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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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Companies are Looking for Skilled Labor - Here's How to Get Training

Posted in Career Best Practices, Job Search Tips,

Good jobs are becoming more plentiful. In fact, in some high-demand areas, positions actually go unfilled because employers can't find reliable workers with the required skills and technical know-how. Take advantage of this trend by getting the training you need.
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Use Your Strengths to Your Advantage

Posted in Job Search Tips, , Career Best Practices

"Accentuate the positive." It's more than just a classic song – it should be the mantra for your interviewing strategy! If you're trying to gain experience right out of college...
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The Lost Art of the Follow-up

Posted in Career Best Practices

Take charge of your job search by reviving the "lost art" of the follow-up. These ideas for effectively reconnecting after the interview will help you make a positive and lasting impression on your interviewer – and may tip the scales in your favor.
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Gaining Experience Right Out of College

Posted in Career Best Practices

Job prospects for recent graduates have improved over recent years. According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers' Job Outlook for the Class of 2014, employers expect to hire 7.8 percent more grads for their U.S. operations than they hired from the Class of 2013.
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Targeting a Company Where You Want to Work

Posted in Career Best Practices, Job Search Tips

Landing a job with your target employer requires more than just applying to job postings. Use PrideStaff's tips to get a job with your dream company.
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Not Sure What You Want to Be When You Grow Up? Temping Might Be a Great Option

Posted in Career Best Practices

At one point or another, most of us feel ambiguous about our careers and consider a change. Whatever your reason for indecision – whether you’re new to the workforce, have lost interest in your current job or feel that your industry doesn’t offer the long-term viability you need – working as a temporary can be a smart choice. Here are a few of the advantages they offer:
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