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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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Don't Look Desperate! Avoid Branding Yourself as a Desperate Job Seeker

Posted in Job Search Tips,

"I really need this job." "I'll take any job – I just have to get to work!" "Pleeease hire me." Do you use tactics like these when you interview? Probably...
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Is Your Major Marketable? Most Popular College Degrees and Jobs for Them

Posted in Career Best Practices

Why do most people earn college degrees? To learn essential knowledge and skills that make them more employable, of course! Unfortunately, the degrees which make graduates most attractive to employers...
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Deal with it, Rookie! What to expect and how to prepare for being a new hire.

Posted in Career Best Practices

You got the job – congratulations! You should be thrilled, right? So why are you feeling so nervous? Logically, you may wonder about your new work environment; your new boss;...
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Let Me Get This Straight: Being Overqualified is a Bad Thing?

Posted in Career Best Practices

Hiring managers and HR professionals can be a lot like Goldilocks. They want candidates with a level of experience that's "just right." Fair or not, in their eyes, a candidate...
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Finding a Great Summer Job

Posted in Career Best Practices

It's hard to believe that summer is right around the corner! And for many employers, summertime is their busiest season – which means they'll need to fill seasonal and temporary...
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Why Didn't I Get the Job?

Posted in Career Best Practices, Job Search Tips

You applied with high hopes. Those hopes got even higher after you completed your interview. You wrapped up by stating how much you really wanted the job, and then heard...
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