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Career Advice Round-up for November 16th, 2020

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Curated career advice for fashion industry professionals for the week of November 16th, 2020.

8 Questions to Ask Before Relocating for Work – businessnewsdaily.com

Starting a new job is a nerve-wracking endeavor even under the best of circumstances. It’s incredibly common to feel a flood of emotions, including excitement, nervousness, relief, regret and even panic. Adding a potential relocation to the mix only heightens these feelings. Moving is universally cited as one of the most stressful experiences a person can face.

Why COVID-19’s impact on the job market is far worse for older workers

Stunning, staggering, mind-numbing, call it what you will, the COVID-19 pandemic’s crushing impact on the job market is inescapable. Over 30 million Americans have now filed for unemployment benefits, according to the Labor Department. Not surprisingly, the unemployment rate for workers age 55 and older is climbing, according to the AARP Public Policy Institute.

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How To Appear Reliable With A Job-Hopper Resume

They say variety is the spice of life-but it can be downright poisonous to your career path. Maybe it took you a while to figure out your passion, so you dabbled in this and that. Perhaps you made a few detours in light of the tough job market.

Set Freelance Rates By Starting With This Expense Formula ⋆ Nation1099

The community at Nation1099 gives the question of how to estimate and set freelance rates a lot of thought. We have several articles on the subject linked at the bottom of this post. In this article, we’re really going to dig in. Along the way I’ll: explain in a lot of detail a method for calculating your rate.

Should I Wear a Mask During My Job Interview?

Since my new job fell through due to COVID-19, I am actively pursuing other opportunities. After applying for a job at a restaurant, I was asked to come in for an on-site interview. But what does job interview etiquette look like in the current COVID-19 world?

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