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Asking for a Raise

There are many life experiences that are simply more difficult if you’re introverted. Asking for a raise is one of them. It seems that the world rewards more assertive people. In fact, 48 percent of individuals surveyed say they’ve always felt apprehensive regarding salary negotiations (source). Whether they don’t want to seem too pushy or… Read more »

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Improve Management Style | PrideStaff Denver Northwest

For better or worse, your attitude as a leader is contagious. Your attitude can either empower and inspire your team and lead them to success or it can cripple them with fear and indecisiveness. The attitude you portray to your team—even unintentionally—is what they will replicate and be guided by each day. And just because… Read more »

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Excessive stress is a major problem for the American working population. A little bit of stress is okay—it keeps people moving forward and focused on their goals. But too much stress can lead to trouble sleeping and eating, heart problems, disengagement, and immune deficiencies. If you notice your employees are overwhelmed and stressed, it’s worth… Read more »

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Relaxing at Your Desk

Sometimes you just need to relax. Too much stress and tension can overwhelm us to the point that we can’t accomplish anything. Instead of making progress, we’re at our desks unsure of where to begin. And it can start to take a toll on our health—insomnia, fatigue, headaches, digestive problems, the list goes on. Fortunately,… Read more »

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Improving Your Team Meeting | PrideStaff Denver Northwest

Let’s be honest—we all waste a lot of time sitting in meetings. Whether it’s ten minutes of friendly banter or a wandering, aimless agenda, there’s nothing more frustrating than sitting in a meeting room, glancing at the clock and thinking about the to-do list you have back at your desk. It’s nonsense! But it can… Read more »

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No matter what kind of relationship you’re in, when you hear the words, “we need to talk,” you probably start to freak out a little. Are you breaking up? Are you getting fired? Are you terminally ill? It’s totally normal for your mind to immediately jump to the worst-case scenario. So you can imagine how your team… Read more »

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Too many people settle for the notion that work is simply something to be endured, that we wake up grumpy on Monday morning and spend the rest of the week counting the minutes until Friday afternoon. But people who are happy at work perform better, form better relationships with their co–workers, and take more pride… Read more »

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Every workplace has them—those employees who always seem to be in a bad mood. Sometimes their frustration is totally justified, but the truth is that dealing with them can really destroy your productivity and even crush morale. You can’t totally sever ties with that person—you work with them, you need to collaborate and communicate with them on… Read more »

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Standing Out During Your Job Search | Denver Employment Agency

We’ve all had terrible jobs, horrible bosses or simply jobs that we’re not exactly proud of but are still important enough to include on our resume. So how do you explain those employment situations in interviews? A job interview is not a time to vent. You can’t say anything negative about a previous employer or… Read more »

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Hiring in Denver Colorado | PrideStaff Denver Northwest

Relationship building is crucial for success in most industries. This requires building a network and getting to know people. You need to understand what they need and want and, to earn trust, need to share the same about yourself. But, to get to that point, we probably need to start with small talk. Small talk… Read more »