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What skills do you use?

# #job-application What skills do you use in the flight attendant...


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Active Jan 09 at 06:04 PM

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Mr. Ernst Constant III | Either fall or grow! Deonte E,You will use personal, interpersonal and comprehensive skills.

Is it ok to give a generic answer to an interview question?

I am always stuck on the interview question asking me to tell the interviewers a time I was working in a group that I demonstrated leadership skills. The only answer I can come up with is the ghosting of a member and how I reached out to the member to resolve the problem. Is this answer too...

#career #interviews #advice #job-application


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Active Jan 02 at 10:58 PM

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Alice Yap | Career Developer and HR Professional - Bringing the ... Do not provide a generic answer. Interview is the only time ...

What are some tips when it comes to making a resume?

I am currently looking for internships in the accounting field. I have never made a resume and don't have any work experience so I am unsure of how to start and what to include in my first resume. I am also wondering what do employers look for in a resume. #resume #internship #job-application...

#accounting #job #finance #business


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Active Dec 28 '18 at 02:11 AM

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Irewole Akande | Electronics Engineer | IoT enthusiast | Career Consultant ... Your resume is a one page snapshot of personal, academic and ...

Besides a computer science degree, what else can I do while in college to make myself more employable after college?

In addition to working on my college degree in technology, what else should I do while in college to make myself more employable? #computer-science #degree #technology #employable #job-application...



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Active Dec 22 '18 at 12:11 AM

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Nicole S. | Multilingual Technical Analyst that develops projects to streamline ... Hello Brian, With Computer Science, you're off to a great start. ...

Do employers see value in a Coursera/edX/MOOCs certificates?

I want to continue my studies to build my career and have relevant skills in my field, but it is hard to do in-class courses with a full-time job. This made me strongly consider taking online courses. I definitely think that further education is great for personal growth and learning new...

#certifications #resume #career #career-building #job-application #online-courses #education


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Active Dec 18 '18 at 06:44 PM

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Posted by Elsa Z.’s Avatar Elsa Z.
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Matthew Higgins | Director - Markets & Sectors at PwC Elsa,In my experience recruiting and hiring individuals into the consulting field, ...

What social media skills can I learn to put on my resume?

I am not a communications or advertising/marketing major. I am a STEM major. But, I heard that many jobs want skills in social media and online resources. I know how to use Facebook, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Google Drive/Docs, DropBox, and Mendeley. Can these be added to my resume? What other websites...

#social-media #communication-skills #resume #stem #communications #college #job-application #job-search


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Active Dec 12 '18 at 01:07 AM

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Stephanie Murnen | Sr. Manager, Surgical Gloves Marketing at Cardinal Health This is a great question. All of the social media pages ...

Applying for jobs

Should you apply for jobs if you don't have all the recommended skills needed? Can you learn them when you get there? #job-search #resume...



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Active Dec 05 '18 at 11:52 PM

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Posted by Naysa B.’s Avatar Naysa B.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Naysa,By all means, if you have most of the qualifications, go ...

Interning or Making Money

I'm curious about whether I should be focusing on interning this summer as an animator for real world experience and connections or work to try to keep the cost of my education down? Any advice or experience possibly with both? #internship #college #resume #animation #art #summerjob #finance...



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Active Nov 26 '18 at 04:59 AM

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Sabrina Reed Hi Carson – Great question! I had this exact concern before ...

What are some good questions to ask a potential employer during an interview?

Usually at the end of an interview, the hiring manager will give you the opportunity to ask some questions about the position or the company. Are there any questions that you can ask that will make you stand out to the employer as the main candidate? As well, as there any questions to avoid...

#interview #interview-preparation #job-application


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Active Nov 14 '18 at 06:25 PM

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Posted by Elsa Z.’s Avatar Elsa Z.
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Darlene Miller, SPHR | Talent Excellence Solutions Manager at Intel Corporation Great questions already listed. I always ask, "How will you know, ...
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G. Mark Stewart | Adjunct Professor Engineering There are basically two sets of criteria we used in my ...

What is the best way to prepare a resume when you are changing fields and have a new degree?

I just want to know if there is a different way to prepare the resume to highlight the new education and desire to get into that field rather than falling back on your old jobs. I am looking for a career, not just a job. I want to dedicate myself but I need to know how to get recognized and...

