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Asked by Brittany on March 1, 2019

If I don't have any job experience what else should I put on my resume?

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Great question! There's a lot of information you can highlight on your resume without having job experience. Adding skills, relative coursework or projects, leadership opportunities and extracurricular activities…

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Asked by Rose on February 3, 2019

I was accidentally sent emails from a manager and Co worker talking about me, I was called a name and there was talk about messing up my desk to piss me off. I was very upset and sent a copy to a boss and left for the day. I'm not sure what to do?

Textron have responded.

I'm very sorry that you had this happen to you at work. I agree with Hallice, that is completely inappropriate behavior and shouldn't be tolerated. I think it would be best to schedule time or stop in and talk…

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Asked by Deepak on December 21, 2018

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?

Textron have responded.

Hi there! You're almost to graduation, congratulations! I think a good starting point for you would be to reach out to your Career Services department at your school. They should be able to help you find a…

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Asked by Emily on June 10, 2018

How should I ask go about asking someone for a referral?

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The first step in asking someone for a referral is determining who would be the right person to ask! Try to pick someone that you have worked with whether that be through class, work, or a volunteer organization…

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Asked by Nathalie on April 6, 2018

I'm a college student who has been looking for either a paid summer internship or job. I interviewed for this internship and they list their payment as a stipend. She made a point to mention that in the interview. What is a stipend? How is that different from wages? This internship is done remotely so I was just confused on how they work, b/c it's not like I'd need to cover travel expenses.

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A stipend is a fixed regular sum that they will pay you for the work that you will be completing. It's hard to speak to your situation without having all of the information in front of me, but the difference…

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Asked by Tyler on June 8, 2018

I am about to enroll for a Masters in Sustainable Solutions focusing on Food Systems. What kind of internships or jobs would be available for this type of degree?

Textron have responded.

Hello! First of all great question and congrats to you for wanting to continue your education! I think a good starting point would be to call someone within career services at the school you want to enroll…

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Asked by Emily on May 23, 2018

What's the best way to ask an employer for a referral?

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Great question! I agree with Ashlyn, it's important that your current employer knows you are looking for new opportunities so they aren't surprised when you ask them for a referral. If you are still in college,…

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Asked by Alex on January 4, 2019

I am a college senior with an internship that I really enjoy. How do I tell my office that I'm interested in being hired on after graduation? Also, how do I talk to them about transitioning from intern pay to a decent full-time pay? Thanks for the help!

Textron have responded.

That’s awesome that you enjoyed your internship enough to want to stay with the company! I agree with Amber, that you should be proactive and set up a meeting with your manager. Let them know beforehand…

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Asked by Lindsey on December 31, 2018

Whenever an interviewer asks me: tell me about yourself, I find myself blanking. What are some tips or tricks I can use to develop my answer?

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Hi there! I'm glad you asked this question, developing an answer to this will definitely help you on your path to your career. I personally like to use this time to share my relevant work experience and highlight…

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Asked by Kristin on October 7, 2018

What is the first step I should take when searching for a job in the marketing field?

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Hello, I agree with the advice given from Eddie and Sylvia! Gathering as much marketing experience as possible will be important for securing a job. I also would recommend looking over past roles or leadership…

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