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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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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

Posted in Career Best Practices

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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Use Your Strengths to Your Advantage

Posted in Job Search Tips, , Career Best Practices

"Accentuate the positive." It's more than just a classic song – it should be the mantra for your interviewing strategy! If you're trying to gain experience right out of college...
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The Lost Art of the Follow-up

Posted in Career Best Practices

Take charge of your job search by reviving the "lost art" of the follow-up. These ideas for effectively reconnecting after the interview will help you make a positive and lasting impression on your interviewer – and may tip the scales in your favor.
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Gaining Experience Right Out of College

Posted in Career Best Practices

Job prospects for recent graduates have improved over recent years. According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers' Job Outlook for the Class of 2014, employers expect to hire 7.8 percent more grads for their U.S. operations than they hired from the Class of 2013.
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Targeting a Company Where You Want to Work

Posted in Career Best Practices, Job Search Tips

Landing a job with your target employer requires more than just applying to job postings. Use PrideStaff's tips to get a job with your dream company.
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