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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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Job Success Series: Top Non-Job-Specific Skills that Employers Want (Skill 4 of 5)

Posted in Career Best Practices

Looking for a job as a lighthouse keeper? An over-the-road truck driver? Then you can skip right over this post – because it's all about teamwork. In most jobs, the...
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Job Success Series: Top Non-Job-Specific Skills that Employers Want (Skill 3 of 5)

Posted in Career Best Practices

On the job hunt? Get ready for a question like this in your next interview: "Tell me about a problem you faced at work and the steps you took to...
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The Deciding Factors when Pay is Equal

Posted in Management Best Practices

Imagine this scenario: A promising candidate just sailed through your interview process. They have met all of your qualifications in terms of skills, experience and culture fit – and you...
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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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Taking Off the Training Wheels

Posted in Management Best Practices

He's been on the job for weeks now. He's been through orientation, completed all the required training and is doing really well. Yet you're still overseeing, double-checking and signing-off on...
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To Test, or Not to Test? That is the (Employment) Question

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And it's a really important one. Research presented at the Society for Human Resource Management's 2015 Employment Law & Legislative Conference shows that: Nearly 10 percent of Americans smoke marijuana...
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