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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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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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Want to Grow in Your Career? Up Your LinkedIn Game

Posted in Career Best Practices

Are you a LinkedIn "All-Star" – or is your profile a little, shall we say, underwhelming? LinkedIn is a critical career-building tool for professionals around the world for a reason:...
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There's No Excuse for Excuses at Work

Posted in Career Best Practices

"I just put a casserole in the oven." "My plastic surgery needed some 'tweaking' to get it just right." "I got stuck in the blood pressure machine at the grocery...
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