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Asked by Tanya on April 14, 2018

Should I use my university email when emailing recruiters or is my personal email account sufficient? What if I don’t have a university email account?

Textron, Cardinal Health have responded.

I would recommend using whichever email you check more frequently! In my opinion, it doesn't matter if it's your email through school or personal, the important thing is that they can reach you. Make sure that…

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Asked by Tanya on March 13, 2018

How involved are parents typically in the job search process? Will it hurt my chances of getting hired if a recruiter sees that my parents are very involved in helping me get a job?

AT&T have responded.

Hi there!  I'm sure your parents are very excited for you to get a job!

Here's the thing though, they are not going to go to that interview with you, they are not coming to work with you, they…

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Asked by Tanya on March 2, 2018

What are some non-traditional jobs I could consider with an IT degree?

Tenneco have responded.

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…

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Asked by Katherine on September 10, 2017

What are some practical things that impress an employer in an interview? i.e. firm handshake, key phrases, etc..

Merck & Co., Accenture, ADM have responded.

For me, one of the best things that a candidate can do in an interview is to answer the interviewer's questions clearly, concisely, and by providing solid examples. I am always impressed when a candidate can…

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Asked by Catherine on October 16, 2017

I had an internship that I had to leave so that I go back to school and I'm interested in interning there again. What are good ways to get my employers to consider me again?

Textron, Cardinal Health, ADM have responded.

The first step is reach out and make contact.  Showing interest gets you back in the loop with updates on openings.  If the employer does not know you are interested, then you are not floating in…

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