Career Questions tagged Hiring

What are some notable companies that employ industrial engineers?

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Active Aug 12 '18 at 09:43 PM

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Do many companies focus on hiring recent college graduates?

I will be graduating from TTU...

#hiring

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Active May 29 '18 at 09:14 PM

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Posted by Kellen L.’s Avatar Kellen L.
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Austin L. | PwC Experienced Associate, Advisory Hi Kellen, Awesome question. The answer is YES, many companies focus ...

How likely is a company willing to hire a college graduate with a masters degree as opposed to someone with experience.

The degree will be from TTU #hiring...

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Active Jun 04 '18 at 07:22 PM

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Posted by Kellen L.’s Avatar Kellen L.
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Austin L. | PwC Experienced Associate, Advisory Kellen, Good question. Companies like candidates with an education as well ...

How can I set myself apart without seeming arrogant?

When applying for jobs I feel awkward pitching myself as "the best candidate". I want to seem like a team player and I dont want to give off the impression that I think I'm better than everyone else, but I do want to set myself apart from others so I can get hired....

#hiring

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Active May 14 '18 at 03:16 AM

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Posted by Cameron C.’s Avatar Cameron C.
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Eula Biezen | Owner & Interior Designer Hello Cameron C.,Glad to help you out with this one.In one ...

Is it worth it to apply for jobs you are only slightly qualified for?

I was wondering if it is a good idea to apply for higher level jobs even if you don't have a degree or a specialization that is required or desired. Would someone hiring even consider me? #hiring #employment #jobs...

#future-career

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Active Apr 18 '18 at 08:16 PM

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Posted by Loren V.’s Avatar Loren V.
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Cindy Barthel,PMP I ITIL V3 | Business Development Manager Absolutely! The key here is to be prepared for the interview ...

How do I sell my General Bachelor of Arts to future employers?

I am studying both German and Spanish right now in university. I know that language abilities are helpful to a variety of jobs, but if an employer isn't hiring a job that specifically asks for language skills, how to I make myself still seem applicable? #language #foreign-languages #german...

#hiring #spanish

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Active Apr 22 '18 at 10:47 PM

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Posted by Loren V.’s Avatar Loren V.
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Jaron Hightower-Mills | Higher Education Administration and International Education Specialist Loren, First, congratulations on working on your language skills. Second, it ...

What are appropriate questions to ask during and interview?

I want to hire someone for a job but I'm not quite sure what the est things to ask them are. What should I ask the person ? What are some common Interview questions? #interviewing-skills #hiring...

#interviews

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Active Apr 17 '18 at 05:53 PM

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Posted by Jacquelyn B.’s Avatar Jacquelyn B.
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Carole Curtis | Career Couselor/ Certified Career Coachself employed You said you want to hire someone for a job and ...

When people leave college do they get hired faster after getting their degree?

I wanna know how long it takes to get hired. #scholarship question #hiring #job-fair...

#finding-a-job

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Active Aug 08 '18 at 02:23 PM

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Posted by Erica M.’s Avatar Erica M.

What is the verdict on Online Learning Courses and accreditation?

I am studying in university, but I have often taken supplementary online courses on sites like Udemy and FutureLearn. How do recruiters look at these certifications - are they impressed or are they just overlooked? #recruiting #online-learning #certifications...

#hiring

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Active Jan 12 '18 at 03:03 PM

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Posted by Alisha S.’s Avatar Alisha S.
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Samuel Cameron | Cybersecurity Professional Great question and I hope my answer will be adequate for ...

What qualities make a fresh graduate stand out to employers?

How important is a student's GPA upon graduation? What can one do to increase the likelihood of getting hired? #graduation #hiring #college...

#university

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Active Jan 12 '18 at 04:39 AM

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Posted by Alisha S.’s Avatar Alisha S.
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Jennifer Haden | Higher Education Consultant Hi, Alisha - A high GPA, whether cumulative or in the ...

If you received a misdemeanor in a state years ago, does that affect one from obtaining a job?

I received a misdemeanor years ago, yet am still looking for a position. It wasn't theft or anything, just mischief. Will a hiring manager consider this when deciding on hiring me or can they see it was for what it was a mistake and funny when discussed. #hiring #recruiting...

#human-resources

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Active Mar 19 '18 at 01:09 PM

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Posted by Melissa A.’s Avatar Melissa A.
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crystal young Honesty is always the best way to go. When you have ...

How do you you sell yourself on a resume if it looks a bit jumpy?

I spent my twenties sort of jumping from job to job, the longest being 2 1/2 years. My final position was a farce because the amount of money I was supposed to make was a lie and the people who made the job agreement were "let go." Anyhow, I decided to take a little break and ended up moving...

