Amazon. It is common to not hear from employers when you apply, and the process… Read more »

Does Long-Term Unemployment on Your Resume Impact Job Hunting?


Long-Term Unemployment on Resume Job Hunting Impact | PrideStaff Denver Northwest

Being unemployed is tough, and when you add a pandemic into the mix, it becomes an even greater challenge. COVID-19 is putting millions of Americans out of work, which is creating a surge in long-term unemployment. The Bureau of Labor Statistics advises that it takes 21 weeks on average to find a new job. However,… Read more »

What Recruiters Are Looking for Heading Into 2021


Hiring Trends in 2021 | PrideStaff Denver Northwest

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 is a year of unprecedented challenges for businesses. As companies are changing to meet the obstacles of 2020, what they are seeking from job candidates will be different too. Work is becoming increasingly technological and online-centric, and recruiters are looking for employees who can fit into this new work… Read more »

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 »