Do you recommend putting relevant course descriptions on an entry level information technology resume?
In general, it is not necessary to add this information to your resume as just listing your degree and/or certifications in the education section of your resume is sufficient. The bigger interest from…View all answers »
What kind of writing degrees are there? I understand the obvious ones like journalism, but what are some other fields that would require a degree related to writing?
Depending upon the college or university, some of the degrees available for writing include Creative Writing, Fine Arts, Engilish, Litterature, Communications, Library Science, Liberal Arts, Business/Technical/Medical…View all answers »
When do you know its the right time to leave a job?
The answer to this question is really dependent upon the individual person and his/her circumstances. Usually people leave a job once they have found something else that is more professionally or personally…View all answers »
Do you have any advice for working with a boss I do not like? I really like the organization and my coworkers, but me and my boss just don't get along. What can I do to make it more bearable without leaving?
I echo my fellow contributors when I say you are not alone. Regardless of what you do, if it involves working in any capacity with other people you are going to inevitably work with someone that you would…View all answers »
I graduated with a master's in mechanical engineering, but aside from research work, I do not have formal industry experience in my field. It's been about a year since my graduation and I've had no luck finding a position so far; has the window passed for me to find a career opportunity within my field of study?
You are not out of the running! Focus on entry-level roles that do not need much experience in order to better your odds of getting hired. I suggest reviewing your resume and determining if you…View all answers »
I will turn 19 this year. I never had a job nor do I have any work experience. What are some things I can do to complete my resume? I also want to add that I don't know how to start a resume? No one to guide me through these type of things.
There are a plethora of resources available to you to accomplish the actions you've listed above. The first place to start is with the Jobipedia site. I suggest you go to the "resources" tab and…View all answers »
Now that I’ve graduated from college, should I still include jobs or activities from high school on my resume? What is the cut-off point at which you stop including that stuff?
You should no longer be including your high school activities now that you've graduated from college. You should really not include them past your sophomore year in college and I find that even a stretch…View all answers »
I've been a business owner for many years, but getting back onto the job market. How should I explain my gap of job experience and references during a job interview?
When returning to the job market it can be a challenge explaining the gap in time. You should not put anything on your resume if the reason was personal, such as taking care of children, family, or medical…View all answers »
I am have a degree in Mathematics and already opted for a masters in operation research. Do you think I stand a change to be employed as a financial or business analyst? I don't have a CFA or CBA, but plan to get those certifications in the near future.
If that is the focus that you have for your career after graduation then you need to ensure that you are networking and building those relationships in the desired industry in order to better align yourself…View all answers »
I have my MBA and MS in Management: Procurement and Contract Management. I want to get into Procurement. I get the interview, told that I am a finalist but then hear that they went with a candidate with more experience. I don't have experience. I apply to both entry level and advance positions. Can you help me to overcome these obstacles, please?
It is a very competative market right now for professionals in the business arena. If the issue is experience and you do not have any then you really should start targeting more entry level roles in procurement,…View all answers »
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