While I'm in college, does it help my resume if I work part-time, and if so what kinds of part-time jobs should I be looking for?
I always think it's awesome to see someone who is a student and who also has made time to work. I think any kind of part-time jobs would show you have a strong work ethic and the ability to multitask and prioritize.…View all answers »
My son is a senior in high school, and some of his friends are talking about attending our community college because it provides a direct pipeline into jobs his friends say pay pretty well. How can I convince him to go to a four year college? What's the best advice I can give him. I'm pretty worried about this.
You have quite the dilemma. We all like to focus on the now, especially when it comes money. A good education is an investment, something I am sure you have told your son.
What does a typical performance review entail for entry-level positions? Are these common at this level in large companies, and if so how often do they occur? Should I be trying to build support among my colleagues for a good review, or will it just be between me and my boss?
Most large companies conduct performance reviews with all employees. Typically, this entails a process of setting goals with your manager and tracking progress throughout the year. Performance programs differ…View all answers »
How can I get my first job, even when entry level positions require experience?
Hello! I would recommend that you try applying for internships if you are unable to find an entry level jobs. Many organizations use their internships as a pipeline for their entry level openings. I also suggest…View all answers »
How much does your college major matter when it comes to job qualification? I have a degree in mathematics, but I have been turned away by many industries just because my degree was not in "finance", "computer science", "engineering", etc. Is a math degree worthless? Are there realty any "worthless" degrees?
This is a good question, but extremely important. Your college major in some industries is very important for it is the job qualification for entry-level jobs. As an example, we are a chemical manufacture,…View all answers »