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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.


Eliminate the Complaining from Training

Posted in Career Best Practices

Hearing a lot of griping, moaning and whining from your employees? It must be mandatory training time. Everyone knows that training is essential to continual improvement. Whether it's for new-hire...
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How to Keep Turnover from Turning YOU Over

Recently lost a good employee? You just lost money right off your bottom line. And turnover costs a heck of a lot more than you might think. In addition to...
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Let's Get Personal – about Safety, That Is

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It's hot. It doesn't fit right. I just don't need it. Heard personal protective equipment complaints like these before? Employees' whining, excuses and outright refusals to comply can be enough...
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Are People Yelling, "Put me in, coach!"?

Posted in Recruiting

How deep is your bench – your talent bench, that is? If you don't have a line of superstars ready to "step up to the plate" for your organization, your...
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The Busy. The Friend. The Interrogator. The Newb. How to Prep for Your Interviewer.

Posted in Job Search Tips, , Career Best Practices

Interview advice posts typically focus on the things you should say and do. In fact, we've published quite a few ourselves: 4 Questions to Ask in Your Next Interview How...
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Taking Off the Training Wheels

Posted in Management Best Practices

He's been on the job for weeks now. He's been through orientation, completed all the required training and is doing really well. Yet you're still overseeing, double-checking and signing-off on...
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