How to deal with job burnout, before it becomes a problem

The average workday for full-time employed Americans has exceeded the standard eight hours, according to 2018′s Bureau of Labor Statistics research. And individuals holding down multiple jobs are working close to nine hours a day, typically. Fatigue and stress combine to result in burnout. While long work hours contribute, says Inc magazine, excess repetition, insufficient compensation, little room for upward mobility and no camaraderie with peers are also factors. The experience negatively affects not only job performance but health and relationships. Inc’s tips for thwarting burnout are: 1. Use vacation…

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What to know about applying for seasonal work

Department stores, coffee shops, specialty stores like toy stores, and distribution and fulfillment centers are all hiring temporary workers now Opportunities abound for those looking to make some extra money over winter break. “Retailers hire hundreds of thousands of people for seasonal jobs. If you can give an employer between four and eight weeks you can find a job this holiday season,” said Ellen Davis, president of the National Retail Federation Foundation and senior vice president of strategic initiatives at the National Retail Federation. Department stores, coffee shops, specialty stores…

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HOTTOPIC: Don’t get scammed by cheap clothing sites

It’s called “fast fashion” — rapidly producing for the masses the trends showcased by top designers, often using cheap materials and sketchy labor practices. Clothes appear online or in stores for hundreds less than designer brands, but their poor quality means they don’t last long. And the cycle starts again. Fast fashion brands’ ads overwhelm websites and social media. Names like Modlily, Dresslily, Lilligal and Rosegal (yep, many are soundalikes) tout images of svelte models in stunning gowns or chic girls in the latest boho looks — as well as…

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Makeup tips and tricks for women over 40

Don’t continue applying the same makeup techniques learned in middle and high school. Many women dread their over-40 birthdays due to aging effects evident in the bathroom mirror, but beauty experts placate with a plethora of makeup tricks. Birdie.com appealed to “boomers and beyond” women in June not to continue applying the same makeup techniques learned in middle and high school. The site shared gravity-defying, wrinkle-diminishing tips from a makeup artist who works specifically with women over 40: ‒ Apply, in an upward sweep, blush on the upper part of…

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