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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 Spend the First 15 Minutes of Your Work Day

Posted in Career Best Practices, Management Best Practices

The first 15 minutes of your work morning can set the tone for the entire day. Here are 4 steps to get off to a more productive start. Ever get...
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Dealing with Toxic Coworkers

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They get on your nerves. They don't pull their weight. They constantly complain. Perhaps worst of all, they can undermine your success on the job. They're toxic coworkers – and...
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Setting Career Resolutions (Goals)

Posted in Career Best Practices

New Year's resolutions come in all shapes and sizes. Whether you're trying to earn a raise, get a promotion or transition to a new line of work, use these tips from PrideStaff to create a roadmap for career success in 2015.
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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...
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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.
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Proofread, Proofread, Proofread!

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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!
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