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Curated career advice for fashion industry professionals for the week of June 1st, 2021…

Resume Formatting for Applicant Tracking Systems

If you’re writing a resume that will be reviewed by an ATS, you’ll need to throw out everything you know about resume formatting for human readers, and learn a new set of rules.

https://hbr.org/2021/03/how-to-overcome-red-flags-on-your-resume

Study Shows People Working From Home Are Having Sex, Dating, Taking Naps And Doing Side Hustles On Company Time

Americans are excessively eating, drinking, smoking pot, playing video games and watching porn while quarantined, I wrote back in April 2020. At the beginning of the Covid-19 outbreak, there was a heated debate about what people should be doing. Some said that this was a time for self-care and just focusing on making it through one day at a time.

Stop Telling Women They Have Imposter Syndrome

Talisa Lavarry was exhausted. She had led the charge at her corporate event management company to plan a high-profile, security-intensive event, working around the clock and through weekends for months. Barack Obama was the keynote speaker. Lavarry knew how to handle the complicated logistics required – but not the office politics.

Negative Effects of Diversity in the Workplace

Negative Effects of Diversity in the Workplace. Diversity in the workplace is generally regarded as a positive for companies that manage it effectively. However, a workforce that has significant differences in ethnicity, race, religion, gender and other individual traits can produce negative effects, especially if not …

Why toxic workplace cultures follow you home

When Nikolina swapped the office for home working in early 2020 as the pandemic swept the globe, she hoped her company’s toxic culture might improve. “I thought my work would be a lot less stressful without my boss watching my every move,” says the 22-year-old Prague-based content writer. “I was so wrong.”

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