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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 Get Your Team to Take Charge

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What kind of employees do you have: motivated, self-directed individuals who get the job done, or a bunch of powerless drones? If it’s the latter, it’s time to look in...
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Ahead of the Curve – Making Sure Your Company is Innovative

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Ever heard of Moore's Law ? It's not a "law", per se, but a set of observations and predictions made in 1965 by Intel co-founder Gordon Moore. In essence, Moore's...
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Using March Madness to Maximize Productivity

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Noticing that your employees are a little more distracted than usual? The NCAA men's basketball tournament could be to blame. According to statistics cited in this article in The Wall...
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Why Your New Hires Are Off to a Slow Start

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You had such high hopes for those new employees who started January 1 st . But now that you're several weeks in, those hopes are quickly fading. Instead of "hitting...
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Why Dedication Shouldn't Result in Workaholics

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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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Are You Micromanaging to Death? How to Spot and Avoid It

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Quick quiz: As a manager, are you: Frequently frustrated by the way employees approach tasks? Continually checking up on your team to see what they're working on? Always developing additional...
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