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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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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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Preparing for a Panel Interview

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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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School is Back in Session. Are Your Skills Up to Date?

Posted in Career Best Practices

Applying for a technical job? PrideStaff explains how to find out if your certifications are current – and get recertified if you need to
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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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Tips for Explaining a Resume Gap

Posted in Job Search Tips

A resume gap can keep you from landing the job you want. Use PrideStaff’s tips to effectively explain that gap in your work history.
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Unemployed Doesn't Mean Unqualified

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Being out of work takes a real toll on your confidence and emotional well-being. When you're searching for a job while unemployed, it can be tough to convince yourself –...
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