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Job Hunt 101: The Job of Job Hunting

Looking toward the New Year, we wanted to get you started with your job hunt right. Getting to the next level (or any level) can be frustrating. We see it often–job seekers aggravated because they aren’t seeing results quickly enough. We get it. If you’re out of a job and …read more →

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KEMPS Top 5: Resume Do’s and Don’ts

If you’ve been struggling to get your resume together and still haven’t quite gotten it just right, here are a few of our no-fail, go-to rules that are sure to take your resume from the “throw away” pile to the “will call”. KEMPS Top 5: Resume Do’s and Don’ts Top …read more →

Anger

Thought for the Day: Does Anger Rule You?

A 2000 Gallup poll conducted in the United States found that 25% of working adults surveyed felt like screaming or shouting because of job stress, 14 % had considered hitting a co-worker, and 10% worry about colleagues becoming violent.  A quick look at the news will prove that workplace anger …read more →

Crap Today is Fertilizer Tomorrow

Thought for the Day: The Benefit of Crap

So this is my thought for the day. I’m not ashamed to say that Monday was not the best day for me. Without going into all of the details (as I’m sure you can fill in the blanks from your own life), I had difficulties. But what I’ve realized–and my …read more →

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2012: Are You Ready to Pivot?

President Obama said, “Yes, we can!” And politics aside, when it comes to job creation, Mr. President has indeed kept his promise. When he inherited this recession, it was going downhill fast! But the tide has finally turned, and there are jobs. 200,000* were created last month alone. But, I …read more →

On the Hunt

Lexiboost: “Diversification” Continuing Professional Education

LexiBoost Du Jour: diversification (n.): the practice of investing in a variety of products/activities, to limit loss in the event of market failure There was once a time when your job consisted of doing one specialty well. You were one cog in the wheel, helping to create progressive movement. But …read more →

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Lexiboost: “Billingsgate” Encouraging Self-Censorship

LexiBoost Du Jour: Billingsgate (n.): Coarsely abusive, foul, or profane language. Walking down the street the other day, I heard the most creative and inappropriate string of expletives. I would explain the situation, but really it doesn’t matter. It could have been a mother reprimanding her child, or a female …read more →