Career Questions tagged Personal Development

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...

#personal-development

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Jordan Embley-Bethell’s Avatar Nicole S.’s Avatar Daniel Moy’s Avatar Sherrill Moss’s Avatar +1
Active Dec 22 '18 at 12:11 AM

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Posted by Brian F.’s Avatar Brian F.
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Jordan Embley-Bethell | Senior Analyst CS Ops Internship are key to getting real world work experience in a ...

What is the most important professional quality a person can have?

Employers, teachers, colleges, and even parents all search for and even expect certain qualities in people. What are a few of the qualities you look for in someone and what do you think the most important quality would be? #qualified #expectations #personal-development...

#professional-training #professional-development

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Austin L.’s Avatar Paras Shah’s Avatar Galina Cherny’s Avatar Thomas J. Owens, M.C.C.’s Avatar
Active Jan 13 at 09:16 PM

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Austin L. | PwC Experienced Associate, Advisory Hey Shiloh, Awesome question!! So there are so many great qualities ...

What can I do to help stop my procrastination?

I procrastinate alot and its a very bad habit, what will help me to be on task?#badstudent #procrastination #tryingtodobetter #personal-development...

#time-management

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Rachel Chace’s Avatar Allison Tuszynski, CGBP’s Avatar Melissa Hines’s Avatar
Active May 19 '18 at 05:38 AM

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Rachel Chace | AmeriCorps Urban Education Fellow, TutorCorps <span style="background-color: transparent;">You have to set a routine for yourself and ...

What's your biggest challenge in college?

I want to know how hard college is and someone's point of view of it. #collegelife #college...

#personal-development

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Don Brooks’s Avatar Bhavna M Chaurasia’s Avatar Elida Witthoeft’s Avatar
Active Jun 04 '18 at 03:30 PM

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Posted by Jhovani G.’s Avatar Jhovani G.
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Don Brooks | ESPN Corporate Citizenship The biggest challenge with college is BALANCE! The sooner someone can ...

What is the best way to prepare for SAT test?

I am taking the test next year and I am looking for some good ways to prepare for it. #sat #testing #college-admissions #studying-tips...

#personal-development

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Rachel Chace’s Avatar Vicky Allen’s Avatar
Active Apr 03 '18 at 07:13 PM

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Posted by Chris M.’s Avatar Chris M.
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Rachel Chace | AmeriCorps Urban Education Fellow, TutorCorps You will need to focus on stress and time management. In ...

How long does it take to adjust to a university located in a large city?

I currently live in a small/medium city, but many of the schools I applied to are located in very large cities. I'm wondering how overwhelming it can be to move someone so different than what I'm used to. #moving #personal-development #dorm-life...

#college-life

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Active Sep 02 '18 at 05:09 AM

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Donte Bridges | Journallist It only takes about a half a semester to get use ...

How can I balance school work, extra curricular activities, and a social life so that I succeed?

I plan to be a Biology major on the pre-med track and I need to excel academically, include myself in internships and volunteering, as well as lead a healthy social life. #medicine #anesthesiology #work-life-balance #personal-development...

#biology

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Active Nov 07 '18 at 03:18 PM

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Posted by Theresa P.’s Avatar Theresa P.
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Chris Hoyda | Highly experienced project manager with a bias towards ... Hi Theresa- consider the following three notions about achieving balance across ...

How difficult is it to live on your own for the first time?

I will be moving out to go to school two hours away from my parents. I have never had to really worry about expenses before. Sure I had my credit card, union dues, and other things that were minimal in cost. The thought of being responsible for everything is stressing my out. #stressed...

#anxious #personal-development #newexperiences #college #excited

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Active Feb 01 '18 at 01:46 AM

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Posted by Lauren N.’s Avatar Lauren N.
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Fred N. Rubel, M.S., QEP | Manager, Special Projects and Principal at Environmental Consulting, ... Dear Lauren, Hi. The key to not getting stressed out is ...

How to bounce back from failure when you have depression ?

