Career Questions tagged Job Application

As a Computer Science Major (or any CS related major) who has no prior work or internship experience, what do you suggest I do to get a programming job or internship?

As the question states, I am a CS major who has little experience and has only done a few side projects that were not too advanced (in web dev and basic networking principles). I am trying to get an internship and I have been sending out resumes and going to career fairs, but most companies...

#internship #science #experience #computer #job-application #career-details

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:49 PM

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Posted by Albert P.’s Avatar Albert P.
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Jeff Sloan | Software engineer - firmware Retired Hi Albert! The first bit of advice I have for you ...

What are the top three skills I need to demonstrate in community management interviews, and how can I demonstrate them?

_This is part of a question series for CMX Summit to highlight exciting careers in community management. If you are interested in a career in community management, now would be a good time to ask a question of your own!_ #community-management...

#job-application

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:49 PM

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Posted by Jared Chung’s Avatar Jared C.
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Madhu Sultanipurmath -PHR | Human Resources Professional Companies are constantly looking for professionals who can blend their skills ...

What did you do to stand out when you were interviewing for your community manager job? (looking for bold stories!)

For our students who have never done an interview before, they can be really intimidating! What did you do to stand out in your interviews for the job you have now as a community manager? Inspire us with your stories of how you got the job! _This is part of a question series for CMX Summit...

#community-management #job-application

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:49 PM

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Posted by Jared Chung’s Avatar Jared C.
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Katherine Mancuso | community & social media I'm not the kind of person who does crazy things - ...

How could I stand out for entry-level community management jobs as a recent college graduate?

I'm interested in what student could do both at the "resume stack" stage when they're first applying as well as at the "interview" stage. What have you seen that helps (especially young people) stand out? What did you do to stand out? _This is part of a question series for CMX Summit to...

#community-management #job-application

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Active Aug 20 '17 at 03:42 AM

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Posted by Jared Chung’s Avatar Jared C.
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Mozart Guerrier | Executive Director at 21 Progress The #1 way to stand out at the entry level community ...

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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Carl Pihl’s Avatar Jace Gelet’s Avatar David Dolch’s Avatar Kristine Shumway’s Avatar +15
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 ...

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 ...

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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Narendra Singh’s Avatar Lisa Rosen, CHRL’s Avatar Poonam Kherde’s Avatar Brian Pickup’s Avatar
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 ...

What are some techniques/advice I can use to promote myself even more during a job interview?

I have just landed a job interview for a position as a secretary, but I lack the past office job experiences that they prefer. In the past, I have mainly worked as a camp counselor as well as volunteered at a couple of shelters. Are there any techniques or just advice that can help me make...

#job-application

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:48 PM

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Posted by Esther C.’s Avatar Esther C.
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Chris Ricci | Director Global Finance Shared Services at VeriSign First thing I notice is that you DO have an interview ...

What are some tips for impressing employers in co-op and job interviews?

Since co-ops and jobs will be very important to my future beyond college, I am looking for any advice to make a good first impression on possible employers in interviews. #engineering...

#job-application

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Courtney Allen’s Avatar Agata Halford’s Avatar Neha Ranaware’s Avatar Peter Sturtevant’s Avatar
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:48 PM

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Posted by Shaye A.’s Avatar Shaye A.
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Courtney Allen | Market Development Sr. Analyst for US Consumer Online ... Some of the best advice I ever received was to always ...

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...

#job-application

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Hung Nguyen’s Avatar Eric Willisson’s Avatar
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 ...

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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Yuvaraj Rajendran  [yuva_raju_raj@yahoo.co.in]’s Avatar Brandi Eckles’s Avatar Poonam Kherde’s Avatar
Active May 14 '18 at 06:26 AM

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Posted by Samantha  H.’s Avatar Samantha H.
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Yuvaraj Rajendran [yuva_raju_raj@yahoo.co.in] | Project Management - Advisor at Dell Integrity, Attitude and Skill - Have them right, and you will ...

How to land an internship ?

Could you list some advice or skills that would be beneficial for a student to acquire in order to get an internship ? #computer-science #business #engineering #web-design #web-development #web #personal-development...

