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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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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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Why Success Requires Sacrifice

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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 —...
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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...
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How to Handle a Counter Offer

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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...
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How to Use LinkedIn Groups To Find a Job

Posted in Career Best Practices, Job Search Tips

Looking for work? PrideStaff, a national staffing service, shares tips for using LinkedIn groups to find a job.
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How Do Your Nonverbal Cues Come Across in an Interview?

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How do you respond under stressful conditions (like a job interview)? Are you "cool, calm and collected?" Or do you fidget, sweat and breathe rapidly? The nonverbal cues you send...
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