For most of my life, I’ve been a pretty good student. People always expected me to get into Ivy League but I went to SUNY instead. The work load is easy for me but after getting severe depression and anxiety, my grades have plummeted and I lost all my financial aid after appeal. I feel like...

#work-life-balance #confidence #failure #future #personal-development #depression

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Thomas Paris’s Avatar Roland Burney’s Avatar
Active Aug 15 '18 at 12:24 AM

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Posted by naomi H.’s Avatar naomi H.
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Thomas Paris | Senior Consultant for Global Supply Chain Strategic Initiatives ... No two people operate on the same timeline. Their success doesn't ...

How do you survive college?

What are your tips for surviving college? How to manage stress, school work, and a social life? #collegelife #college...

#personal-development

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Claire McGahan’s Avatar Lynette Smith’s Avatar Bryan Brock’s Avatar Herman Liu’s Avatar
Active Sep 20 '18 at 04:23 PM

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Posted by Madeleine C.’s Avatar Madeleine C.
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Claire McGahan | Advisory Associate at PwC Hi Madeleine! I absolutely agree with Herman's advice. Keeping a schedule ...

How to deal with racial discrimination in college and future career?

I am excited about beginning the second quarter of my life, however, the aching fear is always scratching my back. I am scared to go to many places because I do not want to deal with racism but I know I have to encounter it one day. I know my first reaction will be to cry but I want to be able...

#college-advice #scared #helping #future #personal-development #race-discrimination

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Active Jan 19 '18 at 01:06 AM

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Posted by Ludmilla S.’s Avatar Ludmilla S.
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Jeff Livingston | CEO at EdSolutions Im very glad that you recognize the reality that racism is ...

What study tips do you have for a busy person?

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Rachel Chace’s Avatar Sam Seldon’s Avatar
Active Apr 03 '18 at 07:13 PM

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Posted by Chastity D.’s Avatar Chastity D.
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Rachel Chace | AmeriCorps Urban Education Fellow, TutorCorps You will need to focus on stress and time management. In ...

What's a good way to balance your life?

I would like to think I know how to balance my life but I would like to see others strategies on how to balance school and social life. #college-freshman #personal-development #college-advice...

#work-life-balance

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Johannes Myers’s Avatar Rachel Chace’s Avatar
Active Mar 03 '18 at 08:56 PM

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Posted by Shaniya E.’s Avatar Shaniya E.
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Johannes Myers | Senior Financial Analyst Hi Shaniya,Great question! I still haven't found someone who has truly ...

How do you know if your making the best decision possible for yourself?

I often find myself thinking what would have happened if I had picked another decision in my life which questioned if it was the best decision to make. #decision-making...

#personal-development

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Carol Walker’s Avatar Lindsey Manning-Djabbari’s Avatar Ariel Hernandez’s Avatar
Active Mar 29 '18 at 11:59 PM

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Posted by Amiya G.’s Avatar Amiya G.
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Carol Walker | System Admin | Tech Support | Keeping technology ... I don't believe there is one right answer to anything, and ...

What are challenges when trying to pursue a career that you are passionate about?

I am a junior and wish to know the challenges many faced when pursuing their ideal careers or the change of career. #job-search #career #work-life-balance #personal-development...

#personal-statements

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Štefan Szurdi’s Avatar Todd Stahlnecker’s Avatar Vandana B’s Avatar
Active Jan 24 '18 at 06:42 AM

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Posted by Paola G.’s Avatar Paola G.
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Štefan Szurdi | -- This question is really philosophical. As mentioned by Todd the basic ...

How can I better myself as a person daily?

I want to become the best possible person I can become. #greatness #personal-development...

#professional-development

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Active Oct 20 '17 at 03:04 AM

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Posted by Eduardo Y.’s Avatar Eduardo Y.
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Dwayne DeSylvia | Transforming Technology into Unique Business Value for Customers, ... I LOVE that you are asking this question! Having been around ...

How can I enhance my study skills while I'm in college?

I rarely study in high school and I know I need better ways to study when I get into college . #studyskills #college...

