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Gift-Giving Etiquette in the Office

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While gift-giving is normal during the holiday season, the exchange at work can be uncertain. You don’t want to go over the top, yet you don’t want to come across as stingy. You want to keep it professional, yet you want to give something with meaning. What’s the solution? Here are a few quick etiquette… Read more »

Help Keep Your Team Engaged During the Holiday Season

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With the Holiday Season upon us, your employees may start to become overwhelmed as they look ahead to the events that surround this time of year: vacations, holiday parties, family gatherings, etc. And with the average employed American already spending 68 percent of their waking hours at work, all the looming “to-do’s” may very well… Read more »

How to Handle Holiday Vacation Requests

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As another year comes to a close, your employees may be scrambling to schedule their remaining vacation for the holidays, not wanting to let their paid days off vanish. This can be a daunting task when you are trying to keep your business running smoothly. As a result, you may be faced with the challenge… Read more »

Professional Placement Ranks #1 in Phoenix Business Journal!

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We are excited to announce that Professional Placement ranks #1 for “Largest Phoenix-area Direct Hire-Permanent Placement Firms” in the Phoenix Business Journal! Thank you to all of our clients and candidates who help make our company a continued success!

3 Quick Tips to Use LinkedIn for Your Job Search

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Unsure on how to maximize your LinkedIn profile for the benefit to job search? Consider these 3 tips to get you started: 1. Fill in all of your previous employment, but focus more detail into your last two or three positions. If you are applying for a specific position, be sure to include any past… Read more »

So You Received A Counter Offer… Should You Accept It?

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You’ve received the job offer of a lifetime, finally allowing you the opportunity to move on with a company that supports your long-term career goals. When you try to let your current employer down gently (or not so gently), you receive an unexpected offer… the “counter offer”. Now what?   Counter offers very rarely work… Read more »

Here We Grow!

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Professional Placement/ Pro Tem Service has moved! In order to expand and grow, our office has relocated to a larger, more accessible location. Our new office is located on South McClintock Drive just north of the 60 Superstition Freeway at: 3923 S McClintock Dr, Suite 408 Tempe, AZ 85282

Attracting Top Talent To Your Company!

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Negotiating job offers is one of my favorite things to do, as a recruiter. It is at this point in the hiring process that the employer and employee have expressed mutual affinity towards one another and they begin the discussion of what it will take to make this a long term relationship. Businesses carry the… Read more »

Are you a Micro-Manager?

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Managing a team is not an easy task, and like all employees, managers have failings too! If you are looking into improving your management style and have done much research you will find that micro-managing is one of the common pitfalls that haunts leaders. It often starts with good intentions. Some may even say they… Read more »