Career Questions tagged Work

What would you do if you loved your job but hated your work environment? Would you leave? How would you cope?

For example, I've worked as a copy editor and/or copywriter for both my high school yearbook and college newspaper, and while I wouldn't say that I've LOVED journalism, I do find it enjoyable at times. I would prefer to be doing creative writing, but I genuinely enjoy all types of writing, and...

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Which is better: continuing to work a job you've grown to dislike because it is advantageous for you career-wise, or finding a new job that you genuinely enjoy?

I've always believed that if you pursue a career you love, then you'll never work a day in your life, so I've followed my dreams and have always planned to pursue my passion, even if it might not result in the most high-paying job. This passion is writing. However, throughout the years, I've...

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Chi Ngo, CIA, CAMS | Risk Assurance Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP Hi Catherine - I, and other seasoned professionals, find ourselves in ...

What is the most rewarding aspect of your work?

What do you get rewarded for at work? How do you reward others?...

#work

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Active Nov 30 '18 at 09:04 PM

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Orlando Haynes | Career Growth Advocate💪 2x Author 📚 Speaker🎤 Job ... Hi Jazmine, Thanks for the question. As a career growth advocate ...

As an HVAC technician, are you satisfied with your work schedule, and the demanding hours HVAC can have?

Having a flexible schedule is important to me and I want to hear someone in the field's perspective and how they have been able to hand a HVAC work schedule. #schedule #hvac #construction...

#work

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Active Nov 28 '18 at 03:41 AM

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David M. Glaze, PMP | Commissioning Engineer A career in HVAC can be exciting and <span style="color: rgb(82, ...

Ways to Deal with Stress

I work in a very high stress job. My daily routines are rarely the same and I can often be pulled away from my regular work environment for nearly the whole day . Thankfully my bosses have been supportive of me but I fear I may be close to the "burn out" phase of my career. Most professionals...

#career #job #work

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Active Nov 14 '18 at 11:32 AM

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Michelle Waggener Hi - First, give yourself credit for recognizing your stress and ...

Do global internships benefit you when it comes to veterinary school applications??

I'm currently an undergraduate looking to apply to vet school in a few years. I know that having relevant experience is crucial, so I've been applying for lots of internships. I fond some summer opportunities abroad, but there are steep program fees and I'm wondering if entry into these would...

#admissions #grad-school #veterinary #resume #internship #science #veterinary-school #research #vet-school #application #job #graduate-school #college #veterinarian #global #work

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Active Nov 14 '18 at 12:15 AM

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Posted by Kathryn C.’s Avatar Kathryn C.
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Lindsay Williambrown | Award-Winning Enterprise Transformation | Humane People Strategy | ... I would highly advise to use your internships to gain experience ...

Is college work really as bad as people say?

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Active Nov 27 '18 at 04:11 PM

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Posted by David R.’s Avatar David R.
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Cassandra Buttgereit | New Employee Experience Support Coach Hi David,College work is not necessarily bad, just different. I was ...

How much time does an engineer get to spend with his family?

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Active Oct 27 '18 at 06:09 PM

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Jake Marcos | Software Development Engineer As a software engineer, I make this question myself every day. ...

Can I work on medical assistant certification during high school?

I really want to be a medical assistant while I’m working on my bachelors degree. I’m a senior in high school with 3 classes and I was just gonna see if I could start on the 9 month program now so that I could start a job next fall? I don’t want an associate degree in medical assisting but just...

#highschool #work #medicalassistant

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Active Dec 04 '18 at 08:53 PM

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Posted by Erica H.’s Avatar Erica H.
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Raj Khurana Pursue your dreams! wherever they may take you. Just make sure ...

How to learn work ethics and become more confident entering the workspace?

I have worked as a research assistant, primarily communicating only with my mentor and doing it online. What are some helpful tips once I start working with more people? #internship #interviews #workspace #workethics #work #job # #career #relationship...

#colleague

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Active Oct 06 '18 at 10:41 AM

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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Treat others the way you would want to be treated! Observe ...

How do I keep from being overwhelmed when balancing school and my first job?

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Posted by Samantha C.’s Avatar Samantha C.
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Amit Kapadia | Financial Analyst Hi Samantha,Obtaining your first job while in college is definitely an ...

Should I work a job while I am a full time student

I am a full time student so I have a lot of work to do, but I also need some money. Is it a good idea to have a job on top of my class responsibilities?...

#work

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Active Oct 09 '18 at 12:19 PM

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Posted by Megan P.’s Avatar Megan P.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Hi Megan!I recommend not working your Freshman year, or at least, ...

How do you find the balance between social life and study time?

My freshman year, I tended to socialize a little too much and get distracted from my work. How do I #work improve my study...

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Active Sep 26 '18 at 08:22 PM

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Serge V. Vaval, M.P.A. | Career Advisor Hi Jocelyn, I think that's a fantastic idea. I did the ...

How do I manage my college and work the best?

