Career Questions tagged Job Applications

Ethan R.’s Avatar
Ethan R. Apr 16, 2018 397 views

what keeps you employed ?

Can my characteristics, appearance, and good work improve my chances in keeping a gob? #work #employment #job #job-applications #advancement #career-advising...


Jacquelyn B.’s Avatar
Jacquelyn B. Apr 16, 2018 302 views

Where should I start to get a job?

This is my first time applying for a job I don't have much experience but I do know that I wanted to pursue a career in the performing arts where should I start? #first-job #theatre #help #job-applications #jobs #employment #performing-arts...


Claudette L.’s Avatar
Claudette L. May 29, 2018 289 views

What are my chances of of landing internships and competing with younger applicants.?

I’m 51 years old and finishing my bachelors . Worried about job offers and internships not coming my way. #human-resources #internships #jobs #discrimination...


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Karen W. May 16, 2018 525 views

What is a 401K and should I apply for one in my first job?

As I prepare to go into my career, I know insurances and benefits are a huge part of accepting a job. I have never really understood what a 401K is and if I need to apply for it! #401k #insurance #interviews...


INGRID M.’s Avatar
INGRID M. Jan 16, 2018 441 views

How can we have a professional yet diverse Resume to apply to jobs and be eye catching without having to create different resumes?

I have applied to numerous jobs in the past. It seems that for each job, My resume does not seem to target that specific job's experience requirements. I do possess experience in diverse things, which and it is difficult to creat a resume that would be professional, yet would be eye catching...

#jobs #job-applications #job-search #resume

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Brandon S. Jan 16, 2018 275 views

What is the best way to stand out in an application for an internship?

Because currently on LinkedIn there are some interesting internship opportunities that have intrigued me and i want to know how i can make the most of the opportunity in the application process. #internships #resume...


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Teleola A. Jan 26, 2018 443 views

Must your previous volunteer positions be relevant to job application?

Are employers interested in the type of volunteering you? By this I mean, do employers want people that have volunteered in activities that are directly relevant or related to the jobs they are applying for? (specifically jobs in business/management)Or can any volunteer experience help when...

#job-applications #employer #volunteering #job-skills #business

Betsy G.’s Avatar
Betsy G. Jul 21, 2016 691 views

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-application #job-applications #volunteering #college

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Leah A. Feb 11, 2017 1254 views

How easy is it to get a minimum wage job?

I've been considering how much someone would struggle when they get out of college with experience but not quite the right kind. Is experience what matters? I understanf that everyone "starts at the bottom" but how have much time will that take to even get a job straight out of college? I tried...

#post #job-applications #grad #first-job

Sydney R.’s Avatar
Sydney R. Jun 21, 2016 498 views

When is the optimal time to apply for a summer job?

I'm wondering if there's still enough time for me to apply for a job this summer. I have to go back to college in September, so I'd only have July and August to work. Is that enough time to get hired, be trained and hold a job? #jobs #work #hiring #employment #summer-jobs #part-time...

#job-applications #employee-training

Jerry L.’s Avatar
Jerry L. Jun 20, 2016 1647 views

Does "experience" always mean "professional experience"?

I see a lot of job/internship listings that require the applicant to have experiences in fields that suggest he may not necessarily need professional experience (a past position). For example, some social media internships require the candidate to have "social media experience: 1+ years". Would...

#job-applications #qualifying-prospects #social-media

Kathleen A.’s Avatar
Kathleen A. May 17, 2016 698 views

What is the best way to stand out amongst other applicants?

When applying to internships and jobs, what are the best and most important ways to make yourself stand out from the pool of applicants? #internships #job-search #resume...


Kathleen A.’s Avatar
Kathleen A. May 17, 2016 814 views

How important is your GPA when applying for jobs?

Do employers who have a lot of applicants narrow down their search by looking at GPA? #job-search #resume #gpa #job-applications...


Maggie C.’s Avatar
Maggie C. May 12, 2016 906 views

What is the difference in having volunteer work or paid job experience - besides the factor of money - in applying for a non-temporary job/career-related job?

I am debating whether to volunteer frequently, which would be easier to do over the summer before I go off to school, or to apply for jobs in my area, which I will have to quit before I leave. #career #resume #volunteering #college-jobs #employment #volunteer...