The Difference Between Managers and Leaders

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Can managers lead? Can leaders manage? What’s the difference between the two? Which one are you, and which one do you want to be? One may think they’re interchangeable, but each has different qualities. And a good manager has the qualities of a good leader. Handling mistakes. Managers tend to criticize errors, while leaders point… Read more »

PrideStaff Recognizes Thousand Oaks Staffing Firm as Office of the Year

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PrideStaff, a national staffing organization, is pleased to name their Thousand Oaks office the recipient of the George A. Rogers Office of the Year Award. For sixteen years, this annual honor has been given to the PrideStaff office that has achieved the strongest results in revenue, growth, quality management and community involvement. “PrideStaff’s national resources,… Read more »

5 Things You Did Not Know About the Affordable Care Act

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As of right now, the Affordable Care Act (also known as “Obamacare” or the ACA) still stands as the main method for millions of Americans to get health insurance. If you’re one of those millions — and chances are pretty good that you are — read on to learn a few points about the ACA… Read more »

10 Things You Will Never Find in Today’s Workplace

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The workplace of 1990 seems worlds away compared to that of today’s; technological advances and differences in thinking have grown by leaps and bounds in the last 25 years. Some of the most vital workplace items are barely recognized by today’s standards. In the 1990’s office, you’d likely find: Typewriters or other electric word processors…. Read more »

Reference Checking Mistakes Can Get Costly…Avoid These Common Mistakes

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You’ve already spent significant time and energy on hiring: Sorting resumes, narrowing down the list, interviewing candidates, and now it looks as though you’ve made your choice. Do you need to check the person’s references, or can you just assume that the person who seemed so great in the interview will work out? The answer… Read more »

Jobs are More Than Just Money: How to Ask About Other Work Perks

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Of course part of having a job includes the desire for a steady paycheck, but it’s perfectly acceptable (and right) to look for more than just money in your employment search. In fact, according to a survey from AfterCollege, a website designed to help businesses recruit recent college grads, the top three considerations during a… Read more »