Career Questions tagged Recruiting

What is it that colleges look for in undergraduate admission applications?

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Active Aug 14 at 06:42 AM

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Beth Jacintho | On a mission to Motivate, Inspire and Encourage ... Colleges seek students that have a greater chance of completing the ...

Best college sports programs to become a professional athlete?

I'm a CareerVillage staff member and I'm posting this because we know that many young people are looking for the answer to this question. This is among the most popular questions searched by youth, and we're hoping you will take a moment to share your response to it. Thank you! #college #sports...

#pro-sports #professional-sports #athlete #recruiting #student-athlete #athletics

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Active Jun 21 at 11:08 AM

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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential It does not really make a difference where you go to ...

How can I network with individuals at a dream company if they do not recruit at my university?

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Joe Borden’s Avatar Austin L.’s Avatar Natalie Spitale Wobbekind’s Avatar
Active Oct 11 at 04:56 PM

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Posted by Inaara J.’s Avatar Inaara J.
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Joe Borden | co-Founder | Executive Search | Advisor | Coach ... Hi Inaara, a great way to begin recruiting your dream company ...
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Ceil TIlney | Purpose-driven talent management Visual variety - unless you're looking for work in a very ...

What are some relevant skills to stay competitive in the 21st century?

Would coding, trilingualism, graphic design, etc be relevant for marketing/PR/branding interns? Would this be something interns/students need to adopt in their skill set in order to stay competitive? If so, what kind of skills would you recommend, and why? #recruiting #communication-skills...

#branding #public-relations #marketing

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Active May 17 at 05:38 PM

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Ian Colwell | Scrum Master @ AT&T Hi Tanya!Of the three skill groups you listed above, I would ...

How difficult will it be to get an athletic scholarship for college?

I've been doing a lot of research about college scholarships in general. I make good grades, and I'm a decent swimmer. There is so much competition out there and that makes me a little nervous about my chances. #college #scholarships #athletics #recruiting #financial-aid...

#swimming

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Active Apr 23 at 12:44 AM

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Posted by Kenneth C.’s Avatar Kenneth C.
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Jordan Rivera | Community Manager at CareerVillage Great question Kenneth. I'm sorry no one's answered it yet! I ...

What is the verdict on Online Learning Courses and accreditation?

I am studying in university, but I have often taken supplementary online courses on sites like Udemy and FutureLearn. How do recruiters look at these certifications - are they impressed or are they just overlooked? #recruiting #online-learning #certifications...

#hiring

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Active Jan 12 at 03:03 PM

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Samuel Cameron | Cybersecurity Professional Great question and I hope my answer will be adequate for ...

Can you attend a 4-year school and be recruited for sports as a nontraditional student?

On behalf of a friend, I'm wondering if it's possible to be recruited for college athletics *and* earn a bachelor's degree as a nontraditional student. My friend is 24 and has experience in two sports. He has previously earned a 2-year degree from a technical college but is considering going...

#scholarships #college-admissions #recruiting #sports #college #nontraditional

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Active Dec 01 '17 at 01:03 PM

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Wayne White | Career Counselor/Job Coach for people with disabilities and ... This person should have at least a year of or up ...

What type of resume do you provide for a social impact corporation?

It is hard enough just trying to make a resume to fit into the corporate world, but to make a resume that is specifically aimed at social impact, like human trafficking, there must be some way to get across how passionate you are about dealing with such matters. #corporate-social-responsibility...

#human-resources #recruiting #job-application

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Active Mar 26 at 01:32 PM

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Posted by Melissa A.’s Avatar Melissa A.
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Drew Plack | University Recruiting @ Facebook Hey Melissa! Great question. I'll provide a few tips for your ...

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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Maureen Shiells | Trainer/Career Coach If you aren't asked about the misdemeanors, you don't have to ...

If you received a misdemeanor in a state years ago, does that affect one from obtaining a job?

I received a misdemeanor years ago, yet am still looking for a position. It wasn't theft or anything, just mischief. Will a hiring manager consider this when deciding on hiring me or can they see it was for what it was a mistake and funny when discussed. #hiring #recruiting...

