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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.

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New Year, New Job, New You

Posted in Career Best Practices

It's almost time to flip the calendar. Are you ready to flip the switch on your career? Whether you want to: re-enter the workforce; find your first job; transition to...
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Is Your Job Hopping Making Managers Hop Over Your Resume?

Posted in Career Best Practices

A big increase in responsibilities. A significantly higher salary. Greater opportunities for advancement. There are so many positive reasons to change jobs frequently. But for all the pros, there's one...
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Temping Can Be a Perfect Complement to College Courses

Posted in Career Best Practices

Are you a college student, looking to: Learn more about what it's like to work in a wide range of industries, environments and company sizes? Strengthen your resume? Earn extra...
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Why Should We Hire You? Here's the Answer They Are Looking For…

Posted in Job Search Tips, Career Best Practices

Interview questions come in all shapes and sizes: There's the icebreaker: "How long was your commute here today?" The behavioral: "Describe a work situation in which you faced extreme time...
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What Should I Include in My Cover Letter?

Posted in Career Best Practices

A well-crafted cover letter is an invaluable job search tool. It allows you to: personally introduce and frame your resume; capture a recruiter's attention by emphasizing your relevant strengths and...
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Recent Grad Without a Job Yet? Here's How to Fix That!

You've passed your exams. Moved the tassel on your mortar board. And finally earned your degree. Congratulations! If you're a recent graduate looking for work, it's a great time to...
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