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Career Advice Round-Up for the week of January 25th

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Curated career advice from around the web for the week of January 25th, 2020.

5 tips if you’re considering a career move during the pandemic

The shock of the coronavirus pandemic has made planning ahead difficult, particularly when it comes to major decisions like a career move. That doesn’t mean you should put your aspirations on hold, however, according to London Business School professor and author of “Act like a leader, think like a leader,” Herminia Ibarra.

How Is COVID 19 Impacting Freelance Rates, Pricing And Project Flow?

On March 19, WHO designated COVID 19 a pandemic. in short order, global industry collapsed. Over 30,000,000 Americans are laid off or furloughed. The ILO estimates the cost of COVID 19 equaling 195,000,000 lost jobs.

Coronavirus: Do you have to go back to the office when it re-opens?

With state and local governmentsallowing more businesses to re-open, employers and employeeshave questions about what they should – and shouldn’t – expect in the workplace. The state has issued guidelines for various types of business, but little has prepared most of us for navigating a return to work during a pandemic, when missteps could kill.

How to Write a Killer Freelance Resume

As a freelancer, you are (or should) be constantly looking for new gigs. Your resume, the classic workhorse of the job search, is still the way that many freelancers do that. Let’s talk about how to bring the resume into the modern era, combine your pitch with your resume, and land gigs you’re not quite qualified for.

I quit my full-time job during COVID-19 to start my own media company. Here are 10 things I’ve learned, and my advice to fellow entrepreneurs.

Polina Marinova is the founder and author of The Profile, a newsletter that features interesting longform profiles on successful people and companies. Marinova started The Profile in 2017 while working as an editor and writer at Fortune Magazine. At the start of COVID-19 pandemic, she decided to quit her job and begin working on The Profile full-time.

Chris Kidd is the owner of,,, and

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