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/ Asked by Emily P.
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I agree with Ashlyn that some great ways to make connections include putting time on peoples calendars to discuss their role and asking individuals to grab lunch with you. Another other way you can build connections is by getting involved in any workplace committee. Some organizations have com

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/ Asked by Tanya L.
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A health savings account (HSA) is a pre-tax savings account for those enrolled in high deductible health plan. Money in the savings account can help pay for the deductible, as well as current and future medical expenses. With an HSA account, your health insurance premiums are normally much l...

/ Asked by Tanya L.
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My advice to you would be to look into the companies internship and co-ops program, Many companies use their intern/co-op programs as a talent pipeline for entry level roles. Plus, having that internship experience can let you know if that company is the right fit before making a larger co
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/ Asked by Maggie S.
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First and foremost, do your research! Make sure you have a clear understanding of the salary ranges for someone who works in a similar role/function as well as the ranges based on the jobs location. Come with a few major accomplishments in mind to showcase your added value.. Also take the ti...

/ Asked by Catherine D.
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It is becoming more popular for companies to encourage personality and skills assessments. On my team, we have taken several strengths finders and personality tests and use them to create an awareness of each team members strengths. That way if you are ever working on a project you have a
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/ Asked by Thalira C.
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There are plenty of ways you can highlight your skills on a resume in place of work experience. Some ways you can do that are:
1. Highlighting relevant course work- what have you learned or what are the major takeaways in the class?
2. Highlighting relevant projects- what were the major ac

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/ Asked by Abby P.
I think it is important to not focus on the things that would get you fired. If you do something and you think to yourself "should i be doing this?" chances are you should not be. Any topic that seems unclear, you can always reference an employee handbook or look to your HR business partner/generali...

/ Asked by Kaylie D.
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There are many traits, or "soft skills" that employers value and seek out in potential candidates. Two important traits are being an effective communicator and being flexible. It very important to be able to clearly and concisely articulate your thoughts both verbally and nonverbally. Good c...

/ Asked by Krysten B.
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The way you present yourself in person during an interview is just as important as the way you present yourself on a resume. During your interview make sure have good posture and to try not to fidget. This action will reflect calmness and confidence. It is also important to always make eye
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/ Asked by Hayley R.
I would not say that one is more important than the other. First and foremost, its important to obtain the credentials to be qualified for a job because that is going to be the first requirement in being considered for a position. Companies want to make sure you have the right education and skills i...

/ Asked by Noah A.

I think this is something worth mentioning if the job(s) you are applying to either require you to have clearance or would offer more opportunities by having it. If the job(s) do not relate to the government i do not thing it is something that would give you an upper hand, although it is alwa...

/ Asked by David M.
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My advice to you would be to only include relevant course descriptions on an entry level resume if you still have space left once you have filled it with the other necessary content. This content includes your education, internships/large projects, and relevant skills.
Hope this helps!

/ Asked by Trenton B.
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The first place I would recommend looking to is LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a great tool to use for networking and chances are you may have someone in your network who works with or knows someone who works within a career you are wanting to pursue. Therefore, they can help you start making conne
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/ Asked by Elizabeth O.
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The first thing I would do is begin connecting with your colleagues. Those colleagues should be people you have met in real life and know you as an individual. You can also connect with those you haven't met in person but you know enough about them to be able to describe them to another pers...

/ Asked by Justine G.
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Struggling to find your passion in life is something that everyone experiences at one time or another. It often seems as we get older we tend to disconnect from various things that we enjoyed doing as a child. There are a few things I would try to think about to help you in figuring out your...

/ Asked by Karen C.
Having a mentor is a great way to elevate your professional capabilities and gain added knowledge. The benefits that come from a successful mentor/mentee relationship are truly endless. When first deciding who you would want as a mentor, think about someone you look up to professionally wh...

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