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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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Is an Assertive Candidate Good or Bad?

Posted in , Recruiting

That candidate made a great first impression. Firm handshake. Lots of eye contact. Direct, confident responses to your questions. They’re obviously assertive, but what you're wondering is: "Will he be...
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You Have to Pay to Play - Are Your Pay Rates High Enough?

Posted in Management Best Practices, Recruiting

5% unemployment? It may signal a healthier economy, but it also creates intense recruiting pressure. As good people become tougher to source and hire, you have to pay (sometimes a...
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Assessing Soft Skills: Do you play nice with others?

Posted in Recruiting

Need a team player? Regardless of the industry, success in most jobs requires the ability to work well with peers, superiors and (when applicable) direct reports. Even if an individual...
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Are People Yelling, "Put me in, coach!"?

Posted in Recruiting

How deep is your bench – your talent bench, that is? If you don't have a line of superstars ready to "step up to the plate" for your organization, your...
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What Does Your Staff Know, Anyway? Finding Your True Hiring Needs

Posted in , Recruiting

Hiring the wrong person for the job is a mistake. A really big, expensive mistake. One of the best ways to avoid making this costly mistake is by getting help...
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How to Properly Bait Your Hiring Hook

Posted in Recruiting

Regardless of the available job – or which side of the desk you sit on – every interview is about selling (not fishing – although the analogy certainly is appropriate)...
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