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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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Five Ways to Engage Top Talent

Posted in Management Best Practices

Here are five things managers can start doing today that directly address the top five high-performer demotivators:
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Improving Your Employment Brand

Posted in Recruiting, Management Best Practices

Want to make better hires? PrideStaff explains how a strong employment brand can strengthen your company image and attract better candidates.
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The Skilled Labor Shortage is Growing

Posted in Recruiting, Management Best Practices

Struggling to find qualified, skilled labor? You're not alone; it's a harsh recruiting reality. Data from PrideStaff's 2014 Workforce Hiring Projections shows that demand for skilled labor is on the rise. PrideStaff, a leading national employment agency, provides tips for addressing today's skills gaps.
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How to Manage Drama Queens and Kings

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We’ve all experienced the difficult and disruptive personality of the Drama Queen or King. Here are tips for how to better manage these individuals.
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The Importance of Setting Expectations Early

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As his manager, it's your responsibility to create the foundation for a solid working relationship with your new employee. Provide the communication, structure and support he needs, right from day one. Here's how...
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Temporary Staffing Use on the Rise

Posted in Recruiting, Management Best Practices

In decades past, temporary employees were only used as short-term fill-ins when employees called in sick or went on vacation. But in recent years, skills shortages, economic uncertainty and changing healthcare legislation have vastly changed the way we utilize contingent staff. Smart employers no longer consider temporary employees a "band-aid" solution, but a strategic workforce management tool.
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