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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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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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Too Shy? Too Loud? Too Introspective? Too Opinionated?

Posted in Career Best Practices, Job Search Tips

The administrative assistant who gossips about EVERYONE. The forklift operator who won't even look co-workers in the eye. The billing clerk who second-guesses everything they do. The HR assistant who...
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The Halfway Mark – You Better Pick up the Pace

Posted in Career Best Practices

It's June, and the year is nearly halfway over. So…how are those annual career goals coming along? If you've already secured that raise, landed that promotion or been hired by...
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Being Blue will Keep You from Seeing Green

Posted in Career Best Practices, Job Search Tips

Stuck in a job you hate? Keep getting passed over for promotions or raises? Unable to kick-start your stalled job search? Feeling blue about work-related troubles is certainly natural, but...
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Why Jugglers Don't Earn Much Money

Posted in Career Best Practices

Does your career feel more like a three-ring circus than a linear path of advancement? It might be time to give up the juggling act. We're not talking about the...
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Safety Matters - Report It, Don't Ignore It

Posted in Career Best Practices

Improperly stacked items. Disorganized work stations. Insufficient lighting. Damaged safety gear. Seemingly innocuous things like these aren't just inconvenient; they can create hazardous working conditions that ultimately lead to accidents,...
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