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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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Workplace Relationships – Should You Have a Formal Policy in Place?

Posted in Human Resources

Jim Halpert and Pam Beasley. Sam Malone and Diane Chambers. Don Draper and Megan Calvet. Bet you can guess where we’re going with this post… It’s February, and love is...
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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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