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Asked by Justine on July 6, 2017

Hi, how do I find my passion?

ADM, Textron, Hill-Rom, AT&T, Broadridge, DuPont, ADP have responded.

Hi,  That is a difficult thing for many people so do not feel alone.  If you were independently wealthy and did not need to work, what would you do?  That is what you love and have a passion…

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Asked by Jonathan on June 27, 2017

I'm currently on an international stint for 2 years with my company and it is coming to an end. I'm ready to come on home and I have two options. Take another year assignment abroad at a higher career level or return home at the same career level to work in a difficult group with extremely high expectations (but high exposure). Any thoughts on what would be best path?

Cardinal Health, AT&T, ManpowerGroup, ADP have responded.

I think the answer to this question depends on your personal and careers interests/preference. I don't think there is a right or wrong option here. There are a couple of questions you need to ask yourself.…

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Asked by Albert on June 13, 2017

I applied for a job two months ago. It's status says in progress. They also posted the job again. I applied again. It's still saying in progress. What does this mean?

Cardinal Health, DuPont, Textron, ManpowerGroup have responded.

This could mean a few different things. The position could have been put on hold and the company is now recruiting for it again. Or, the posting could have expired and it was re-posted because they are still…

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Asked by Cynthia on April 9, 2017

I quit work 18 years ago when I had children and would like to return to full-time employment. I have an accounting degree from Texas A&M. I have applied to numerous positions and I have not received a phone call so I'm wondering if the gap in my resume is turning potential employers away. Any advice on how I can get back to work? Thanks!

VFC, ManpowerGroup, DuPont have responded.

Couple things I would recommend are applying to Temp agencies as way to get your foot in the door at local companies.  This will give you the opportunity to brush up on your skills and to try out different…

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Asked by Tanya on February 4, 2017

How do recruiters view full-time service after college, such as the Peace Corps or Teach for America? Will these experiences help or hurt my application for a corporate position?

Gap Inc., American Express, ManpowerGroup have responded.

Hello! This is a great question and relevant for anyone with unpaid volunteer work. If you have limited career experience these kinds of activities are an excellent substitute. Also if you are unemployed or…

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Blog post on March 2, 2015

How to Change Careers

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Changing careers is common for many people. Whether you’ve simply discovered you actually hate your current career path or your industry has made it impossible for you to continue being employed...

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Blog post on February 26, 2015

5 Ways to Improve Your Resume

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You found the perfect job opening. It has all the elements you desire: compensation, corporate culture, and location are all in line with your dream job...

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Blog post on February 23, 2015

Coffee Fiends In The Workplace

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Coffee is a national pastime for millions of people in the US. From the first cup shortly after the alarm goes off in the morning, to the 3pm refuel we’re a country that loves our bitter caffeinated beverages...

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Blog post on February 20, 2015

The Balancing Act Of Vacation Time

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Vacation time can be a difficult subject to deal with in the workplace. Most companies have a set amount of paid time off based on various elements that designate a person’s ‘right’ to more or less vacation...

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Blog post on February 17, 2015

How To Work With People You Genuinely Dislike

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The workspace can be a place of inspiration and joy, filled with people who you deeply appreciate. Your office can also be a drudgery littered with various individuals who you’d rather not see twice let alone every day...

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