Is it okay to report someone who isn't following rules? Or should I try to handle the situation myself before escalating to someone more senior?
Great question, especially when the situation can be sticky! The fact that you are looking out for your organization is a sign of a true leader, so I will start with that. What I would do, is approach the person…View all answers »
I recently graduated with my Masters degree in Social Work. I am currently working a job that is part social services and part marketing. I don't mind social work but I would like a career where I can potentially earn more money. I feel like I have quite a few transferable skills but I am worried no one outside of social work will consider me. What other kinds of jobs do you think I could be considered for? Is there anything I could do to help me connect with jobs that I would be a fit?
Congratulations on obtaining your degree! In addition to your skills transferring to different marketing or communications roles at the corporate level, perhaps a direct fit might be more in line with a role…View all answers »
I just graduated with a degree in Aircraft Assembly. Where can I find available jobs?
In addition to the great suggestions offered below, networking will be a big part of landing a role in your industry! As previously mentioned, look at roles on job boards, join groups on Linkedin and industry…View all answers »
I am a communications major with a concentration in public relations however I have no idea what kind of career I would like. I want to do something I am good at and be financially stable. I am applying to jobs in multiple fields (Senior, graduating in May) but am unsure of a career. Any ideas of an entry level position I should look for?
It can be daunting to pick a career upon graduation, just like I am sure it was a big decision on what to major in when you declared your area of interest! Don’t be too concerned with stressing yourself…View all answers »
Hello, I am a teacher with five years experience. I am currently studying for a MBA since I want to change careers, I would like to go into consultancy and I know as a fact that it is possible because I have met people who have done it. With these circumstances, what is the best way to break into the corporate world?
Congratulations on pursuing your MBA- you'll have a variety of options for your next career step! There is no cookie cutter answer to your inquiry, rather, it should be a multi-pronged approach.
I'm going through a career change from international nonprofit work to social media marketing and having trouble breaking in. My soft skills are very strong, but my hard skills in the field are weak. I have over a year experience in the field, and I am pursuing a certificate from UCLA in marketing as well as earning a couple certifications. I am still not able to land interviews, but I think I'll really stand out. Any recommendations about how to grab attention through my resume and/or cover letter?
Great question! I have a previous background in recruiting creative candidates, including social media community and marketing managers, so I was excited to see this one!
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I am a recent graduate from Business Administration. I believe, big data will be very important in the future and shape our lives. I have no coding background. Am I late to get in data world? Which type of companies should I apply for gaining experience?
Big data definitely plays a role in shaping the future of companies on a research and functional level. Think about all of the different industries that use this skill set such as banking, education, logistics,…View all answers »
I was hired at a company at a coordinator level. 9 months in, I have been switched to a director level position, which entails more hours and more responsibility. Should I ask for more money now or wait until my yearly review?
Great question. It sounds like you got a promotion, so congrats to you! 9 months in, awesome! If the position didn't come with a raise, then I would recommend sitting down with your manager and asking about…View all answers »
I'm looking for a staring career in film and media (primarily short form content like ads and YouTube web-series). I'm looking to be an editor but I'm having trouble getting in. What should I do? I've already sent out resume after resume to various job listing websites. My big issue is networking effectively as well as writing an effective cover letter.
In addition to those great suggestions listed below, you should definitely make sure your Linkedin profile includes a link to your portfolio or reel of work (make sure it is your best work and well curated).…View all answers »
I am interested in local food systems and supporting a healthy and sustainable community. What majors should I look into?
What a great thing to be interested in! A few recommendations, and looking online at different universities and certificate programs may help guide you further, but you may want to focus on the following…
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