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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?

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.

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.

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: 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. 

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.

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 […]

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? 

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.