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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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Top-Paying Skilled Trades Jobs: Power Line Technician

Posted in Career Best Practices, Top Jobs

Not interested in a typical desk job? Enjoy working outside? Looking to explore new opportunities in the power or telecommunications industry? A career as a power line technician may be...
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What Have You Done for Me Lately? How to Make a Strong Impression Before Year-End Reviews

Posted in Career Best Practices

The end of the year is fast approaching, and the big question from your boss is coming: "What have you achieved this year?" You may have done a darn good...
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Sweet or Spooky? 8 Fun Office Halloween Costumes You Can Make at Home

Posted in Fun Stuff

Love Halloween – but hate those store-bought costumes? Want to win the office Halloween costume contest – but don't want to spend a fortune? Or are you just looking for...
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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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