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?
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…View all answers »
I would like to search for jobs that require a written skills exam (e.g literacy, math, IQ) and use this as a primary criterion in the hiring decision. How can I do this kind of job search? Are there job search engines, placement programs, or other resources that specialize in this or at least have it as an option? My job center told me that they did not know how one could do this.
I am not aware of any way to search for this specifically, the screening process you describe is rarely put in a job description, so you don't have anything to search for. I'm sure there are more opportunities…View all answers »
During college I spent most of my summers taking extra courses and conducting field research either individually or with a couple different professors, but it was never paid work or an internship per say. I got course credits for it, but will my lack of formal internship experience hurt my chances of landing a job?
Hello and great question! What I typically suggest in this case is to list that time on your resume as "Volunteer." It does help to have formal internship experience but as long as you list your field research…View all answers »
When beginning to interview, what is the most important type of experience to be able to discuss when interviewing for a marketing position?
Thank you for reaching out! When starting to interview it is important to discuss relevant experience. In a perfect world, it would be an internship or career shadow experience. A close second…View all answers »
What is the best way to answer a salary question in an interview? How can I build self-confidence? How do I identify strengths and weaknesses? I'm interested in working for an eco-friendly textile company in the Southeast. Where can I start besides retail, or marketing as a pattern maker/dyer?
Hello, lots of great questions, let’s take it one at a time:
Salary – Do you research and come prepared! While I understand most people are hesitant to give a number, it’s to make…