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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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Is Your Job Hopping Making Managers Hop Over Your Resume?

Posted in Career Best Practices

A big increase in responsibilities. A significantly higher salary. Greater opportunities for advancement. There are so many positive reasons to change jobs frequently. But for all the pros, there's one...
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Temping Can Be a Perfect Complement to College Courses

Posted in Career Best Practices

Are you a college student, looking to: Learn more about what it's like to work in a wide range of industries, environments and company sizes? Strengthen your resume? Earn extra...
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Why Should We Hire You? Here's the Answer They Are Looking For…

Posted in Job Search Tips, Career Best Practices

Interview questions come in all shapes and sizes: There's the icebreaker: "How long was your commute here today?" The behavioral: "Describe a work situation in which you faced extreme time...
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What Should I Include in My Cover Letter?

Posted in Career Best Practices

A well-crafted cover letter is an invaluable job search tool. It allows you to: personally introduce and frame your resume; capture a recruiter's attention by emphasizing your relevant strengths and...
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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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Is Your Online Reputation Keeping You from Getting the Job?

Posted in Career Best Practices, Job Search Tips

Q: What does a predator who wants to steal your identity have in common with that hiring manager who just interviewed you? A: They'll both search for information about you...
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