PrideStaff | Human Resources


The Watercooler is PrideStaff's blog covering trends and tips for successfully managing issues in the workplace, such as: retention, employee engagement, and interviewing.


Salary - You Get What You Pay For

Posted in Human Resources, Recruiting

Do your employees perform like they were plucked from a gleaming display at Nordstrom… …or more like they were dug out of the clearance bin at Walmart? Hiring is just...
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Stop Trying to Overcome Weaknesses

Posted in Human Resources, Management Best Practices

Focused on "fixing" your employees? Whether it's due to human nature or ineffective practices, managers typically spend the majority of their time helping employees to overcome weaknesses: identifying areas of...
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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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High Growth Careers in 2016

Posted in Human Resources, Management Best Practices, Career Best Practices

Lose weight. Try a different haircut. Find a better job. What's your resolution for 2016? With a new year right around the corner, you may be considering starting or switching...
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The Best Advice from 2015

Posted in Career Best Practices, Management Best Practices, Human Resources

Want a New Year's resolution that's great for your company or your career? Resolve to read our blog posts each month! In them, we share research, insights and best practices...
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How to Make Performance Reviews a Little Less Painful

Posted in Management Best Practices, Human Resources

Oh, the agony. It's performance review time again, and you're already dreading the process: The endless meetings. The "deer in the headlights" look on employees' faces. The bad news you...
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