Career Questions tagged Career Counseling

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...

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Active Nov 28 at 10:29 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 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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Beth Green’s Avatar Luke Whitburn’s Avatar
Active Nov 20 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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Ken Simmons’s Avatar Kim Gravell’s Avatar David Antony’s Avatar
Active Nov 14 at 11:44 AM

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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 at 09:21 PM

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Posted by Eimee D.’s Avatar Eimee D.
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Jessica Daum | Senior Specialist - Technology Development Program at AT&T Hello Eimee!Minors do not have the be related to your major. ...

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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Pamela Smith’s Avatar Angela Blackledge’s Avatar
Active Sep 24 at 02:38 PM

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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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Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Sep 19 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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Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Sep 09 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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Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Aug 29 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 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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Ken Simmons’s Avatar Ann Gianoglio Burk, MBA’s Avatar
Active Nov 14 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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Mary Leonard’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar
Active Aug 15 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 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 ...
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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 Aug 01 at 01:36 AM

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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 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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Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Jul 23 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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Ken Simmons’s Avatar Teresa Bentley’s Avatar
Active Jul 23 at 03:26 PM

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Posted by Elaina B.’s Avatar Elaina B.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential What might be rewarding to one, might not be rewarding to ...

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 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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Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Jul 20 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 ...

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

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Corrine Graham’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Aug 23 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 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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Ray Stark’s Avatar Ann Gianoglio Burk, MBA’s Avatar Terral Boisfontaine’s Avatar
Active Nov 13 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 ...

What picture is appropriate to set as your background on LinkedIn?

While updating my LinkedIn and looking at other people's profiles today, I want to know what background picture is appropriate and unique for my profile. I saw people putting a backdrop of their schools and cities. However, are those the only acceptable pictures? #career-counseling #linkedin...

#career #social-media

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Active 2 days ago

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Posted by Esther C.’s Avatar Esther C.
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Heather Horsey | Social : Brand at Visible Choose something that represents you - a landscape of the city ...

What can I do to figure out what career best suits me?

I’m still uncertain in my career choice. I’m passionate for math and science, so I’ve considered choices in the medical field and also a chemical engineer. I need some advice so I can be confident in my career choice. #career-choice...

#career-counseling

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Kim Gravell’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Jun 12 at 04:41 PM

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Posted by Anna C.’s Avatar Anna C.
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Kim Gravell | Principal at Gravell Insights, LLC Hi Anna,Ken has given you some excellent insights and advice. One ...

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 at 12:09 AM

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Posted by Karly A.’s Avatar Karly A.
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Wayne Fonville | Ohio Karly, you raise an interesting question. There is no single simple ...

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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Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Jul 24 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.. ...

How can you build experience for chemistry/biology lab-based careers?

I am interested in doing research or working in a lab as a career, but I have no clue how I should go about gaining experience for positions outside of what I'm learning in college. I currently do undergraduate research but it oftentimes does not feel like enough! Many lab jobs seem highly...

#career-counseling #biology #chemistry #entry-level #career-choice

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active May 28 at 01:25 PM

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Posted by Mailei Z.’s Avatar Mailei Z.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Getting to know yourself and how your personality traits relate to ...

How do I find mentors through my college courses that will help me find out what career I truly want to choose?

Are my professors mentors or are there other people/places around where I can find a mentor?...

#career-counseling

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active May 27 at 01:55 PM

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Posted by Ashlyn S.’s Avatar Ashlyn S.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Selecting mentors from people who are actually working in your chosen ...

If nurse doesn’t work out for me which medical field would fit me

After clinical in nursing I don’t find myself being a nurse would becoming pharmacist possible . Is there any other medical field that you cN suggest ? Thank you #medical #pharmacist #career-counseling #nursing #pharmacy...

#healthcare

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Active Sep 24 at 02:57 PM

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Posted by Krystal N.’s Avatar Krystal N.
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Teresa Bentley | NICU Nurse Manager at Baptist Memorial Hospital for ... Hi Krystal-  So many choices are out there in the medical ...

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