#personal-development

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Furgencio Herrera’s Avatar Bryan P O'Donnell’s Avatar
Active Aug 13 '18 at 04:24 PM

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Posted by Gillian B.’s Avatar Gillian B.
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Furgencio Herrera | Marketing & Sales Account Manager at Verizon Hey Gillian, I believe the information that Bryan provided is really ...

HELP!!! How do I stay focused in a class that I am not interested in?

I have to take generals that I am not interested in at all. I want to get a good grade and I do want to learn something new. I just can't get the motivation to stay focus during the class. #focus #boringclass #interested...

#personal-development

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Active Sep 12 '17 at 02:19 AM

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Posted by Madeleine H.’s Avatar Madeleine H.
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Dwayne DeSylvia | Transforming Technology into Unique Business Value for Customers, ... Great question! I've been in the software field for >25 years ...

If you received multiple misdemeanors in various states which all were determined dismissed, will the government hire you?

I have a friend who got misdemeanors and an injunction in two different states, everything turned out to be dismissed or basically denied because nothing actually happened. They do show up in the court systems though. My friend wants to get a job with the government and has the skill set for...

#government #recruiting #human-resources #job-application #personal-development #career-details

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Active Aug 20 '17 at 07:21 PM

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Posted by Melissa A.’s Avatar Melissa A.
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Christine Warden | Senior Associate at PwC Many government agencies will hire people who have had misdemeanors, but ...

What kind of classes should I have completed to apply for CS internships?

Also, I want to know the skills that I should have by the time I apply for my first internship. #computer-science...

#personal-development

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Omneya Nassar’s Avatar Jake Richardson’s Avatar Ryan Le’s Avatar Daniel Moy’s Avatar +1
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:52 PM

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Posted by Kemi L.’s Avatar Kemi L.
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Omneya Nassar | PhD candidate in Pharmacology and Toxicology at UTMB It depends on the internship. You definitely want a few coding ...

How do I qualify to work as a Barista?

Hello, I am curious about getting a part-time job working as a Barista but my only concern is that I have never worked in a coffee shop before. What kind of skills would I need to be considered for this position if I were to apply? And how could I learn them? Appreciate any feedback you...

#personal-development #career-details #part-time #barista #communication-skills

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Joseph A. Gioia, Psy.D.’s Avatar Joe LaFerriere’s Avatar Vandana S’s Avatar Steve Lewis’s Avatar +1
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:52 PM

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Posted by Timothy G.’s Avatar Timothy G.
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Joseph A. Gioia, Psy.D. | HR Director Business Partner w/ Expertise in Organizational ... Hi Timothy, As others have said, most coffee shops will train ...

I am undecided about the type of counseling I want to do once I graduate?

I am going to school for counseling but it is really hard to choose the type of counseling I really want to do. I work at a behavioral health center but I do not know if I want to continue working there are working with children when finishing with my schooling? #health #counseling #and...

#caounseling #childrn #undecided #personal-development #career-details #mental

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Debbie Yoro MSW, LCSW’s Avatar Lauren LaPorte Somers, EDD, LCPC’s Avatar James Ramirez’s Avatar Leah Evans’s Avatar
Active Feb 06 '18 at 12:34 AM

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Posted by Arlene  R.’s Avatar Arlene R.
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Debbie Yoro MSW, LCSW | Behavioral Health focuses on health and well being It’s helpful to learn about where you would like to counsel: ...

Advice for running workshops?

I'm possibly going to be teaming up with a sex therapist in her new private practice planning and running some sexuality-related workshops. I was wondering if anyone had tips on hosting these, such as: - How best to gather ideas? - What kinds of people-skills I might need? - How to keep...

#personal-development #human-sexuality #sexuality #health #workshop-development

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Evi Vierendeel’s Avatar Ashley Cimato’s Avatar Elise Schuster’s Avatar Ashley Cimato’s Avatar
Active Oct 02 '17 at 02:28 PM

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Posted by Alexandra C.’s Avatar Alexandra C.
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Evi Vierendeel | Proposal Senior Analyst at Dell Hi Alexandra, I would like to address this topic not from ...

How to prepare to apply for Nursing School?

