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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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Picking Up New Skills Through Temp Jobs

Posted in Career Best Practices

Struggling to find work? Stuck in a dead-end job? Want to "level up" in your chosen field? Temp jobs may be a great option! According to the American Staffing Association,...
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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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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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Proofread, Proofread, Proofread!

Posted in Career Best Practices

A study on recruiting from 2010 found that a single typo is enough to have one in four executives immediately toss your resume in the garbage! Here is how to make sure you catch all typos before the hiring manager does!
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