PrideStaff | Career Best Practices

THE WATERCOOLER.

The Watercooler is PrideStaff's blog covering trends and tips for successfully managing issues in the workplace, such as: retention, employee engagement, and interviewing.

RSS FEED

Adjust Your Cover Letter

Posted in Job Search Tips, Career Best Practices

Are you a "generic" employee? Of course not! You have unique skills, experience and personality traits that will make you an indispensable part of the team you will eventually join...
» More

How to Gain Experience Right Out of College

Posted in Career Best Practices

Job prospects for college grads have improved substantially since the Great Recession. But while unemployment for recent college graduates has declined steadily since 2011, underemployment has increased – meaning that fewer graduates are using their degrees to their full advantage. PrideStaff offers some help. Use these suggestions to gain that much-needed experience right out of college.
» More

Proofread, Proofread, Proofread!

Posted in Career Best Practices

A study on recruiting from 2010 found that a single typo is enough to have one in four executives immediately toss your resume in the garbage! Here is how to make sure you catch all typos before the hiring manager does!
» More

Why Success Requires Sacrifice

Posted in Career Best Practices

Have you seen the More Cowbell sketch from Saturday Night Live? It’s more than funny- it’s a metaphor for a successful work life. Everyone has at least one cowbell —...
» More

Don't be Scared to Apply for Jobs this Halloween

Posted in Career Best Practices, Job Search Tips

If you lack the proper confidence in your abilities, you might feel as though the world is playing a cruel joke on you. Don't let a lack of confidence scare you out of applying for jobs this Halloween season. Instead, use these tips from PrideStaff to gain confidence in your job skills and convey them properly when applying for a job...
» More

How to Handle a Counter Offer

Posted in Career Best Practices

You've done it. After months of phone calls, networking events, resume submissions and interviews, you've finally received an exciting job offer. Congratulations! Giving your two week's notice is going to...
» More

Pages