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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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Ask This: Would Your Last Boss Hire You Again?

Posted in Career Best Practices

It's no secret: hiring great people starts with asking great interviewing questions. But just what should you be asking? With just a few swipes of the thumb, job seekers can...
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Red Flags that Scream "DON'T HIRE ME"

Posted in Recruiting

Hiring would be so much easier if slackers, job-hoppers and toxic people wore big signs to their interviews that say: "DON'T HIRE ME!" But while things are never quite this...
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What's More Important: Attitude or Skill?

Posted in Human Resources

You've narrowed the field to two great candidates. One has the perfect combination of job skills and work experience; the other has an amazing attitude, but is a little light...
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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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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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