Should You Bring Your Work Home With You?

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A study from 2012 showed most workers bring the office home with them each week. It reported Americans were tacking on an extra day’s work by bringing work home. A more recent study from Payscale says the practice hasn’t changed much, particularly as the lines blur between work and home as more workers than ever are logging hours remotely. But is this healthy? How… Read more »

Why Improving Company Culture Will Help Your Business

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Company culture has a more significant impact on the business than many people think. Keep reading for more information on how improving culture can improve your business.   Company culture matters. Businesses with strong, healthy corporate cultures end up attracting the best talent and keeping them longer. Today, millennials are shaping what’s important in the workforce; after all,… Read more »

Maneuvering Your Job Search Through COVID-19

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Right now times are very uncertain, very stressful and even a bit frightening. The COVID-19 outbreak has not only caused a health crisis but an economic crisis, as well. In a matter of days, millions of people found themselves suddenly out of work. Millions more are weeks or even days away from losing their jobs,… Read more »

Questions You Should NOT Ask a Candidate

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Facilitating a good interview is an art form in itself. You have to ask the right questions to see if your candidates have the right behaviors, skills, and experiences needed for the job you’re looking to fill. You need to assess for cultural fit as well as job fit. Plus, you want to simultaneously sell… Read more »

Questions You Should NOT Ask a Candidate

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Facilitating a good interview is an art form in itself. You have to ask the right questions to see if your candidates have the right behaviors, skills, and experiences needed for the job you’re looking to fill. You need to assess for cultural fit as well as job fit. Plus, you want to simultaneously sell your company as… Read more »

Approaching an Employee About Poor Performance

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Here comes the hard part of your job: having a conversation with an employee about their poor work performance. But it’s a conversation you have to have. If you don’t tackle this issue as soon as you recognize it, the problem will only worsen, and the conversation will get more complicated. Here’s how you can address poor performance with… Read more »

Three Interview Questions to Make You Stand Out

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You get to the end of the interview and feel it’s gone well. As it begins to wind up, the interviewer asks you, “So, what questions do you have for us?” Wait…you managed to look at questions they might ask you, but you forgot to consider you’d have a chance to ask some yourself. You… Read more »

Is Workplace Competition a Good Motivator?

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In a memorable scene from the movie Glengarry Glen Ross, the somewhat beleaguered employees of a real estate office get a rousing speech from Alec Baldwin who all but tears them apart, saying, “We’re adding a little something to this month’s sales contest. As you all know first prize is a Cadillac El Dorado. Anyone… Read more »

Help your friends. Get paid. It’s that simple!

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Do you know someone who dreads heading into work each and every day? We can help you, help them.  And you’ll get rewarded too! If you know someone currently looking for employment, or someone that might benefit from a change in scenery, let us know. Simply complete this short Refer a Friend form and we’ll get to… Read more »

See First Hand Why PrideStaff Thousand Oaks Has Earned The Best of Staffing Diamond Award

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Personal. Flexible. Dependable. Honest. These aren’t just words, this is our mantra. At PrideStaff, we’ve earned the Best of Staffing Diamond Award by delivering outstanding service to our clients and job seekers, day in and day out.  Find out what it’s really like to work with a true partner in your success: