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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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Does Your Team Need to Go Back to the Classroom?

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School is back in session – and across the country, parents are heaving a collective sigh of relief. Now that kids have returned to their studies, is it time your...
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Closing Out Your Work Day – The Right Way

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What is the best way to get off to a productive start tomorrow? Pay it forward – by ending today's work day the right way. You can't argue with the...
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The Unexpected Qualities of a Toxic Employee

Posted in Management Best Practices, Human Resources

When it comes to negative employees, managers typically expect individuals who: Don't pull their weight Continually gripe about their work Get on peers' and supervisors' nerves These hallmarks make toxic...
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Skip the Blame Game with Your Employees

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Frustrated with lackluster performance – from either individual employees or your organization as a whole? If your business is slowing down and your employees seem drained, you may be tempted...
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Bringing the Team Together

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Diverse personalities. Specialized skill sets. Unique strengths. Varied perspectives, agendas and motivations. If you've ever managed a team, you can appreciate all the ways individual members are different. The question...
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Not sure why your culture stinks? Here's how to find out the unfiltered truth!

Posted in Management Best Practices, Human Resources

Productivity is down. Turnover is up. You're seeing more scowls than smiles at work. But when you ask your team what's wrong, all you hear is: "Nothing – everything's fine."...
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