I have decided that I want to be a nurse and I am a junior. What can I do beside get good grades and volunteer at a hospital? My plan is to become a rn and then become a practitioner. #nursing #nurse #registered-nurses #nurse-practitioner #nursing-schools #career-details...

#personal-development

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:51 PM

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Posted by Nelly S.’s Avatar Nelly S.
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Brittney Anderson, DNP, CPNP | Pediatric Nurse Practitioner & Legal Nurse Consultant at ... Nelly, Nursing school is very competitive for admission but you are ...

I am interested in becoming an audio and visual technician but don't know which college would best for me to pursue such a career. What colleges would be recommended and what courses should I take?

I am asking this question because after having experience in constructing a stage for a musical production, I was able to see the jobs that some people perform with stage lights and audio machines. I took an interest in such jobs, that I wanted to have a career in that field as well....

#personal-development #career-details #audiovisual-engineering

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:51 PM

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Posted by Andrea  R.’s Avatar Andrea R.
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Ld Hy | None Hi Andrea - I'm not sure about what schools offer in ...

In colleges, there are many math majors that you can choose from. However, I am interested in becoming an accountant or anything in the financial area. What prerequisites and requirements would I have to complete before high school ends? I am a junior.

I am interested in math and finance majors. I would like to help out the government and businesses operate properly. I have been considering being an accountant for the past 5 years. I feel that my math performance is average and I might need to perform better for acceptance. #accounting...

#personal-development #career-details #business-management

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Joel Lawson’s Avatar Rose McGovern’s Avatar Katie Clark’s Avatar John Ellis’s Avatar
Active Oct 05 '17 at 04:09 AM

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Posted by Bill P.’s Avatar Bill P.
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Joel Lawson | Tax Director at PwC Hi Bill - In my experience, accounting does not require the ...

Is a business degree necessary if you want to start your own business?

My friend is on the business major track but she wonders if the degree is necessary to start her own business in the future. #business #career-details...

#personal-development

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Jordan Gonen’s Avatar Vaughn E. Laptiste’s Avatar Maria Condacse’s Avatar Kajal Ramtekji’s Avatar +1
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:51 PM

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Posted by Kemi L.’s Avatar Kemi L.
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Jordan Gonen | Product & Strategy Hey! Good question. I'd say not at all! The thing about ...

How did failing a class in college affect your career decision?

I have recently just finished my first year of college. I am currently an Industrial Engineering major and i have failed calculus 2. At the moment, i am feeling very disappointed in myself and am considering switching majors. I know that is is my fault that I did not put in the necessary time...

#industrial-engineering #failure #engineering #college #career-counseling #personal-development #career-details #academic-advising

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Ben Landis’s Avatar Laura Colombel’s Avatar Wayne Fonville’s Avatar Kajal Ramtekji’s Avatar +3
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:51 PM

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Posted by Darrian B.’s Avatar Darrian B.
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Ben Landis | Content Marketing Intern at CareerVillage.org While am not an engineering major and I have not failed ...

I want to become a lawyer, what program should I study in university?

Interested in pursuing law as a career, but there are so many options to study under in university. Should I just choose whatever program is most "GPA-friendly" or risk a slightly lower GPA for a program I'm genuinely interested in? #law #undergraduate #career-details...

#personal-development

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Joanne Keating’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Stefan Deptula’s Avatar Keith Wisniewski, ARM, AIC’s Avatar +3
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:51 PM

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Posted by Brandon H.’s Avatar Brandon H.
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Joanne Keating | Vice President and Senior Associate General Counsel at ... Starting with your specific question about leveraging courses to achieve a ...

How do you address recipients in your email professionally?

Hello! I'm currently a freshman university student, and I send a lot of emails through my university email, to professors and university staff alike. I've done research on the right ways to email professors, reading tons and tons of articles but a Google search can't seem to help me. It's a...

#professional-training #communications #university #communication-skills #professional-development #professionalism #college #personal-development #email

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:51 PM

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Posted by Brenda S.’s Avatar Brenda S.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Depending on the purpose of the e-mail, you could always consider ...

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