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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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How to Answer Quirky Interview Questions

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“If you were a half-gallon of ice cream, what flavor would you be, and why?” “How many golf balls will fit inside a 747?” “Would you rather fight one horse-sized...
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How to Tell if Your Current Job Isn’t Right for You

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The average person spends a whopping 90,000 hours at work over their lifetime. That’s a long time to spend in the wrong job. No job is a bed of roses...
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How to Work with a Negative Nancy

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Have any hyper-critical, irritating or just-plain-negative coworkers on your team? Then you know what a drag they can be. Negative people can make you feel like you have to walk...
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3 Reasons Your Resume is Ending Up in the Trash

Posted in Career Best Practices, Job Search Tips

Tired of clicking the "Submit" button on countless job applications – only to receive a standard rejection letter or (worse yet) never hear anything back at all? It's enough to...
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Does Your Career Path Need GPS?

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Feel like you're stuck on the side of the career highway changing a flat tire, while your friends and co-workers are speeding past you with raises, promotions and great new...
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Is Your Online Reputation Keeping You from Getting the Job?

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Q: What does a predator who wants to steal your identity have in common with that hiring manager who just interviewed you? A: They'll both search for information about you...
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