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Worklife Round-Up for Sept 10th, 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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How job-hopping in this tight labor market can help you snare a fatter paycheck

Paul Bradbury | Getty Images Amidst strong economic growth and record-low unemployment, more Americans are quitting their jobs, confident they can land a new one with a fatter paycheck. This is especially good news for millennials, since job switching gives them the greatest opportunity to pump up their pay.

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Older job seekers should watch out for these age discrimination red flags

Searching for a job can be nerve-racking at any age, especially if you are over 50. But if you share the same skills as a younger candidate, there should be no difference between what their experience and your well-seasoned career can bring to an organization. Unfortunately, ageism is real in many workplaces.

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9 Things You Shouldn’t Wear to a Job Interview

A big part of getting a job is making a good first impression, and a big part of that is how you dress. Here's what not to wear on a job interview.

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10 Templates for Follow Up Emails After An Interview, Job Application, and More

Whether you send a follow up email after an interview or a follow up email after an application, use these 10 email templates to land the job.

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Never, Ever Quit Your Job Without Taking These 10 Steps First

Dear Liz, I’m excited but nervous. I just completed my first stealth job search. I got a job offer and I’m going to accept it. Can you please run down the list of things I need to do before I give my two weeks’ notice — and also the steps I should follow when I tell my boss I’m leaving?

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