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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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Taming the Job Board Beast

Posted in Career Best Practices

They call it "Monster" for a reason. If you're looking for work, it's natural to feel intimidated by the sheer size of massive job boards. And it's frustrating to scroll...
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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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How to Be Heard, Instead of Dismissed

Posted in Career Best Practices

Wondering what your workplace will be like? Concerned about how well you'll gel with your co-workers? Want your supervisor to like you – and take your ideas seriously? If you're...
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There's No Excuse for Excuses at Work

Posted in Career Best Practices

"I just put a casserole in the oven." "My plastic surgery needed some 'tweaking' to get it just right." "I got stuck in the blood pressure machine at the grocery...
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Want to Get the Job? Try Being Yourself – Not Someone Else

Posted in Career Best Practices

As a job candidate, it's natural to want to put your best foot forward and present the best "version" of yourself in the interview. But be careful not to take...
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Turn Your Frown Upside-Down

Posted in Career Best Practices, Job Search Tips

"Who needed that job anyway." "You'll find something better soon." "Keep your chin up!" People who share words of encouragement during your job search often mean well. But if you've...
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