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How important is Social Media literacy to employers?

Should all employees know today's biggest social media platforms or just employees looking to work as Social Media coordinators and other related positions? What are some benefits if any to being literate in platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, Tumblr, and the like?...

#social-media #social-media-marketing #career-development

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What's the best way to prepare for a career fair?

It will be my first time attending a university career fair, so I am not too sure what to expect. I will definitely dress professionally, prepare my resume, and do research on the companies. But, what kinds of questions should I be asking representatives from these companies? And is there...

#career #networking #career-development

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What are some ways in which I can get some in-field experience while still working on my major?

I'm a high school senior and I know that, unfortunately, some graduates don't know what to do, or don't have the experience to start working in their desired field after college. So they take a part time job and just waste time because, even though they have a degree, they don't have any actual...

#user-experience #career-development #internships

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What is the best way to know if the major I've picked is the right major for my desired career?

I'm a senior in high school and I have a couple of different majors in the STEM field that I'm thinking of taking that look like they lead to the same general direction. However, I know that there are some key differences in these majors. How do I figure out which one to take and for the...

#career-development #college-major #career-advice

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What are the most important skills and abilities you look for in employees and coworkers?

Hello everyone! I am a student halfway through my second year in college, and I hope to graduate with the skills and abilities necessary to best contribute to whichever workplace I find myself after graduation. I would love to receive responses from people of a wide variety of industries - what...

#coaching-employees #employee-training #human-resources #employee-relations #career-development

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As a liberal arts student, what should my second major be?

Hello everyone! I am a college student halfway through my second year at a liberal arts college. Soon, I will be completing my first major, which is Global Studies: Worlds in Dialogue (a mixture of political science, philosophy, sociology, history, and english). Although I could graduate early,...

#career-development #college-major #liberal-arts-major #college-majors #college #liberal-arts

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How does a person decide on an area of study without a vision of what they would like to do?

My roommate was going to school and took a semester off because she was really unhappy and unclear of where she was headed. She started taking classes again, but still feels lost and without grasp of her future. We were talking over breakfast this morning as she was expressing her frustration...

#career-counseling #career-development #business #undecided #career-path

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Is it better to pursue a career that will bring you happiness or one to bring you money?

Some people believe it is better to pursue a job that'll bring you happiness but maybe not enough money to keep you comfortable. On the other hand you could argue that you'd be happier in a job you don't necessarily enjoy but brings in a ton of money. What's your opinion? #career-choice...

#passion #career-development #happiness #undecided #career-path

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How do you reconcile between following your passion and choosing a career that can support you financially?

Hello! I am a recent college graduate (got my BA), and I've been recently doing some deep soul searching in terms of life purpose and mission. There is a part of me that wants to go straight for things that I'm interested in but at the same time, I do want to be practical and be in a...

#career #career-counseling #personal-development #life-coach #career-development

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How old should I be when I get my first formal job?

Many people have work experience such as in sales or being a waiter when they are very young. Is that important? I don't know what I want to do longer term with my future, but I think it would help me to know how old I should be when I get my first job. Is there a "general" answer to this...

#career-counseling #career-choice #human-resources #career-development #career-paths

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How to naturally navigate a conversation with employers during career fair?

I have attended my first career fair as a freshman last fall. I prepared myself by searching about the main firms that I am interested in. However, after introducing myself, I was struggling to naturally ask questions about the company like their stocks and current events that I have researched...

#career-counseling #communications #employment #career-advice #career-development

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