Whether you’re a kid counting the days until summer vacation or an adult just yearning for warmer weather and some outdoor time, summer is an exciting time of year! There are barbecues and patio happy hours, beach trips and campouts, backyard games, and long afternoons to be spent by the pool. But as a manager,… Read more »
The Watercooler is PrideStaff’s blog covering trends and tips for successfully managing issues in the workplace, such as: retention, employee engagement, and interviewing.
So, your big idea was rejected, huh? Well, you can’t win them all, but it doesn’t mean that you must quit altogether! Instead of sulking in your emotions or giving up, you can start by going back for more feedback. Figure out what made them say no and adjust your focus until you come up… Read more »
Working late hours—either the night shift or overtime hours—at work is no joke. It seems totally doable until hours four, five, and six when you’re just ready to crawl into bed and fall asleep. But, if you handle it right, you can stay alert, awake, and energize through your shift. Here’s how to stay alert… Read more »
It’s one thing to be the boss, but it’s another thing to be an effective manager, a leader. It comes naturally to some individuals, but others need to focus on it and develop those traits before it becomes second nature. Five Ways to Become a Manager People Look Up To Value Your Employees Recognize that… Read more »
Deciding to leave a job is never easy! It’s scary, especially if you don’t know what you’re going to do next. But you must recognize when the time is right otherwise you risk the chance of losing passion, becoming disengaged, or losing momentum in your career trajectory. Here are some guidelines about when the right… Read more »
Employee absenteeism can be incredibly damaging to the workplace. It’s hard to rely on collaboration when key members of your team are regularly missing work. This might mean that deadlines are being missed, goals are being neglected, and productivity is waning. While there might be valid reasons for absenteeism that are out of your control—illness… Read more »
Diamond Award winners have won ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing Award for at least 5 years in a row, consistently earning industry-leading satisfaction scores from clients and job seekers. PrideStaff, a national, franchised staffing organization, is pleased to announce that they have earned one of ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Diamond Awards, after winning the… Read more »
February was a great month for hires, just look at these smiles! Congratulations to Rudy, Adam, Robert, Miles, Dominic, Monique and Adan!
Your first day at a new job can be stressful. There are new people to meet, names to remember, new software to learn, new hallways and offices to navigate. And, on top of everything, you also must worry about making a good first impression. Eye contact, firm handshakes, and positive, upbeat body language. But there’s… Read more »
Employee motivation can be tricky. There’s no one fix that works for employees and not all fixes are feasible for every company. Regardless, when your employees lose sight of what drives them, or worse, when they become unhappy with their professional situation, you need to step in and incorporate these tips to keep them engaged…. Read more »