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Career Advice Round-up

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Curated job search and career advice articles from around the web for the week of September 6th, 2022…

Don’t Focus on Your Job at the Expense of Your Career

The gap between what we have to do today and where we see ourselves in the future can be vexing. We’d like to advance toward our goals, but we feel dragged down by responsibilities that seem banal or off-target for our eventual vision.

Should you still change jobs if you’re worried about a recession? What economists say

The job market is holding strong despite ongoing concerns of a recession. There were 11.3 million job openings in May, or roughly two jobs for every unemployed worker, according to the latest Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey. Some 6.5 million people were hired into new jobs, and 4.3 million people quit for a new one.

Here’s How to Ace Your Next Job Interview Using the STAR Method

Advertisements for mutual funds and other investment products usually include the legal boilerplate statement that “past performance is not a guarantee of future results.” When it comes to interviewing and hiring new employees, the opposite is true. The candidate’s past experiences and the insight derived from them are key evidence of the future contributions that the employee will make.

Examples of accomplishment statements for your career search

No matter which industry you’ve set your professional sights on, writing a top-notch resume is essential. But it can be tricky. Considering that the average corporate job opening attracts 250 resumes and that nearly 80 percent of them don’t make the first cut, you’re probably seeking all the tips you can find on how to make your resume stand out.

Zoom Interview Attire: What (and What Not) to Wear

You’ve accepted your Zoom interview invite, but then the fear creeps in – what Zoom interview attire do you wear? In this guide, we’ll help you figure out what to wear for a virtual interview so you can look (and feel!) your best on camera.

Chris Kidd

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