Career Questions tagged Career Counseling

How do I find "my career"?

How do I find what I want to do for a living? What I want to do. #undecided #career-choice...

#career-counseling

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Active 2 days ago

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Posted by Maddie D.’s Avatar Maddie D.
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Melisa Cameron | Community Engagement Lead at AT&T Hello Maddie,Great question and I know you are not alone in ...

What would you do if you loved your job but hated your work environment? Would you leave? How would you cope?

For example, I've worked as a copy editor and/or copywriter for both my high school yearbook and college newspaper, and while I wouldn't say that I've LOVED journalism, I do find it enjoyable at times. I would prefer to be doing creative writing, but I genuinely enjoy all types of writing, and...

#work-life-balance #college-student #work #help #career-advice #career #advice #work-environment #journalism #stress #job-environment #writing #job #college #career-help #student-advice #career-counseling #burnout

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Active Jan 22 at 08:16 PM

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Posted by Catherine T.’s Avatar Catherine T.
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Charlene Lake | Chief Sustainability Officer and SVP-Corporate Social Responsibility at ... If you've isolated your unhappiness to your work environment and it ...

Which is better: continuing to work a job you've grown to dislike because it is advantageous for you career-wise, or finding a new job that you genuinely enjoy?

I've always believed that if you pursue a career you love, then you'll never work a day in your life, so I've followed my dreams and have always planned to pursue my passion, even if it might not result in the most high-paying job. This passion is writing. However, throughout the years, I've...

#writing-and-editing #help #technical-writing #college #career-path #career-choice #publishing #career-advice #writing #creative-writing #career-planning #work-life-balance #following-your-passions #advice #job #career-help #student #editing #career #work #journalism #student-advice #career-counseling

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Active Jan 22 at 02:52 AM

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Posted by Catherine T.’s Avatar Catherine T.
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Chi Ngo, CIA, CAMS | Risk Assurance Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP Hi Catherine - I, and other seasoned professionals, find ourselves in ...

What does a typical day as a architect like?

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Active Dec 26 '18 at 05:10 PM

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Posted by geoffery D.’s Avatar geoffery D.
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Alice Yap | Career Developer and HR Professional - Bringing the ... An architect's daily calendar is alway filled with meeting with clients ...

I'm feeling lost in my Public Relations studies, considering applying for an "executive assistant" position.

I have an internship at a student-run agency at my university but I feel like I'm still not getting "real world" experience. Two of my foundational classes for my major were with terrible professors that no longer work for the department and I don't want to prolong my graduation any longer/pay...

#career #assistant #college-major #job #career-counseling #executiveassistant #graduation #publicrelations #college #job-search

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Active Dec 26 '18 at 05:21 PM

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Posted by Sarah H.’s Avatar Sarah H.
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Angelica Letang | Customer Service Pro Trying to get your foot in the door any way that ...

I am interested in a multitude of things that, how do I know which career would be right for me?

Some career related things I am interested in science, traveling, photography, helping people, reading and writing. I like a challenge and to do something different everyday. #career-path #complicated #career-counseling #career-path #career #confused #help #life...

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Active Nov 27 '18 at 08:48 PM

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Posted by Myshelle H.’s Avatar Myshelle H.
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Terry Jenkins | Corporate Responsibility -Americas at Hilton Hi Myshelle! It is hard to decide on a career, but ...

How can I become a librarian?

#library#librarian#career# #career-choice #career-counseling...

#teaching

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Active Nov 20 '18 at 11:27 PM

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Posted by Laniece W.’s Avatar Laniece W.
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Beth Green | School Librarian Hi Laniece!I became a school librarian after getting a BS in ...
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Lashay Taylor | --Career Counselor, Educator, and Motivator Hello Tristan: Yes, there are assessments that can increase your awareness ...

How did you decide on a career that you love?

I'm a freshman in college and I'm having a difficult time deciding on a career path that i want to take I know I want to be in the medical field but I haven't decide on something specifically. How did you come to the decision on your career? what made you decide on that career? And do you love...

