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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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Say Thanks: Employee Appreciation Tips

Posted in Management Best Practices

At PrideStaff, we make a year-round, concerted effort to recognize the contributions, hard work and integrity of both our internal staff and our field associates. Why? In addition to simply...
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Is Your Management Style Pushing People Out the Door?

Posted in Management Best Practices

Great employees quit good jobs for all kinds of reasons. Some turnover factors are easy to identify – and largely unavoidable (e.g., an employee moves out of town, or lands...
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Why Dedication Shouldn't Result in Workaholics

Posted in Human Resources, Management Best Practices

Every manager wants dedicated employees – people who always say "yes," take work home with them, and eat lunch right at their desk. But dedication to work is a slippery...
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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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Now You Know: 5 Reasons Star Employees Leave

Posted in Human Resources

Think that employees quit to take jobs where they can earn more money? Surprisingly, better compensation didn't even make the top seven on Inc.com's recent list of reasons why great...
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Skip the Blame Game with Your Employees

Posted in Management Best Practices

Frustrated with lackluster performance – from either individual employees or your organization as a whole? If your business is slowing down and your employees seem drained, you may be tempted...
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