Hi, I am a senior graduating from an Ivy with a degree in Computer Science. I have a full-time job in a top tech company coming out of college. On the surface, this seems great, but, in reality it isn't. I simply do not enjoy programming anymore. I've spent all my entire undergraduate career focusing on CS, so don't know what else I might be interested in. My plan is to start on my first job and simultaneously find some other industry to move to. My question is: how can I figure out what I might enjoy & get exposure in whatever that might be while working a full-time job?
Your approach to starting your job is the right outcome for now. I would encourage you to begin your new role. Work on becoming fully functional in your role. From there you can begin to think…View all answers »
I greatly dislike one of my coworkers. I have to work with this person daily and we've never been able to get along. I don't want to leave my job over this, so what should I do?
The best advice I can offer is to try to work out the issues directly. If that is not possible then I would pull in your HR business partner to offer suggestions and advise. Having a third party…View all answers »
I've emailed a recruiter about a specific position and haven't heard back. I have now followed up twice, spacing each of my emails out by a week. When should I give up? I don't want to annoy this person, but really like the company and think the available position would be great for me.
This is a great question. In my opinion, I believe after 3-4 times of following up, it may be best to just allow the employer an opportunity to get back with you. I think the amount of days you…View all answers »
How competitive is the financial industry for a first time job seeker with a bachelor's degree?
Overall, it would appear that the market has definitely shifted to be less of an employer’s market and more of a job seeker’s market. So you may find the odds more favorable for job seekers now…View all answers »
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