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Career Advice Round-up for the week of Aug 23rd, 2020

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Curated career advice for fashion industry professionals for the week of August, 24th, 2020.

What to know about looking for a new job while you’re furloughed

Of the 20.5 million Americans who lost their jobs in April, roughly 4 in 5 consider their layoff temporary and believe they’ll be called back to work within six months. While some furloughed workers are getting those calls as businesses reopen across the country, others who have yet to hear any news may be wondering how long their furlough period will last.

4 Tips to Protect Yourself from Getting Stiffed as a Freelancer – Money Nomad

Freelancing opens up a wide world of possibilities for those stuck in dead end jobs that they hate. Certainly, the idea of supporting yourself with a full-time freelance business is an exciting one. Of course, one of the hardest transitions to make from corporate gig to freelance life is no longer having a regular guarantee …

3 Interviewing Strategies To Uncover A Toxic Team

The experience of hiring a toxic employee can be detrimental to the culture of a company. To avoid this, companies invest heavily in resources and trainings to reduce the chances of hiring the wrong person. They dedicate their time, effort and budget into discovering improved ways to interview, create thought-provoking case studies and develop effective interviewing processes.

Feeling Stuck in Your Career? How to Break Free and Get Ahead

Everyday our lives are governed by habit. These habits are the little routines and small ways of doing things. Most people are unaware or are only slightly aware that they’re doing them. Some habits, like smoking, can have harmful effects on your health; others like procrastination can affect your work and career.

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