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What to Say Regarding Hard to Explain Aspects of Your Work History.

What to Say Regarding Hard to Explain Aspects of Your Work History.

Read this article if you might have trouble explaining why you were out of work, staying at home or are changing careers. Nobody’s perfect. But nobody wants to hear about your problems and baggage either. Especially in the job interview. Some people’s lives begin to sound like a Soap Opera because there have been so […]

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.

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?

This Week in Career Advice: Cover Letter & Resume Tips

This Week in Career Advice: Cover Letter & Resume Tips

What makes a great cover letter and resume? Linda Spencer, assistant director of the Office of Career Services at Harvard University, offers advice on how you can showcase your value in a simple and quick way that will get your interviewer’s attention.

This Week in Career Advice: Workplace Wedding Etiquette

This Week in Career Advice: Workplace Wedding Etiquette

It’s wedding season and Ask A Manager’s Alison Green has all (and we mean all) of your workplace wedding-related questions answered! Over at The Cut, Alison answers the wedding questions she gets every year, including whether you‘re obligated to attend your coworker’s wedding, whether you’re expected to invite coworkers to your wedding, and how much […]

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:

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? 

How To Answer “Tell Me About Yourself?”

How To Answer “Tell Me About Yourself?”

Walk into any interview, and you’re likely to hear this question: “Tell me about yourself?”

This Week in Career Advice: Is It Your Time to Move on to Another Job?

According to a recent CareerBuilder survey, 22% of people expect to leave their jobs in 2017.

How To Be Unavailable On The Weekends

How To Be Unavailable On The Weekends

What can you do when your new boss complains about his inability to reach you over the weekend? Be direct, maintain your boundaries, and let him know your personal time is valuable.

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.