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C L. Sep 29, 2020 414 views

HOW TO STAND OUT FROM A VIDEO INTERVIEW?

For all professionals & students who are reading my post, I thank you for your time and I appreciate any suggestions you share! Please take care of yourself. CONTEXT: Because of COVID, most companies are conducting interviews via video. I found that it's more challenging to leave a good...

#interview #recruiter #technology #interviewprep #career #careercoach #jobs #hr

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Aaliya B. Feb 26, 2020 189 views
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C L. Jul 22, 2020 246 views

What's the one thing you would do differently if you could travel back in time to where you started your career / coding journey?

As a self-taught web developer, at some point during my coding journey, I got distracted and switched to a different language just out of curiosity. (switch from JavaScript to Python). Three months later, I realized that Python or Data science isn't really my thing. (I definitely see the...

#business #careerchoices #technology #education #professional #javascript #python #focus #career #webdevelopment #careerguidance #timetravel #careeradvice #coding #learning #programming

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Grace K. Feb 02, 2020 242 views

How can I grow my networks?

I'm currently studying IT software development and will be looking for jobs soon. How can I grow my network and connections so I have a better chance at finding a job in the industry? #job #networking #software-development...

#job-search

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C L. Jul 18, 2020 380 views

How do you overcome imposter syndrome?

As a self-taught web developer, I often wonder whether I am competent enough to apply for web developer jobs that typically require a degree in Computer Science & require 2+ years (or more) of relevant work experiences for junior web developer position. The requirement section in the job...

#jobpost #technicalskills #softskills #technology #career #webdevelopment #july20 #impostersyndrome #humanresource #interview-prep #hr #careeradvice #coding

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C L. Aug 08, 2020 283 views

How to engage more audiences on Linkedin?

To all professionals reading this post, thank you for your precious time! I hope all is well on your end! :) Context: I like to use Linkedin to look for jobs and connect with like-minded people. However, my posts don't usually generate a lot of views. I don't know how LinkedIn algorithm...

#strategy #writer #professionals #algorithm #technology #linkedin #contentcreator #recruiters #career #influencer #hr #careeradvice #consulting

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Grace K. Jul 17, 2020 176 views

What should I do to get a first time job?

I've made a basic resume, and because it's my first job I don't have much on it. It's basic, and has some skills and volunteer experience on it. But when I applied in store and online to about 20 places, none of them reached back to me. #first-job #entry-level #job-search #resume #july20 Is...

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C L. Jan 08, 2018 662 views

Can you share your experience as a UX or UI designer? What's like? What takes you there?

Undergraduate student thinking about future career options. I don't really know much about UX or UI Do I need to know programme language before taking UX or UI courses? Major in Psychology ; Want to explore different career options & where to apply psychology knowledge in real world....

#education #user-interface-design #career-choice #user-experience #career #psychology #explore #career-counseling #undergraduate #career-path #certification #designers #online-learning #lifeishard

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C L. Sep 12, 2020 333 views

What to say when reaching out connections on Linkedin?

THANK YOU FOR TAKING THE TIME TO ANSWER MY QUESTION! Context: I came across a job posting in "X" department I'd like to apply and I know someone who works at that company in "Y" department. I understand that X & Y departments work closely together. I want to gain more insights about the...

#strategy #employer #interview #technology #linkedin #career #careercoaching #jobapplications #networking

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Jenny N. Jul 31, 2020 159 views

Do I need a license to work in the Insurance field?

I am currently in my second-year of post-secondary in the insurance field. However, I am not too sure if I need some sort of license after I graduate or if a bachelor's degree is good enough. In addition, if I do need a license, can I just do the license while I am still in school? Or do I have...

#july20 #riskmanagement #claims #canada #underwriting #insurance #broker

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C L. Jul 18, 2020 213 views

How to prep for (technical) interviews for Web Developer position?

Hello everyone! I'm a self-taught front-end web developer with background in Psychology. - How do you usually prepare for your interviews ? - What kinds of questions do they typical ask? - When you are given a problem you can't solve on the spot, what do you do to leave a good...

#interview #technology #career #july20 #interview-preparation #careertips #interviewing-skills #coding

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Jenny N. Jul 31, 2020 125 views

What can I expect in the Insurance field? (underwriting, claims, etc)

I am currently in an insurance program in my post-secondary school however, I am not that exposed to it. The main courses for the program don't begin until my third year and I do not know what I am really getting myself in to. I was wondering if any of you could explain the different roles in...

#july20 #claims #underwriting #insurance #broker

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C L. Jul 25, 2017 1210 views

What's your weakness?

College student seeking internship position. Well, no one is perfect, we all have weakness. During the interview, I found this question a bit tricky. I would like to know how you approach this kind of question. What does HR really want to know from this question? #interview #hr...

#career-counseling #interview-preparation #college #job-application #interviewing-skills

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wayne C. Sep 16, 2020 131 views

lost after graduation

I got my BSc in chemistry in June. I had an ok-ish GPA that's just above the minimum requirement for grad school, 8 months of undergrad research, and 3 years of experience in kitchen-related part-time work. I wasn't able to find job-related to my study area, such as entry-level research,...

