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/ Asked by Steven L.
This is a good question, but extremely important. Your college major in some industries is very important for it is the job qualification for entry-level jobs. As an example, we are a chemical manufacture, therefore, majority of our jobs require Chemical, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering degrees...

/ Asked by Jeff H.
This is a tough question for all parties. I would candidly ask your recruiter or the person who is letting you know that you did not receive the opportunity for feedback. Giving and receiving feedback is never easy. Another option is to do mock interviews with trusted folks who can coach you on your...

/ Asked by sara O.
Hi,
In my experience, most students majoring in Public Health are interested in medical, research, or some other field of science . These people aspire to work for the major hospitals or health-related government institutions such as the CDC. A quick Google search on jobs for Public Health majors sho...

/ Asked by Maggie S.
I have learned in my career that a strong network is essential to success, so kudos for starting early. I would encourage you to become involved in global professional organizations and groups that match your interest. Look also to global companies that have a presence where you are looking to reloc...

/ Asked by Vaish R.
We would look for someone pursuing a career in Supply Chain management to have anMIS degree, strong written and verbal skills, detail orientation, ability to critically think through the problems, a high level of customer service, and skilled with Microsoft Office Suite, to name a few qualifications...

/ Asked by h h.
I am sorry to hear that your job interviews are not going well. I think you are saying that you are taking any jobs/projects to keep yourself busy and bring in money, however, they are not in your field. I would be honest and let interviewers know that you are trying to find a position in your field...

/ Asked by Maura W.
Hi Networking,
I believe that this is what the LinkedIn platform is about: using your network/connections to assist you in connecting with leads, getting advice, and, of course, helping you land a job. I would cordially ask for the introduction. Let the person know why you are interested in the job a...

/ Asked by Nathalie N.
Absolutely, I would speak to your first supervisor to confirm your end date and to let them know that you secured another position for the summer. You will want to thank them for their time and what you have learned, after all these are all stepping stones. You might not have landed your first inter...

/ Asked by Rianne Z.
Grace also asks for writing samples when hiring in our legal department. Send a sample that you feel is the best representation of your work. It can be anything. I would look for the best sample you have, consider reactions and privilege issues, and review to ensure there are no mistakes. I have see...

/ Asked by Gennadii O.
Your profession sounds interesting, but you are in a challenging situation. I would probe for global companies and companies who state that they are willing to sponsor. This is quite costly for employers, but there are those out there who will sponsor talent. I would also network within your field t...

/ Asked by Nigel W.
I’m not sure if I understand the question, but I do think this is a great question to ask the interviewer. When interviewing, communication is a two way street. You are interviewing the company for fit and as are they. There is no reason not to ask challenging questions in an interview. Good l...

/ Asked by Clark D.
This is an excellent question. I would suggest that you list your extracurricular activities and include details such as the leadership, communication, organization, and time management skills you acquired. Extracurricular activities can tell you a lot about a person. They aren’t irrelevant, e...

/ Asked by Carol M.
This is tough for all involved. I would say honesty is the best policy. You can say things on your application such as “I was let go” or “difference of opinion.” What you want is the opportunity to explain why. Most companies will not give out details as it pertains to your s...

/ Asked by Sam B.
Congratulations on your potential job offer. As a recruiter I can tell you many times people say they are looking for a certain salary and it is way off what is achievable. My recommendation for you is to do your homework and ensure you know what the market will bear for the opportunity you seek. Ke...

/ Asked by Sam B.
That is excellent news. You should evaluate the compensation package by looking at base salary, any bonus options, holidays, paid time off, sick leave, and benefits. The company should provide you with a benefits summary outlining all of their benefits. On average benefits cost an employer 20-30% of...

/ Asked by David V.
Happy New Year! This is an interesting question for this is a topic people are on the fence about. Some say it is good to set resolutions and while others say you will never stick to them. I will tell you that I do set resolutions both personally and professionally. I start developing my resolutions...

/ Asked by Kathleen J.
Congrats on completing your internship and being able to work for a fantastic video game company part time. It sounds like a wonderful company that was as accommodating as possible to your situation. In reading your question, Big Data and predictive analytics came to mind. Most cutting edge companie...

/ Asked by Mufaddal G.
The best field is undoubtedly manufacturing. Chemical manufacturing, to be specific. ;)

Mechanical engineers are sought by almost every engineering industry. Examples include chemical, aerospace, automotive, civil, maintenance, process, nuclear, etc. The Bureau of Labor Statistics just came out wit
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/ Asked by Supreeth K.
It is absolutely ok to connect with your customers and colleagues on LinkedIn. This networking platform serves as a tool to keep your network going. It is essential to build your network, and over the years you will find it will continue to grow. I have people in my network who have been colleagues,...

/ Asked by omer B.
I just spoke at UMBC this week on this very topic. I would start with your career center at your local colleague; these are the folks who I am constant contact with. I would pursue your college posting site and job boards. I encourage you to make a list of what is important to you and what you want ...

