I completed 4 years at a prestigious state university, with one more year to go before I finished my BS in Biochemistry. Due to personal reasons, I took a year off. I then decided to complete my year of coursework at that state university's satellite campus, finishing with a BA in Chemistry. What's the best way to include information from both on my resume?
Hello, There are a few ways I've seen candidates do this and there's no right or wrong way. Some have just put the completion date of the degree or some have put two span dates of schooling. …View all answers »
I was at a company where General Leave was renewed at the end of the year. So, if you have 2 weeks and use it Dec 18 - Dec 31, Those 2 weeks are then given back by Jan 1 of next year. I have been at others which once you use it, you have to accumulate it back over a certain period regardless if its at the end of the year. My question is how does it work with your company with general leave.
Companies have varying PTO policies. My previous employer gave a certain number of days each year, plus one extra day per year worked to employees. There, employees could only roll-over a certain number of…View all answers »
I graduated in 2015 with a Master's Degree in Chemistry. I believe that assessment centers tend to force me to be someone I'm not for a role that isn't what I applied for. I have decided to try to apply for smaller roles in smaller companies to avoid the unnecessary pressure of an assessment center and the ridiculously long application processes. Is the chance of me getting a job higher following this approach? Any advice?
If the assessment centers are slotting you into a position you are not interested, perhaps stating very clearly on the cover letter, introduction or the application; although you have extensive experience…View all answers »
I graduated with a degree in civil/structural engineering three years ago. After graduation, I was lucky to find a job as a geo-technical engineer. Now, two years later I feel that my heart is really in structural engineering. People tell me that it is hard to change disciplines in this field once you've started down a certain path. What is the best way to make the transition?
Changing career paths is sometimes challenging, but not impossible. I would recommend networking with individuals at structural engineering companies in your area. Establishing relationships is the best way…View all answers »
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