Career Questions tagged Career

A career is a personal journey that is not defined by a single role or moment in time. Every job is a part of your career, and occupation will provide...

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Mounia M. Apr 02, 2017 742 views

What should you do when you aren't getting replies from job postings?

I have applied for many positions on Idealist.org and Craigslist and haven't gotten any responses. Should I follow up or possibly change my methods, if so does anyone have any suggestions? #career #jobs #career-counseling...

#job-search

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Kristen K. Mar 30, 2017 1421 views

What kind of questions should I ask at the end of an interview?

I know that at the end of an interview when they ask, "so, do you have any questions for me?" you're at least supposed to ask one. What guidelines should the questions I ask follow, if any? #career #interviews #interview-questions...

#professionalism

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Kristen K. Mar 30, 2017 1258 views

Do classes count as experience?

I'm a senior in college and I'm an English major with a professional writing minor. I've been applying to jobs since last semester and it seems that every job posting requires 2-6 years of professional writing or editorial experience. I've had at least two years of professional writing in all...

#english #career #college-senior #career-choice #experience #writing

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Michelle T. Mar 28, 2017 755 views

How do I prepare for interview for an Intership?

I am a junior in college have been applying to summer internships and recently heard back from one that I am very interested in. They want to schedule an interview. I have never had an internship and while I am not under qualified, I'm sure there will be applicants with more experience. That...

#career #summer-internship #career-path #interviews #college #internships #interviewing-skills #confidence

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Mohammad A. Mar 28, 2017 576 views

When is it a good idea to repeat some courses you've taken?

I'm just curious about when it is a good idea to repeat courses you've taken but didn't do very well in. #college #engineering #career #graduate-school...

#electrical-engineering

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Esther C. Mar 27, 2017 695 views

Is there a career and major that pertains to both journalism and science?

As a high school student, on my way to college, I find myself oddly interested in journalism and science. Thus, I am wondering are there any jobs/careers that will allow me to perform tasks in both these areas. Additionally, what majors are be best for these interests? #career #science...

#career-choice #choosing-a-major #career-counseling #career-path #college-major #journalism

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Mohammad A. Mar 24, 2017 1108 views

Is an internship viable even after graduation?

I'm an Engineer student and about to graduate. I am actively seeking jobs and kind of struggling to find a suitable job due to lack of work experience. However, internships seem to be attractive for me since most of them require little to no work experience. So I wonder if an internship is...

#electrical-engineering #engineering #job-search #human-resources #recruiting #career

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Mohammad A. Mar 24, 2017 1081 views

How should I negotiate the pay rate of a job?

I'm an Engineering student and I've been actively looking for jobs to apply for. I have found several attractive opportunities but I would like to have a higher pay for some to help with my finances without risking losing them. I wonder how I could do that. #engineering #career #job-search...

#human-resources #hiring

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Rea H. Mar 23, 2017 702 views

Why do you want to do after university?

I want to know typically what people do after completing university. Do you do a placement? what are the options? #career #university...

#students

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Paajcha Julie X. Mar 23, 2017 775 views

How do you reconcile between following your passion and choosing a career that can support you financially?

Hello! I am a recent college graduate (got my BA), and I've been recently doing some deep soul searching in terms of life purpose and mission. There is a part of me that wants to go straight for things that I'm interested in but at the same time, I do want to be practical and be in a...

#life-coach #personal-development #career-development #career #career-counseling

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Iona S. Mar 22, 2017 3753 views

How do i balance acting and law school?

Hey! So I am completely torn apart... I'm about to finish school and have already applied to one of the best law schools, but now I have doubts... I don't know if i am making a mistake by pursuing such a time consuming career that I find amazing and inspiring, but has been on my mind for just...

#acting #law #creative #career #singing #musical-theatre

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Timothy G. Mar 21, 2017 926 views

How can I gain work experience when I am unemployed?

Hello, I am a student attending community college and I am interested in getting a part-time job while I am attending school but, unfortunately, I do not have allot of work related experience. My dilemma is that I need more experience to get a job but I can not get any experience because I do...

#work-experience #gaining-experience #job-search #career #unemployment #community-college #college-jobs #part-time-job

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Amisha T. Mar 19, 2017 460 views

What career should I go for?

Hey this is Amisha.i am in grade 10.by grade 12,I would have to apply to specific programs in universities but the problem is that, I can't find the career that would be the best for me.From school,my most favourite subject is math.i love math and I am a mathematical person.At the same time, I...

#career #teacher

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Mohammad A. Mar 16, 2017 796 views

Is work experience more valuable than educational background?

I am a graduate Electrical Engineering student with little to no experience in the engineering field outside of the classroom. Lately, I have been applying to jobs and receiving little to no interest from engineering companies due to lack of experience even for some entry-level jobs. That made...

#engineering #human-resources #education #recruiting #career

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Mounia M. Mar 12, 2017 611 views

What job title would I hold if I wanted to provide businesses with employee personality assessments?

