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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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How to Look Great for Your Interview – On a Budget

Posted in Career Best Practices

Resume? Proofed, printed and ready to go. Interview prep? Employer research completed; answers to common questions well-rehearsed. Driving route? Planned out. You're all set to nail your next interview, with...
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Why Should We Hire You? Here's the Answer They Are Looking For…

Posted in Job Search Tips, Career Best Practices

Interview questions come in all shapes and sizes: There's the icebreaker: "How long was your commute here today?" The behavioral: "Describe a work situation in which you faced extreme time...
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How to Wow Your Interviewer

Posted in Career Best Practices

Have you ever watched one of those animal documentaries on Animal Planet or National Geographic? If so, you’ve probably noticed that animals do some crazy things just to capture attention...
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Mirroring to Get the Job: How to Adjust to Different Interviewer Personalities

Posted in Job Search Tips, Career Best Practices

"Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get." --Forrest Gump In many ways, each job interview you go on is like one of those...
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How to Brag without Bragging (and Win Over the Interviewer)

Posted in Career Best Practices

Some candidates LOVE to brag about their accomplishments (a little too much, according to their interviewers). But if you're an introvert, just walking into the interview room can push you...
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The Unexpected Qualities of a Toxic Employee

Posted in Management Best Practices, Human Resources

When it comes to negative employees, managers typically expect individuals who: Don't pull their weight Continually gripe about their work Get on peers' and supervisors' nerves These hallmarks make toxic...
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