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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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Are You Micromanaging to Death? How to Spot and Avoid It

Posted in Management Best Practices

Quick quiz: As a manager, are you: Frequently frustrated by the way employees approach tasks? Continually checking up on your team to see what they're working on? Always developing additional...
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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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Moving On, Without Burning a Bridge

Posted in Career Best Practices

You just accepted the offer for a new full-time position. The job pays more and has a ton of potential for career growth. So why aren't you turning cartwheels? Oh,...
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Don't Become the Office Meme at Your Holiday Party!

Posted in Career Best Practices

HAD TOO MUCH TO DRINK AT CHRISTMAS PARTY / GAVE BOSS "COME HITHER" LOOK DON'T KNOW WHAT I DID AT LAST NIGHT'S HOLIDAY PARTY / AND AT THIS POINT I'M...
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Recruiting in a Full Employment Market

Posted in Recruiting

Have you looked at a graph of the national unemployment rate recently? It looks like a ski slope – and we're currently at the bottom of the mountain. No matter...
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Sayonara, Job Loyalty!

Posted in Career Best Practices

The average person spends 90,000 hours on the job during their lifetime. 90,000! That's a looong time to be frustrated or unhappy in your work. In years past, staying in...
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