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THE WATERCOOLER.

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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What's More Important: Attitude or Skill?

Posted in Human Resources

You've narrowed the field to two great candidates. One has the perfect combination of job skills and work experience; the other has an amazing attitude, but is a little light...
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Is Your Brand Image Positive? Or Positively Negative?

Posted in Human Resources

A very wise person once said, "Perception is reality." When it comes to your employment brand, truer words were never spoken. What a job seeker learns about your company from...
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The Unexpected Qualities of a Toxic Employee

Posted in Management Best Practices, Human Resources

When it comes to negative employees, managers typically expect individuals who: Don't pull their weight Continually gripe about their work Get on peers' and supervisors' nerves These hallmarks make toxic...
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New Overtime Exemption Regulations Are Coming. What Will They Mean for You and Your Business?

Posted in Human Resources

DOL estimates that the changes will impact 4.2 million workers. The final rule raises the minimum salary level from $23,660 per year to $47,476 per year. The new regulations go...
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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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