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THE ROUND-UP – March 11th, 2019

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This week we have articles on Worism, Ghosting, ROI Resumes and burning bridges.


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Workism Is Making Americans Miserable

For the college-educated elite, work has morphed into a religious identity-promising transcendence and community, but failing to deliver. In his 1930 essay “Economic Possibilities for Our Grandchildren,” the economist John Maynard Keynes predicted a 15-hour workweek in the 21st century, creating the equivalent of a five-day weekend.

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Ghosting is now a trend in the workplace

By Molly Moseley on the LinkUp blog One minute they’re there, next minute they’re not. No explanation; just vanished. Is this the opening scene of a scary movie? No, it’s ghosting, a term that started in the dating world. It means to suddenly cut off all communication and forms of contact.

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3 Ways To Emphasize Your ROI On Your Resume

Creating your resume, but stumped for ideas beyond your job titles, places of employment, tasks, and education? Getting employers to pick up the phone requires a much stronger brand message! Related: 3 Ways To Quantify Your Experience With Numbers If you haven’t focused on your ROI – the benefit companies get when hiring you – your search can go on indefinitely.

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What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2019

Here’s what your resume should look like in 2019, plus a free downloadable template that job seekers can use.

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How To Quit Your Job Without Burning Any Bridges

I was surprised to read that the number one most Googled career question of 2018 was ” how to quit a job.” With all the intense drama last year, I would have guessed there would be many other big-picture questions to ask.

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