#human-resources

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crystal young’s Avatar Benjamin Larsen’s Avatar Angela Timmons’s Avatar Maureen Shiells’s Avatar
Active Mar 19 at 01:09 PM

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Posted by Melissa A.’s Avatar Melissa A.
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crystal young Honesty is always the best way to go. When you have ...

How can I get better at navigating career fairs?

As a shy person, I find it hard to get noticed at career fairs. What can I do to overcome this obstacle? #recruiting #personal-development...

#recruitment

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Jennifer Amy’s Avatar Mark Montz’s Avatar Barry Rotman’s Avatar John Cline’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:56 PM

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Posted by Carmen Y.’s Avatar Carmen Y.
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Jennifer Amy | Global Organization and Talent Development Leader/ HR Corporate ... Hi Carmen, I think that it is key for you to ...

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 Jeff Sloan’s Avatar Carol Walker’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 | International & US Talent Acquisition - Recruitment, Research ... Hi there, You have the right mindset in regards to not ...

I am taking free courses that lead to certification with FEMA, will this be beneficial for government position?

I just received my Master's in Criminal Justice in Homeland Security and am now taking some online courses with FEMA and may start on some courses regarding statistics and the Design of Experiments. Would these be beneficial topics to get with to obtain a way into the government?...

#government #human-resources #recruiting #legal #criminal-justice #homeland-security #fema #criminology

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:56 PM

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Posted by Melissa A.’s Avatar Melissa A.
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Christopher Dixon | Organizational Psychologist - Experienced Researcher, Project Coordinator and ... Any amount of new learning will be beneficial, it would just ...

Is an internship viable even after graduation?

I'm an Engineer student and about to graduate. I am actively seeking jobs and kind of struggling to find a suitable job due to lack of work experience. However, internships seem to be attractive for me since most of them require little to no work experience. So I wonder if an internship is...

#electrical-engineering #career #recruiting #human-resources #engineering #job-search

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Peter Sturtevant’s Avatar Richard Bhuleskar’s Avatar Nick Keegan’s Avatar Todd Stahlnecker’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:56 PM

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Peter Sturtevant | Retired Civil Engineer I agree with Todd, above, that an Internship is an excellent ...

I am an international student, pursuing a Master's Degree in Electrical & Computer Engineer Carleton University.Is there any technical job which requires least coding?

Reason is that I am good at analytics, calculation , maths but bad at programming so I have a fear of note getting job due to my poor programming skills and I also think there might be many students like me who have same problem. #career-counseling #job-search #electrical-engineering...

#canada-university #recruiting #cryptography

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Col Sen MP, Ph.D’s Avatar Nicole Wycislo SAFe Agilist’s Avatar
Active Apr 04 at 12:07 PM

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Posted by NISARG S.’s Avatar NISARG S.
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Col Sen MP, Ph.D | Consultant & Career Coach Hello Nisarg,Hope you are doing well there. I faced your kind ...

Is work experience more valuable than educational background?

I am a graduate Electrical Engineering student with little to no experience in the engineering field outside of the classroom. Lately, I have been applying to jobs and receiving little to no interest from engineering companies due to lack of experience even for some entry-level jobs. That made...

#career #human-resources #engineering #education #recruiting

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:55 PM

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Posted by Mohammad A.’s Avatar Mohammad A.
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Srinivas Nuthigattu | Team Manager - Technical Support Hi, I do understand the concern you have raised. If I ...

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 can I transition a previous career in the Legal field to my new degree and Homeland Security?

I believe I have a lot of skills that I believe can be transferrable, but I am not sure how to make the transition. #recruiting #legal #homeland-security #personal-development...

#career-details

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:50 PM

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Posted by Melissa A.’s Avatar Melissa A.
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Gary Stephen Petito | Career Guru Hi, Good question, as a resume writer I would suggest breaking ...

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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Judy Han, LCSW’s Avatar Jeff Sloan’s Avatar Wayne White’s Avatar Gary Stephen Petito’s Avatar
Active Oct 24 at 05:35 AM

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Posted by Melissa A.’s Avatar Melissa A.
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Judy Han, LCSW | Parole Agent at CDCR-Division of Adult Parole Operations HI Melissa,the key words you should choose on your resume should ...

