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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 to Make Your Company Attractive to Candidates

Posted in Human Resources

Hair gel, lipstick and bronzer may make a person more attractive. But they won’t do much for your company’s employment brand. With unemployment rates near historic lows, it’s tougher than...
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Here are the Interview Questions You CAN’T Ask

Posted in Human Resources

A leg brace. An engagement ring. A rainbow lapel pin. If an experienced HR professional or hiring manager spotted one of these things while interviewing a candidate, they’d never bring...
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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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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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Weed Out Bad Hires with These Questions

Posted in Human Resources

You're in the home stretch. After weeks spent recruiting, screening and interviewing applicants, you've identified a promising candidate who is a great fit for the role and your company's culture...
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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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