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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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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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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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