I am a Brazilian Nurse who lives and works in Germany. I work as a Pediatric nurse in one semi-intensive neonatal care unit. I graduated in Brazil in 2016, however, I did part of my university degree at KSU (Spring and Fall 2015). I would like to know it would be possible for me to find a job here in the USA. Ideally, I'd like to work in Atlanta. Could you provide some advice and direction on how I might go about doing this?
Hello there! Congrats on graduating and working as a Pediatric nurse! I think a good first step would be to call KSU and talk to their career services center about your case. Considering that you did part of…View all answers »
Why am I being asked if I am Hispanic? If I am, is this a good or a bad thing? How does it affect my chances of being invited for an interview?
Employers in the U.S. are allowed to ask under certain conditions which are generally governed by the federal civil rights act of 1964 and subsequent rulings. In simplest terms, specific to employment,…View all answers »
From the perspective of an employer looking to hire recent graduates, what would be your opinion on 3-year accelerated college programs?
This is a good question. A couple of thoughts come to mind; it shows a good deal of commitment and passion to get into the workforce, as well as good prioritization and time management skills as long as you…View all answers »
What's the best way to ask an employer for a referral?
It's important to first make sure your current employer is aware that you are searching for a new position. This should not come as a surprise if you are approaching graduation. I would say to them that you…View all answers »
I am 44 years old and I studied modern languages in college a long time ago. The only jobs I had were translation and localization testing. The pay was quite low. I now have kids and my husband is the only one working. I have his and my family's support to study something new that will help me secure a good job and good income, and also something I enjoy. Any recommendations on how I should determine what to study?
I appreciate your approach in seeking something that you will enjoy as well as offers a good income for you. I run into people far too often who don't really enjoy what they are doing but hang on simply…View all answers »