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THE ROUND-UP – February 18th, 2019

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This week we have articles on bad career advice, applying with your smartphone, overlooked career advice, no-no’s for cover letters and the worst ways to ask for a raise.


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Maintaining Your Job Search Toolkit

If you’re on the hunt for a new position, you know how important a job search toolkit is to your success. Key components include updated documents (resume, cover letters, etc.), a polished online profile and an extensive professional network. These pieces work together to give you the best shot at landing your next role.

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Here’s where the jobs are – in one chart

Leisure and hospitality saw big gains in job growth in January as a swell in hiring at restaurants, bars and casinos catapulted the month’s total above 300,000. The construction and education and health sectors also added to their big job gains for the year.

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11 Reasons You HAVE to Quit Your Job in 2019 – James Altucher

I did a bad thing. I was in the middle of a meeting. It was my second week at a new job. I had set up the meeting with some people I thought we could do business with. Suddenly I couldn’t bare the thought of spending another second at that job.

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Fashion Portfolio + Story Telling + Emotional Connection – Style Portfolios

Illustration by Bil Donovan As an expression of a designer’s creative vision, the portfolio is of unparalleled importance. A portfolio should represent a designer’s style, skills, work and experience. It should communicate his or her aesthetic sensibility and emotional story,…

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10 Top Executive Resume Tips For 2019

One of the latest trends of top executive resumes is that more VP and C-suite executives are paying attention to their online and offline marketing collateral — even if they’re happy in their current roles. If you are a top executive, here are 10 additional trends and tips you will want to be aware of for 2019: 1.

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