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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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Being Blue will Keep You from Seeing Green

Posted in Career Best Practices, Job Search Tips

Stuck in a job you hate? Keep getting passed over for promotions or raises? Unable to kick-start your stalled job search? Feeling blue about work-related troubles is certainly natural, but...
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Here's Why You Shouldn't Hire Me

Posted in Career Best Practices

I'm dishonest. I'm lazy. I'll rob you blind. Want to give an employer a great reason NOT to hire you? Say something like one of the phrases above. Want to...
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Are You Caught Up in the Resume Buzzword Hype?

Posted in Career Best Practices

Think your resume has to be filled with buzzwords and extreme language to cut through the clutter? You've been given some bad advice. When you're drafting a resume, space is...
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Hide it From Your Timeline

Posted in Career Best Practices, Job Search Tips

Come on, be honest. Have you ever: Made a crude, albeit funny, comment on a Facebook friend's wall? Posted a picture of yourself enjoying cocktails at a party? Tweeted something...
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Stop Nagging! How to Follow Up Without Being a Pest

Posted in Career Best Practices

"Hey – when are you going to get back to me?" "So, did I get the job or what?" "Why don't you just HIRE ME already?!?" While you're waiting to...
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Let Me Get This Straight: Being Overqualified is a Bad Thing?

Posted in Career Best Practices

Hiring managers and HR professionals can be a lot like Goldilocks. They want candidates with a level of experience that's "just right." Fair or not, in their eyes, a candidate...
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