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HI WHY ARE WE YELLING

Bottoms Up!

Looking for a waitressing, bartending or other food/beverage/hospitality type job in South Florida? If so, I’d like to say how sorry I am about that, for a variety of reasons, not least of which is job posts like this one. … Continue reading

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Shake It Like A Polaroid Picture

Poloroid Picture

With the national unemployment rate hovering around 10%, these days employers don’t need to seek out applicants; they can just sit back and wait for the job-seekers to come to them. Spend time writing up a cogent, comprehensible job post? … Continue reading

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Getting Paid For It

Exclamation Mark

Ah, the exclamation point!¬†Admittedly not the most versatile of all punctuation, but the exuberant little fellow has its time and place, and is certainly beloved by AvoidThisJob. Let’s have a brief refresher, shall we? Things Exclamation Points Suggest Innocent enthusiasm! … Continue reading

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Notable Quotables

Using Quotation Marks for Emphasis

Dear Everyone, Who told you you could use quotation marks for emphasis? No, seriously, this is not a rhetorical question: WHO WAS IT, and how did this nightmare begin? Who or what is responsible, so that we might blame and/or … Continue reading

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Brevity Is The Soul Of Wit

Brevity Is The Soul of Wit

Thanks to Twitter, texting and instant messaging, there has never been a more glorious time for creative abbreviations and shorthand. Though Shakespeare once wrote, “Brevity is the soul of wit,” he could not in his wildest, Midsummeriest dreams have imagined … Continue reading

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