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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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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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Using Your Alumni Network

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Whether you’re a student, a recent graduate or are approaching your 20th college reunion, your alumni network can be an invaluable asset in your career decision-making or job hunting efforts. Use PrideStaff’s tips for maximizing the potential of your alumni network...
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After Work Connections: Offline Social Networking

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While countless job search articles focus on the benefits of online social networking, digital connections will only get you so far. When it comes right down to it, personal contact – real face-time – is one of your most powerful networking tools.
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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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Looking for Summer Work?

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A temporary assignment with PrideStaff may be just what you’re looking for. If you’re like many college students, you need to make the most of your time away from school. Temporary work offers a number of advantages over traditional employment...
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How to Overcome Being Overqualified

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You knew you’d land this job, no problem. You were more than qualified, possessing skills and experience that went beyond the minimum job requirements. You completed the online application, following...
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