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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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Shut UP – I have work to do!

Posted in Career Best Practices, Management Best Practices

More than likely, talking is a key part of your job – allowing you to communicate essential information, collaborate more effectively and strengthen work relationships. And most of the time,...
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Problem Solved…Or Maybe Not?

Posted in Management Best Practices

Is "Chief Problem Creator" a key position you need to fill? Didn't think so. Employers like you want to hire people who solve problems – not create them. Regardless of...
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Is an Assertive Candidate Good or Bad?

Posted in , Recruiting

That candidate made a great first impression. Firm handshake. Lots of eye contact. Direct, confident responses to your questions. They’re obviously assertive, but what you're wondering is: "Will he be...
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You Have to Pay to Play - Are Your Pay Rates High Enough?

Posted in Management Best Practices, Recruiting

5% unemployment? It may signal a healthier economy, but it also creates intense recruiting pressure. As good people become tougher to source and hire, you have to pay (sometimes a...
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Assessing Soft Skills: Do you play nice with others?

Posted in Recruiting

Need a team player? Regardless of the industry, success in most jobs requires the ability to work well with peers, superiors and (when applicable) direct reports. Even if an individual...
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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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