/ Asked by Akash L.
Honestly this is a tough question. Nowadays there are no 8-5 jobs unless you are doing shift work and shifts are usually 10 hours in some cases. Companies are driven to do more with less and employees are taking on more work as a product of our current environment. You can do research which will sho...

/ Asked by Fanny E.
Dear Translator,
My experience with translators has been in the government sector. We hired folks all the time who could speak different languages and travel with projects. It looks like you have a background in law and finance – have you thought about looking at global companies that have pres...

/ Asked by Sam B.
This is an exciting and fun time to explore a new place. I have actually done this twice in my life and both times were great learning opportunities. I rented places to stay, so I could learn the city and determine what was best for me in the long term. On the weekends I would grab my cup of coffee ...

/ Asked by Sam B.
This is a great question, because your salary is not your only piece of compensation. You need to look at all the pieces of your package: healthcare, dental, vision, short and long term disability, 401K match, pension, holidays, time off, wellness programs, and discount programs. The first step is t...

/ Asked by David V.
Great news and congratulations on the potential offer. I always recommend you do your homework and ensure you know what the market will bear. So many times I see folks come to the table with unrealistic expectations. The goal is to not under sell yourself or over ask for the job. Look at the entire ...

/ Asked by David V.
I believe there is a benefit to building a resume website if you are selling your services, starting your own business or consulting. I found this article of the best resume websites (https://www.themuse.com/advice/the-35-best-personal-websites-weve-ever-seen), which offers some good information.If ...

/ Asked by David V.
Twitter is a great solution for building your brand and it sounds like you are active. To land a job interview, continue to build your brand and your followers by staying up to date in your industry, sharing articles, online content, and items you feel are professionally interesting to you. The goal...

/ Asked by Pablo P.
Good Day Fellow HR Enthusiast,
Human Resources is a wonderful and rewarding career, I am glad you have interest. There are many disciplines within the HR family such Benefits, HRIS, Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, Learning and Development, Employee Relations, Labor Relations, Compensation, Gen...

/ Asked by Yash B.
You have come a long way to turn back now. I would recommend that you stick to engineering and pursue training opportunities on the side or that closely relate to engineering. In corporate environments, there are many opportunities for trainers of both soft and hard skills. Also, you can look into e...

/ Asked by Collin B.
My peers my disagree, but I would not include a cover letter if it does not ask for one. Many times they are read once if read at all. I also find that people make many errors on their cover letters such as forgetting to tailor it to the new company and position. In this case the one item you worked...

/ Asked by Monisha S.
HI,
The best way for you to show the interviewer that you want to work for their company is to be prepared for the interview, research the company, show enthusiasm in the interview, and finally ask questions. I know someone is interested in working for us by the questions they ask me, it shows they...

/ Asked by Nefer M.
This is a great question and often difficult to address. If there are gaps in your resume due to hardships think of a way to word the positive experience you obtained or what you learned. Ensure you are ready to address the situation for you will probably be asked. The best approach is to be honest,...

/ Asked by Aaron B.
I am glad you see both as potential career paths for you. I would obtain a degree in Business with a financial focus so that you leave your options open for the future. In both private and public sectors the options are abundant. If you do research on C-suite leaders, you will find that most started...

/ Asked by Jill H.
I would look into a temporary agency that specializes in an area you want to focus in such as the medical field. Take on a couple temporary assignments in a particular area until you build up your resume. I have known people to get their foot in the door on a temporary assignment and then the opport...

/ Asked by philippe g.

To become a general manager in a private golf country club, I would recommend a business degree or hospitality degree. One of these degrees would allow you to change fields if you decide you want to do something else later on. I

/ Asked by T G.
My best advice for you is to decide what is best for you and your career, if you were not happy an as intern at that company then you would probably not be happy as an employee. If you would like to go to another company to obtain additional experience then should politely decline and continue to pu...

/ Asked by Christin J.
You should look into your career field as soon as possible to understand the different types of opportunities. Also, look into rotational programs, internships, etc. during your schooling to obtain experience in your field as well as use it as a test case to determine if that is the discipline you w...

/ Asked by Nandini K.
I would recommend determining what you want to do after you graduate. Create a map if you will of your goals and write what you steps you need to take to achieve them. If you do not know the steps you can search online for what the prerequisites are for the various roles you have listed. I would als...

/ Asked by Carlos C.
With an associate in electrical technology you can obtain various positions as engineering technician or field engineer with a focus on disciplines such as pharmaceutical, bio medical, electronics, etc. I recommend doing a backward search on job boards; you can put in your degree and see what types ...

/ Asked by Abigail F.
Many people lead successful lives while coping with chronic illnesses and disabilities. With modern medicine, determination, and adherence to your doctor’s orders, I believe you can be productive in this field. You come equipped with the perspective of living and dealing with your own challeng...

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