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Asked by Emily on May 23, 2018

I just graduated,and am in the process of job hunting. What is your advice for finding a good job,and quickly?

ADP have responded.

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…

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Asked by Kelcie on May 31, 2018

What are some of the most common mistakes people make in interviews?

ADP have responded.

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…

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Asked by Angela on June 16, 2018

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?

ADP have responded.

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…

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Asked by Sally on September 11, 2017

Do internships look good on grad-school applications?

ADP have responded.

Yes, Internships allow you to work hands on within your field of study. This allows for a greater practical understanding

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Asked by Maggie on October 19, 2017

What are employers looking for in a LinkedIn summary?

ADP have responded.

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…

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Asked by Maggie on October 19, 2017

What are the most effective qualities in a strong leader and manager?

ADP have responded.

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…

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Asked by Julie on May 24, 2016

What are some tips to make sure I'm effectively communicating with my colleagues and bosses?

ADP have responded.

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…

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Asked by Jonathan on June 27, 2017

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?

ADP have responded.

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.…

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Asked by Samantha on July 7, 2017

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?

ADP have responded.

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*…

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Asked by Justine on July 6, 2017

Hi, how do I find my passion?

ADP have responded.

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…

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