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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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So, Did I Get the Job or What?

Posted in Career Best Practices

Cringing at this post title? Can't imagine asking anything so brazen at the conclusion of a job interview? Or thinking how great it would be to know if you landed...
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Getting Through the Holidays without Losing Your Mind

Posted in Career Best Practices

Close your eyes for a moment and think about the upcoming holidays. What do you envision? A warm, inviting fireplace to relax by? Sugarplums and toy soldiers? Or Clark Griswold's...
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Get Paid: Tips to Help Negotiate a Fair Salary

Posted in Career Best Practices

You're in the home stretch. After a barrage of interviews, you've emerged as the top candidate and the employer has offered you the job. Way to go! But there's still...
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He's Going the Distance: LONG Distance!

Posted in Career Best Practices

Want to move closer to the mountains or the ocean? Always dreamed of living and working in a big city? Need to be near family? Then today's post is for...
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How to Answer: "Why Haven't You Been Working?"

Posted in Career Best Practices

Feel like a deer in the headlights? Like you're wearing a scarlet letter? Like you have broccoli in your teeth? If you're looking for a job and have a sizeable...
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Are You Getting Burned? Time for some career sunscreen…

Posted in Career Best Practices

When your business heats up, make sure your employees don't get burned – burned out , that is. Burnout isn't just caused by heavy workloads (although that's often a prime...
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