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Lexiboost

LexiBoost: “Precarious” Every step matters

By Eileen Ramos Precarious (adj.): 1. Dangerously lacking in security or stability. 2. Subject to chance or unknown conditions. 3. Based on uncertain, unwarranted, or unproved premises. “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”  – Benjamin Franklin There are so many ways that …read more →

On the Hunt

On the Hunt: Interview with panache

By Eileen Ramos When you get a job interview, your main goal is to get them to see you as a team member.  Demonstrate your technical ability for this role and show what you can add to their group as well as show that you will be low maintenance. No …read more →

DressforSuccess

Lexiboost: “Natty” Dress smart and you’re dressed for the part

By Eileen Ramos Natty (adj): Neatly or trimly smart in dress or appearance; spruce. It is important to take care of your appearance before you go in for a job interview.  It is usually those with a natty appearance who get selected. Business wear is a must. Always do some …read more →

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On the Hunt: Link up on LinkedIn!

By Eileen Ramos If you don’t have a LinkedIn profile then get one today! It’s like Facebook but strictly professional and with no time sucking game applications. It’s one of the most underused yet most effective internet tools that we have in our arsenal, plus it’s free (for the basic …read more →

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Lexiboost: “Attrition” 1: The Act of Desertion

Attrition (n.) 1. a reduction or decrease in numbers, size, or strength: Our club has had a high rate of attrition because so many members have moved away. 3. a gradual reduction in work force without firing of personnel, as when workers resign or retire and are not replaced. Thought …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 →

On the Hunt

Grooming for the Job

Ok, so by now it should be common sense that you should dress for the job you want. But I also know that common sense is anything but common. So here are a few simple tips for the interview that should be apparent, but maybe aren’t. The Basics Shower and …read more →

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Spring into Your Career! Dust off that Resume

Kate E. Stephenson–One Stop Pub-Shop–All your editing, writing and publishing needs! March marks the beginning of a new growing season. All winter long the plants have remained dormant in their frozen soil, collecting the energy and nutrients they need to grow bright and strong in the thawing sun of Spring. …read more →