Work Life

Worklife Round-Up for July 30, 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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Half of all workers are considering a job change

Job searches typically slow to a standstill at the end of the year as job hunters turn their attention to holiday parties and hunting down Fingerlings. That all changes come January.

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As Companies Become More Virtual, Four Ways To Make Remote Work More Effective

In 1973 when Jack Nilles, an NASA engineer, coined the term “telecommuting,” I suspect he had no idea what was coming. It would be decades before working remotely would really catch on, mostly because we didn’t yet have the technology to fully support the average job being done at a distance.

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Best Resignation Letter Examples to Quit Your Job

Do you need to write a resignation letter? Here are some of the best resignation letter examples you can use to leave your job including basic and formal letters; retirement letters; letters giving two weeks notice, short notice or no notice; personal reasons; letters announcing a new job; and email examples.

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3 Tips to Writing A Response-Worthy Networking Email Introduction – StyleDispatch

We’ve challenged you to put yourself out there professionally. To change how you view networking and to connect with people on LinkedIn, even if you don’t know them. Another important piece of the networking puzzle is understanding how to write a networking email introduction.

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10 Tips and Tricks to Become More Creative

Many people think that being creative is something you’re born with, but the truth is creativity is a skill that can be developed. Related: 9 Reliable Ways to Cultivate Creative Thinking If you want to be creative, you can make it happen — you just have to put in the time.

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What interviewers really want to know when they ask about your weaknesses

I am leading software sales in a niche sector of semiconductors and have 15 years of sales and marketing experience. I recently started looking for a new job and have been asked by different recruiters and HR officers: “What are your weaknesses? Tell us three of them.” This is perplexing.

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