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THE WATERCOOLER.

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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Hide it From Your Timeline

Posted in Career Best Practices, Job Search Tips

Come on, be honest. Have you ever: Made a crude, albeit funny, comment on a Facebook friend's wall? Posted a picture of yourself enjoying cocktails at a party? Tweeted something...
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High Growth Careers in 2016

Posted in Human Resources, Management Best Practices, Career Best Practices

Lose weight. Try a different haircut. Find a better job. What's your resolution for 2016? With a new year right around the corner, you may be considering starting or switching...
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Stop Nagging! How to Follow Up Without Being a Pest

Posted in Career Best Practices

"Hey – when are you going to get back to me?" "So, did I get the job or what?" "Why don't you just HIRE ME already?!?" While you're waiting to...
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Laid Off? Cool Your Jets

Posted in Career Best Practices

Recently handed a pink slip? You may be experiencing a complex mix of emotions ranging from anger toward your former employer to anxiety about the future of your career. While...
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How to Answer: "Why Haven't You Been Working?"

Posted in Career Best Practices

Feel like a deer in the headlights? Like you're wearing a scarlet letter? Like you have broccoli in your teeth? If you're looking for a job and have a sizeable...
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Don't Look Desperate! Avoid Branding Yourself as a Desperate Job Seeker

Posted in Job Search Tips,

"I really need this job." "I'll take any job – I just have to get to work!" "Pleeease hire me." Do you use tactics like these when you interview? Probably...
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