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THE WATERCOOLER.

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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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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Becoming a Billionaire

Posted in Career Best Practices, Management Best Practices

Want to join the ranks of the Zuckerbergs, Trumps and Winfreys of the world? Just start your own billion-dollar business. Simple, right? Well maybe not. Statistically speaking, you're way more...
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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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Do You Purposely Try to Ruin Your Staff's Productivity?

Posted in Management Best Practices

Want employees to waste more time? Accomplish less – every day? Of course not. As a manager, it's your job to set up your staff for success – not ruin...
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Shut UP – I have work to do!

Posted in Career Best Practices, Management Best Practices

More than likely, talking is a key part of your job – allowing you to communicate essential information, collaborate more effectively and strengthen work relationships. And most of the time,...
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