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How long did it take until you got your first job during high school? Or did you at all? Is the moment to get a first job during high school or post secondary?

I'm a senior in high school and due to my poor availability times, I haven't been able to get a job since grade 10. I'm still as involved in extra curricular activities since then. I feel a little bit intimidated by the many part time workers in my school. I have yet to get a job and I feel...

#job-search #employment

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What occupations and fields are stagnating or decreasing in growth?

As time progresses, some occupations become obsolete because of society and technology. The factory worker was beat out by the robot, the mail delivery man was beat out by the drone. As a student and future contributor to the workforce, it is imperative to know where the money is at and where...

#employment #job-market

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What's the best job that can pay off college?

I am just wondering because I am 6 grader. I would like to pay of college with no loans. I would like when I am 14 teen to get a workers permit. That's only 2 years away. I don't care if I work at a nursing home. Just till I'm 16 and able to deliver pizza. #college #employment...

#work-life-balance

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Does contributing to open source projects help in boosting your CV/resume?

I am have recently graduated with a mechanical engineering degree and now finding a job. I lack the relevant work experience needed for some of the jobs. There are jobs that require strong programming knowledge along with engineering degree. I have experience in programming from the projects I...

#programming #employment #open-source

icon-country-tagsUnited States of America, Global (all countries)

How much time is realistically invested in the process of becoming a real estate agent before I can start building a clientele?

My goal after college was to always become an entrepreneur and I want to start right away post grad with getting licensed. I am starting my research now and I plan on starting next summer after I graduate. I heard time is a hefty investment in this process and I want to be realistic when...

#career-details #employment #real-estate #entrepreneurship

icon-country-tagsUnited States of America

Will there be an over saturation of engineers?

I want to be an engineer and am curious about the field. Presently, engineering and other STEM occupations are quite popular. But as time passes, there will be many who major in it like me and due to that, won't the job market be more competitive? And if so, when? #engineering #employment...

#job-market

icon-country-tagsUnited States of America, Global (all countries)

Besides a high GPA, what extracurricular or activities do the big 4 firms like to see?

As an accounting major, my target dream employer is of course the big 4 firms. I was told recently that grades are the first thing that they look at before even considering everything else, so I am shifting gear to focus on that. However, I am now wondering what sort of extracurricular or...

#college-recruiting #accounting #cpa #employment #big-4

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What is the employment outlook for those with a biology degree?

I am a high school senior who is planning on majoring in biology (most likely general biology). Although I plan on pursuing medical school in the future, I would like to know how the employment perspective is for someone who holds a bachelors of science for biology. #biology #employment...

#career #science #college #career-counseling

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How to get an internship?

I know most colleges offer internships for college juniors and seniors, but how do you find some if your college doesn't offer any opportunities? Do you contact a business and instead of asking for a job do you ask for an internship? Do you need to fill out and turn in a resume when you do? How...

#employment #work #college #internships #job-search #opportunites

icon-country-tagsUnited States of America

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

icon-country-tagsUnited States of America, Global (all countries)

What are ways to have effective time management when a job seeker and student?

I am having trouble finding a balance between school and looking for employment. I find that school takes up most of my time and doesn't allow for me to spend very much time on job seeking. Should I set lower expectations for the time I look for a job, and focus on consistency, even if my...

#work-life-balance #job-search #job #employment #time-management

icon-country-tagsUnited States of America, Global (all countries)

How do people ensure themselves a financially stable future? How can I as well?

For example, I was always confused how people automatically move out of their parents' house and start supporting themselves right after receiving a job. When someone starts working, I always feel that it may be too early to start finding a home since a person wouldn't have too much money to...

#jobs #support #employment #finance #houses

icon-country-tagsUnited States of America

Should I be worried about technology and robots potentially taking over some jobs?

It's no lie that technology has always been advancing forward and improving, but should I be worried about it in terms of getting a job in the future? Do you think it'll be harder for the future generation when they're ready to start working? How should we avoid this if it becomes a problem?...

#japan #job #technology #robots #employment

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What can I do to gain more leadership experience in college?

From the start of college, I have joined many clubs and organizations to get involved. However, lately I've been stressing out because every time I desire to join a committee or become a board member, I never quite succeed. Will not obtaining leadership positions hinder my potential to...

#organizational-leadership #career-development #leadership #career-path #student-clubs #organization #employment

icon-country-tagsUnited States of America, Global (all countries)

How to be an outstanding candidate when applying for jobs?

I have just graduated from college and looking for a job. I understand that the job market is tougher this time to make matters worse some say there might be a recession coming. I try to put the best in my CV and resume and tailor them to a particular company I send it to. Other than work...

#resume #skills #job-market #college #resume-writing #employment

icon-country-tagsUnited States of America, Global (all countries)

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

icon-country-tagsUnited States of America

When applying for entry level jobs while still in college/ recent graduate, do employers care about GPA?

I work really hard and have a 4.0 GPA in college as a full time student, some kids that I talk to say that GPA doesn't matter in the real world. I am asking a professional, does a high GPA show for an excellent work ethic and intelligence? #management #resume #interviews #college-jobs #hiring...

#first-job #employment #resume-writing #job-application

icon-country-tagsUnited States of America

Is it appropriate to add work experience in a place you weren't officially employed at in your resume?

My parents own a grocery store, and when I was a young child, I would help by doing simple tasks such as putting away shopping baskets, aiding cashiers with bagging groceries, and bringing shopping carts inside the store. I also worked at the deli section when it first opened and took orders...

#working #resume #career #work #job #employment

icon-country-tagsUnited States of America, Global (all countries)

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