#career-path #career-choice #college #career-counseling

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Active Dec 21 '18 at 06:47 PM

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Posted by Amanda R.’s Avatar Amanda R.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Congratulations on being interested in finding the right career to follow.. ...

Can I get a minor in Music(vocals) while also getting my bachelors in fashion?

I am not really sure how minors work... do they require you to make more work meanwhile your bachelors is something you will be more based on.... does it make your graduation prolong? # #music...

#career-counseling

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Active Oct 11 '18 at 09:21 PM

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Posted by Eimee D.’s Avatar Eimee D.
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Lashay Taylor | --Career Counselor, Educator, and Motivator Hi Eimee:. Thank you for this question. A lot of first-year ...

I am in the 10th grade and I am just beginning to explore my future career, what are some careers and helpful next steps I should consider based on my passions and interests ?

At school, I am most interested in math, and science, while my hobbies include helping and looking out for others, and doing makeup. A topic that i am passionate about is helping people. What are some career options that best align with these interests and what are some helpful next steps i...

#career-counseling #cosmetologist #doctor

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Active Jan 18 at 11:02 AM

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Posted by Ashlyn R.’s Avatar Ashlyn R.
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Pamela Smith | Experienced Career Advisor Hi Ashlyn,I suggest writing a list of careers that you are ...

How do I know if my major is right for me? How do I know I love it?

I don't necessarily want the highest paying job, I want a job where I can be able to wake up every morning at 7 am and be overly excited to go to work. How do I locate my major like that? What tools do I use? How do I know it's the right fit? #job #college-major...

#career-counseling

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Active Sep 19 '18 at 06:29 PM

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Posted by Robert M.’s Avatar Robert M.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Congratulations on being interested in finding the right career to follow.. ...

If I graduate from college and realize I've chosen the wrong major, what are my options?

I think many college students feel the stress of choosing the college major that is right for them-- what if they choose wrong? I'd like to know what my options are in case I find myself in this situation a few years down the road. Thanks! #choosing-a-major #majors...

#career-counseling

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Active Sep 09 '18 at 05:43 PM

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Posted by Evelynn O.’s Avatar Evelynn O.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The most important thing for you to do early on is ...

Is Criminal Justice a good career to study?

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Active Aug 29 '18 at 01:04 AM

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Posted by Noelia C.’s Avatar Noelia C.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The most important thing to determine is if criminal justice is ...

If anyone has any advice on how to become a Physician's Assistant please share!

I really want to pursue this career because I am very interested in healthcare and just helping others. I know it's not an easy journey. I gotta keep my grades up and get some healthcare experience under my belt before I even consider applying to grad school....

#career-counseling

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Active Oct 02 '18 at 03:32 PM

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Posted by Priscilla G.’s Avatar Priscilla G.
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Lashay Taylor | --Career Counselor, Educator, and Motivator Hello Priscilla: Great that you have your area of interest selected. ...

What is the best way to get experience with nursing before I decide that is what career I want to pursue.

-is there volunteer or internships I should do?...

#career-counseling

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Active Nov 14 '18 at 01:03 AM

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Posted by Avery M.’s Avatar Avery M.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Congratulations on being interested in becoming a nurse. It takes a ...

How am I supposed to know what I want to do for the rest of my life without actually doing it?

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Active Aug 15 '18 at 12:23 AM

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Posted by Megan M.’s Avatar Megan M.
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Mary Leonard Great question! The good news is you don’t have to know ...

What's ways can I find a passion in a career of occupational therapy?

I'm starting my freshman year of college on August 27. I am 18 years old, and attending Prairie View A&M University. Over the summer I participated in a program at Prairie View, where I earned 6 college credits before the start of the fall semester. I want to make the most out of my first...

#career-counseling #medical

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Active Aug 12 '18 at 12:34 AM

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Posted by Glendon G.’s Avatar Glendon G.
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Michelle Marotta | Certified Life Coach Hello, Glendon G. - That is so wonderful that you have ...

If you get a biology degree, can you obtain a career in marine biology?

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Active Aug 11 '18 at 12:24 PM

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Posted by Esther F.’s Avatar Esther F.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The area of marine biology has many facets. The most important ...

