Career Questions tagged Job Application

How do interview/apply for an internship in healthcare?

I am currently a freshman Biology student who wants to do an internship with a healthcare company. Where should I start? #healthcare...

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:50 PM

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Posted by Nnenna U.’s Avatar Nnenna U.
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Jill Hoff | Owner at College and Career Consulting As a freshman, it may be hard to get a "true" ...

How can I politely decline an internship without burning bridges?

I'm a college student looking for a summer internship, and I believe I will get accepted to two of the internships I applied to - but I cannot feasibly do both. How can I politely decline one internship while not burning any bridges and maintaining the connections I made there? #internships...

#personal-development #interviews #email #job-application

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Active Sep 12 '17 at 08:45 PM

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Posted by Mia S.’s Avatar Mia S.
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Holly Reuter | Environmental Consultant/Project Manager It sounds like you are genuinely interested in both opportunities. I ...

What steps do I need to take to get my life together? (Please see the context)

I am turning 30 this year and life has not been exactly how I want it to be. I have a bachelors degree of applied science in Electronics Engineering from DeVry University but I graduated in 2009 I haven't had any type of tech Jobs. except one. and i feel that that job wasn't very...

#evaluating-resumes #art #life-coach #life-transitions #information-technology #engineering #job-application #personal-development #computer-science #depression

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Joanne Mammarelli’s Avatar Adrienne Campos, M.Ed.’s Avatar Jess Elcan’s Avatar Jayesh Dave’s Avatar +4
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:50 PM

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Posted by Victor B.’s Avatar Victor B.
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Joanne Mammarelli | Systems Engineer Honestly .. I'm not really sure how to approach this. If ...

What to do when you don't get the job you really wanted?

I interviewed for a position that I really want and am wondering how I should prepare if I don't get the position? Should I consider volunteering for this organization? Social media was brought up by one of the women that interviewed me, should I look for additional oppurtunities by following...

#social-networking #interviews #jobs #job-application

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Andria Frederickson’s Avatar Devin Skopek’s Avatar Bethany Krombholz’s Avatar Sandra DeKoubia’s Avatar +1
Active Aug 31 '17 at 10:52 PM

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Posted by Mounia M.’s Avatar Mounia M.
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Andria Frederickson | Director of Industry Relations So there is a lot of information for you from others ...

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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Lisa Milani’s Avatar lori wood’s Avatar Amanda Aguilar-Oliver’s Avatar John Cline’s Avatar
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 do I prepare for a Skype interview?

The only interviews I've ever done have been in person, and a company in a different state wants to interview me via Skype. In what ways is this interview going to be different than in-person interviews? What's the best place to set up my computer for this interview? #college #career...

#interview #skype #job-application

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Poonam Kherde’s Avatar Daniela Silva’s Avatar Tina Cuje’s Avatar Meena S’s Avatar +1
Active May 05 '18 at 05:10 AM

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Posted by Kristen K.’s Avatar Kristen K.
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Poonam Kherde | Executive at CRB Tech Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Here are the best tips for skype interview:1. PRACTICE JOB INTERVIEW ...

What are the key words employers look forward on a persons resume?

I am applying to positions, but have had recruiters make comments to my resume as not being as a highlight to employers, mostly I present myself as a doer and not an achiever. I just want to know what are some things I can do to improve my chances at obtaining a job, I mean I haven't even...

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

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Tina Cuje’s Avatar Carol Walker’s Avatar Jeff Sloan’s Avatar Michele Mosier’s Avatar
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:50 PM

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Posted by Melissa A.’s Avatar Melissa A.
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Tina Cuje | Global Recruitment | Talent Acquisition | Client Engagement Hi there, You have the right mindset in regards to not ...

Can I put my volunteer experience at Career Village on my resume?

I am happy to join career village and would need to ask permission to put my volunteer membership on my resume #volunteers...

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WADDAH GHEBE,M.D.’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:50 PM

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Posted by Yayuk S.’s Avatar Yayuk S.
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WADDAH GHEBE,M.D. | Medical Doctor,General Internist Sure you can put it on your resume. If you need ...

How many different types of resumés are there?

