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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.


Let's Get Personal – about Safety, That Is

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It's hot. It doesn't fit right. I just don't need it. Heard personal protective equipment complaints like these before? Employees' whining, excuses and outright refusals to comply can be enough...
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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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The Busy. The Friend. The Interrogator. The Newb. How to Prep for Your Interviewer.

Posted in Job Search Tips, , Career Best Practices

Interview advice posts typically focus on the things you should say and do. In fact, we've published quite a few ourselves: 4 Questions to Ask in Your Next Interview How...
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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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So, Did I Get the Job or What?

Posted in Career Best Practices

Cringing at this post title? Can't imagine asking anything so brazen at the conclusion of a job interview? Or thinking how great it would be to know if you landed...
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