I’m a full time student (16credz) , I am looking to get a job but worried I won’t be able to handle the two. Any suggestions ? #work #jobs...

#social-work

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Active Aug 24 '18 at 12:10 PM

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Posted by Alpha T.’s Avatar Alpha T.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The first step is to determine that you are on the ...

Is it hard to do work-study in freshman year?

Especially as a student athlete I'm wondering if I'll really have much time aside from classes, practice, and work. #work #athlete #work-study...

#freshman

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Active Nov 27 '18 at 09:55 PM

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Posted by Kayleigh K.’s Avatar Kayleigh K.
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Marie Avunjian | Recruiting @ Airbnb Hi Kayleigh!Freshman year can be tough. I suggest focusing on your ...

How to find jobs to apply for?

I want to work in an IT industry and it seems impossible to find a job. Help a girl out? #stemcareers...

#work

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Active Oct 30 '18 at 04:07 AM

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Posted by Diana N.’s Avatar Diana N.
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Victoria German | Sr. Mgr. Ntwrk Security & HSO Member Hi Diana,This is a really great question: How do I find ...

What are some good summer jobs to pay for college?

I am wondering what the best jobs will be for the summertime. I want to work as much as I can, I don't care about how long I work or what schedule I have, I just want to save up the most money in the shortest time! Thanks! #summerjob # #money-management...

#work

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Active Nov 18 '18 at 11:03 PM

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Posted by Michael E.’s Avatar Michael E.
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Cassandra Buttgereit | New Employee Experience Support Coach Hi Michael!Saving for college can seem overwhelming at times, but there ...

How do I manage my part time job with full time class schedule?

I work at a hospital so it can be any shift, but is there a schedule that seems to work best? #work #school...

#balance

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Active Oct 17 '18 at 08:22 PM

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Posted by Hope Z.’s Avatar Hope Z.
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Raj Khurana Adjust your class work load (i.e. number of courses) so that ...

How do I become a straight "A" student, when I'm a straight "C" student?

I need help! Any tips or tricks on how to motivate yourself or for studying would be appreciated. #college-student #motivation #work/school...

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Active Jan 01 at 04:29 AM

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Posted by Elizabeth G.’s Avatar Elizabeth G.
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Clay Gaddy | Sr. Specialist - Digital Assistant Program Manager at ... Seek out off-campus tutoring facilities. They really helped teach me what ...

Marine Transportation

Is it a dying industry or what I have heard many conflicting opinions....

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Active Aug 13 '18 at 06:20 PM

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What is life like as an Ocean Engineer

What is the every day life of an Ocean Engineer, how often do you travel and what are the different opportunities given?...

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Active Aug 13 '18 at 06:19 PM

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What are the best time management tips?

Such as how to manage studying and social life while working a part time job during college! #work...

#work-life-balance

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Active Aug 15 '18 at 06:27 PM

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Posted by Elaine R.’s Avatar Elaine R.
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Jasanpreet Kaur Bhatia | HR Professional || Adviser || Startup Enthusiastic || ... Hey Elaine!Following are the best time management tips:Plan a day in ...

Linguistic majors with bachelor's degrees, what struggles did you face once you tried to enter the workforce?

I'm considering pursuing a Linguistics major for my BA. I've read that it's quite hard to get a job unless you also have Computer Science minor/double major paired with Linguistics, which isn't quite my plan, though I'm considering pairing Linguistics with CS if it becomes clear that pursuing...

#linguistics #major #college #linguistics #work #struggles #job #computer #bachelors #lingusticsmajor #future #csmajor

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Active Aug 11 '18 at 02:58 PM

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Posted by Sarina W.’s Avatar Sarina W.
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Charles M Hurd | Aspiring adviser to STEM teens. Explains clearly, exhorts ... I agree 100% with Ken Simmons about finding out who you ...

How many hours do people typically work when attending school full time?

I'm planning to working full time while attending college and don't know if that will hurt my grades. #jobs #working #school #work #college...

#sleep

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Active Aug 10 '18 at 12:18 AM

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Posted by McKay B.’s Avatar McKay B.
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How did you doctors manage your private pratices during the first few years?

I am debating on whether I want to do hospital work and private clinic work after graduating from medical school. #medicine # #work-life-balance #social-work #college #working...

#work

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Active Aug 05 '18 at 03:08 AM

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Posted by William H.’s Avatar William H.

On average how much time do surgeons work and do they have time for many other activities?

Such as family and time to be alone #work...

#family

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Active Aug 01 '18 at 05:18 AM

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Posted by Mohammad K.’s Avatar Mohammad K.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Kristi,As you may or may not know, federal jobs give "military ...

Do you recommend work study programs?

I am not yet attending college, but several people have already recommended work study to me as a generally useful tool. What would you recommend for a prospective chemistry major? #work...

#chemistry

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Active Oct 24 '18 at 04:48 PM

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DeCosmon Shorter | Data Science Intern HI Abigail,I hope you are having an amazing day.  I do ...

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