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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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What Interview Questions Uncover a "Can Do" Attitude?

Posted in Human Resources

Want to hire a complainer? Somebody who hits you with objections and excuses every time you assign them a new task? Of course you don't – nobody does! When it...
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Get Real: How to Use Real-Time Feedback to Boost Morale and Productivity

Posted in Human Resources

Are you your employees' biggest cheerleader? If you want high-performing work teams, you should be. And if you want that praise to be effective, you should be delivering it in...
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Back to School – Replacing Summer Help

Posted in Human Resources, Management Best Practices

The back to school ads are everywhere, and you know what that means? Your summer workforce is heading out the door. While many of those employees may be seasonal workers,...
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Do You Have an Employee Welcome Packet? You Should!

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Want every new employee to get off to a great start with your organization? Make sure you roll out the red carpet. New hires are at their most impressionable and...
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How to Deal with Unacceptable Behavior in the Workplace

Posted in Human Resources, Management Best Practices

Tempers flaring? Attitudes need adjusting? Workers slacking off? It must be summer! While most of your employees are probably even-keeled and productive all year long, the heat of the summer...
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The Impact of California’s New Worker Misclassification Test – Will This Expand?

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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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