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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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How Facebook and Google Jobs Will Impact Hiring – and How PrideStaff is Prepared

Posted in Recruiting, Human Resources

Recruiting used to be so simple. Take out a classified ad in the paper and wait for the phone to ring. Oh, how times have changed. Within just the past...
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The Heat is On – Especially When Competing for Talent

Posted in Recruiting

Summer is here. But if your company needs great people, you're probably feeling a different kind of heat. Extremely low unemployment and widening skill gaps are making the search for...
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How to Hire for a Tough Job Opening

Posted in Management Best Practices

The hours are a bear. The location and working conditions are – ahem – less than ideal. Or maybe the technical skills required are virtually impossible to find. Regardless of...
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Do’s and Don’ts of Background Checks

Posted in Human Resources

Can you check a candidate’s credit? Verify the authenticity of their degrees? Scour their social media accounts looking for evidence of drug use or other criminal activities? The questions are...
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How to Beat the Post-Holiday Blues

Posted in Management Best Practices

It's January, and you know what that means: tight waistbands, incoming credit card bills and piles of backlogged work. Not exactly a motivating scenario for your employees. The holidays are...
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Hire an Intern Today (But for the Right Reasons)

Posted in Human Resources

They're enthusiastic and full of fresh perspectives. They have the latest tech skills and are social-media savvy. They're willing to learn from the ground up and eager to help in...
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