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/ Asked by Anthony C.
Thank you for your question and your service!

Having not served in the military myself, I reached out to two of our veterans who joined Emerson through our MBA program. I felt their perspective would be more valuable to you. Please find their combined comments below:

  • Familiarize yourself with corp



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/ Asked by Nigel W.
Great question! Something that most candidates won’t understand is the team dynamics you would enter into if you found the job, or the company culture. Some of the more progressive companies today are working hard to make testimonials, videos and other content available to help candidates unde...

/ Asked by ray r.
Thank you for the question! A long time to find a job is not uncommon, especially depending on the industry and role you are looking for. So don’t be disheartened, keep at it and you will definitely find the right role and company match for you.

In an interview, it is always best to be honest.
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/ Asked by Kylie M.
Thanks for the question!

I would keep your approach simple. Ohio State is a very large and reputable university with alumni all over the world, in all businesses and in all non-profits. I would work the alumni network and leverage OSU first.

Another key to getting into a focused area is to realize the


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/ Asked by David V.
Thanks for the question!

I would keep your approach simple. Ohio State is a very large and reputable university with alumni all over the world, in all businesses and in all non-profits. I would work the alumni network and leverage OSU first.

Another key to getting into a focused area is to realize the


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/ Asked by Student S.
Hello, and thanks for the question!
I agree with the previous response, it would be best not to include this on your CV.  It would cause more questions and concerns than the value it would bring by including it.  Ultimately with a degree of any sort, employers would like to know if you ar...

/ Asked by David V.
Hello and thanks for the question! Networking for social or career reasons is an important way to stay engaged in a role or a company. While it often times seems daunting, simple steps can help you engage with the larger corporate community. First, take advantage of any company sponsored events, sp...

/ Asked by David V.
Great question! Over my career I have always worked to improve my productivity. It not only helps me get things done, but it also increases my confidence and gets noticed in the organization which has helped with my career.

There are countless apps, resources and books out there. Most of them make gr
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/ Asked by Sam B.
Hello! Are you excited for your career move? I know some of the most rewarding periods of my career have been when I took a risk and tried something new.

To make the switch from social work to graphic design is a big one. There are very little if any overlapping areas. That being said you undoubtedly
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/ Asked by David V.
Thanks for your question and the answer is yes. Personality Tests and other assessments, whether they are behavioral, competency-based or preference-based, are all important tools to help improve your self-awareness, personal growth and development.

Self-Awareness and Self-Development become a differ
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/ Asked by Devin S.
Hello, and thanks for the question!

While it is tempting to spill onto two pages, I recommend you to scale it back to only a single page. This recommendation comes not only from the ‘trend’ of a single page, but from a practical standpoint as well.

Depending on the organization and recruit


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/ Asked by monica w.
Hello!

While the question does seem a bit ambiguous I would recommend you to answer the question in the short essay format you recommended. It is never advisable to include sample reports or memos from a previous role because often they are proprietary information of that company and you would have a
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/ Asked by Joseph D.
First jobs are exciting and I think you are asking a great question! Yes, I would include your previous and part time work. What many employers are looking for in first time graduates is the potential for great work ethic and the ability to learn and grow.

I would definitely include your previous wor
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/ Asked by Julie B.
Communication can be the biggest contributor or the greatest staller to a person’s career success, so your question is an important one. The best communicators I have met in my career around the world are first and foremost amazing LISTENERS. Start by understanding the best way to respond to a...

/ Asked by Quantika S.
As a leader of Talent Acquisition, what I look for in career objectives are their authenticity. With the thousands of resumes and career objectives that recruiting professionals look at, it is very easy to spot the generic statements that come across as insincere.

My advice is come up with a true sta
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/ Asked by Danh N.
Thank you for the question. You are facing a common career challenge, one that I went through earlier in my career as well.

First, stay positive and focus on your transferrable skills. Recruiters and Talent Acquisition professionals are highly attuned to notice a lack of confidence or uncertainty in
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