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Asked by Abby on September 15, 2017

Does what degree you have actually matter? Or do companies mostly look at the fact that you have a degree?

Worthington, VFC, Cardinal Health have responded.

Hello!
This is a good question. I would say more often than not, it does matter what kind of degree you have if you're going into a salaried type of role. Engineering, Finance, Accounting, and IT positions…

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Asked by Matthew on August 29, 2017

5 yrs after grad school, I have been climbing the latter with a promotion every year. I understand this is not the norm, but as a 29 yr old I am already sitting in a senior-level position where my role is completely handled with more room to grow. If I decide to look for other employment so I can keep learning and growing: how do you write this on a resume without sounding like I have a huge ego?

VFC, DuPont have responded.

First of all, congrats on your career growth to date!  While it's not the norm as you suggest, it is a great story that future employers will want to hear from you.  The key word in my previous statement,…

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Asked by Krysten on September 12, 2017

What are some things that employers hate to see interviewees do during an interview?

Worthington, Textron, ADM have responded.

Hi!
There are a couple of things that really stand out to recruiters when conducting interviews. A few things to avoid would be looking at or being on your cell phone, chewing gum, not making eye contact,…

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Asked by KelliMae on September 10, 2017

Is the ability to think critically and solve problems more valuable to a potential employer than their education or work experience?

ADM, Emerson have responded.

Critical thinking and problem solving are valuable skill sets to have but they are not excluded from your education and work experience. Think about times while getting your education that you had to work…

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Asked by Hayley on September 8, 2017

I feel as if I'm straying away from the major I intend to graduate with. Experience with my internship has given me so many more opportunities and avenues to explore. When applying for a job that may be a little bit outside of your major concentration, how do you craft yourself in a way that would make them value your professional experience over credentials?

Textron, ADM have responded.

Hi! I think it’s great that your internship experience has opened your eyes and has allowed you to explore different paths within your function. It’s not uncommon that in the workplace, someone…

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