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/ Asked by Erica M.
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Thanks for your question.  I'm actually going to differ a bit from the advice you received previously.  I don't think you should highlight your experience pre-university any different than you should post-university.  I think what is important to show is that you have the relevant ...

/ Asked by mieka J.
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Thanks for your question.  While I cannot speak on behalf of a medical program, I can only speak from the corporate side. 

Typically, charges won't impact a hiring decision unless there is a conviction.  Even then, the nature of the conviction has to be related to the responsibilit

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/ Asked by Nathalie N.
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Congrats on your offer!  That's exciting news, but a challenging situation.  Having been on both sides of that situation (employer and candidate), I could definitely relate.

First off, I think you should clarify with the company when they expect you to respond to their offer.


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/ Asked by andy j.
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That's a tough situation - I'm glad your looking for guidance on this one.  

I think before resigning or speaking to your employer, I would recommend first digging in deeper and understanding more about what you need to do to complete your degree.  For example, could you take course


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/ Asked by Yash B.
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Thanks for your question - it's an interesting one that you pose.  

I would have to agree with the other response in that you would be a great idea to continue to focus on a career path that would blend both your major and your interest in training (unless, that is, you don't have any interes


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/ Asked by David V.
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Depending on the test and the role, personality tests/assessments could be very beneficial.

With that said, though, there are some limitations.  The validity of the test plays a major factor in whether or not the test can provide any valuable data.  If you're taking a Facebook - "10 que


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/ Asked by Devin S.
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Great question that you have.  I know it's difficult to create a resume.  Thinking of what to include/not include can be very difficult.  Here's what I recommend overall, and it may/may not help you with your question.

Your resume should include relevant details to the role in which


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/ Asked by monica w.
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That is a good question that you asked of the company.  They certainly aren't being very clear on what they are looking for in their requirements.  My guess would be that they are looking for you to write a response to the question, and would use that to assess your writing abilit
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/ Asked by Alma L.
Hi there!

I might be able to provide some insight into this question.  Based on my experience, it really depends on a number of factors that would determine your potential for finding a remote/work-from-home type position.  Here's a couple of factors.  

Level in career
If you are very en



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/ Asked by T G.
Hi there!

Great question - I'm glad you asked now!  So many people get a degree and expect to be placed in leadership positions without any prior experience.  I'm glad that you're taking the right approach and asking how to do it before you graduate.  

There are several ways to start ge


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/ Asked by Yogita H.
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Congrats on Round 2!  It's always fun and exciting to be called back for another interview.

To be honest (and maybe I shouldn't be answering this question) - I don't know what you could expect.  At our offices, when we often call candidates back for a second round interview, it might in


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/ Asked by Quantika S.
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The short answer - yes.  You want to cater your resume as much as possible to the role that you are applying to.  

But, with that said, I wouldn't necessarily advise that you always have to have an objective statement.  If you are finding it tough to fit other relevant material on y


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/ Asked by Hickory H.
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That's a great question.  And, it's right up my alley!

I was in a similar situation not long ago.  I went to school and studied Music Business.  But, after 2 years working for recording studios and production companies, I realized that it was really meant to be more of a hobby


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/ Asked by Joaquin R.
I would agree with Stephanie on this one.  Not a whole lot you can do.  I know that my nervousness with things like interviewing has diminished considerably over time, largely due to practice and having done them many, many times.  If you come prepared and work to manage your stress, ...

/ Asked by Kayla G.
Hi there!

I've been in your shoes!  I graduated with my management degree back in 2004, and was only able to find a home in retail.  After 5 years I had enough and wanted out.  Unfortunately, there wasn't a huge demand for management majors with 5 years of retail experience.  Desp
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/ Asked by Joseph G.
Hi there!

I've heard about these situations before, and it is definitely a tough one to be in.  A couple of words of advice:

I would definitely make sure that you are networking and getting to know individuals in the departments you are looking to eventually move into.  In a lot of companies


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/ Asked by Rachel D.
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First off, I'm sorry to hear about your situation.  Although I personally have never been in that situation, I know others who have and know that it is a very difficult position to be in.  

While I don't know if I can legally provide you advice on what to do in relation to your company,


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/ Asked by Erica B.
Hello!

Good question on the job market.  I hate to really throw it out there like this, but the job market really depends on the individual and the types of positions being sought.

As a whole, unemployment is down, meaning that candidate pools for companies are smaller providing more opportunitie


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/ Asked by Cindy N.
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Congrats on completing your degree!  

I would definitely include most relevant jobs/positions held on your resume.  But, I would recommend you consider carefully how much detail you include on the positions.  For example, if 20 years back you spent a short stint as an administrat


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/ Asked by Vishnuprasad C.
Hello,

Congrats on pursuing an advanced degree in Engineering!  I expect there will be a strong demand for someone with that skill set.  

While I don't have an exact answer to your question, I could provide you a couple different perspectives that might help with your decision.  On one


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/ Asked by Christian K.
It really depends on what stage your are in your search.  If you are an up-coming May grad, I would definitely keep on the lookout for both.  Although some companies do not hire interns who have already graduated, many still do.  Any internship is a valuable resume-builder that gives ...

/ Asked by Anna A.
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Congrats on your graduation and newly acquired degree!  

I know it could be tough entering a particular field, especially with limited experience.  One of the first things I would recommend doing is seeking out internships.  I know that a lot of companies don't offer internships to


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/ Asked by N M.
For the most part, I wouldn't be too concerned about following multiple companies on LinkedIn.  As you follow different companies and Groups, you expand your network, making it easier to connect with individuals in similar roles at other companies.  You can often use these connections for ...

/ Asked by Brian C.
Your first step is to definitely do research into what companies are willing to sponsor international students. I would strongly recommend that you work with your career center to identify those companies.  In some cases career centers ask employers before registering for events or posting jobs...

/ Asked by lauren b.
It really depends on the job and company, but typically your chances are greatly diminished if you don't have a resume when you apply.  Some companies will notify you that a resume is needed, but others may just automatically decline your application. You could often connect with a recruiter on...

/ Asked by Deanna S.
Sounds like you have a great background!  I would definitely make sure that you emphasize your entrepreneurial background and relevant experience.  Also, just because you may not have had a "boss" or other employees, I'm sure you've had to work others - customers, suppliers, 3rd parties, e...

/ Asked by Latricia C.
This is a really tough topic for many employers.  It really depends on the particular crime and it's relevancy to the particular job opportunity.  As an employer, hiring someone with a criminal background could open up a level of risk and liability that could put the employer at risk. &nbs...

/ Asked by Andrew H.
It really depends on the particular role and the process.  For our early career hires, we bring all of our finalist candidates on site for two days and go through a general assessment center.  After the assessment center, we have a committee that gets together to compare notes and decide w...

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