#talent-recruiting #hiring #human-resources #job-application

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Active Aug 31 '17 at 07:01 PM

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Posted by Melissa A.’s Avatar Melissa A.
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Yassine Selmouni | Proposals manager - Global bids & proposals chez ... Hi Melissa, First of all, sorry to read about your accident. ...

How can I set myself apart when applying for jobs?

I will be graduating this semester (Woohoo!) and am currently looking for jobs to gain work experience to act as stepping stones in building a career. I work as a server at a restaurant, but realize I need to focus on my future. To the jobs I have already applied to, there are many I have yet...

#hiring #business-development #hiring-managers #entry-level #business

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:56 PM

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Posted by Laiz A.’s Avatar Laiz A.
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Pamela Mapelli | ESL and Spanish Teacher | E-Learning Instructional Designer I would say a great way to start is volunteering. It ...

Is it ever acceptable to ask members of the organization you interviewed with about other organizations that are potentially hiring?

I had an informational interview with an organization about their upcoming AmeriCorps position, which starts in August. I am currently unemployed and have been advised by family and peers to inquire about other organizations I can work at in the interim. Is it acceptable to ask? And if so how...

#jobs #interviews #job-application #americorps #hiring #financial-planning

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Active Aug 20 '18 at 07:46 PM

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Posted by Mounia M.’s Avatar Mounia M.
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Lisa Milani | Leads North America Demand Generation, HANA Enterprise Cloud ... From a cultural standpoint, I would say absolutely it is acceptable. ...

How to write easy read CV by HR manager?

I am a lifelong student and actively looking for a job but always never hear anything back from companies I applied for. #graduate #manager #hiring...

#fresh

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Active Jul 31 '17 at 06:27 PM

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Posted by Yayuk S.’s Avatar Yayuk S.
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Maurice Ford | Human Resources Administrator at the US Navy Reserve It sounds like you are looking to build a strong resume ...

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...

#hiring #human-resources

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Active Dec 06 '17 at 02:52 AM

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Posted by Mohammad A.’s Avatar Mohammad A.
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William Hodes | Industrial & Organizational Psychology and Leadership Coaching Most importantly is to be aware that you’re trying to show ...

When you're fresh out of college is it best to work for a while, travel, or go straight to Grad school?

I'm curious about the current state of the job market as it pertains to the hiring rate of students fresh out of college with their first Bachelor's degree. Do most employers favor new grads who've worked while in school? If so, how do students who have little work experience due to being...

#college-admissions #recruiting #college-jobs #hiring #graduate-school #job-application #job-search #employment #job-market

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:50 PM

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Posted by Kim D.’s Avatar Kim D.
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Leah Philllips | Capacity Builder at AmeriCorps/Fall 2017 Graduate Student Students who have little experience working, whether that be an internship, ...

What are some key words that really stick out to employers?

I am working on my new resume and I want to try to get the attention of the employer so I am not passed because my resume is ordinary. #criminal-justice #recruiting #hiring #homeland-security...

#job-application

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Wayne White’s Avatar Judy Han, LCSW’s Avatar Jeff Sloan’s Avatar Gary Stephen Petito’s Avatar
Active Oct 24 '18 at 05:35 AM

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Posted by Melissa A.’s Avatar Melissa A.
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Wayne White | Career Counselor/Job Coach for people with disabilities and ... The are about 200 or so action verbs that are good ...

When applying for entry level jobs while still in college/ recent graduate, do employers care about GPA?

I work really hard and have a 4.0 GPA in college as a full time student, some kids that I talk to say that GPA doesn't matter in the real world. I am asking a professional, does a high GPA show for an excellent work ethic and intelligence? #management #resume #interviews #college-jobs #hiring...

#first-job #employment #resume-writing #job-application

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:50 PM

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Posted by Bridget S.’s Avatar Bridget S.
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Alysa Hunton | Advisor, Catchafire Hi, Bridget, I have to say that "some of the kids" ...

Is there a "season" or "cycle" when employers post summer jobs for high school students?

It's February and school ends in mid-June. Should I start applying for jobs now, or is it too early? Do employer's start looking for summer help in the spring, or do they wait until closer to June? #hiring #summer-jobs #high-school-students #employers #summer-internship #high-school-jobs...

#hiring-practice #student-interns

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Active Nov 20 '18 at 11:52 PM

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Posted by Olivea V.’s Avatar Olivea V.
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Michael Stephens | Teacher at Western Hills Elementary School- Fort Worth ... Good job! It looks like you are planning ahead. This gives ...

Should I list work experience from before college that doesn't apply to my chosen career field when applying for my first job in my chosen field?

I have years of experience in assorted fields before I went to college. I am graduating soon, and want to get a job in programming. I have no technology field experience outside of coursework. Should I list my other experience on my resume, or just start fresh with college? #programming...

