Would learning another language while in college be beneficial for a career later on? I'm not sure how often engineers are sent on international business trips but I've been interested in learning one and if it helps with work that would be great.
This is a great question and I believe it would be beneficial later in life. By the way, not everyone would agree with my statement. Here is why I feel this way. You can carve out a niche…View all answers »
I turned down a job with a wonderful company last year for personal reasons at the time and now I regret it. The job I took instead was not what I expected and has taken me off my career path totally. Should I contact the hiring manager, apply online or just forget about it?
Great question!! My first piece of advice would be not to regret any choices that you have made, all of our choices lead us to a path we may not be aware of. If the other job is truly what you are passionate…View all answers »
How can I use networking to advance my career, not just get my first job opportunity?
Network, network, network - even when you are not looking for your next opportunity. Several years ago Fast Company published an article call "Me". The concept was organizations no longer guarantee…View all answers »
I have just returned from two years of teaching abroad in China. I am now working on a post baccaluarette program and want to continue on into a masters program. However, I am thinking of getting a job first, and doing the work/masters route. However, I have applied to a few companies, 15-20, and haven't heard back from any of them. Is teaching abroad hurting my chances or is it not an entirely bad thing. My undergraduate program was in Communication and my post bac. is in Healthcare Administration. I am wanting to get into HR or Healthcare Admin. Any advice on places to apply or any general advice is greatly appreciate.
Wow! What an amazing experience to teach and live abroad! That experience will benefit you’re for the rest of your life! I do not think that this is hurting your chances. I believe this experience will…View all answers »
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