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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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Setting Career Goals for 2013

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So what do you want to accomplish this year? Getting a raise? Earning a promotion? Learning a new job skill? Starting over in a different line of work? Use these tips from PrideStaff to create a roadmap for your career success in 2013...
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PrideStaff's Concord Employment Agency is Putting Local People to Work

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Economic challenges over the last several years have pressed companies in Concord thin and caused some concern for job seekers. PrideStaff's Concord employment agency has helped both take the challenge...
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Asking for Recommendations

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Although it may not be the most exciting part of your job search, gathering solid recommendations is critical. In fact, all other things being equal, a glowing reference may be the deciding factor that tips the scales in your favor. So get started now. Use these essential tips for gathering recommendations through LinkedIn and other sources...
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Do I Need a Résumé for Warehouse and Manufacturing Jobs?

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Q: If I’m looking for light industrial work, do I really need to create a résumé? A: It depends. Do you want to stand out from the competition and get hired?...
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Social Media and Your Job Search

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Still unsure if social media should be part of your job search strategy? Consider these 2011 Jobvite statistics and then take advantage of our social media job search tips!
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Top 5 Résumé Mistakes

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Most job seekers understand that a résumé should be free from typos and be two pages in length, max. Beyond these basics, however, what should you do, and avoid doing, to ensure your résumé makes it into the “must call” pile? Refer to PrideStaff’s list of common résumé mistakes. By avoiding these key errors, you can create a top-notch résumé that will get a recruiter’s attention and put you in contention for the job:
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