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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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Asking for Recommendations

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Although it may not be the most exciting part of your job search, gathering solid recommendations is critical. In fact, all other things being equal, a glowing reference may be the deciding factor that tips the scales in your favor. So get started now. Use these essential tips for gathering recommendations through LinkedIn and other sources...
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Do I Need a Résumé for Warehouse and Manufacturing Jobs?

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Q: If I’m looking for light industrial work, do I really need to create a résumé? A: It depends. Do you want to stand out from the competition and get hired?...
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Having trouble finding top candidates?

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If unemployment is so high, why do companies still have trouble finding top candidates ? From a lack of critical skills to a poor cultural fit, the reasons for recruiting...
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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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How to Interview Entry Level Candidates

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Asking the right interview questions can help you determine if an entry level candidate is the best fit for the available position and your company. The next time you’re hiring for starter positions, try using a few of these sample interview questions to assess commonly needed job skills:
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Happy 4th of July!

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At PrideStaff, we take pride in all we do. We also take tremendous pride in being part of our great nation. As we prepare to celebrate Independence Day, we thought it might be fun to share some interesting facts about our country and the 4th of July holiday...
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