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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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Do’s and Don’ts of Background Checks

Posted in Human Resources

Can you check a candidate’s credit? Verify the authenticity of their degrees? Scour their social media accounts looking for evidence of drug use or other criminal activities? The questions are...
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Earning Your Worth or Earning Your Asking Price

Posted in Career Best Practices

You just got offered the job you really want. The responsibilities are exactly what you've been looking for, and there's a ton of room for growth with the employer. But...
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Hire an Intern Today (But for the Right Reasons)

Posted in Human Resources

They're enthusiastic and full of fresh perspectives. They have the latest tech skills and are social-media savvy. They're willing to learn from the ground up and eager to help in...
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Sayonara, Job Loyalty!

Posted in Career Best Practices

The average person spends 90,000 hours on the job during their lifetime. 90,000! That's a looong time to be frustrated or unhappy in your work. In years past, staying in...
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Who is Generation Z and How Will They Impact the Workplace?

Posted in Management Best Practices

Gen Z. iGeneration. Homelanders. Re Gens. No matter what you call them, one thing is certain: a new generation of talent is flooding into the workplace! This young and talented...
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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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