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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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Coworker Driving You Nuts? Here's How to Handle it the Right Way

Posted in Career Best Practices

They take 20-minute "bathroom breaks." They take shortcuts with their work (and, surprise, more winds up on your plate). They think hitting deadlines is a "nice idea" – not a...
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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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Safety Matters - Report It, Don't Ignore It

Posted in Career Best Practices

Improperly stacked items. Disorganized work stations. Insufficient lighting. Damaged safety gear. Seemingly innocuous things like these aren't just inconvenient; they can create hazardous working conditions that ultimately lead to accidents,...
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Shut UP – I have work to do!

Posted in Career Best Practices, Management Best Practices

More than likely, talking is a key part of your job – allowing you to communicate essential information, collaborate more effectively and strengthen work relationships. And most of the time,...
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Problem Solved…Or Maybe Not?

Posted in Management Best Practices

Is "Chief Problem Creator" a key position you need to fill? Didn't think so. Employers like you want to hire people who solve problems – not create them. Regardless of...
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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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