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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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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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New Boss in Town? Here's How to Adjust

Posted in Career Best Practices

It's the end of an era. After a fantastic run together, you've just received word that your boss is leaving – and you're seriously bummed. You were so in sync...
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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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Considering Locking Down Your Facebook? Think Again!

Posted in Career Best Practices

Re-tweeting others' political rants. Adding late-night party pics to your Instagram story. Sharing ridiculous memes on Facebook. We get it – these are fun things to do. And you certainly...
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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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