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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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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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Social Media and Your Job Search

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Still unsure if social media should be part of your job search strategy? Consider these 2011 Jobvite statistics and then take advantage of our social media job search tips!
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Top 5 Résumé Mistakes

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Most job seekers understand that a résumé should be free from typos and be two pages in length, max. Beyond these basics, however, what should you do, and avoid doing, to ensure your résumé makes it into the “must call” pile? Refer to PrideStaff’s list of common résumé mistakes. By avoiding these key errors, you can create a top-notch résumé that will get a recruiter’s attention and put you in contention for the job:
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Making the Most of a Transition Job

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At PrideStaff, we encourage our candidates to make the most of every employment opportunity. Sure, a bridge job can pay the bills – but it can do so much more for you. Use these tips to make the most of transitional work and get one step closer to landing your dream job:
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Breaking the Cycle of Unemployment

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The economy may be improving, but if you’ve been out of work for an extended time, this fact is of little consolation. Being unemployed, especially for a protracted period, takes...
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