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Asked by Dominique on December 31, 2017

I am currently taking general education courses and will be transferring to a university next fall. My plan is to work for my company's IT dept. After I obtain my Bachelors degree and a few certifications I plan to start off as a Computer Support Specialist. Then, hopefully, move over to being a System Analyst or Computer System Administrator once I have my degree. I am not sure whether to major in Information Systems or Information Technology with a concentration in business. Can you provide me which would likely benefit me on my job hunt the most?

Grace, Avery Dennison have responded.

It sounds like you have a wonderful plan and honestly could not go wrong with either choice. My first recommendation would be Information Technology with a concentration in business for this is more broad and…

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Asked by Matt on July 4, 2019

Recruiters typically get a salary number or range fairly quickly. After doing research and seeing the range based on your location and role, how do you determine where your salary should be based on your experience so you’re not asking too little or too much?

Avery Dennison, HPE have responded.

Great question - I always encourage candidates to check out www.paysa.com and www.salary.com to research what salary targets…

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Asked by Rutikaba on June 24, 2019

Which languages should I learn to get an entry-level job as a web designer? I have sufficient knowledge of HTML and CSS, in addition, I have basic knowledge of JavaScript and PHP. Thank you.

HP, HPE have responded.

You are definitely on the right track with HTML, CSS, Javascript and PHP.  The KEY for your resume and job search is for you to list specific projects where you used these languages to produce work…

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Asked by Michelle on July 1, 2019

Hi! I'm a recent graduate from the University of Southern California with a Business Administration major. I became interested in management consulting after the recruiting cycle has ended. How can I break into the industry now that the common recruiting cycle is over? Thanks!

Worthington, HP have responded.

Congrats! The best way to get exposure to a particular industry is to see if there are any meet up groups, attend conferences, or connect to folks on LinkedIn. You can search for companies that you're interested…

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Asked by Luisa on July 20, 2017

I have just been completely and successfully discharged from Ch 13 Bankruptcy and have fully satisfied all that was required under the plan. My filing bankruptcy was such a painful experience for me and my family but it was all I could do to maintain a home for my children after going through two dramatic and long unemployment periods after the 2009 Financial Crisis. I have relocated and am searching for a job in Financial Services. How can I address my bankruptcy? And how will it reflect or prevent me from ever being able to find work in the profession that I love?

Grace, Avery Dennison have responded.

That sounds horrible. I would be honest about the fact that the 2009 financial crisis impacted you greatly. Address your bankruptcy head on and let potential employers know that you are excited about how you…

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