#human-resources #recruiting #job-application


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Active Nov 05 '18 at 03:10 PM

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Posted by Melissa A.’s Avatar Melissa A.
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John Cline | Channels Specialist at Google Melissa, Different career fields have different standards. For example: Designers will ...

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...



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Active Oct 24 '18 at 05:35 AM

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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 ...

Where should I look to volunteer to gain good experience for my resume to apply to a Physician Assistant graduate program?

Most graduate schools require the potential student to have observation hours. What is the easiest way to gain those? What are other volunteer jobs that would look good on a resume? How should I contact a potential working PA to ask if I can job shadow them? Is job shadowing enough? So, in the...

#physicians-assistant #nurse #graduate-school #doctor #job-application


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Active Oct 21 '18 at 07:59 PM

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Posted by RaeAnna T.’s Avatar RaeAnna T.
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Rahul B | Friendly Advice :-) Start from your own doctor or any pharmacist. Most people want ...

Should I talk about my failures when being interviewed for a job?

I read an article about how a recruiter who interviews students got an answer of "I expect failure" from one of the students. Then they went and wrote an article on how this answer was amazing. Should I do the same and state some failures like struggles in class or should I keep that to myself....

#science #interviews #failure #interview-questions #job-application #mathematics #technology


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Active Sep 26 '18 at 06:18 PM

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Posted by Deanicia D.’s Avatar Deanicia D.
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John Bolton | General Manager Retail You don't have any "failures" You have learning opportunities. You learn ...

When asked the question, "Why do you want this job" what's the best way to respond?

When I apply, this is the most common question, however, I do not really know what they expect in an answer. #science #technology #mathematics #interviews #interview-questions...



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Active Sep 25 '18 at 11:48 PM

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Posted by Deanicia D.’s Avatar Deanicia D.
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Carl Pihl | Sr. Technical Account Manager at Dell I used to interview quite a bit to maintain a large ...

What do I need to do to prepare for my first summer job?

I'm ready to work at my first summer job as a high school student and will have completed the 10th grade. I have a resume, but I do not have a work permit. Should I have my school sign a work permit even though I do not have a job yet? Is there anything else I should do to prepare for my...

#high-school-students #summer-jobs #job-application #first-job #work-permit #teacher


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Active Sep 17 '18 at 01:03 PM

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Posted by Olivea V.’s Avatar Olivea V.
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Karen Kitchel | Community Volunteer Explore possibilities -- look around whenever you are out to see ...

How can I get hands on experience and better knowledge within the field of Veterinary medicine?

I personally love the field of medicine and animals have always been a passion of mine. I am soon to be a senior in high school, 11th grade, and my applications are heading out to top schools in this area. I am looking for any ways to better my chances on being accepted through extra activities...

#medicine #career-details #veterinary #job-application


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Active Sep 17 '18 at 12:01 AM

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Courtney Riel | Zoo Keeper & Pet/House Sitter (Owner) You won't be able to apply to vet school until you've ...

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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Lisa Milani | Leads North America Demand Generation, HANA Enterprise Cloud ... From a cultural standpoint, I would say absolutely it is acceptable. ...

What are some 'remote' jobs college students can do to build skills?

I have noticed that there are a lot of remote jobs available nowadays, like freelance writing or helping out with data. Are these jobs good to build resume skills? If I don't have time for a full-time job, could these be useful for cash and testing professional skills? #college #career...

#personal-development #job-application #job-search #career-advice #resume


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Active Aug 20 '18 at 01:48 AM

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Posted by Jackie G.’s Avatar Jackie G.
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Katy Maclean | Business Analyst at Dell Compellent Yes, but be careful. Some could be scammers. Do your homework ...

What's the best way to make your resume stand out on top of your peers?

Hi I'm a student at Westwood High School which is ranked 48 for academics out of all the high schools in the country. This means we have lots of competition amongst our peers. I'm currently trying to build a resume that won't only look better than my peers but also grab the attention of good...

#college #resume-writing #volunteering #college-advice #job-application


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Active Aug 15 '18 at 12:48 AM

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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi, Resume Writing Guide gives you an overview of each section ...
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Lashay Taylor | --Career Counselor, Educator, and Motivator Good question! Free online courses can be very valuable when explaining ...

