Worklife Round-Up for Sept 10th, 2018

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This week we have articles on job seeker fibs, values, work friendships and losing your temper at work.


How job-hopping in this tight labor market can help you snare a fatter paycheck

Paul Bradbury | Getty Images Amidst strong economic growth and record-low unemployment, more Americans are quitting their jobs, confident they can land a new one with a fatter paycheck. This is especially good news for millennials, since job switching gives them the greatest opportunity to pump up their pay.


Older job seekers should watch out for these age discrimination red flags

Searching for a job can be nerve-racking at any age, especially if you are over 50. But if you share the same skills as a younger candidate, there should be no difference between what their experience and your well-seasoned career can bring to an organization. Unfortunately, ageism is real in many workplaces.


9 Things You Shouldn’t Wear to a Job Interview

A big part of getting a job is making a good first impression, and a big part of that is how you dress. Here's what not to wear on a job interview.


10 Templates for Follow Up Emails After An Interview, Job Application, and More

Whether you send a follow up email after an interview or a follow up email after an application, use these 10 email templates to land the job.


Never, Ever Quit Your Job Without Taking These 10 Steps First

Dear Liz, I’m excited but nervous. I just completed my first stealth job search. I got a job offer and I’m going to accept it. Can you please run down the list of things I need to do before I give my two weeks’ notice — and also the steps I should follow when I tell my boss I’m leaving?



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