Hello, I am a senior at Kean University and I’m majoring in Public Relations. I don’t know what type of career I want be in after I graduate and relocate to Charlotte, NC. When I first enter college my major was Marketing because I enjoy researching but I changed it to PR because my math skills were not the best. All my part-time jobs always dealt with customer service since I enjoy helping other, but I wouldn’t consider myself an extroverted person. I’m considering starting a career in HR, Banking, Marketing, or health care. I’m not sure which one I would be more suited towards. Any suggestions?
Wow! You are casting a wide net! It is time to do some information interviewing. That may require a little temporary extroversion on your part. Talk to people - parents, neighbors, friends,…View all answers »
Are there any work from home jobs that aren't scams?
Working from home can be a great opportunity with many added benefits and there are certainly legitimate opportunities to work from home. When you see a position like this posted you should take the time to…View all answers »
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?
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…View all answers »
I have a bachelor of science in education and a masters of education in mismanagement and supervision. I have 20 years of experience as a school principal. I'm looking for a career change. What opportunities should I pursue given my degree and experiences?
I don't know how you feel about sales, but I was once told that educators make great sales reps. That is the case because educators are patient and instruct people naturally. I've also seen former educators…View all answers »
Which is generally the fastest way up the corporate ladder: working for one company for a long time, or transferring between many different firms? I keep seeing friends transfer into higher up positions at outside firms and they all tell me it is quicker to transfer than to slog through the promotional process at my own company. What do you think?
Generally, I would say you will progress faster by transferring between many different firms. Many employers have not yet figured out how to best move and promote talent internally, despite their best…View all answers »