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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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Simple Tips for Good Written Communication

Posted on 05-1-2009

By Laura Stack, MBA, CSP, The Productivity PRO®

 

PRIDESTAFF IN THE NEWS.

There’s always something happening at PrideStaff. Check back often for updates, articles and happenings that demonstrate the PrideStaff experience.

Tips for Working Through Issues with Your Boss

Posted on 05-1-2009

It's a common question: "How do I get my boss to change his behavior?" Tied up in that question are all the anxieties about how the boss will respond and fear that the messenger will be shot. As a result, many employees say nothing, letting the negatives pile high until they just can't take any more and then they explode, and their worst fears come true.

 

Here are some common mistakes I've seen and what to do instead:

 

PRIDESTAFF IN THE NEWS.

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Turn a Temporary Assignment into a Full-Time Job

Posted on 05-1-2009

Pave the Way to a Rewarding Full-Time Job as a PrideStaff Field Associate


Temporary work may be "the single most productive strategy for finding a full-time job" (Employment Week). With unemployment numbers soaring, competition for the best job assignments is becoming more and more intense. So how can you make the most out of your temporary assignment--and turn it into a great full-time job?

 

Here are a few inside tips to help you get started:

 

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20 Powerful Tips For Advancing Your Career

Posted on 08-1-2006

By Bonnie Lowe

 

You don't want to stay in your current position forever...you want to move up!


Here are 20 ways to boost your chances of getting that nice promotion:

 

1. Do more than is expected of you. Prove that you're capable of handling more responsibility. Volunteer for special assignments. 

 

2. Take initiative and do what needs to be done, before being asked.