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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Being the boss is hard work. The job doesn’t come with an instruction manual, so you have to figure it out as you go. You want to be the best possible leader for your team, but you’re only human, so you’re going to make mistakes. Here’s a look at four common missteps managers make. If… Read more »

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During this time, you may feel scared and isolated, but you are not alone. We are all in this together. We are here for you if you have questions, concerns, or would just like to talk. We are currently still working, we are just doing so remotely. So, if you or someone you know is… Read more »

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With all that is going on in the world right now, it is a great time to take a second and recognize those you are thankful for! We want to recognize one of our Strategic Partners, Julie Vicic, that is not only fabulous, but also extremely innovative!   Julie was recognized at our PrideStaff Annual… Read more »

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We love celebrating our employees and we love recognizing them for the hard work they do! We especially love celebrating our Everyday Heroes that go above and beyond in the workplace! We believe it is Our Mission to “consistently provide client experiences focused on what they value most.” Our outstanding Field Associates carry this Mission… Read more »

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In recognition of her work ethic and embodiment of our corporate mission, we are pleased to name Michelle Sutherland our National Temporary of the Year. This award, presented at our recent Annual Conference, was given to the most outstanding field associate working on assignment through PrideStaff between August 1, 2018 and July 31, 2019.   … Read more »

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Everyone gets stressed sometimes, but one of your employees seems to be weighed down. Instead of behaving like their cheery, enthusiastic self, they’ve been easily flustered and notably moody. You’re not sure if something is going on at work or home, but you’re concerned. Not only are they an important part of your team —… Read more »

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You’re a fantastic worker, but that doesn’t mean you don’t have bad habits to break. These behaviors have a way of creeping up on you — first, it’s something you do once or twice, then before you know it, it’s become a pattern. It’s often hard to break habits that have become commonplace because when… Read more »

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The PrideStaff Companies DNA Award will recognize two team members for best representing what it means to be a part of PrideStaff through the consistent embodiment of Our Mission and Core Values, which is to “Consistently provide client experiences focused on what they value most!”   This year at our annual conference, Greg Geering and… Read more »

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Everyday we strive to live out our mission which is to “Consistently provide client experiences focused on what they value most!”   This year at our PrideStaff Annual Conference (PAC), we were awarded the Mile High award for going the extra mile! We are so honored and grateful for the recognition! It is a reminder… Read more »

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Are you up-to-date on the latest and greatest job search technology?! If not, go to the app store and download our EDGE app now!!!   Searching for jobs the “old way” can feel like a marathon of sifting through hundreds of opportunities on job sites for days, or even WEEKS, on end, but lets be… Read more »