Besides professional skills, how can students prepare themselves to take the position as a leader of different levels at a company?
This is a great question! Leadership skills can be demonstrated in a number of ways and taking an active role in leading student organizations and groups is a great way to develop and showcase your…View all answers »
I graduated with a PhD in Wireless Communications from a University in Japan last March. I moved back to USA a couple of months ago. I have applied for many jobs which match my specialty well. So far, I have not received an interview. I have reviewed my resume many times and got it reviewed by friends and family, still without success. Please can you help me finding out what I am doing wrong?
Congratulations on getting the degree, that is a great accomplishment! One suggestion is to ensure that if you are completing an online application you are not leaving any blank spaces. Sometimes…View all answers »
What are the best terms to utilize at the start of a resume (objective, summary statement etc)?
The labels that you use on a resume are not as important as the content and that first statement is one of the most important parts of the resume. What you write here will depend on what you bring to…View all answers »
Do people who stutter meet the requirements of communication at work? I stutter a lot when I feel nervous. During my job search, I feel hesitant to apply for jobs which require excellent communication skills. No matter how much I practice before interviews, I still get stuck a lot when facing recruiters. I feel that I can't present the best of myself during the interviews. What should I do?
Excellent communication skills could mean a couple of different things. This could be referring to verbal or written communication so I wouldn’t automatically disqualify yourself. When talking about excellent…View all answers »
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