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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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There's No Excuse for Excuses at Work

Posted in Career Best Practices

"I just put a casserole in the oven." "My plastic surgery needed some 'tweaking' to get it just right." "I got stuck in the blood pressure machine at the grocery...
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How to Brag without Bragging (and Win Over the Interviewer)

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Some candidates LOVE to brag about their accomplishments (a little too much, according to their interviewers). But if you're an introvert, just walking into the interview room can push you...
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Want to Get the Job? Try Being Yourself – Not Someone Else

Posted in Career Best Practices

As a job candidate, it's natural to want to put your best foot forward and present the best "version" of yourself in the interview. But be careful not to take...
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Are You Earning What You're Worth?

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"Is my pay rate competitive – or insulting?" "What's the average salary for someone with my job, in my industry, with my level of experience?" "Is it time to ask...
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Turn Your Frown Upside-Down

Posted in Career Best Practices, Job Search Tips

"Who needed that job anyway." "You'll find something better soon." "Keep your chin up!" People who share words of encouragement during your job search often mean well. But if you've...
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Drop the Boring Routine and Start Excelling!

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What's another way to spell "boring"? R-O-U-T-I-N-E. When you work a typical 9-to-5 job, a certain amount of routine is necessary. After all, certain meetings must be attended. Things like...
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