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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 Wow Your Interviewer

Posted in Career Best Practices

Have you ever watched one of those animal documentaries on Animal Planet or National Geographic? If so, you’ve probably noticed that animals do some crazy things just to capture attention...
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Piping-Hot Talent! How to build a pool of winners.

Posted in Human Resources

If you had a hot job become available in your company today, would you have piping-hot talent ready to start immediately? If you're like most U.S. employers, the answer is...
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How to Make Your Company Attractive to Candidates

Posted in Human Resources

Hair gel, lipstick and bronzer may make a person more attractive. But they won’t do much for your company’s employment brand. With unemployment rates near historic lows, it’s tougher than...
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Here are the Interview Questions You CAN’T Ask

Posted in Human Resources

A leg brace. An engagement ring. A rainbow lapel pin. If an experienced HR professional or hiring manager spotted one of these things while interviewing a candidate, they’d never bring...
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How to Get Your Team to Take Charge

Posted in Management Best Practices

What kind of employees do you have: motivated, self-directed individuals who get the job done, or a bunch of powerless drones? If it’s the latter, it’s time to look in...
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Why Your Culture Could be Make or Break

Posted in Recruiting

Culture shmulture. With so much "real" work to do, who has time to focus on building a great workplace culture? After all, what's the big deal? Your employees are treated...
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