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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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Top-Paying Skilled Trades Careers

Posted in Career Best Practices

You want a job that offers great potential. Stability. A great work environment. Variety and a challenge. Oh, and you want it to pay really well, too. Is that too...
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The Impact of California’s New Worker Misclassification Test – Will This Expand?

Posted in Human Resources

As one of the biggest line items on a typical employer's balance sheet, personnel expenses are a prime target for cost-cutting strategies. For years, organizations have tried to work around...
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Perks of Working on the Night Shift

Posted in Career Best Practices

"Graveyard shift." Yikes – not the most appealing way to describe overnight work hours. But don't let the name scare you away from considering midnight shift work. While working the...
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Robots: A Manufacturer's Friend or Enemy?

Posted in Career Best Practices

It's tough when you lose out on a job to another guy. But when that other guy is a robot?!? It's downright infuriating. Robots, drones and certain forms of artificial...
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How to Keep Your Employees Engaged All Summer

Posted in Management Best Practices

For many businesses, June, July and August are the busiest months of the year. Unfortunately, they're also prime months for employees to slack off and mentally check out. In many...
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How to Reduce Turnover in Gen Z

Posted in Recruiting

They're all grown up – and taking the workplace by storm. They're Generation Z (also known as iGen or homelanders), and they bring with them a host of new challenges...
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