Career Questions tagged Recruiting

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

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Active Aug 14 '18 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 Jan 16 at 04:35 PM

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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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Austin L.’s Avatar Joe Borden’s Avatar Natalie Spitale Wobbekind’s Avatar
Active Oct 11 '18 at 04:56 PM

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Posted by Inaara J.’s Avatar Inaara J.
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Austin L. | PwC Experienced Associate, Advisory Hi Inaara, Really good question!! It is good that you are ...
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Katie Burell | North American Quality Management Director at ASR Group When writing your resume, you want to make sure it does ...

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 Dec 17 '18 at 06:53 PM

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Posted by Kenneth C.’s Avatar Kenneth C.
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Charles Anderson | Lead Billing Ops, Revenue Assurance at AT&T -- ... Kenneth,I definitely understand being nervous about trying to earn an athletic ...

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 yesterday

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Posted by Tanya M.’s Avatar Tanya M.
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Ian Colwell | Scrum Master @ AT&T Hi Tanya!Of the three skill groups you listed above, I would ...

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 '18 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 ...

If I choose to take ROTC in college does that shut me out of being able to play sports?

I am trying to decide whether I should play sports or join ROTC, but I feel like if I choose one I will be shut out of the other. #recruiting #sports-coaching #college #military #career #career-counseling...

#athletics

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Active Oct 15 '17 at 02:33 PM

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Posted by Carmen M.’s Avatar Carmen M.
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Robert Ginnetti | Pilot I was in ROTC in college and competed on the ski ...

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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Active Nov 02 '18 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 ...

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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crystal young First of all know that anything you want is worth going ...

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 the benefits of interning/working for a startup?

I am a high school student and in my current search for internships, everywhere I turn, I see startups. Big companies such as Google and NASA have correspondingly big impact on resumes and portfolios but what do small startups have to offer in terms of extension and development of skill sets,...

#employee-relations #business #career #recruiting #engineering #personal-development #professional #startups

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:46 PM

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Brandi Olden | Senior Quality Assurance Asociate at Prudential Financial The biggest benefit of working for a startup is access. You ...

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...

#job-application

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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 ...

How do you prepare for a technical interview?

I am a computer science student, and I will be going to an engineering and technical fair in a few weeks from now, and the companies there often schedule technical interviews in the following days. How should I prepare for it? Is this a dress code that I should follow? #college...

#career #interviews #recruiting #internship #job-application #computer-software

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lohith suresh’s Avatar Jeremy Bassi’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar asif Khan’s Avatar
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:49 PM

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Posted by Albert P.’s Avatar Albert P.
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lohith suresh | ARE at Dell Start your prep by reading and re-reading all of the information ...

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 ...

In building my resume, what characteristics are most important?

Just want to know if I should be focusing on research, internships, volunteer opportunities or certifications? #career #career-counseling #career-choice #resume #recruiting #resume-writing #recruitment...

#job-application

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Carole Curtis’s Avatar Molly Cabalo’s Avatar Wayne White’s Avatar Rahul B’s Avatar
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:58 PM

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Posted by James S.’s Avatar James S.
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Carole Curtis | Career Couselor/ Certified Career Coachself employed In building a good resume you must do several things to ...

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 '18 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 ...

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 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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Active Oct 24 '18 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 ...

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 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 ...

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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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:50 PM

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Posted by Melissa A.’s Avatar Melissa A.
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Michele Mosier | Customer Success Manager at OneSource Virtual You have the right attitude to be successful. Highlight your successes ...

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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April Eustice’s Avatar Drew Plack’s Avatar Naomi Maria’s Avatar Molly Thornton’s Avatar
Active Mar 26 '18 at 01:32 PM

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Posted by Melissa A.’s Avatar Melissa A.
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April Eustice | Higher Education Specialist Hi Melissa, This is a really great question and it is ...

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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Active Mar 19 '18 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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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:56 PM

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Posted by Carmen Y.’s Avatar Carmen Y.
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Mark Montz | Wireless Network Architect, HLR - Jasper Wireless I have worked a few career fairs over my career, and ...

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 Nick Keegan’s Avatar Richard Bhuleskar’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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Active Apr 04 '18 at 12:07 PM

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Nicole Wycislo SAFe Agilist | AVP, Program/Project Management | ADM Governance There are plenty of computing jobs you can do without a ...

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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Srinivas Nuthigattu’s Avatar Mark Julicher’s Avatar Kia Jenkins’s Avatar Taylor Zhao’s Avatar +1
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:55 PM

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Srinivas Nuthigattu | Team Manager - Technical Support Hi, I do understand the concern you have raised. If I ...

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