How to Get Rid of Job Search Stress

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April is Stress Awareness Month, a time intended to provide awareness on the causes of stress, the effects it can result in, and how to alleviate it. A common source of stress is related to jobs, especially the emotional highs and lows of looking for a new job. Get rid of job search stress with… Read more »

Show Me the Money: How to Discuss a Raise with Your Boss

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The idea of sitting down with your boss and requesting to be given more money may make you feel anxious, but it doesn’t have to be an awkward interaction in order to advocate for yourself. Check out these tips on how to discuss a raise with your boss:  Be Prepared  Make the most compelling argument… Read more »

Do I Need a Cover Letter to Get Hired?

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Job searching continues to evolve, and what was once a best practice may no longer be relevant. Cover letters are debatable in 2022, with some recruiters and hiring managers who use them to heavily influence their decisions, while others may barely glance at them. Since there are no clear cut rules, you can use these… Read more »

Here’s How to Answer the Question, “What’s Your Expected Salary?”

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One of the more challenging and potentially awkward aspects of interviewing for a job is the compensation discussion. It can be a lot of pressure to figure out a number that you are happy with and communicate your monetary value as a potential employee in a way that projects confidence without seeming arrogant. Learn more… Read more »

Are You Meant for Remote Work or In-Office Work?

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Remote work has become more common than ever as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many companies have opted to continue with having employees work from home full-time or a hybrid model (i.e. one to two days a week), which means when applying for new jobs, you have a new decision to make regarding your… Read more »

New Year, New Career! PrideStaff Can Set You Up for Success

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The start of the year is a great time to start job searching since many employers have fresh hiring budgets and positions to fill. Are you ready to pursue a new career in the new year? Check out the ways PrideStaff can set you up for success: Find New Unlisted Opportunities  When you apply for… Read more »

Unhappy in Your Career? Here’s Why You Should Work With a Recruiter

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Launching a job search can be overwhelming, but you don’t have to go it alone. Working with a recruiter to find new opportunities may be the solution to help you land a new opportunity with less stress. If you’re unhappy in your career, here is why you should work with a recruiter: You Can Uncover… Read more »

In-Demand IT Skills Employers Are Looking For in 2022

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As technology advances and the needs of the marketplace change, your skills can quickly become outdated. Whether you want to upskill and land a promotion or find a completely new opportunity elsewhere, it’s crucial to have an understanding of what proficiencies will make you most competitive. Check out the in-demand IT skills employers are looking… Read more »

Ready for a Career Change? These Are the Most Lucrative Industries to Get Into Right Now

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The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted business operations suddenly and drastically, with many industries suffering layoffs and furloughs. However, certain industries are now thriving as the pandemic improves, making it an opportune time to switch professions. If you’re ready for a career change, here are the most lucrative industries to get into right now:   Healthcare It… Read more »

Cybersecurity Month: 10 Tips to Creating Strong Passwords for Work

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October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, which is a timely reminder to review your passwords you use for work access. Weak passwords make it quick and easy for hackers to commit wide-scale company data breaches. Keep your data safe with these tips for creating strong passwords for work: 1. Make it Longer Than Eight Characters The… Read more »