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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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Piping-Hot Talent! How to build a pool of winners.

Posted in Human Resources

If you had a hot job become available in your company today, would you have piping-hot talent ready to start immediately? If you're like most U.S. employers, the answer is...
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Bad Candidates? Maybe Your Pay Rates Stink

Posted in Human Resources

What do rotten eggs and low pay rates have in common? They both stink – to high-quality candidates, anyway! As an employer, you need to keep your human capital costs...
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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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