How an Employee Referral Program Benefits Your Company

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In a recent LinkedIn survey, 32 percent of employers listed employee referral programs as their top source of quality new hires. When it comes to effective recruiting – including lowered costs, a more engaged workforce, and higher long-term retention rates – an employee referral program can be a major boost to your hiring success. As… Read more »

5 Things to Look For in Every Resume

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When you have a job opening to fill, you typically have to sort through resumes. Lots of resumes. You can save yourself and your team a lot of time and energy by knowing what to look for – right up front. You need to ensure that the candidates you consider are exactly who they say… Read more »

Feeling Unproductive? Use These Tips to Get Back on Track

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During the holiday season, it’s tempting to put your job search on hold and just make it next year’s resolution. But hiring doesn’t stop during November and December. Think again. If you use the right approach and techniques, this can be a great time to find the position you’ve been looking for. Many businesses typically… Read more »

Should You Ever Be “Hands Off” in Your Job Search?

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Focus is key when searching for a job. You need to stay on track and optimize your time for the best possible results. To stay “hands on,” be sure to target specific positions and industries – and consider working with a professional recruiter who can help you pinpoint and achieve the right career fit. Hit… Read more »

Want to Hire Better Employees? Watch Out for These Warning Signs!

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When you’re interviewing job candidates, your goal is to find the right person for the job. This means finding and weeding out the weakest applicants as you narrow down your list and ultimately make the right match. Watch for these warning signs in candidates. Often, they are harbingers of bigger, long-term issues. Punctuality Problems Unless… Read more »

6 Tips Job Seekers Can Use to Improve Their LinkedIn Profile

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Recruiters and employers use LinkedIn constantly as a search tool to assess candidates’ experiences, competencies, creativity and personality. Your LinkedIn profile is the premier online place to showcase your unique talents and personal brand. Use these tips to make your profile the very best it can be: Make a custom URL. Just like any other… Read more »

Bye Bye Boomers, Hello Millennials. Is Your Workforce Ready?

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Tips on Landing a Job After Graduating Near Modesto California

Forbes recently reported that the average workplace houses up to four generations: veterans, who were born before 1946; Baby Boomers, who were born between 1946 and 1964; members of Generation X, who were born between 1965 and 1979, and Millennials, who were born between 1980 and 2000. Of these groups, there are approximately 66 million… Read more »

Remove These Obstacles So Your Team Can Succeed

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As a leader, your most important role is to set the direction for your team. But what happens when you’ve done this to the best of your ability, and things still aren’t working? You have a good sense of what your team needs to do – and everyone is skilled and appears motivated. Yet, you’re… Read more »

Navigating Your Exit Interview

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Top Articles for Modesto Job Seekers in 2014 | PrideStaff Modesto

If you resign from your job, there’s a good chance you’ll be asked to participate in an exit interview. It can be nerve-wracking – maybe even more stressful than the interview you had before you were offered the job. Saying the wrong thing or acting unprofessionally could risk your losing a reference from your employer,… Read more »

Breathe! How to Remain Productive With Too Much on Your Plate

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When you have too much to do, you can freeze. Spinning your wheels but going nowhere, you may move fast but make little to no progress. You simply don’t know where to start – so you don’t start anywhere. Sound all too familiar? It happens to the best of people. There’s a difference between having… Read more »