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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.


Are You Earning What You're Worth?

Posted in Career Best Practices

"Is my pay rate competitive – or insulting?" "What's the average salary for someone with my job, in my industry, with my level of experience?" "Is it time to ask...
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Turn Your Frown Upside-Down

Posted in Career Best Practices, Job Search Tips

"Who needed that job anyway." "You'll find something better soon." "Keep your chin up!" People who share words of encouragement during your job search often mean well. But if you've...
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Bringing the Team Together

Posted in Management Best Practices

Diverse personalities. Specialized skill sets. Unique strengths. Varied perspectives, agendas and motivations. If you've ever managed a team, you can appreciate all the ways individual members are different. The question...
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Not sure why your culture stinks? Here's how to find out the unfiltered truth!

Posted in Management Best Practices, Human Resources

Productivity is down. Turnover is up. You're seeing more scowls than smiles at work. But when you ask your team what's wrong, all you hear is: "Nothing – everything's fine."...
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Too Shy? Too Loud? Too Introspective? Too Opinionated?

Posted in Career Best Practices, Job Search Tips

The administrative assistant who gossips about EVERYONE. The forklift operator who won't even look co-workers in the eye. The billing clerk who second-guesses everything they do. The HR assistant who...
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Salary - You Get What You Pay For

Posted in Human Resources, Recruiting

Do your employees perform like they were plucked from a gleaming display at Nordstrom… …or more like they were dug out of the clearance bin at Walmart? Hiring is just...
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