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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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Are You Caught Up in the Resume Buzzword Hype?

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Think your resume has to be filled with buzzwords and extreme language to cut through the clutter? You've been given some bad advice. When you're drafting a resume, space is...
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Stop Making These Same Mistakes Every Day!

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Today's going to be different. Instead of letting your work day take control of you, you're going to take the proverbial bull by the horns. Check off those to do's...
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Job Success Series: Top Non-Job-Specific Skills that Employers Want (Skill 5 of 5)

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An administrative assistant needs strong PC skills. A computer programmer needs solid coding skills. A machinist needs exceptional CNC skills. Technical skills are undeniably important – and often unique to...
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Job Success Series: Top Non-Job-Specific Skills that Employers Want (Skill 4 of 5)

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Looking for a job as a lighthouse keeper? An over-the-road truck driver? Then you can skip right over this post – because it's all about teamwork. In most jobs, the...
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Job Success Series: Top Non-Job-Specific Skills that Employers Want (Skill 3 of 5)

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On the job hunt? Get ready for a question like this in your next interview: "Tell me about a problem you faced at work and the steps you took to...
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Job Success Series: Top Non-Job-Specific Skills that Employers Want (Skill 2 of 5)

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When things get busy and your to-do list is long, do you panic – or plan and manage your time effectively? Obviously, employers want to hire people with strong time...
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