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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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5 Reasons Why You Didn't Land that Promotion

Posted in Career Best Practices

That shiny promotion you set your sights on – that amazing opportunity for more money, challenge and growth? It just went to someone else. Naturally, you're disheartened. Frustrated. Maybe even...
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Career Planning for 2017

Posted in Career Best Practices

We've all heard the phrase, "Those who fail to plan, plan to fail." It may be cliché, but it's a highly relevant message for anyone looking to switch jobs or...
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Don't Become the Office Meme at Your Holiday Party!

Posted in Career Best Practices

HAD TOO MUCH TO DRINK AT CHRISTMAS PARTY / GAVE BOSS "COME HITHER" LOOK DON'T KNOW WHAT I DID AT LAST NIGHT'S HOLIDAY PARTY / AND AT THIS POINT I'M...
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Recruiting in a Full Employment Market

Posted in Recruiting

Have you looked at a graph of the national unemployment rate recently? It looks like a ski slope – and we're currently at the bottom of the mountain. No matter...
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Taming the Job Board Beast

Posted in Career Best Practices

They call it "Monster" for a reason. If you're looking for work, it's natural to feel intimidated by the sheer size of massive job boards. And it's frustrating to scroll...
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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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