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The Watercooler is PrideStaff's blog covering trends and tips for successfully managing issues in the workplace, such as: retention, employee engagement, and interviewing.

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10 Ways To Stimulate Employee Motivation

Posted on 05-1-2009

Excerpted from an article by: Paul Graham 

 

Today's fast-moving business environment demands that the effective manager be both a well-organized administrator and highly adept in understanding people's basic needs and behavior in the workplace. Gaining commitment, nurturing talent, and ensuring employee motivation and productivity require open communication and trust between managers and staff. 

 

1. Understand their behavior.

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10 TIPS FOR DEVELOPING A DYNAMIC AND POSITIVE WORKFORCE

Posted on 05-1-2009

It's no secret that your staff’s performance can make or break the success of your business.

But how do you get your people to be top performers?

 

While there are lots of ways you can reward and motivate people, the best way to drive long-term performance is to take a holistic approach to managing your workforce. The following tips will help you build a dynamic, hard-working team that consistently delivers exceptional results.

 

PLAN YOUR WORKFORCE.

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Keeping Employees Motivated During a Crisis

Posted on 05-1-2009

 

By Harriet Meyerson


Susan's Story

Susan works at a large firm that is in turmoil, and she is frightened. Rumors of a buy out have spread like wildfire. Strange people from another company are walking around. Management hasn't said anything because they're not sure the sale will go through. Nevertheless, Susan doesn't know how the takeover will affect her job--or whether she will even have a job when the dust settles. She is a single mom with two children who depend on her income for food and shelter.

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How to Deny Distractions and Be More Productive

Posted on 05-1-2009

The news blares about Wall Street and the latest corporate dramas. A celebrity's story of woe captures the attention of everyone in the 24-hour news cycle. Coverage of floods or hurricanes dominates the airwaves. Your company is rumored to be merging or down-sizing, and you wonder about your job. Or good news--your local team advances in the playoffs or is preparing for the big game.

 

All of these stories can also crowd our minds and conversations.

 

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Can temporary employees drive profits?

Posted on 05-1-2009

The old notion that temporary employees are just for last minute fill-ins is out. Using temporaries strategically to drive profits is in. 

 

When used strategically, temporary employees can reduce payroll and benefits costs, cut overtime expenses, eliminate overcapacity, free key staff, increase productivity, and allow businesses to capitalize on new opportunities--all with less business risk than hiring! Here are six ways PrideStaff Field Associates can help you increase your bottom line.

 

Keep critical jobs fully staffed.