#hiring #information-technology

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Active Aug 15 '18 at 12:16 PM

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Posted by Eric B.’s Avatar Eric B.
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Rahul B | Friendly Advice :-) It is very important to highlight all the experience you have ...

What are good ways for a recent graduate to make up for lack of experience when trying to get their first job in computer programming?

I will be graduating soon, and due to personal circumstances and the local economy, I've been unable to get an internship. I worry that this will prevent me from getting a good job when I graduate. How can I make up for this lack of experience on my resume? #computer-software #software...

#job-application #programming #information-technology #hiring #software-engineering #software-development #personal-development #career-details

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:49 PM

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Posted by Eric B.’s Avatar Eric B.
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Larry Arthurton (N4YWN) | Global Services Manager at Dell I agree with Ron here with his statement "Don't let a ...

What traits does a hiring manager look for in a graduating student who does not have years of work experience?

I am about to head into my last semester of college and have not yet found an internship. I may have to move after graduating, and was wondering what traits help an applicant/candidate get a job when they do not have the years of work experience behind them. #human-resources...

#hiring

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Active Apr 19 '18 at 06:08 PM

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Posted by Melissa H.’s Avatar Melissa H.
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Col Sen MP, Ph.D | Life Coach, Mentor & Author Hello Melissa, Very Interesting question. To be frank , I have ...

what do companies look for when they're hiring?

i want to make sure i fulfill those things that can make me more eligible to be employed in the future #international #entertainment...

#hiring

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:48 PM

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Posted by Gabriella G.’s Avatar Gabriella G.
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Francisco Michel | Sr Financial Manager My humble experience is that companies look for well-rounded candidates ready ...

How do you get enough experience to get hired?

I was talking to a few of my college- going friends and they mentioned that it was difficult to find good jobs that would hire them without experience. Is this a real problem that everyone faces and if so how do we get enough experience to get hired by the companies we want? #human-resources...

#hiring #experience

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Active Apr 03 '18 at 12:04 PM

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Posted by Shruthi B.’s Avatar Shruthi B.
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Jared Chung | Founder at CareerVillage.org Step 1: Get experience even if it isn't "work" experience For ...

How do I, as a high schooler, figure out exactly what I'm interested in career wise?

All my life, I've always wanted to go into medicine, but recently I've been having doubts as 10 years of medical school sounds daunting and expensive. I'm trying to look for more options and see if medicine truly is the path for me so I'm taking a lot of experimental classes such as computer...

#psychology #volunteering #college-major #hiring #graphic-design #medicine #computer-science

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:44 PM

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Posted by Shruthi B.’s Avatar Shruthi B.
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Joanne Mammarelli | Systems Engineer Keep up the enthusiasm .. there's no reason to lock into ...

How do you effectively communicate your value to an employer in a short interaction?

Received a call from a potential employer and wanted to know how best to communicate value during a phone pres-screen. #business #marketing #communications #recruiting #hiring #customer-service #professional-development...

#phone-etiquette

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Joe LaFerriere’s Avatar Maulin Rao’s Avatar Jyoti Rao, MS’s Avatar Danielle Patrick’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:43 PM

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Posted by Tylea M.’s Avatar Tylea M.
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Joe LaFerriere | Product Technologist - Dell Solutions Excellence Center If the interaction is the process for interviewing for a position ...

What are the essential skills you need to possess when on the search for a job/career. How would I develop and practice these skills as a high school student?

Many have started their job/career lives during high school, whether it be a summer job or necessary part-time work during the school year. Many high school students have also gone out to look for a job, but have come back without a single "You're hired!". I would like to know if there are...

#student-counseling #high-school #communication-skills #student-development #hiring #interviewing-skills

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Active Feb 16 '18 at 11:01 PM

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Posted by Karen P.’s Avatar Karen P.
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Jennifer Gale | Learning Architect, Director at PwC Confidence in talking with others about topics you understand and those ...

What are some career options for a recent college graduate with an anthropology degree?

After studying cultural anthropology in college for interest, it is time to face the reality - to find a job with such broad subject. I am desperate to look for jobs relating to my major, but have no clues in how I can do that. It would be great if I can get some advice on that. Thanks!...

#anthropology #career-counseling #hiring #job-search #culture

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:39 PM

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Posted by Hollie C.’s Avatar Hollie C.
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Anup Sareen | Professional This section contains a list of useful websites that will help ...

I have no work experience! How can I acquire a job?

It's time to pull my own weight, yikes! Recently I applied to various famous franchises online, the only problem is, they never responded :( . With no success online I decided to visit a "now hiring" good ol' McD's and ask for an application. I completed the application and returned it to a...

#hiring #resume #first-job

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:39 PM

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Posted by Grant H.’s Avatar Grant H.
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aftab ahmed | Technical support specialist Hello, First, remember that everyone begins with no experience—so you’re not ...

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