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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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"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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How to Be Heard, Instead of Dismissed

Posted in Career Best Practices

Wondering what your workplace will be like? Concerned about how well you'll gel with your co-workers? Want your supervisor to like you – and take your ideas seriously? If you're...
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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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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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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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Too Shy? Too Loud? Too Introspective? Too Opinionated?

Posted in Career Best Practices, Job Search Tips

The administrative assistant who gossips about EVERYONE. The forklift operator who won't even look co-workers in the eye. The billing clerk who second-guesses everything they do. The HR assistant who...
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