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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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Don't Be a Turkey! How to Find a Job, Even During the Holidays

Posted in Career Best Practices

It's hard to believe: the 2017 holiday season is upon us! If you're looking for work, it can be tempting to throw in the towel and wait for the New...
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How to Speed Up Your Job Search

Posted in Career Best Practices

You need a job. Now. Time to put the proverbial pedal to the metal! The good news is, unemployment rates are low – which means you have more open positions...
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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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Is Your Online Reputation Keeping You from Getting the Job?

Posted in Career Best Practices, Job Search Tips

Q: What does a predator who wants to steal your identity have in common with that hiring manager who just interviewed you? A: They'll both search for information about you...
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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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Considering Locking Down Your Facebook? Think Again!

Posted in Career Best Practices

Re-tweeting others' political rants. Adding late-night party pics to your Instagram story. Sharing ridiculous memes on Facebook. We get it – these are fun things to do. And you certainly...
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