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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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"Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?" Here's How to Answer This Interview Question

Posted in Career Best Practices

Standard interview questions? You've prepared answers for the most common ones. Behavioral interview questions? They don't intimidate you. Zinger questions? Bring 'em on. You've done your homework and feel ready...
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Get Real: How to Use Real-Time Feedback to Boost Morale and Productivity

Posted in Human Resources

Are you your employees' biggest cheerleader? If you want high-performing work teams, you should be. And if you want that praise to be effective, you should be delivering it in...
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Oprah's Advice for a Great Career

Posted in Career Best Practices

Oprah Winfrey is undeniably one of the most powerful and effective communicators of our time. So, when she shares advice for a great career, we take note! Recently, Oprah gave...
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How to Showcase Your Past Experiences

Posted in Career Best Practices

The job market is hot right now. Opportunities are plentiful in a wide range of job categories—from skilled trades and administrative roles, to accounting, IT, and HR positions. But you...
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How to Handle Inappropriate Attire in the Workplace

Posted in Management Best Practices

"Are they headed to the office – or the beach?!" If you've ever thought this when looking at an employee's work outfit, today's post is just for you. While the...
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How to Deal with Unacceptable Behavior in the Workplace

Posted in Human Resources, Management Best Practices

Tempers flaring? Attitudes need adjusting? Workers slacking off? It must be summer! While most of your employees are probably even-keeled and productive all year long, the heat of the summer...
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