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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 be Scared to Apply for Jobs this Halloween

Posted in Career Best Practices, Job Search Tips

If you lack the proper confidence in your abilities, you might feel as though the world is playing a cruel joke on you. Don't let a lack of confidence scare you out of applying for jobs this Halloween season. Instead, use these tips from PrideStaff to gain confidence in your job skills and convey them properly when applying for a job...
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Do the Skills Fit the Job

Posted in , Recruiting

In this post, PrideStaff explains why, when candidates are in short supply, it's more important to hire for fit than skills. This post outlines a few reasons why hiring a candidate for fit is crucial.
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Preparing for a Panel Interview

Posted in Job Search Tips,

You were thrilled to be called in for an interview. And then you learned that it was going to be a panel format. To increase efficiency and shorten the hiring...
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How to Use LinkedIn Groups To Find a Job

Posted in Career Best Practices, Job Search Tips

Looking for work? PrideStaff, a national staffing service, shares tips for using LinkedIn groups to find a job.
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How Do Your Nonverbal Cues Come Across in an Interview?

Posted in Career Best Practices, Job Search Tips

How do you respond under stressful conditions (like a job interview)? Are you "cool, calm and collected?" Or do you fidget, sweat and breathe rapidly? The nonverbal cues you send...
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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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