The Watercooler is PrideStaff’s staffing and recruiting blog covering trends and tips for successful workforce management and career advice, such as retention, employee engagement, and interviewing.

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It’s been a tough few months. Unfortunately, you were laid off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which hasn’t been easy. Navigating life without a job—even for a little while—is challenging, but you decided to make the most of it. Instead of spending all day watching Netflix, you used your time away from the workforce to… Read more »

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Working on the Weekend to Improve Career

You work at least 40 hours per week, so weekends are sacred. Saturdays and Sundays are your time to relax, spend time with loved ones, and get things done around the house. Therefore, the thought of dedicating even two hours to career-focused learning might not be appealing.  However, it’s important to realize that the actions… Read more »

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Managing and Leading with Empathy

You might not realize it, but you have a profound impact on your team. In the short-term, the way you treat them affects their day, but your behavior also influences their long-term job satisfaction.  If empathy isn’t your strong point, you might be treating employees more sternly than intended. No one wants a boss who lacks compassion,… Read more »

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Helping a Coworker in Need

Life can be tough, and sometimes troubles bubble to the surface during work hours. Whether the issue is actually work-related or something of a personal nature, you want to step in and help.   As a compassionate person, you hate seeing others upset — especially colleagues you care about.  How to Help a Visibly Shaken Coworker … Read more »

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Communicating with Job Candidates in Las Vegas

Communicating with your candidates is always important, but maintaining strong communication with them during a crisis can set you apart from your competitors. Thanks to COVID-19, our economy came to a grinding halt in March, and businesses are facing unique challenges. On one hand, millions of businesses were deemed “non-essential” and were forced to close… Read more »

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No doubt, if you’re able to work from home right now, you’re doing so. Thankfully, technology has made it possible for many companies to shift to remote work with minimal disruption.   Hopefully, your company is able to remain successful in the current environment. If so, you might need to hire new team members. When at… Read more »

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Communicating with Candidates

Communicating with your candidates is always important, but maintaining strong communication with them during a crisis can set you apart from your competitors. Thanks to COVID-19, our economy came to a grinding halt in March, and businesses are facing unique challenges. On one hand, millions of businesses were deemed “non-essential” and were forced to close… Read more »

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The morning hours set the tone for the rest of your day. If you typically start work on a sluggish note or in a state of chaos, your daily productivity is likely taking a hit.  There’s no time like the present to overhaul your morning activities, to ensure you’re behaving in a manner that supports… Read more »

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Update Your Resume | PrideStaff Las Vegas

Right now times are very uncertain, very stressful and even a bit frightening. The COVID-19 outbreak has not only caused a health crisis but an economic crisis, as well. In a matter of days, millions of people found themselves suddenly out of work. Millions more are weeks or even days away from losing their jobs,… Read more »

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It’s easy to look at successful people and wish you were in their shoes. What you might not realize, is you can achieve anything you want, if you’re willing to work for it. Success doesn’t just happen, it’s a byproduct of the manner in which you live your life.  If you’re tired of watching other people enjoy the… Read more »