#college #graduate-school #jobs

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C L. Jul 29, 2020 352 views

How Do You Keep Yourself Motivated? (Insights from all industries are welcome! )

Hello everyone! Tech industry is ever changing, new tools/frameworks keep popping up. For example, using React hooks in the React App has been gaining popularity since its release. Another example is the new features of JavaScript (ES6/7/8/9 /10......) Questions: 1. Given the...

#reactdeveloper #education #technology #lifelonglearner #motivated #psychology #career #webdevelopment #selflearning #personaldevelopment #coding #learning #programming

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Grace K. Jul 17, 2020 139 views

What kind of jobs are avaliable in the art industry right now?

I've always had an interest in studying art, it's one if the few things I enjoy learning and improving in. However, I'm not really sure what kind of careers I could have with an art degree. I'm mainly interested in design programs like game, digitial or 3D modeling design. #design #career #art...

#july20

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C L. Jul 02, 2019 3301 views

UX/UI Designer V.S Web Developer

To all professionals reading this post, thank you for your precious time! I just started my journey in coding (HTML/CSS/Javascript) three months ago, I love it and I experience the so-called 'flow' state when I'm coding. (definitely a great sign!) I was wondering if you could share some...

#ui #technology #ux #information-technology #css #mentorship #coaching #women-in-tech #designer #computer #career #webdev #webdeveloper #computer-science #html #js

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C L. Mar 03, 2019 228 views

How to ask your current boss for a reference?

What should I say in the email? or should I talk to my current supervisor directly? I want to apply for a full-time job and I want to be prepared (in case they want me to provide 2 ~ 3 most recent references). And my current position is a part-time position and I do have good relationship...

#job-search #reference #job #career #graduate

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Blessing A. Jul 29, 2020 58 views

How feasible is a Master's program in an area I am only vaguely familiar with from my undergrad?

I am a university student entering my final year and am looking for possible Master's programs to apply for. I am open to new areas of study but am not sure if it would be a good decision to go for an area I am not fully familiar with #july20...

#upcominggraduate

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C L. Apr 24, 2017 1752 views

When the employer asks you about your MS skills, what exactly does "intermediate to advanced MS skill" mean?

3rd year undergrad, seeking jobs for summer, I often see 'intermediate to advanced MS skills' in the job description, but how good does that mean? #job-search #interviews...

#microsoft-office

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Bahara S. Aug 26, 2020 82 views

MINOR RECOMMENDATION WITH ACCOUNTING MAJOR

Hello, I am majoring in Accounting and wanted to a major on the side as well. My University offers a variety of minors and I have listed down the ones I am most interested in: - Innovation and Entrepreneurship - Finance - International Business Any recommendations on which minor would be...

#academicadvice #minor

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Bahara S. Aug 26, 2020 99 views

Will double minor add value to my degree?

I am going to my 4th year of University and majoring in Accounting. I am considering doing a double minor in Finance and International Business. I am concern about double minors. Will double minors add value to my degree? and is it a good minor to choose with my major in Accounting? Need some...

#majors-and-minors #academic-advisor #college-minor

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C L. Feb 19, 2018 1731 views

what to write for a follow-up email on a conditional job offer

I've accepted a conditional job offer. However, I haven't heard back from them after I accepted the offer. What should I write in the follow-up email ? #job-coaching #email #human-resources #career-counseling Thank...

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Grace K. Jul 17, 2020 112 views

What's some thing I should be aware and tips for having a credit card?

I'm a student, and I found that when I apply to certain universities or workshops it requires a credit card to apply. Since credit and loans are a fairly new topic for me, what are some things I should look out for and what are the benefits? #student...

#credit

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C L. Mar 12, 2019 433 views

What are the steps needed to be a UX designer?

From your experience and journey to a UX designer, what online resources & bootcamps you have used to get where you are right now? Which bootcamps or online learning platforms you would recommend for a person w/o much prior knowledge in coding and programming language? Thank you!...

#design #computer #industryprofessionals #technology #ux #career #uxdesign #jobs #coaching #computer-science #computer-software #userexperience #mentoring #programming

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Blessing A. Jul 29, 2020 97 views

What is the best way to build my network and find a mentor in my field of study?

I am an undergraduate student looking to expand my network and find a possible mentor - someone I can whose mistakes I can learn from and who can show me how to navigate the field as a graduate (which I will be in 2021) #july20 #networking...

#mentorship

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Aria P. Apr 27, 2020 349 views

Any tips on saving for university?

Hi! I’m hoping to attend university in a few years and the financial burden of it all has been worrying me. I’m a high school student, and the only source of income in my family comes from my dad. I’ve spoken with my parents about plans for college and it seems that they expect me to at least...

#scholarship #financial-aid #university #college #financial-planning #high-school

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C L. Nov 30, 2019 218 views

How to start a career in HR

Where can you gain some experiences in HR industry? Do you really need a degree in HR in order to land a job? What are some tools/software commonly used by HR professionals? Thanks! #human-resources #career-details #business...

#hiringsolution

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Haneen A. Apr 22, 2020 272 views
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Ashley S. Jul 03, 2020 168 views

How do you train yourself to be more self-disciplined?

I day dream wayyyy too much. But because of it I'm super ambitious....

#selfimprovement

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