What are good retirement plans I should know about when I apply for a job in my career?

401K plans, retirement plans that actually increase and bulid as you stay with a company, #career #job #career-counseling...

#business

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Active Jan 25 at 05:09 PM

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Posted by Tonni W.’s Avatar Tonni W.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Tonni,Much of what is out there is a "401 match." The ...

How do you really know what medical field you want to focus on?

Anything related to Medicine catches my attention and I am Willing to dedicate my life to studying and researching and assisting those in need. #career-counseling #medicine #medical #hospital-and-healthcare #doctor #nurse #nursing #healthcare...

#research

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Active Jul 24 '18 at 06:19 PM

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Posted by Meenakshi S.’s Avatar Meenakshi S.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Congratulations on being interested in finding the right career to follow.. ...

What is your job about? How well do you like your job?

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Active Aug 23 '18 at 01:16 PM

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Posted by Rhayana A.’s Avatar Rhayana A.
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Corrine Graham | Specialist - Project Management Hello Rhayana,I am a project manager for Verizon wireline services. I ...

How did you know that you wanted to pursue a nursing career?

As an incoming senior in high school, I have been constantly asked, "What career or major are you going to pursue in college?" or "What are your plans for college?" To these questions, I usually answer with , "I want to study nursing, like my mom, and then maybe get a masters degree and become...

#career-counseling #career-choice #nursing #careers #career-path

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Active Jul 23 '18 at 12:38 PM

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Posted by Rikka Ren G.’s Avatar Rikka Ren G.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Congratulations on being interested in finding the right career to follow.. ...

How rewarding is it to be a healthcare professional?

This question isn't regarding rewards of money, more like feeling good about what you do. #career-counseling...

#healthcare

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Active Jul 23 '18 at 03:26 PM

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Posted by Elaina B.’s Avatar Elaina B.
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Teresa Bentley | NICU Nurse Manager at Baptist Memorial Hospital for ... Hi Elaina!  If you are searching for a profession that gives ...

How can an international student study medicine in Canada?

I am an international student who is now studying in Montreal. I want to be a doctor. But I've heart that Canada doesn't allow international student to study clinical medicine unless he becomes a permanent resident of Canada. Is that true? If it is true, what should I do? #college #doctor...

#career-counseling #university #international-student #medical-education #career-choice

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Active Jul 18 '18 at 07:06 PM

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Which medical career have lots of job opportunity and stable income in 10 years ?

I’m having a hard time decindigg which major or career to pursue . Please give me some suggestion and advice #careers #careers #career-choice #career #career-counseling #jobs...

#medicalfield

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Active Jul 18 '18 at 06:09 AM

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Posted by Krystal N.’s Avatar Krystal N.
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ritesh sharma The scope of careers in health-care:1. PodiatristsTo become a Podiatrist one ...

Which medical career have lots of job opportunity and stable income in 10 years ?

I’m having a hard time decindigg which major or career to pursue . Please give me some suggestion and advice #careers #careers #career-choice #career #career-counseling #jobs...

#medicalfield

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Active Jul 20 '18 at 11:13 AM

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Posted by Krystal N.’s Avatar Krystal N.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential You asked a very important question, but the main question is ...

How to find your perfect career?

I love chemistry and different sciences but I don’t know what career would fit me best. Any advice? #career #career-counseling #job-search #career-path...

#career-choice

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Active Dec 07 '18 at 12:09 AM

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Posted by Karly A.’s Avatar Karly A.
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Ceil TIlney | Purpose-driven talent management Don't lock yourself into a single direction - graze widely across ...

How to list double major on resume?

I'm a CareerVillage staff member and I'm posting this because we know that many young people are looking for the answer to this question. This is among the most popular questions searched by youth, and we're hoping you will take a moment to share your response to it. Thank you! #college...

#resume #double-major #college-major #college-majors #interview #career-counseling

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Active Nov 13 '18 at 02:26 AM

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Posted by Alexandra C.’s Avatar Alexandra C.
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Ray Stark | Community Relations Coordinator at Best Buy Great question! From my experience it is best to tailor this ...

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