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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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Here are the Interview Questions You CAN’T Ask

Posted in Human Resources

A leg brace. An engagement ring. A rainbow lapel pin. If an experienced HR professional or hiring manager spotted one of these things while interviewing a candidate, they’d never bring...
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Do’s and Don’ts of Background Checks

Posted in Human Resources

Can you check a candidate’s credit? Verify the authenticity of their degrees? Scour their social media accounts looking for evidence of drug use or other criminal activities? The questions are...
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Why Dedication Shouldn't Result in Workaholics

Posted in Human Resources, Management Best Practices

Every manager wants dedicated employees – people who always say "yes," take work home with them, and eat lunch right at their desk. But dedication to work is a slippery...
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Weed Out Bad Hires with These Questions

Posted in Human Resources

You're in the home stretch. After weeks spent recruiting, screening and interviewing applicants, you've identified a promising candidate who is a great fit for the role and your company's culture...
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Hire an Intern Today (But for the Right Reasons)

Posted in Human Resources

They're enthusiastic and full of fresh perspectives. They have the latest tech skills and are social-media savvy. They're willing to learn from the ground up and eager to help in...
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Lower Your Workers' Comp Costs in 2017

Posted in Human Resources

Increased scrutiny. More "impactful" inspections. Stiffer penalties. Make no mistake, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is serious about workplace safety. In fact, they set a goal this...
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