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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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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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Is Your Online Reputation Keeping You from Getting the Job?

Posted in Career Best Practices, Job Search Tips

Q: What does a predator who wants to steal your identity have in common with that hiring manager who just interviewed you? A: They'll both search for information about you...
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Moving On, Without Burning a Bridge

Posted in Career Best Practices

You just accepted the offer for a new full-time position. The job pays more and has a ton of potential for career growth. So why aren't you turning cartwheels? Oh,...
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5 Reasons Why You Didn't Land that Promotion

Posted in Career Best Practices

That shiny promotion you set your sights on – that amazing opportunity for more money, challenge and growth? It just went to someone else. Naturally, you're disheartened. Frustrated. Maybe even...
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