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Career Advice Round-up for the Week of Aug 31st, 2020

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Curated career advice for fashion industry professionals for the week of August, 31st, 2020.

Bringing up negative company reviews in your interview could actually help you land the job

Bringing up negative Glassdoor reviews during a job interview sounds like a risky idea. But it might be in your best interest, and also the company’s, to discuss any red flags you read about online. Just be sure to bring up any incidents in a non-judgmental way.

What to Do When a Freelance Client Won’t Pay | The Motley Fool

Being a freelancer certainly has its perks. You get to be your own boss, set your own hours, and work on the things that interest you the most. But there’s a downside to being a freelancer, and it’s the lack of a reliable income.

Facing A Pay Cut Due To The Coronavirus Shutdown? Here’s What You Can Do | Bankrate

Even if you’ve been spared from a layoff or furlough during the coronavirus pandemic, another financial risk could come from a different angle: a pay cut. Nearly one-third of Americans are dealing with a lower paycheck in response to coronavirus-related cutbacks, a nationwide Bankrate poll from May found.

3 Salary Negotiation Strategies You Need to Know About

Reinventing Your Career in the Time of Coronavirus

In these difficult times, we’ve made a number of our coronavirus articles free for all readers. To get all of HBR’s content delivered to your inbox, sign up for the Daily Alert newsletter. Unexpected events or shocks disrupt our habitual routines, jolt us out of our comfort zones, and lead us to ask big questions about what matters and what is worth doing.

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