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This Week in Career Advice: Overcome Shyness and Lead

This Week in Career Advice: Overcome Shyness and Lead

Being shy in a management position can be difficult. Those who suffer from shyness tend to be uncomfortable in large groups of people and tend to avoid conflict – two scenarios difficult to avoid with a team of individuals answering to you.

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July 30, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: How to Spice Up Your Plain Jane Resume

This Week in Career Advice: How to Spice Up Your Plain Jane Resume

Watch as The Futur’s Chris Do and Jose Caballer review everyday resumes and offer advice on how they can be improved. 

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July 14, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: How Often Should You Follow Up?

This Week in Career Advice: How Often Should You Follow Up?

When a job interviewer invites you to keep in touch, how often should you follow-up?

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July 7, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: Interview Questions You Shouldn’t Answer

This Week in Career Advice: Interview Questions You Shouldn’t Answer

It’s not uncommon for interviewers to cross a line when asking questions. However, did you know some of these inappropriate questions are often illegal? Generally speaking, the following topics should never come up in a job interview: Age Marital status or family National origin Race Ethnicity Gender Sexual orientation Religion Disability So what can you […]

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June 30, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: How to Handle Rude Bosses

This Week in Career Advice: How to Handle Rude Bosses

As a manager, are you obligated to be a reference to a former employee? A letter-writer asks Ask A Manager’s Allison Green about the issue, and whether a small token of gratitude is required to former managers who act as references.

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June 14, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: Why Aiming too High Can Hurt Your Chances of a Raise

This Week in Career Advice: Why Aiming too High Can Hurt Your Chances of a Raise

You wanted a raise but didn’t get it. Why not?

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June 6, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: Why should we hire you? (Video)

This Week in Career Advice: Why should we hire you? (Video)

When interviewing for a new job, you’ll likely be asked why you’re suited for the role. In their new interview series, Jobspeaker offers advice on how to craft the perfect response. Essentially, the idea is to match yourself to the role based on the responsibilities outlined in the job posting.

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May 30, 2017 | By More

This Week in Career Advice: Oprah Winfrey Shares the Secret to Her Success

What is the secret to Oprah Winfrey’s success? In a commencement speech delivered to graduates at Smith College, Winfrey revealed the power of service as the reason behind her massive success.

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May 23, 2017 | By More

This Week in Career Advice: Getting Fired During Your Vacation

Can you get fire while you’re away on vacation? A reader named Nelson asks Forbes’ Liz Ryan:

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May 19, 2017 | By More

This Week in Career Advice: What To Do When You Have Romantic Feelings for Your Boss

While most people are guilty of having small work crushes, having romantic feelings for your boss is a different story. 

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May 9, 2017 | By More