I'm interested in learning more about how many resumes I can have. #marketing #professional-development...

#job-application

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Madeline Miscenich’s Avatar Jess Elcan’s Avatar Meena S’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:50 PM

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Posted by Joel T.’s Avatar Joel T.
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Madeline Miscenich | Career Services and Higher Education Professional Hi Joel! That is a great question! There are a few ...

Should my resume be bilingual or monolingual?

I am applying for internships in linguistics, translation and languages-related fields. I live in Montreal, which is a very bilingual city. I am wondering if it is perceived as too much to send my cv in double in order to send it in both French and English. If I should send a single version,...

#linguistics #foreign-languages #language #job-application #french #english #translation

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Natalie Fein, MSeD, NCC, DCC’s Avatar Jayavignesh Arivalagan’s Avatar Mark Wagner’s Avatar
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:50 PM

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Posted by Kelly A.’s Avatar Kelly A.
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Natalie Fein, MSeD, NCC, DCC | Nationally Certified Counselor Hi Kelly, The purpose of the Official Languages Act last revised ...

I am studying for a post first degree law, which possible arears should i focus on

I am applying for post first degree law school this year. I like to learn new things, I believe I have good communication and debatable skills. but I am not sure if I know what to expect in the entrance exams or during the interview. I would really appreciate some guidance. #law...

#student-counseling #guidance-counselor #corporate-law #law-school #career-counseling #job-application #personal-development #career-details #law-practice

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:50 PM

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Posted by Jennifer P.’s Avatar Jennifer P.
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Matthew Morton | Managing Associate of Litigation at McCalla Raymer Leibert ... There is really no right answer to this question as the ...

How to write education in resume?

If i attend summer school or training in college, should i write it? I am second-year undergraduate. #resume-writing...

#job-application

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Lisa Campana, BSN, RN, CCRN’s Avatar Erin Ford’s Avatar Carole Curtis’s Avatar
Active Sep 13 '17 at 04:21 PM

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Posted by Ena W.’s Avatar Ena W.
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Lisa Campana, BSN, RN, CCRN | Critical Care Transport Nurse If the training or education is directly related to your major, ...

How to write a good resume?

Now i try to find internship #resume...

#job-application

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WADDAH GHEBE,M.D.’s Avatar ritesh sharma’s Avatar Daniela Silva’s Avatar
Active Jun 05 '18 at 06:59 AM

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Posted by Ena W.’s Avatar Ena W.
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WADDAH GHEBE,M.D. | Medical Doctor,General Internist 10 Steps: How to Write a Resume Key points that will ...

Do employers like reading Functional or Chronological resumes more?

Does the type of resume you have work better for different industries? I have a functional resume that I use in the financial services industry and a chronological resume that I use for non-profits is my method fine? #jobs #financial-services #resume-writing #nonprofits...

#job-application

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Kieran Brown’s Avatar Jessica Montgomery’s Avatar Carole Curtis’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar +1
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:50 PM

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Posted by Mounia M.’s Avatar Mounia M.
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Kieran Brown | Customer Experience Consultant Hi! You are right - different industries would likely look for ...

Does not having an internship make my resume weaker?

Accounting student at Towson university #financial-accounting...

#job-application

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Michael Reyes’s Avatar Laura Nelling’s Avatar Alexandra G.’s Avatar
Active Dec 01 '17 at 04:53 PM

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Posted by Ayomide  O.’s Avatar Ayomide O.
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Michael Reyes | Hydrographical Surveyor at Chris Ransome & Associates Ayomide, I'm going to be honest with you. Internships definitely help... ...

How important is including voluntary activities in one's resume?

I am an Electrical Engineering graduate student. I wonder if, in such a technical field as mine, adding voluntary activities such as working for X charity and the like can have any impact on the recruiter's decision to hire me. #mechanical-engineering #human-resources #civil-engineering...

#technical-recruiting #recruiting #electrical-engineering #job-application

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Sam Seldon’s Avatar Todd Stahlnecker’s Avatar Nancy Flynn’s Avatar Jessica Montgomery’s Avatar +1
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:50 PM

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Posted by Mohammad A.’s Avatar Mohammad A.
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Sam Seldon | Mechanical Engineer I think it is good to have volunteer activities on a ...