How to be confident while answering, "What are you strengths and weakness?" (in an interview)

I always end stuck on this question while in a interview and end up doing bad throughout the whole thing. How do I find out my strengths and weakness, should I try to make a list? #jobs #job #job-coaching #job-application...



Ayanna Jackson, SPHR, SHRM-SCP’s Avatar Janet Rivera-Jimenez’s Avatar Karen Kitchel’s Avatar
Active Jul 13 '18 at 02:25 PM

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Posted by Akampreet K.’s Avatar Akampreet K.
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Ayanna Jackson, SPHR, SHRM-SCP | Senior Human Resources Professional Hi Akampreet! First off, know that every one of us kind ...

What are the top 5 questions you get asked in interviews?

Interviews are not my thing so, I always try to prepare my best but get stuck on a specific question such to "Why you should be hired?" Or "How will you make our company/organization better?" #jobs #job-coaching #student-development...



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Active Jul 10 '18 at 02:27 PM

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akshay chawath | Technical Support Engineer There are different companies who have different objectives to achieve their ...

At what time do I make the change from a resume to a C.V.?

I really don't have any publications (just some publication-hopeful projects), but most people are telling me that I should consider changing my resume to a C.V. What is the difference? From what I've read, it has a lot of room for publications, but that would be empty space for me. #college...

#resume #job-search #internships #job-application


Jay Lin’s Avatar Ezra Lockhart MHlthSc(DD), MCSE, CAS, NCAC I, CDC I’s Avatar ritesh sharma’s Avatar
Active Jul 07 '18 at 06:58 AM

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Posted by Jackie G.’s Avatar Jackie G.
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Jay Lin | Current IRB Professional, Former High School English Teacher I believe you answered the question already on your own - ...

How do we prepare for a job interview at Google?

I want to know how to be prepared for this kind of job. #computer-science #computer-software #interviews #google...



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Active Jul 05 '18 at 04:40 PM

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Posted by Bryan R.’s Avatar Bryan R.
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Hung Nguyen | Ph.D. in Computer Engineering It's good to have long-term and short-term strategies as mentioned in ...

Do resumes need to be one page?

Hi, I'm attempting to become an "officer" in a club at my college and they want to see a resume. My boyfriend is a part of this club and he told me that my resume needs to be one page, that jobs only want to see one page anyways. Is this true? The job application my father helped me make it...

#evaluating-resumes #job-application #resume-writing #resume #resumes


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Active Jun 13 '18 at 07:07 AM

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Posted by Katelyn Y.’s Avatar Katelyn Y.
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Jay Lin | Current IRB Professional, Former High School English Teacher When it comes to resumes, the rule of thumb is do ...

How to write a good resume?

Now i try to find internship #resume...



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Active Jun 05 '18 at 06:59 AM

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WADDAH GHEBE,M.D. | Medical Doctor,General Internist 10 Steps: How to Write a Resume Key points that will ...

What questions should I be asking during an interview?

I am a second year college student hoping to interview for an internship soon. #internships #interviews #recruiting #interview-questions...



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Active May 31 '18 at 04:46 PM

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Posted by Abby G.’s Avatar Abby G.
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Narendra Singh | Demand and Supply Planning Senior Advisor Asking the hiring manager questions is like bringing flowers and chocolates ...

How do you stay confident?

I know that having confidence is very important when you are interviewing with potential employers and for when you are interacting with your peers. However, I find that sometimes I lose confidence when something negative happens, such as being rejected from a company, or doing poorly on a...

#career #interviews #career-choice #college #interviewing-skills #job-application #personal-development #career-counseling


Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Debra Robertson  MSEd CLSS’s Avatar Carole Curtis’s Avatar Cecília Iacoponi Hashimoto’s Avatar +1
Active May 16 '18 at 09:06 PM

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Posted by Albert P.’s Avatar Albert P.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Hi Albert! Confidence really develops over time. It comes from studying/rehearsing, ...

What's the most common mistake people make in interviews?

Tips on how to get hired and things to avoid. #interviews...



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Active May 14 '18 at 06:26 AM

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Yuvaraj Rajendran [] | Project Management - Advisor at Dell Integrity, Attitude and Skill - Have them right, and you will ...

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