#job-application

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David Italiano’s Avatar Joanne Mammarelli’s Avatar Greg Parker’s Avatar
Active Oct 17 '17 at 06:01 PM

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Posted by kayla S.’s Avatar kayla S.
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David Italiano | Seeking new challenge after elective sabbatical - Engineering ... I reviewed and hired many interns. What I looked for: 1. ...

How do I write a resume?

What does it take to compose a resume? Which skills are relevant? What does the company want to see from me? What if I have no experience? #communications #resume #resume-writing #public-speaking #interviewing-skills #communication-skills #job-application...

#personal-development

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Sabyasachi Banerjee’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Sudhakar B’s Avatar Steve Johnson’s Avatar
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:48 PM

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Posted by Vera L.’s Avatar Vera L.
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Sabyasachi Banerjee | Sr. Tech Support at Dell International Services Pvt ... First thing first. So you will be amazed to know that ...

How does one master an interview?

I am a junior in high school. I am looking to apply to colleges next summer and just wanted to get a heads up to see what I was aiming for because some of the schools I want to apply for like doing interviews? #interviews...

#job-application

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Agata Halford’s Avatar Tina Miller’s Avatar
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:48 PM

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Posted by Hamid W.’s Avatar Hamid W.
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Agata Halford | Advisory Consultant at EMC The simple answer is: practice makes perfect. The more you do ...

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...

#personal-development

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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...

#job-application

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akshay chawath’s Avatar Mikio Bohler’s Avatar Haider Amjed’s Avatar Karen Kitchel’s Avatar
Active Jul 10 '18 at 02:27 PM

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Posted by Akampreet K.’s Avatar Akampreet K.
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akshay chawath | Technical Support Engineer There are different companies who have different objectives to achieve their ...

What are the best ways to make my resume look good?

I am going to finish college in two years and I want to gain as much experience as possible before I finish my degree. #college #internships #resume #cvs...

#job-application

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Alexandra G.’s Avatar Julie Liu’s Avatar
Active Mar 02 '18 at 11:14 PM

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Posted by Irene P.’s Avatar Irene P.
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Alexandra G. | Associate Director at RBC In addition to the above reply, I would say that volunteering, ...

Where can I find internships to make my resume look amazing?

I am trying to find internships in order to gain some experience. #internships #college-jobs #summer-jobs...

#job-application

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Erin Ford’s Avatar Abgour Sanae’s Avatar
Active Aug 25 '17 at 01:57 AM

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Posted by Irene P.’s Avatar Irene P.
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Erin Ford | PR Account Executive and Internship Supervisor Hey Irene, The internship search can be such an exciting one! ...

Is it exceptional to display a portfolio of your skills on your personally made website?

I have heard that creating your own website is quite exceptional, so I was wondering what are the key points people get for being able to accomplish this task. #skills #portfolio #website-creation #personal-development...

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John Combs’s Avatar Michael Haight’s Avatar
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:48 PM

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Posted by Gloria S.’s Avatar Gloria S.
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John Combs | Staff TechOps Engineer at VMware While it might be exceptional, it is not out of the ...

What are some good questions to ask the interviewer to get a better understanding of the company you work for

to prepare yourself for the interview and look more prepared #computer-software #computer #management #university #accounting #marketing-and-advertising...

#job-application

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John Curry’s Avatar Charles M Hurd’s Avatar Sarah Chapman’s Avatar Jordan Kryshak’s Avatar +4
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:47 PM

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Posted by Abbas E.’s Avatar Abbas E.
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John Curry | Regional Vice President New England I believe asking the interviewer about their journey and understanding why ...

How do you think my university’s reputation is viewed when it comes to hiring?

when applying to a job how much is based off skill and merit when interviewers question you #computer-software #computer #management #programming #personal-development...

#job-application

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Daniel Moy’s Avatar Scott Westerfield’s Avatar Christophe Carrouget’s Avatar Jason Powers’s Avatar +4
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:47 PM

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Posted by Abbas E.’s Avatar Abbas E.
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Daniel Moy | Google Software Engineer As an interviewer I essentially never place any merit into Uni. ...

