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Asked by Kristin on October 7, 2018

What is the first step I should take when searching for a job in the marketing field?

Quest have responded.

It depends on which area you're interested in--research, consumer behavior, graphic design, copy writing, social media, advertising, web development, etc. Overall, start by going for an internship if you're…

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Asked by Alyssa on October 3, 2018

Good afternoon. I'm a current fourth year student at the University of Vermont. I'm looking for employment for when I graduate this spring. I'm a public communications major and a food systems minor. I'm hoping to move out West (particularly some place such as Oregon, Colorado, or Utah), and I was just wondering how I go about applying for a job on the other side of the country?

Textron, Cardinal Health have responded.

Hi there! Have you been to a career fair at your school? I think attending a career fair would be a good starting point for you because you can talk to companies that are hiring for the position and location…

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Asked by mieka on September 14, 2018

I was charged with driving without a license and had charges dropped for obstructing an officer 5 years ago. Both were misdemeanors. I am now trying to get into a medical program and I am nervous because of these charges! I have asked my advisor and she said I should be fine because that’s not what they look for. Is this accurate? Any advice on how I can check this?

AT&T, Avery Dennison have responded.

Hi there - the only people who can answer what will be reviewed in a Background Check are the people who are running and reviewing the check.  If you do not feel comfortable inquiring about it directly,…

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Asked by Erica on September 19, 2018

Hello, I went to university later in life, at age 26, and graduated in three years. I had some good work experience before university, but not in the role I am looking for now. I was a sales coordinator and I am looking to move into a full sales role. A recruiter recommended that I differentiate my work pre-university experience from my post-university experience. Can you suggest how to do this?

Merck & Co., Avery Dennison have responded.

Hi there! One way that I've found helpful for myself has been using the header "Relevant Work Experience" for roles that tie in directly to careers and jobs that I am applying for. Then I use the header "Other…

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Asked by Kahzah on August 10, 2018

How can I break into the sports industry without taking a severe pay cut or a pay cut at all for that matter? I'd almost be changing careers, but I'd like to transition responsibly.

Quest, Pitney Bowes have responded.

Let's do a good news/bad news scenario. The bad news is many people who switch from one field to another are vulnerable to pay cuts, because they have little/no experience in the field and must learn new skills.…

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