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Curated career advice for fashion industry professionals for the week of June 7th, 2021…

7 sample answers to “What do you dislike about your job?” interview question

We apply for a new job for a variety of reasons. Sometimes we just want to earn more money, or change our routine, perhaps move to another place, meet new people, see new places. More often than not, however, there is something we dislike about our present place of work.

How to Overcome Red Flags on Your Resume

Landing a job is never easy – but a resume full of red flags makes it even harder. What does it take to win over an interviewer if you’ve got employment gaps, short stints with multiple employers, or an unplanned departure on your resume?

10 Positive Ways to Earn a Coworker’s Respect

10 Positive Ways to Earn a Co-Worker’s Respect. You’ve probably heard the expression “respect is earned, not demanded.” And while you may have to respect the position or rank of those senior to you, coworkers need to work at gaining each others’ respect. In many ways, respect in the workplace comes …

How to request a lateral transfer without offending your boss

At some point during your tenure at a given company, you’re apt to reach a point where you’re tired of doing the same thing day in, day out. And if a promotion isn’t possible, your next best bet may be to switch over to a different team.

How To Handle An Employment Gap On Your Résumé And Interview

I started working with a new Baby Boomer client who needed help creating a résumé and also wanted interview coaching because she had a significant gap in her employment history. Monica, 62, went on to say that her dad had gotten ill and needed her help in a different state.

Trying to Relocate: The Who, What, and Where

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