I graduated from college with a bachelor’s degree in computer science last August 2017. I've had hard time finding an entry level jobs, so I decided to learn more. I learned MEAN stack and AWS on my own. However, I still can not get a call back for any entry/junior level position. Any suggestions on what I could do differently to get some call backs?
There are a couple things that may be happening. Typically job descriptions will separate the expectations of the role into two categories, the must haves (required qualifications)…
Is it OK to email companies asking for a job, even if they don't have any positions posted? If yes,what's the best way to go about that?
Hello! Yes. This is certainly acceptable, however, most companies don't post names of employees on their careers site. Some companies have a Email Us link where you can submit questions, or provide a resume.…View all answers »
How does one market oneself in an interview for a position in which they may not have had much experience even though they may have a genuine interest in working the field?
Exploring and venturing into a career path unrelated to one’s main field of expertise is often exciting. Do research the position, organization, and industry well before your interview – in other…View all answers »
I am a senior Mechanical Eng major trying to find my first job in engineering. During school, we are basically only exposed to the largest of companies (I go to a Top 10 engineering school) which obviously makes job hunting with the University incredibly competitive because these companies are only looking to fill 50-60 positions. Where should I go to look for smaller or lesser known companies?
I would suggest looking at some of the larger "job aggregators" such as Indeed.com, Simplyhired.com, Glassdoor.com, and LinkedIn.com. Even Careerbuilder.com and Monster.com are possibilities, though they…View all answers »
What are some non-traditional jobs I could consider with an IT degree?
Hello and thanks for your question.
In all fairness I have minimimal experience with IT jobs. I can tell you that having worked in careers services while in college I learned that many Universities…