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Curated career advice for fashion industry professionals for the week of July 12th, 2021…

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HOW TO ANSWER: Tell Me About Yourself

“Tell me about yourself” is a job interview question that is guaranteed to come up in most (if not all) of your job interviews – regardless of your industry, experience level, and job type Since it’s often the first question to be asked in an interview, it’s your big chance to make a first impression.

What states are ending federal unemployment benefits early? See who has cut the extra $300 a week.

More than two dozen states have ended or plan to end the extra $300 in federal unemployment assistance that many out-of-work Americans received to help them weather the the COVID-19 pandemic. The $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, passed in March, renewed the federal boost to jobless benefits, giving recipients the extra aid on top of the assistance received from the state.

How To Manage A Micromanager: 8 Strategies

The fastest way to lose talent is to micromanage it. There’s nothing worse than asking for direction from your boss, receiving vague guidance and doing what you thought was the right thing to do only for him or her to tell you “it’s wrong” once you’re finished.

Your employees aren’t underperforming. They’re dealing with post-pandemic trauma

For many employees, the pandemic was worse than any scary movie they could imagine and, by the American Psychological Association’s definition, traumatic. In layman’s terms, trauma is an emotional response to terrible, shocking, and/or life-changing events.

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