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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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Mirroring to Get the Job: How to Adjust to Different Interviewer Personalities

Posted in Job Search Tips, Career Best Practices

"Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get." --Forrest Gump In many ways, each job interview you go on is like one of those...
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5 Reasons Why You Didn't Land that Promotion

Posted in Career Best Practices

That shiny promotion you set your sights on – that amazing opportunity for more money, challenge and growth? It just went to someone else. Naturally, you're disheartened. Frustrated. Maybe even...
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Career Planning for 2017

Posted in Career Best Practices

We've all heard the phrase, "Those who fail to plan, plan to fail." It may be cliché, but it's a highly relevant message for anyone looking to switch jobs or...
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Taming the Job Board Beast

Posted in Career Best Practices

They call it "Monster" for a reason. If you're looking for work, it's natural to feel intimidated by the sheer size of massive job boards. And it's frustrating to scroll...
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"Why Do You Want This Job?" How to Answer the Right Way

Posted in Career Best Practices

There are dozens of wrong ways to answer the common interview question "Why do you want this job?" Among our favorites are: "Because I'm tired of watching Game of Thrones...
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What's More Important: Attitude or Skill?

Posted in Human Resources

You've narrowed the field to two great candidates. One has the perfect combination of job skills and work experience; the other has an amazing attitude, but is a little light...
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