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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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How to Use LinkedIn Groups To Find a Job

Posted in Career Best Practices, Job Search Tips

Looking for work? PrideStaff, a national staffing service, shares tips for using LinkedIn groups to find a job.
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School is Back in Session. Are Your Skills Up to Date?

Posted in Career Best Practices

Applying for a technical job? PrideStaff explains how to find out if your certifications are current – and get recertified if you need 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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Tips for Explaining a Resume Gap

Posted in Job Search Tips

A resume gap can keep you from landing the job you want. Use PrideStaff’s tips to effectively explain that gap in your work history.
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