What are some common interview questions? and how to answer them the best way possible

Help for job interviews and college interviews...

#job-application

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Jordan Kryshak’s Avatar Steve Johnson’s Avatar Simon Robson’s Avatar John Cline’s Avatar +3
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:47 PM

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Posted by Abbas E.’s Avatar Abbas E.
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Jordan Kryshak | Medical Assistance Team Leader As many of the answers above already indicate, every interview is ...

What advice would you have for someone going to interview for an internship in music?

It is always good to receive advice from people who are in the same situation or were in the same situation. #music #music-industry...

#job-application

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Conrad Askland’s Avatar Robert T Baumer’s Avatar
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:47 PM

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Posted by Bria B.’s Avatar Bria B.
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Conrad Askland | Music Director and Audio producer The normal elements of researching the company to have a good ...

How powerful is LinkedIn ?

What is the role of LinkedIn in getting a job in US, are resumes given equal importance as LinkedIn. Which one is better ? #research #human-resources #resume #recruiting #resume-writing #linkedin...

#job-application

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Dave Ramanauskas, Agile Consultant, CSM, CSP’s Avatar Sheila Tobin’s Avatar Erica Ramos’s Avatar Gary Stephen Petito’s Avatar +1
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:47 PM

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Posted by Anush Reddy N.’s Avatar Anush Reddy N.
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Dave Ramanauskas, Agile Consultant, CSM, CSP | Information Technology Project Manager Recruiters use LinkedIn as a tool to find candidates for their ...

Should I include my volunteer experience on my resume?

I do not know if it really matters what volunteer experience I had before is what I should put on my resume. I feel like past experiences where I worked before is more important. When I do construct my resume, should I just leave that out of it? In your opinion, what more or less should be on a...

#advice #resume #help #job-application

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Daniela Silva’s Avatar Linda Ivelise Mirabal’s Avatar Casey Tiefenwerth’s Avatar
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:52 PM

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Posted by Gloria S.’s Avatar Gloria S.
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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Gloria, A resume that lists volunteer work not only reveals ...

Do you have any tips for writing good resumes and cover letters?

I am starting to look for internships for the near future and many if not all require a resume and cover letter. I am just looking for some tips to improve my cover letter and resume. #resume #resume-writing...

#job-application

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Carole Curtis’s Avatar aftab ahmed’s Avatar Genevieve Cawthorn’s Avatar Alifia C’s Avatar
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:47 PM

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Posted by Sharlene M.’s Avatar Sharlene M.
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Carole Curtis | Career Couselor/ Certified Career Coachself employed Cover letters are very important as they introduce you to the ...

what are effective ways in discovering my strengths in prepare for resume writing?

Although I see myself finishing a bachelor degree one of the great achievements in life..but I find it very hard to pinpoint my strengths. There are obviously things that I have done in my life but I am unsure about how to distinguish whether a quality is really my strength or is it just a...

#self-discovery #resume #job-application

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:47 PM

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Posted by Hollie C.’s Avatar Hollie C.
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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Hollie, First off, skills and strengths are your personal qualities. ...
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Wolf Alpha | Apple inc. | Mac + AppleCare Advisor Aloha Joshua, That is a great question, I know when it ...

When writing a resume, how do you write about your weaknesses in such a way that will make you more likely to be hired?

Being a tenth grader in high school, I am required to work community service hours. In order to do this I must get a job as a volunteer or intern somewhere. In order to apply for certain positions a resume is required to be submitted. I would like to know how to write one to the best of my...

#job-applications #college #volunteering #job-application

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Daniela Silva’s Avatar NIRMALA SREENIVASAN’s Avatar Rhonda Harrison, MBA, PMP’s Avatar
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:47 PM

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Posted by Betsy G.’s Avatar Betsy G.
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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Betsy, I think these good tips can help you. Take ...

How do you write a decent cover letter?

I need to build my resume and make it complete and professional. #resume #resume-writing #cover-letters...

#job-application

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Mohamed Imran’s Avatar Elizabeth Coccia’s Avatar
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:47 PM

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Posted by Kira N.’s Avatar Kira N.
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Mohamed Imran Do: Have a strong opening statement that makes clear why you ...

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