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Curated career advice for the week of September 6th, 2021…

Millions lose federal unemployment benefits today. Will they be extended?

Enhanced pandemic unemployment benefits, which include $300 weekly bonus checks as well as coverage for freelancers and the long-term unemployed, expire today. Over 11 million people will be affected, with around 7.5 million losing benefits entirely.

Why Managers Fear a Remote-Work Future

Like it or not, the way we work has already evolved. About the author: Ed Zitron is the writer of the tech and culture newsletter Where’s Your Ed At and the CEO of the technology public relations firm EZPR.

Fashion Industry Side Hustles

Defeat Applicant Tracking Systems: 5 Quick Tips to Get the Job

An Applicant Tracking System (ATS) is a type of software companies use to quickly determine if an applicant is qualified for a job opening. ATS software automatically scans and processes each job application sent to a company, and then disqualifies applications that don’t meet the requirements the company set.

Workers are rage-quitting crappy jobs as COVID pandemic slows

As COVID-19’s stranglehold on the economy weakens, employees are releasing pent-up anger – by rage-quitting gigs they hate. “By the time you get down to that lowly stay-at-home mom that just wanted a part-time job – who is earning less than a hundred dollars a week because she’s making $7.25 an hour and only working 10 hours a week – it’s not worth it,” a former discount-store employee told Insider of her mentality before rage-quitting the job this spring.

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