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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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Are You a Large or Small Employer?

By PrideStaff Posted in Management Best Practices

This post is courtesy of Leavitt Group

HOW DO I CALCULATE HOW MANY “FULL-TIME EQUIVALENTS” I HAVE?

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Top Careers for 2013

By PrideStaff Posted in Career Best Practices

So what are the top job titles for this year? Here is a sampling of top jobs (requiring a bachelor’s degree) that have produced the most jobs post-recession – and are likely to experience continued growth:
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Do I Need a Résumé for Warehouse and Manufacturing Jobs?

By PrideStaff Posted in Job Search Tips

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

By PrideStaff Posted in Job Search Tips, Job Seeker

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

By PrideStaff Posted in Job Search Tips

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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Breaking the Cycle of Unemployment

By PrideStaff Posted in Job Search Tips

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 a toll on even the toughest job seeker.  Over time, it can:

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