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Career Advice Round-up for the week of Oct 12th, 2020

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Curated career advice for fashion industry professionals for the week of October 12th, 2020.

COVID-19 and unemployment: How to cope

The COVID-19 pandemic is leaving millions of people jobless. Learn how to cope with the mental and emotional effects of unemployment during this pandemic. By Mayo Clinic Staff Millions of people around the world are coping with job loss caused by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

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5 Ways to Annoy a Recruiter

You’ve probably come across people who really have it together…great attention to detail, strong analytical skills, excellent problem solver, great follow through, etc. (Group A). And then we all have that friend who doesn’t return phone calls or text messages, emails you in shorthand, and is just plain lazy (Group B).

Parents Got More Time Off. Then the Backlash Started.

Pandemic policies at tech companies have created a rift between parents offered more benefits and resentful workers who don’t have children. OAKLAND, Calif. – When the coronavirus closed schools and child care centers and turned American parenthood into a multitasking nightmare, many tech companies rushed to help their employees.

75% of resumes are never read by a human-here’s how to make sure your resume beats the bots

Companies rely on software, known as applicant tracking systems, to sort through the hundreds of applications they receive. If you want your resume to make the cut and actually be read by a hiring manager, you’ll need to specially craft it to beat the bots at their own game.

A Recruiter Explains Four Of The Most Annoying Parts Of The Hiring Process

“Where are you working now?” That line alone is innocent. However when it’s asked after you very well know that your resume’s sitting somewhere on that person’s computer, it is maddening. So, why does it happen? Why does it sometimes feel like recruiters go out of their way to make the interview process harder?

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