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This Week in Career Advice: Are Managers Obligated to Be a Reference?

This Week in Career Advice: Are Managers Obligated to Be a Reference?

As a manager, are you obligated to be a reference to a former employee? A letter-writers 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.

June 23, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: How to Handle Rude Bosses

This Week in Career Advice: How to Handle Rude Bosses

A recent letter-writer asked Forbes’ Magazine’s Liz Ryan how she can better deal with a moody manager who is often rude and on edge. Georgeann writes:

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?

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.

May 30, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: Oprah Winfrey Shares the Secret to Her Success

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.

May 23, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: Getting Fired During Your Vacation

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:

May 19, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: What To Do When You Have Romantic Feelings for Your Boss

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. 

May 10, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: Interview Red Flags

This Week in Career Advice: Interview Red Flags

Interviewing for a new job can be a lot like dating: sometimes you’re so preoccupied with how the other party feels about you that you overlook how you feel about them.

May 2, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: How did you handle a difficult situation? (Video)

This Week in Career Advice: How did you handle a difficult situation? (Video)

Jobspeaker is back again with great advice on the right way to tell future employers how you handled a difficult situation. Get your pencils out, because this one requires a little planning.   When an employer asks you to describe a time “you handled a difficult situation,” they’re really looking for a time when you […]

April 25, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: Tell Me About Yourself (Video)

This Week in Career Advice: Tell Me About Yourself (Video)

When a future employer asks you to tell them about yourself, what are they really expecting to hear? 

April 18, 2017 | By More