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Curated career advice from around the web for the week of February 28th, 2022…

The Dos and Don’ts of Working for a Narcissist Boss

Narcissists are attracted to power and status, and they can be skilled at conveying confidence, exploiting opportunities, and moving up the professional ranks. This means there is a pretty good chance you’ll find yourself working for one at some point along the way.

The Key to Career Growth: Surround Yourself with People Who Will Push You

When thinking about how to develop in our careers, most of us tend to focus on promotions, projects, courses, certifications. We seek out expanded roles, more senior titles, extra money. We overlook one very key piece of the learning puzzle: proactively surrounding ourselves with people who will push us to succeed in unexpected ways and, in so doing, build genuinely rich, purposeful lives of growth, excellence, and impact.

Upgrade Your Job: How the Labor Shortage May Benefit You – NerdWallet

There are 10.4 million job openings in the United States and just 7.7 million unemployed people in the workforce. The imbalance is creating opportunities for career advancement across industries and giving workers cause to dust off their resumes. The deluge of job openings across industries – from real estate to restaurants – is motivating employers to raise pay and benefits.

8 Ways To Tell If Your Job is At Risk

People you know or have never met yet are googl’ing you. Let’s face it, you’re even google’ing yourself! At the end of 2007, the Pew Internet Research Team found that 47% of people search for information about themselves online (Self-Googling), which was more than double 5 years ago.

As 2022 approaches, it’s time to reflect and re-examine your career focus

Let’s face it, the past two years have been crazy and, if you’re like most people, you’ve been asking yourself whether you’re in the right profession, working for the right employer, honoring a work-life balance, or even musing if you’ll ever have the courage to hang out your own shingle.

Chris Kidd

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