I'm wondering if jobs that help businesses with finding the best employees with personality assessments are psychology based jobs or a form of consulting? #career #psychology #jobs...

#consulting

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Michelle P. Mar 12, 2017 546 views

Do the different levels of degrees determine a person's chance at a job?

I'm wondering about the levels of degrees in any context. Numbers and certificates run this world. So in any example, could you explain the different degree levels and how they compare to each other? #career #higher-education...

#degree

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Angelina P. Mar 09, 2017 1563 views

If you were going to rate your job, 1-10, 1 being horrible and 10 being amazing, what would you rate it?

So, you are filling out a survey for your job. One of the questions is, "Rate your job on a scale of 1-10, 1 being worst and 10 being best." What would you rate your job? Do you wake up every morning excited to go to work, do you just "not mind" working, or do you REALLY hate your job? Thank...

#customer-service #science #social-media #business #law #medicine #career #teaching

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Mounia M. Mar 08, 2017 518 views

What should you do if you don't get accepted to any of the colleges you want to attend for grad school?

I am looking at colleges that I want to attend for grad school and am wondering what I should do if I don't get accepted to any of my schools of choice? #career #graduate-school...

#graduate

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Ching Ting N. Mar 08, 2017 934 views

Does GPA really matter in the job market?

I often feel stressed out and anxious over midterms and papers because I am afraid of getting bad grades. However, it takes so much of my time to do my school work that I even feel that doing exercise, cooking healthy meals, doing chores or meeting my friends are all a waste of time. Is GPA...

#academic-advising #career-advice #personal-development #college-advice #time-management #career #career-counseling

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Mohammad A. Mar 07, 2017 1289 views

How do you handle behavioral interview questions when not prepared?

Say you are in a job interview and you get asked a behavioral interview question such as "cite a situation when you had to adapt to changes beyond your control" or the like and you had no particular story present even though you might have had that exact situation happen to you. How would you...

#job-interview #job #career #human-resources

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Mohammad A. Mar 07, 2017 807 views

What are some good tips for finding a job without experience?

I am a graduate student in Electrical Engineering and I will be graduating very soon. It has been hard for me to find a job by searching and applying for jobs online. I find that my application gets turned down often because I lack engineering work experience. Your tips on this matter will be...

#mechanical-engineering #job-search #human-resources #career #engineering #engineer #electrical-engineering #job-search-strategies

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Albert P. Dec 09, 2016 690 views

Which major should I choose?

I'm going to be applying to college next year, and for many colleges you need to specify which major you are applying as. However, I'm not sure what I want to be doing, since it's something I may be doing for the rest of my life. I'm interested in psychology and volunteering, but I don't know...

#volunteering #computer #psychology #career #career-counseling #college-major #college #computer-software

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Harris R. Mar 02, 2017 732 views

can i change accounting to any other major ?

My major is accounting.. I am doing associates and earned 40 credits so far. i am not full time student even i skip my semesters because of my family issues . now i want to start a new career .. should i change career now or first complete this one ? i am good in computer but i never study...

#associates-degree #science #computer #career #major #college-major #it #acconting

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Rachel B. Feb 28, 2017 757 views

What are some the best ways to network at a college career fair?

I am a junior at Queens College...

#career

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Mounia M. Feb 26, 2017 432 views

Are entry level office jobs the only jobs you can get with an Associate of Arts?

I am looking for jobs that are related to non-profits and have found that I don't qualify until I get my Bachelor's. Will my degree only allow me to work in an office setting or a setting that is not a non-profit? #career #office-administration...

#entry-level

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Mounia M. Feb 26, 2017 870 views

How can I create my personal brand?

What are things that I can do to help create my brand? Will creating a career portfolio help with personal branding? #career #career-development #personal-branding #portfolio...

#work-portfolio

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ryder C. Feb 22, 2017 679 views

is there a specific age limit you have to be to go to college

hi my name is ryder but i go by cole. i want to be a police officer and i want to know what age i have to be to go to college. #college #career #jobs #college-jobs #police-academy...

#helping-people

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Tiffanie L. Feb 21, 2017 679 views

What should I be doing to help my future when I get my undergraduate?

I can't help to think about the impending future which is happening in only 2 years. I want to be as secure as I can be so when I graduate I can find a career that I am interested in. What are some things that I can do to give me an advantage over other prospective employees? #college #career...

#future #studies #life #undergrad #work #degree

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Jackie G. Feb 21, 2017 600 views

How often does one relocate for jobs?

I was told that with the poor job market, it is common for people to move to where jobs are available, rather than looking for jobs near their current location. Is this true? #college #career #job...

#relocation

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Mounia M. Feb 21, 2017 528 views

What are methods to changing careers smoothly?

I am an undergrad and a senior getting my bachelor's of social science. I have worked in the insurance industry for two years, but left my last job to focus on my schooling and relocate to the state that I want to go to grad school in. I want to transition into the health & human services...

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