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Worklife Round-up for June 4th, 2018

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This week we have the real dirt on LinkedIn, ways to utilize your downtime, work-life balance, resume tips, and a few other posts that can really (and I mean really) help your careers.


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LinkedIn: Busting 8 Damaging Myths About What It Can Do For Your Career

By Kathy Caprino, M.A. As a career and executive coach, speaker and recruitment consultant, I use LinkedIn (LI) extensively each day, and I truly enjoy it. I’ve found that building my network to over 1,000 direct contacts (accessing 10 million+ indirect contacts) has been well worth the two years of time […]

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The best way to use all those 5 minutes of downtime every day

Whether your meeting ended early or that project didn’t take as long as you thought, chances are you’ve got some found time on your hands at some point during the day. If you’re like most people, you default to checking email.

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Work-Life Balance Is Simple. To Succeed at Work, Get a Life.

5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) recently conducted a study to determine which countries offered workers the best work-life balance. Researchers considered a number of factors when compiling the list, including average working hours, personal time and the employment rate of working mothers.

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Top Tips for a Stellar Fashion Resume – StyleDispatch

On average, Recruiters and HR Managers spend only seconds reviewing a candidate’s resume before they decide whether or not to move forward with the hiring process. In the highly competitive fashion industry, first impressions are everything. Here are a few tips to help land your resume into the “yes” pile: 1.

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Seven Mistakes To Avoid When Job Hunting

One morning about a year ago, I was quietly sipping coffee and watching the news when the phone rang. I looked at caller ID and sighed with relief: I’d been waiting for this call. “So, how’d it go?” I asked immediately. There was a sigh on the other end of the line, “Terrible,” came the voice.

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The Real Reason Your Resume Is Not Getting You Any Interviews

If you’re like many job seekers, you are struggling to connect with hiring managers. You send out tons of resumes, carefully reviewed to ensure that you’ve incorporated keywords from the job posting, and still — crickets. So, what gives? Most likely, what you’re experiencing is the newest form of resume black hole anguish.

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7 Ways to Improve Work-Life Balance When You Work at Home

When you exclusively work from home, physical boundaries between work and your personal life can feel virtually nonexistent. Even if you’re organized, it can still be difficult to successfully manage your career and a household in the same space, especially if you’re raising a family, too.

Chris Kidd is the owner of StyleCareers.com, StylePortfolios.com, StyleDispatch.com, FashionCareerFairs.com and MayoroftheMall.com.