What is the first step I should take when searching for a job in the marketing field?
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…View all answers »
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?
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…View all answers »
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?
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?
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…View all answers »
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.
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.…View all answers »