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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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Who Is Your Best Cheerleader? How to Choose Winning References

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You’re in the home stretch. After a phone screen, two interviews and a skills assessment, your dream employer is ready to offer you a great job. There’s just one more...
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The Right Way to Decline a Job Offer

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The boss grated on your nerves. The job would be a dead end for you. The pay was insulting. Whatever your reasons for rejecting a job offer, there are right...
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How to Start Enjoying a Job You Hate

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“I QUIT!” Oh, how you’d love to utter these words to your boss right now. But you have bills to pay – and you don’t have another job lined up...
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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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