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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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Why Dedication Shouldn't Result in Workaholics

Posted in Human Resources, Management Best Practices

Every manager wants dedicated employees – people who always say "yes," take work home with them, and eat lunch right at their desk. But dedication to work is a slippery...
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Are You Micromanaging to Death? How to Spot and Avoid It

Posted in Management Best Practices

Quick quiz: As a manager, are you: Frequently frustrated by the way employees approach tasks? Continually checking up on your team to see what they're working on? Always developing additional...
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How to Beat the Post-Holiday Blues

Posted in Management Best Practices

It's January, and you know what that means: tight waistbands, incoming credit card bills and piles of backlogged work. Not exactly a motivating scenario for your employees. The holidays are...
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Who is Generation Z and How Will They Impact the Workplace?

Posted in Management Best Practices

Gen Z. iGeneration. Homelanders. Re Gens. No matter what you call them, one thing is certain: a new generation of talent is flooding into the workplace! This young and talented...
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Are Your Employees Telling the Truth?

Posted in Management Best Practices

To be an effective manager, you need to know the truth. The whole truth. And nothing but the truth. But if you try to get constructive feedback from your employees...
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The Deadliest Sins of Growth Companies

Posted in Management Best Practices

Sales are soaring. Revenue is ramping up. And you've crushed your growth projections for the last quarter. Congratulations – you're running a high-growth company! But before you uncork that bottle...
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