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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: Acing the Interview

Filled with anxiety about that inevitable job interview process? These top five do’s and don’ts will help you walk in the door ready to respond. KEMPS TOP 5: The Job Interview Top 5 DO’s 1. Do relax. Easier said than done, but if you’re tense, the interview will be too. …read more →

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Job Hunting? There’s an App for That…

The iPhone campaign started around 2009 and has become a running joke, but the truth is there really is an app for that… whatever “that” is. Recently I’ve been investigating apps for the purpose of job hunting. In thinking about this, I had to think about the most important things …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 →

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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Happiness Is Here! Job Search 2015

Job Search 2015 Move Into Your Happy Now! I just received an update email from LinkedIn that 23% of my network made a major career move in the last twelve months. 23%! That’s almost 1 in ever 4 people I am linked with on the professional network. Wow! Do you …read more →

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Thought for Today: Doors will open

Doors Will Open When you wonder if it’s a waste of time to knock on the door, think of the alternative if you don’t. The worst thing anyone can tell you is “No”. But there’s a 50/50 chance that the answer will be yes. You don’t know until you lift …read more →

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Lexiboost: “Riposte” Hold your tongue

Riposte (n.): 1. a quick, sharp return in speech or action; counterstroke: a brilliant riposte to an insult. 2. Fencing. a quick thrust given after parrying a lunge. That absolutely perfect comeback is right on the tip of your tongue. The seething riposte would make you feel fabulous—but it could …read more →

On the Hunt

On the Hunt: Rev up your resume!

By Eileen Ramos One single page is supposed to fit your entire career and higher education. Sounds scary right? Well it doesn’t have to be as long as you follow and remember these steps. The first thing to remember is that when you upload your resume to a job listing, …read more →