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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There are only 16 days until Christmas and we can’t wait! We hope you all are enjoying this holiday season! A big thank you to everyone who donated to the Vogel Alcove fundraiser!  The kids are going to love their new books, puzzles and games! We had such an exciting week because we reached 200… Read more »

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Many people dread job interviews, but for others, it’s their time to shine. This can make interviewing difficult, because the right person for the job isn’t necessarily the smoothest candidate. The last thing you want is to hire a seemingly perfect candidate, only to realize their interview performance was all smoke and mirrors. Get it… Read more »

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This week we have been getting ready for the holiday season! We have been getting books, puzzles and games together to donate to the children through the Vogel Fundraiser! There is still time to help a great cause! If you haven’t already stopped by to make a donation, we will still be accepting items until… Read more »

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If you don’t know the difference between active and passive job seekers, it’s time to change that. Each group can include equally qualified candidates, but attracting them requires a different approach. You don’t know which category your next great hire fits into, so you need to know how to relate to both. Here’s an overview… Read more »

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We hope you have been staying warm in this chilly weather and getting ready for Thanksgiving! We have been giving thanks to our employees and clients for amazing connections and for the wonderful work our employees do!   We were able to celebrate our 10 year partnership with The Apparel Group this week! We have… Read more »

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Long-term employees are crucial to the success of your business. Each time a team member leaves, they take valuable information with them that can’t simply be transferred to a new hire. If you’re having trouble keeping people around, it’s time to make a change. Here are four tips to help boost employee loyalty, so you… Read more »

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Steering a job search can be both mentally and physically exhausting. If you’ve been looking for new opportunities for awhile now and hearing crickets, you’re probably feeling frustrated. There’s a good chance the right position just hasn’t come along yet. When looking for a new job, timing is crucial, so although waiting it out is… Read more »

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Happy Saturday everyone! We hope you had a spooky and exciting Halloween! We take holidays seriously at PrideStaff North Dallas! We enjoyed a Halloween themed branch meeting this week where we dressed up as country music artists, football players and many more fun things as you can see below! We love sharing our week with… Read more »

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During the hiring process, you met a lot of really amazing candidates, but unfortunately, you could only choose one person. Extending a job offer is a fun call to make, but letting candidates know they weren’t selected isn’t the most pleasant task. When it comes to this step, many companies drop the ball, making those… Read more »