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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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Selling "Skilled Trades" to Millennials

Posted in Human Resources

Millennials not applying to your job postings for machinists, welders, carpenters or construction workers? It's no surprise. Skilled-trades positions are suffering from a bit of an "image problem" with younger...
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Becoming the CEO of You, Inc.

Posted in Career Best Practices

Want to climb the career ladder more quickly? Give yourself an executive position – as the CEO of You, Inc. Just like smart business owners build strategic plans for their...
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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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