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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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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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The Busy. The Friend. The Interrogator. The Newb. How to Prep for Your Interviewer.

Posted in Job Search Tips, , Career Best Practices

Interview advice posts typically focus on the things you should say and do. In fact, we've published quite a few ourselves: 4 Questions to Ask in Your Next Interview How...
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Don't Look Desperate! Avoid Branding Yourself as a Desperate Job Seeker

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"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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Use Your Strengths to Your Advantage

Posted in Job Search Tips, , Career Best Practices

"Accentuate the positive." It's more than just a classic song – it should be the mantra for your interviewing strategy! If you're trying to gain experience right out of college...
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