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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The new year has officially arrived, so it’s time to create a new set of goals to help guide the efforts of every employee at your company. Each of your staffers wants to do their part for the business, but their contributions won’t be effective if they’re all working toward different initiatives. Get 2018 off… Read more »

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PrideStaff’s Referral Program was another success in 2017. Each month we celebrated with employees who referred friends, colleagues, and family members to PrideStaff North Dallas. We delivered $100 checks to those employees for making the successful referrals. We were able to connect more than 12 referrals to new career opportunities!     Know someone who… Read more »

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Reasons to Consider a Temporary Position

A fantastic job reference can add serious credibility to your candidacy, but choose wisely, because a terrible one can take you out of the running. Anything but a formality, potential employers put a lot of stock into statements made by your references, because these people know you. Choosing the wrong person for the job is… Read more »

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When an overqualified candidate applies for a job at your company, it’s simultaneously exciting and confusing. Some people genuinely find it lonely at the top, while others could be using the job at your company as a short-term stopping point, so take the time to assess the situation. 5 Things to Consider Before Hiring an… Read more »

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    During the holiday season we pause to reflect on the year’s successes and learning points to shape our service delivery for the upcoming year. This year, our team retreat was at the Sandpearl Resort in Clearwater Beach, Florida. We enjoyed a weekend of fun, relaxation, and rejuvenation for the upcoming new year.  … Read more »

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Working as a temp offers a wealth of benefits — e.g., gain a range of experience in short period of time and the ability to set your own work schedule. In some ways, serving as a temporary employee isn’t much different from being a full-time staffer, yet some aspects are different. As an ambitious professional,… Read more »

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Career Mentor | PrideStaff Dallas

At many companies, managers hole up in a corner office behind a door that’s shut 99 percent of the time. The only time employees interact with their boss is when they come out to do a lap around the floor once a day — if that — or if they’re summoned in for a private… Read more »

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Meet Bree Winfrey, PrideStaff Recruiting Assistant. Bree’s positivity radiates throughout the PrideStaff office. She loves tacos, her fur baby, and making a difference in others’ lives.       What were you doing before working with PrideStaff North Dallas? Before joining PrideStaff I was a Public Relations Communication major at Texas A&M University-Commerce. With my… Read more »

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Nearly every company relies on an accountant to keep its finances in order. In fact, employment of accountants is expected to rise 11 percent through 2024 — compared with seven percent for all occupations — according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. If you’re thinking of getting into this profession, having the right skills will… Read more »

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A receptionist is often the first person clients interact with on the phone and in your office, so choose wisely. This multifaceted job requires both a winning personality and the ability to go with the flow, which can make finding the right person a challenge. Since the role is a highly visible one, you need… Read more »