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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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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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Are You at Risk? How to Protect Your Company from Undocumented Worker Fines

Posted in Human Resources

When it comes to worker authorization issues with temporary employees, some employers incorrectly assume that the staffing agency those individuals work for is the only one "on the hook." Unfortunately,...
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Workplace Relationships – Should You Have a Formal Policy in Place?

Posted in Human Resources

Jim Halpert and Pam Beasley. Sam Malone and Diane Chambers. Don Draper and Megan Calvet. Bet you can guess where we’re going with this post… It’s February, and love is...
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Don't Be a Turkey! How to Find a Job, Even During the Holidays

Posted in Career Best Practices

It's hard to believe: the 2017 holiday season is upon us! If you're looking for work, it can be tempting to throw in the towel and wait for the New...
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How to Speed Up Your Job Search

Posted in Career Best Practices

You need a job. Now. Time to put the proverbial pedal to the metal! The good news is, unemployment rates are low – which means you have more open positions...
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Do’s and Don’ts of Background Checks

Posted in Human Resources

Can you check a candidate’s credit? Verify the authenticity of their degrees? Scour their social media accounts looking for evidence of drug use or other criminal activities? The questions are...
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