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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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What Have You Done for Me Lately? How to Make a Strong Impression Before Year-End Reviews

Posted in Career Best Practices

The end of the year is fast approaching, and the big question from your boss is coming: "What have you achieved this year?" You may have done a darn good...
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Sweet or Spooky? 8 Fun Office Halloween Costumes You Can Make at Home

Posted in Fun Stuff

Love Halloween – but hate those store-bought costumes? Want to win the office Halloween costume contest – but don't want to spend a fortune? Or are you just looking for...
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How to Get Promoted from an Entry Level Job

Posted in Career Best Practices

You've already accomplished that first big goal: landing a job upon graduation. But while getting an entry level job is a fantastic achievement, it's just the first step in what...
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Perks of Working on the Night Shift

Posted in Career Best Practices

"Graveyard shift." Yikes – not the most appealing way to describe overnight work hours. But don't let the name scare you away from considering midnight shift work. While working the...
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What's Next? Preparing for the End of Your Temp Placement

You had a great time working on your assignment. But alas, all good things must come to an end. So…what's your next move? Depending upon your situation, there are specific...
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Should You Perform a Midyear Review?

Posted in Management Best Practices

Whether you love them or dread them, annual reviews are an essential part of managing employees' performance. But what if there were a way to make year-end performance reviews a...
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