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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.


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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Hide it From Your Timeline

Posted in Career Best Practices, Job Search Tips

Come on, be honest. Have you ever: Made a crude, albeit funny, comment on a Facebook friend's wall? Posted a picture of yourself enjoying cocktails at a party? Tweeted something...
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Keeping Your Team Motivated During the Holidays

Posted in Management Best Practices

Employees thumbing through their phones more often than usual these days? Seeming more distracted? Talking more about gifts and parties than they are about work? It must be the holidays...
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At Least It's Not the IRS! Preparing for an HR Audit

Posted in Human Resources

All set for that HR audit? Or does the mere mention of it make you break out in a cold sweat? Whether you're gearing up for a scheduled audit by...
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The 5 Things You Need to Do to Keep Employees Happy

Posted in Management Best Practices

Ever hear the phrase "Happy wife, happy life?" While "Happy staffing, happy boss" doesn't roll of the tongue, it doesn't make it any less true! In a recent post, we...
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