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Interviewing in Denver

Congratulations! You landed a job interview. Exciting, but also nerve-wracking. You need to appear confident and competent without seeming overly arrogant. But if you’re nervous, it’s hard to appear confident, especially if you’re applying for a job that’s a little over your head. If they sense your fear and anxiety, will you bomb the interview?… Read more »

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How Can You Help a Shy Employee Become More Confident?

Some of your employees probably exude confidence. They take on new projects and responsibilities with ease and even eagerness. They excel in almost everything they do and when they don’t, they rebound quickly. Then you have those timid employees who, even though they may have the skills, doubt their abilities and hesitate to take on… Read more »

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Improve Workplace Absenteeism | PrideStaff Denver Northwest

If you’re starting to feel that it’s time for a promotion, you need to do more than simply ask for it. You need to demonstrate that you’re ready for one! You need to work smart, show initiative, offer solutions, work hard, and dress the part. If you ask but haven’t done anything to show that… Read more »

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You’ve found the perfect candidate for the position you’re hiring for. Great! The only problem is that they’re slightly overqualified, which seems like a good problem to have. But how do you proceed? Do you hire them, or do you keep looking? What if they get bored when they step into the role? Will they leave for… Read more »

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There comes a point in the lifecycle of every job when you wonder whether you’ve been there too long. You’ve become more adept at your job, and in fact, you’ve almost mastered your daily tasks. Things aren’t hard anymore. But you haven’t been promoted, and you’ve seen other coworkers pass you by. Are you getting… Read more »

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A lot of people say that Fridays at work are worthless. People leave early to head to happy hour or to leave town for a long weekend at the beach. And although it’s probably true that Friday afternoon meetings are a waste of everyone’s time, Fridays themselves can be pretty significant as you set yourself… Read more »

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Interviewing in Denver | PrideStaff Denver Northwest

If you’re offered an interview when you’re not even actively looking for a job, accept the interview! How flattering! They must have heard something exciting about you, so don’t simply reply that you’re “not interested” or “not actively looking.” Instead, change your mindset and hear them out. Consider the opportunity so you can make an… Read more »

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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 »