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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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Oprah's Advice for a Great Career

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Oprah Winfrey is undeniably one of the most powerful and effective communicators of our time. So, when she shares advice for a great career, we take note! Recently, Oprah gave...
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Should I Take a Temp Job During My Job Search?

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It's a question we hear all the time at PrideStaff. After all, there's a common misconception that you can't conduct a thorough job search while you're working. And that just...
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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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How to Gain Experience Right Out of College

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Job prospects for college grads have improved substantially since the Great Recession. But while unemployment for recent college graduates has declined steadily since 2011, underemployment has increased – meaning that fewer graduates are using their degrees to their full advantage. PrideStaff offers some help. Use these suggestions to gain that much-needed experience right out of college.
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Gaining Experience Right Out of College

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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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Using Your Alumni Network

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Whether you’re a student, a recent graduate or are approaching your 20th college reunion, your alumni network can be an invaluable asset in your career decision-making or job hunting efforts. Use PrideStaff’s tips for maximizing the potential of your alumni network...
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