What do you do, when you don't know what to do with the rest of your life?

How do you know when you are 18 and starting to think about your major what you really want to do with the rest of your life? What if you are unsure? Did they talk to you about careers in high school? Mine didn't. It was accelerated, average, and vocational, oh wait and farmers. Maybe I...

#guidance-counselor #interviews #recruiting #career-guidance #undecided

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Thomas Fairbanks’s Avatar Angela (Angie) Olesen’s Avatar Zaneta Massey’s Avatar Nick Ellert’s Avatar +2
Active Nov 02 at 09:13 AM

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Posted by Melissa A.’s Avatar Melissa A.
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Thomas Fairbanks | Consultant/Business Owner/Developer Not everyone knows what they are going to do for the ...

Why do some universities push you towards a career where you have no experience?

My professors are great, but I am finding that now that I am in the work force that I do not have the proper background for the position. How can they guide you you one way because you do feel passion for it, but didn't know you will never be a complete success. You owe money and you need to...

#government #college-admissions #recruiting #college-major #legislative-research #homeland-security

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Collette Maxwell-George’s Avatar Daniela Silva’s Avatar
Active Sep 23 '17 at 10:02 PM

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Posted by Melissa A.’s Avatar Melissa A.
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Collette Maxwell-George | Managing Funds and Ensuring Compliance at William S. ... Melissa, Interesting question you have posed. The first thing I picked ...

Did your university assist you in your collegiate career?

I never saw a single person about my future and the avenues i could travel when I was getting my bachelors degree. I was not spoken to a single bit except for responses to professors. They had their great jobs, but what was mine? Why didn't I receive any guidance at a very influential time...

#college-admissions #recruiting #college-major #career-goals

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Active Aug 12 '17 at 03:24 AM

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Posted by Melissa A.’s Avatar Melissa A.
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Naomi Maria | Designer & Illustrator Oh goodness no, my program did nothing to help me with ...

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 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. ...

How do employer's really see an applicant with a disability?

I have a tracheotomy and although I am familiar with the laws pertaining to those who are disabled, do employers actually consider hiring you if you are disabled in the back of their minds? I have been out of work for a while due to my issue, but finally have the situation under control. I...

#homeland-security #social-networking #recruiting #employment-law

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Lisa Merenda’s Avatar Nathan Graeff’s Avatar Wayne White’s Avatar
Active Sep 13 at 09:44 PM

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Posted by Melissa A.’s Avatar Melissa A.
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Lisa Merenda | Licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant A lot of employers don't want to deal with you if ...

Is it best nowadays to use a recruitment service to obtain a career?

I just want to know what direction to move in besides just looking for employment myself. #career-path #recruiting...

#social-networking

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:53 PM

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Posted by Melissa A.’s Avatar Melissa A.
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Jeff Sloan | Software engineer - firmware Retired Hi Melissa, Knowing that you have a Master's in Criminal Justice ...

What careers should I be looking for? How do I even get my foot in the door?

I have a Bachelor's in Sociology, minor in International Relations, and a Master's in Criminal Justice in Homeland Security. What should my searches involve? I am willing to move anywhere. #recruiting...

#social-networking

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Active Jul 28 '17 at 09:23 AM

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Posted by Melissa A.’s Avatar Melissa A.
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Jeff Sloan | Software engineer - firmware Retired Hi Melissa, You should be search sites like www.usajobs.gov for government ...

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 at 03:10 PM

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Posted by Melissa A.’s Avatar Melissa A.
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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Melissa!! "The purpose of a résumé is to convince the ...

How do you transition into a new field now that you have received your Master's Degree with no experience in the field?

I do not have any experience in my Master's area and would like to get a job in the sector, but I have no experience just knowledge. #human-resources...

#recruiting

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Active Aug 09 at 12:48 AM

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Posted by Melissa A.’s Avatar Melissa A.
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Arina Dmitrieva | Human Resource Professional Hi Melissa, I was in your shoes one day and can ...

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