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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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Why Jugglers Don't Earn Much Money

Posted in Career Best Practices

Does your career feel more like a three-ring circus than a linear path of advancement? It might be time to give up the juggling act. We're not talking about the...
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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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Becoming the CEO of You, Inc.

Posted in Career Best Practices

Want to climb the career ladder more quickly? Give yourself an executive position – as the CEO of You, Inc. Just like smart business owners build strategic plans for their...
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Safety Matters - Report It, Don't Ignore It

Posted in Career Best Practices

Improperly stacked items. Disorganized work stations. Insufficient lighting. Damaged safety gear. Seemingly innocuous things like these aren't just inconvenient; they can create hazardous working conditions that ultimately lead to accidents,...
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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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