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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Interviewing for a new job is a process — and often, it starts with a phone screening. While this type of interview is more informal than a traditional one held in person, it’s still a very big deal. If you don’t make a great impression in this round, you won’t be invited back, so it’s… Read more »

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As we are wrapping up the year, it is truly wonderful and rewarding to not only look at our accomplishments and our milestones, but also to look back at the amazing things our employees have done this past year. Whether that’s being an Everyday Hero, getting permanent job offers, or celebrating anniversaries in their roles,… Read more »

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Cathy is a true PrideStaff employee and we are honored to have known her since 2008.  Given Cathy’s unconditional love of people and the years of knowing her, each internal team member at PrideStaff can claim Cathy as their friend. Cathy has a natural ability to personally build relationships and she truly never meets a… Read more »

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As the boss, it’s your job to help your employees learn and grow. This means providing feedback on things they’re doing well and areas for improvement. The thing is, all feedback isn’t useful. For it to really resonate, you need to get your delivery just right. Here are a few tips to help you critique… Read more »

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Everyday Heroes consistently go above and beyond what is expected to work hard, serve others, and make a difference and we love honoring our Everyday Heroes! We believe it is Our Mission to “consistently provide client experiences focused on what they value most.” Our outstanding Field Associates carry this Mission with them every day to… Read more »

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After searching for the right fit for a while, you’ve just hired a new employee. Adding a new person to the team is a very big deal for your company, but it’s also life-changing for your chosen candidate. Starting a new job typically feels both exciting and intimidating, so do everything you can to make… Read more »

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We are so excited to welcome Cindy to our PrideStaff North Dallas  team! She has already made such an impact in the month she has been with us and we are so happy to have her!   What were you doing before working with PrideStaff North Dallas? I was working with one of our PrideStaff… Read more »

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Job fairs can be a great place to connect with several potential employers at once. The only problem is, these events often attract several hundred — or even thousands — of other job seekers with the same end goal as you. Since competition can be intense, it’s important to follow up properly, so you can… Read more »

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We had a great month of November and we would love to share a few of the highlights we are most thankful for!   To start, we had numerous employees start new positions and there are more to come in December! We truly love doing orientations. It is what our job is all about! Being… Read more »

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Everyday Heroes consistently go above and beyond what is expected to work hard, serve others, and make a difference. We believe it is Our Mission to “consistently provide client experiences focused on what they value most.” Our outstanding Field Associates carry this Mission with them every day to dive in with both hands and feet… Read more »