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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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Not sure why your culture stinks? Here's how to find out the unfiltered truth!

Posted in Management Best Practices, Human Resources

Productivity is down. Turnover is up. You're seeing more scowls than smiles at work. But when you ask your team what's wrong, all you hear is: "Nothing – everything's fine."...
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Drones. Self-Driving Cars. Robot Armies.

Posted in Human Resources, Management Best Practices

Take a look around your company. Are your employees inspired to greatness? Do you embrace calculated risk? Are teams and individuals incentivized for challenging the status quo? No? Then you're...
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Salary - You Get What You Pay For

Posted in Human Resources, Recruiting

Do your employees perform like they were plucked from a gleaming display at Nordstrom… …or more like they were dug out of the clearance bin at Walmart? Hiring is just...
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Stop Trying to Overcome Weaknesses

Posted in Human Resources, Management Best Practices

Focused on "fixing" your employees? Whether it's due to human nature or ineffective practices, managers typically spend the majority of their time helping employees to overcome weaknesses: identifying areas of...
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Selling "Skilled Trades" to Millennials

Posted in Human Resources

Millennials not applying to your job postings for machinists, welders, carpenters or construction workers? It's no surprise. Skilled-trades positions are suffering from a bit of an "image problem" with younger...
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High Growth Careers in 2016

Posted in Human Resources, Management Best Practices, Career Best Practices

Lose weight. Try a different haircut. Find a better job. What's your resolution for 2016? With a new year right around the corner, you may be considering starting or switching...
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