I am an Indian who graduated with his master's degree from a school in Germany. I currently live in Germany but plan to apply for jobs in the US. How difficult or easy is it to find jobs in the US given that I do not reside there? Are companies reluctant on giving sponsorship? ( PS: I am looking for Entry Level jobs). Your comments are much appreciated. Thanks in advance.
Companies have varying practices regarding hiring of international students. Factors that go into that practice include level of education (i.e., PhD, MS, BS), requirements of role, etc. Many job…View all answers »
I am not getting interview calls because I don't have much official experience.How should i convince employers to give me a chance?
There have been a number of questions/responses on Jobipedia focusing on this area. How do you get experience to be able to secure a position where you can get experience?
I would suggest that…
I spoke with the HR manager of the company that I'm currently interning for about a possible job opportunity. She told me to write a list of everything I've learned and know how to do. I have completed the list but I'm not sure how to format it. Should it just be a list? Should I address it to her "Hello ___"? Should it include an intro/ closing paragraph? If so, what should it state?
An addition to getting clarification from the HR manager who requested the list, I would take advantage of the work you have already done to format your list in terms of skills and abilities you could use for…View all answers »
I am in high school. What website should I look at to find jobs?
Based on your question, I am not sure if you are looking for a job just to make some money or if you are looking for a job in an area which you might pursue as a longer term career. Apart from your basic local…View all answers »
I needed time off because of bipolar disorder. I'm looking to resume my role next semester. How should I approach my employer about this?
I recommend that you connect with your human resources contact for your work group. Human resources should be able to provide guidance on how you should proceed given your situation.
Hello, I have a degree in Food Technology, and worked for two years in food industry. I am really trying very hard to find a job in the food industry but I have not received any calls for Interviews. Any suggestions on what I should be doing?
Thanks for your question.
Here are some suggestions on how to proceed:
1. Set up a LinkedIn Profile, if you do not have one already. Find groups, organizations, and people in the…
I worked for my father for several months, can include that work experience on my resume?
The extent by which you include work experience on a resume depends upon a number of factors. They include (1) the nature of the work, (2) the relevance to the jobs you are seeking, and (3) the skills…View all answers »
What basic entry-level skills do new hires often lack?
Great question! This is an area that many recent studies and articles have tried to address.
I believe the answer changes based on the company and the role, but here is a partial list…
I am a Mechanical Engineering student specializing in Thermal-Fluid Sciences. I am entering my second year of a MS program and would like to know how early can I apply for a full time position? Also, any tips for applying to jobs since I have no work experience?
Thanks for your questions.
I suggest you apply as early as jobs you are targeting are available to accept candidates. You will want to understand when the company needs to fill the position and…
I graduated fall 2011 with a BS in Construction Management and a minor in Business Administration. My parent works for a foreign government and carries a diplomatic visa (A2). Due to that I cannot work. I was out of US from 2012 to 2013 and I'm trying to get and internship. Would my A2 visa status prevent me from getting any kind of internship whether paid or unpaid?
Really good question.
I am not an expert in this area either. Given your graduation a few years ago, I believe you would need to have an employer sponsor you for a position (but I must admit,…
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