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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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Do You Have an Employee Welcome Packet? You Should!

Posted in Human Resources

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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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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The Hidden Cost of Undocumented Workers

Increased workers' compensation risks. Heightened risk of workplace injury. Language barriers leading to safety concerns. Think you're immune to these risks of hiring or "using" unauthorized workers? In fact, no...
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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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Show Your Staff Some Love – The Right Way

Posted in Management Best Practices

Valentine's cards, fancy chocolates and long-stemmed roses? They may be appropriate for romantic interests – but not your employees. We all realize the business benefits of showing employees your appreciation...
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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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