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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.


Send Out a Career SOS

Posted in Career Best Practices, Job Search Tips

Stuck in a job that's "just paying the bills?" Bored at work? Ready for a job change, but afraid to make a switch? You may be stuck in a proverbial...
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Professions with High Growth Rates in 2015

Posted in Hot Jobs, Career Best Practices, Job Search Tips

In today's world of work, there's no "sure thing." But you can increase your job security dramatically by choosing a career that's in high demand. What jobs are hot in...
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How to Spend the First 15 Minutes of Your Work Day

Posted in Career Best Practices, Management Best Practices

The first 15 minutes of your work morning can set the tone for the entire day. Here are 4 steps to get off to a more productive start. Ever get...
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Setting Career Resolutions (Goals)

Posted in Career Best Practices

New Year's resolutions come in all shapes and sizes. Whether you're trying to earn a raise, get a promotion or transition to a new line of work, use these tips from PrideStaff to create a roadmap for career success in 2015.
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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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How to Gain Experience Right Out of College

Posted in Career Best Practices

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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