I just graduated,and am in the process of job hunting. What is your advice for finding a good job,and quickly?
Hi there! If you haven't done so already, create a LinkedIn profile. Keep it updated and connect with folks that are in the industry you wish to join. LinkedIn is a professional platform and is used by several…View all answers »
What are some of the most common mistakes people make in interviews?
A common mistake is being unprepared. Do your research on an organization before you interview. Remember that you're interviewing a company just as much as they are interviewing you. Ask questions that will…View all answers »
I am planning on getting a PhD part-time while working. Should I mention this in during the interview or will it make me look like the job would not be my number 1 priority?
It's best to be transparent with an employer from the beginning, especially if your course schedule can impact your work schedule. Make sure to share your story behind why you're pursuing a PhD and how it will…View all answers »
Do internships look good on grad-school applications?
Yes, Internships allow you to work hands on within your field of study. This allows for a greater practical understandingView all answers »
What are employers looking for in a LinkedIn summary?
We are looking for specific information about you that relates to your field of work. If you are a software developer, feel free to talk about your passion or experience using the SDLC. Sale yourself within…View all answers »
What are the most effective qualities in a strong leader and manager?
Some of the most effective qualities that ADP Leaders possess are Time Management, Adaptability, Creativity, Passion for their work, Communication and the ability to manage a dynamic set of employees. These…View all answers »
What are some tips to make sure I'm effectively communicating with my colleagues and bosses?
Fantastic question! This is something that some people spend a whole career developing. The first thing I would advise is to recognize that there is not one "holy grail" communication method. Companies thrive…View all answers »
I'm currently on an international stint for 2 years with my company and it is coming to an end. I'm ready to come on home and I have two options. Take another year assignment abroad at a higher career level or return home at the same career level to work in a difficult group with extremely high expectations (but high exposure). Any thoughts on what would be best path?
Wow - this is a tough situation but good! I would definitely take the time to weigh your options. Think about your personal and professional life and what will make you the most happy both personally and professionally.…View all answers »
I'm moving from Atlanta to Seattle in two months. I've been actively searching for jobs for months now, but I've only gotten two call-backs and nothing since. Am I just going to have to wait until I arrive in Seattle and get a Seattle address before my prospects will change? What can I do to encourage employers to choose me, despite my current residence being so far away from the market I wish to work in?
Hi there! This can be a tough spot to be in. If you'd like, on your resume, where you have your current address underneath you could put in italics or with ** something like this: *Relocating to Seattle 8.1.2017*…View all answers »
Hi, how do I find my passion?
Hi there! Finding your passion and a job that you'll enjoy can be challenging - don't get frustrated. I recommend networking with folks (through LinkedIn, local chapters, friends of friends, etc) in areas you…View all answers »