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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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Are You Caught Up in the Resume Buzzword Hype?

Posted in Career Best Practices

Think your resume has to be filled with buzzwords and extreme language to cut through the clutter? You've been given some bad advice. When you're drafting a resume, space is...
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Hide it From Your Timeline

Posted in Career Best Practices, Job Search Tips

Come on, be honest. Have you ever: Made a crude, albeit funny, comment on a Facebook friend's wall? Posted a picture of yourself enjoying cocktails at a party? Tweeted something...
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Stop Nagging! How to Follow Up Without Being a Pest

Posted in Career Best Practices

"Hey – when are you going to get back to me?" "So, did I get the job or what?" "Why don't you just HIRE ME already?!?" While you're waiting to...
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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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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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Adjust Your Cover Letter

Posted in Job Search Tips, Career Best Practices

Are you a "generic" employee? Of course not! You have unique skills, experience and personality traits that will make you an indispensable part of the team you will eventually join...
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