Work Life

Worklife Round-up for Aug 13, 2018

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This week we have articles on job seeker fibs, values, work friendships and losing your temper at work.


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Never Go to a Job Interview Unprepared for This One Question

5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. You’ve gotten through the curveball questions, dodged that question about your greatest weakness, and made a decent impression overall during your interview. Just as you begin to relax, they ask what may seem to be a throwaway question, “Do you have any questions for me?”

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Want An Unbeatable Resume? Read These Tips From A Top Recruiter

“Can you take a look at my résumé and see what you think?” If I had a dollar for every time I’ve been asked this in the past year, I wouldn’t be rich, but I would have some extra dough. It’s true.

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Fashion Portfolio + Story Telling + Emotional Connection – StyleDispatch

David Leung has spent over 20 years as a creative director and designer in the fashion industry. He has seen and critiqued hundreds of fashion designer’s portfolios and wants to offer his advice. Read on to learn how to create a portfolio that will impress.

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These four small mind-set shifts will make you more productive

Getting more done effectively and efficiently is a challenge for both employees and employers. And it’s an expensive one. A March 2018 study by leadership training company VitalSmarts found that 70% of managers currently have at least one “high-potential” (HIPO) employee they are considering letting go for poor performance.

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How to Advance in Your Career When Your Boss Won’t Help

Executive Summary Bosses can guide and advance your career, but they can also leave you floundering without chances to prove – and improve – yourself. If you work under a boss who won’t advocate for you, there are steps you can take to advance your career on your own.

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