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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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The Unexpected Qualities of a Toxic Employee

Posted in Management Best Practices, Human Resources

When it comes to negative employees, managers typically expect individuals who: Don't pull their weight Continually gripe about their work Get on peers' and supervisors' nerves These hallmarks make toxic...
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New Overtime Exemption Regulations Are Coming. What Will They Mean for You and Your Business?

Posted in Human Resources

DOL estimates that the changes will impact 4.2 million workers. The final rule raises the minimum salary level from $23,660 per year to $47,476 per year. The new regulations go...
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Not sure why your culture stinks? Here's how to find out the unfiltered truth!

Posted in Management Best Practices, Human Resources

Productivity is down. Turnover is up. You're seeing more scowls than smiles at work. But when you ask your team what's wrong, all you hear is: "Nothing – everything's fine."...
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Drones. Self-Driving Cars. Robot Armies.

Posted in Human Resources, Management Best Practices

Take a look around your company. Are your employees inspired to greatness? Do you embrace calculated risk? Are teams and individuals incentivized for challenging the status quo? No? Then you're...
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Salary - You Get What You Pay For

Posted in Human Resources, Recruiting

Do your employees perform like they were plucked from a gleaming display at Nordstrom… …or more like they were dug out of the clearance bin at Walmart? Hiring is just...
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Stop Trying to Overcome Weaknesses

Posted in Human Resources, Management Best Practices

Focused on "fixing" your employees? Whether it's due to human nature or ineffective practices, managers typically spend the majority of their time helping employees to overcome weaknesses: identifying areas of...
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