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, ...

How do I make my resume perfect?

Currently I am applying for scholarships and jobs and want to have the perfect resume #college #jobs #college-recruiting...

#job-application

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:50 PM

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Posted by jonathan P.’s Avatar jonathan P.
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Genevieve Cawthorn | Transactional Attorney with Experience in Tech Review, review, review. Aside from going over your own resume multiple ...

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 ...

Great tools / examples for first resumes

Hi everyone, I'm preparing my resume for my first intern. Mainly for HR positions in Hong Kong. I'm researching to find a simple yet standing out resumes. Do you guys have any good templates, examples, or tools for building resumes? I'd appreciate your personal examples too if you have...

#jobs #job-application

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Rachel di Mattia’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar
Active Aug 23 '17 at 09:24 PM

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Posted by Danny L.’s Avatar Danny L.
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Rachel di Mattia | Capital Markets at PwC Hi Danny - if you find templates not giving you enough ...

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

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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, ...

Is proficiency in Java enough to get you placed in good company?

I'm a graduate student(MS Computer Science) and I'm gonna be graduating in a year and a half and I wanted to know if there is any skill that I must have besides Java. I would like to know what are the other programming languages/skills that any employer can expect from a potential employee with...

#development #java #career #job-application #software-development #personal-development #career-details #computer-software #android #software

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Ollie Jones’s Avatar Leon Heckman’s Avatar John Stokes’s Avatar Lucia Cumpson’s Avatar
Active Mar 19 '18 at 12:43 PM

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Posted by Thompson B.’s Avatar Thompson B.
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Ollie Jones | Software Engineer at Glance Networks Proficiency in Java, huh? It's a great start. But, with respect, ...

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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Alysa Hunton’s Avatar Carole Curtis’s Avatar Simon Robson’s Avatar Natalie Fein, MSeD, NCC, DCC’s Avatar
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" ...

What sorts of words stand out to you when evaluating a resume.

I decided to use the word innovative because I can be given a lot of material and make connections. I love research, there are so many avenues. #research #criminal-justice #human-resources #recruiting #cyber-crime...

#job-application

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Debra Dukes’s Avatar Molly Thornton’s Avatar Daniela Silva’s Avatar Cherelle Maddox’s Avatar
Active Mar 21 '18 at 04:24 PM

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Posted by Melissa A.’s Avatar Melissa A.
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Debra Dukes | Graduate Faculty - Research I look for accomplishments and responsibilities - not necessarily specific words. ...

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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John Cline’s Avatar Dawn McGovern’s Avatar Daniela Silva’s Avatar Kathryn Ridings’s Avatar
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 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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Karen Kitchel’s Avatar Susan Waldau’s Avatar Connor Clancy’s Avatar
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 ...

Who do I ask to be a reference when I have no work experience?

I've got my resume ready, created a LinkedIn profile and am ready to get my first job as a high school student looking for a summer internship. Who do you recommend I should ask? #summer-jobs #recruiter #work-experience #references #student-interns...

#job-application

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:50 PM

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Posted by Olivea V.’s Avatar Olivea V.
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Genevieve Cawthorn | Transactional Attorney with Experience in Tech Providing references can be hard when you don't have any work ...

Should I include a resume before applying for a high school internship?

I'm a high schooler who would like to get an internship at a local college. Is sending an email asking for one enough or should I also add a resume? #internships #internship...

#job-application

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:50 PM

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Posted by Katia D.’s Avatar Katia D.
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Paul Gullatte | Senior Compliance Associate I think it would make you look more professional and distinguish ...
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Lashay Taylor | --Career Counselor, Educator, and Motivator Good question! Free online courses can be very valuable when explaining ...

What should I put on my resume if I'm a high schooler looking for an internship?

I'm interested in finding an internship at a research company or university, but I am not sure what to put on my resume as I don't have any experience working elsewhere. #internships #research...

#job-application

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:49 PM

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Posted by Katia D.’s Avatar Katia D.
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Mark Montz | Wireless Network Architect, HLR - Jasper Wireless We've all been there! Trying to get your first job, and ...

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