What experience should I include for my first college internship if I haven't had any experience in this new field?
I would included any work experience, there are transferable skills from many roles. If you have taken classes in the area include them on your resume as well.View all answers »
I recently was at a final interview for a development program, and all candidates were told that they'd be notified within two weeks. It's been a week, and I haven't heard anything back from them, and my guess is that they've already extended an offer to their top candidates and are waiting for them to respond. So what actually happens after the final interview?
I suggest a follow up email thanking them for their time and expressing your interest in the program. This could generate further discussion on where they are at with their choice.View all answers »
So, I am a fresher with an MBA (will complete in May 2019). I don't know, what Industry or company or job profile I should apply for. I want to know the process to know what I will be able to do best. I did marketing course (Introduction to Marketing, Consumer Behavior, Services Marketing, etc.) for I they were interesting and I enjoy learning. But, how to know what industry will be best for me?
Good question! Start reading through job descriptions and research companies to see if the industry is of interest to you. By doing that, you should be able to narrow down the scope of the role…View all answers »
Who should a cover letter be addressed to if you are unsure who the hiring manager is?
I think a safe bet would be ...Dear Hiring Manager.View all answers »
When beginning to interview, what is the most important type of experience to be able to discuss when interviewing for a marketing position?
Thank you for reaching out! When starting to interview it is important to discuss relevant experience. In a perfect world, it would be an internship or career shadow experience. A close second…View all answers »
Do insurance companies and banks offer jobs to people with simple misdemeanors (like traffic tickets) during the pre-employment screening and background check?
It will depend on the company and the job. Typically if working for a financial institution they may perform a credit check depending on the level of your role. If you have simple driving offenses…View all answers »
I recently graduated and got my first job, where I'm working for the most part with people older than me. Do you have any advice on connecting and working with my coworkers who are 20-30 years older than me?
Hello – This is a great question as we are seeing more of a mix of workforce working together. Build a relationship with them. Get to know each other and how you like to work. Once you have a foundation…View all answers »
Do you have guidance for business owners who closed their business and are re-entering the workforce as employees?
Hello, This is a great question. We experiece this quite often in HVAC. As a business owner going into a larger workforce, ensure you're ready to be able to take direction and not always…View all answers »
I am looking for paid work experience in Chicago this summer, before I move overseas. Are there any defined time period jobs out there? Something maybe one step above an internship, as I am a grad student? Is this something I might try and negotiate with companies?
Hello, It sounds like an internship is what your seeking due to the short time period you're available. Typically grad students will do internships as well. Usually their interships are of…View all answers »
I accepted an internship offer from a Fortune 500 company about a month ago, which I was extremely happy about. Just a few days ago, I was arrested for a DUI charge for SLEEPING IN MY CAR. I did not want to drive because I knew I was intoxicated. However, the law isn't so understanding of my situation. What are the chances that the company will withdraw my internship offer when they find out?
Hello, If you have a position which requires you to drive, then you should immediately notify them. Most likely they will recind your offer due to the job requirements. Otherwise,…View all answers »