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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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Don't Look Desperate! Avoid Branding Yourself as a Desperate Job Seeker

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"I really need this job." "I'll take any job – I just have to get to work!" "Pleeease hire me." Do you use tactics like these when you interview? Probably...
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Congratulations! Now Go Get a Job.

Posted in Career Best Practices

Graduation is a cause for great celebration. You've worked hard to earn your degree, and when you graduate you'll be ready to take the world by storm. But once you've...
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How to Gain Experience Right Out of College

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Job prospects for college grads have improved substantially since the Great Recession. But while unemployment for recent college graduates has declined steadily since 2011, underemployment has increased – meaning that fewer graduates are using their degrees to their full advantage. PrideStaff offers some help. Use these suggestions to gain that much-needed experience right out of college.
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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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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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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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