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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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Do I Need a Résumé for Warehouse and Manufacturing Jobs?

Posted in Job Search Tips

Q: If I’m looking for light industrial work, do I really need to create a résumé? A: It depends. Do you want to stand out from the competition and get hired?...
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Having trouble finding top candidates?

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If unemployment is so high, why do companies still have trouble finding top candidates ? From a lack of critical skills to a poor cultural fit, the reasons for recruiting...
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Using Your Alumni Network

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Whether you’re a student, a recent graduate or are approaching your 20th college reunion, your alumni network can be an invaluable asset in your career decision-making or job hunting efforts. Use PrideStaff’s tips for maximizing the potential of your alumni network...
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Happy 4th of July!

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At PrideStaff, we take pride in all we do. We also take tremendous pride in being part of our great nation. As we prepare to celebrate Independence Day, we thought it might be fun to share some interesting facts about our country and the 4th of July holiday...
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Mentoring Top Performers into Future Leaders

Posted in Management Best Practices

Looking for ways to grow leadership expertise among your company’s most talented employees? Consider mentoring. While training, education and experience are certainly viable ways to develop leaders, these things take time. In today’s fast-paced operating environment, a formal mentoring relationship can expedite development by giving burgeoning leaders opportunities to learn, and apply that learning, more quickly.
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What to Do with your Temporary Employees on Day One

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With each new assignment, temporaries face a fresh set of challenges. From finding their way around unfamiliar buildings to learning new company rules, those first hours on assignment can be...
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