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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


Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:55

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Posted by Michelle P.
Douglas Lemmo, P.E. | Consultant, Owner at Power Generation Consulting Services HI, In my opinion you are behind your peers. Extra curricular ...

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


Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:48

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Posted by Kevin L.
Stephanie Murnen | Sr. Manager, Surgical Gloves Marketing at Cardinal Health A good pressure test to put on any industry or ...

What would be the most efficient way to make money in a short time period?

If you are a struggling student and need some cash in your pocket, what options do I have? #student...



Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:34

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Posted by Amina D.
Ben Landis | Content Marketing Intern at You gotta hustle, hustle, hustle. As a fellow college student, I ...

What is the most exciting/rewarding aspect of working in a non-profit?

I would love to work for one someday. #employment...



Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:20

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Posted by Emma M.
Jaouad Hilal | Bid Manager at Dell Hi Emma, For me , the most exciting/rewarding aspect of working ...

Will there still be use for humans in the medical field 20 years from now?

With humans creating robots that's gain citizenship in other countries. Are we at risk of being unemployed? Creating robots that teaches themselves and learn faster than humans can easily put us ALL at risk for employment sooner or later. #technology #employment...



Active Jan 16 at 08:56

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Posted by Tayana H.

Are there any programs avaible that help obtain employement after college?

Honestly, I am scared of being thousands of dollars in debt without a job. I know a few adults who are still paying of their loans, and that is frightening #employment...



Active Oct 04 '17 at 09:15

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Posted by Stephanie G.
Kiran Narayanan | IT Professional Dear Stephanie, Glad to give you some guidance and advice. What ...

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...



Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:06

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Posted by Ezra R.
Holly Zzxxyzz | Professional Business Support/ IT, Networking Hello again, Wonderful questions. I know that you can save money ...

How is the job outlook for a Psychology degree?

There are a broad number of careers that apply to Psychology, but the economy is in tough times and I was wondering if this might affect any jobs that relate to Psychology. #psychology #jobs #employment #economy...



Active Feb 27 at 08:06

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Posted by Calvin K.
Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Hi Calvin! Congratulations on being interested in such an important field! ...

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


Active Feb 17 at 22:55

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Posted by Wanita J.
David Barnes | Field Specialist Fannie Mae Hi Wanita, The answer to your question really depends on several ...

What kind do employers look for in students that are fresh out of college?

Next fall I am going to college and I want to know what types of activities or goals that I should pursue to make my self a better candidate when I graduate and start looking for a job in my field. I know that I should obviously do well academically and get some work experience, but I want to...

#college #biomedical-engineering #employment #how-do-i-get-hired-straight-out-of-school #resume


Active Jan 26 at 20:38

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Posted by Kylie S.
Jenn Hatfield | Education Research Assistant You've pretty much got it - grades and work experience are ...

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


Active Aug 19 '17 at 18:05

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Posted by Arshad A.
Martin Prunell It's definitely a major factor when applying for software development position. ...

What are good ways to build the best resume to impress employers?

I just graduated college and will be trying to continue school and I want to know good ways to build up my resume so it will be impressive to employers. #professional #graduate #resume...



Active Aug 11 '17 at 15:57

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Posted by Brett B.
Erin Ford | PR Account Executive and Internship Supervisor Here are a few of my top tips for making sure ...

How pertinent is it that the jobs you have in college pertain to your career path?

I am a sophomore in college and I'm having difficulty finding summer jobs that apply to what I want to do in a career sense. Will this hurt me when I apply to graduate school? #college #employment...



Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:50

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Posted by Taylor Y.
Stephanie Murnen | Sr. Manager, Surgical Gloves Marketing at Cardinal Health While it's always helpful to have experience in the field you ...

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...



Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:48

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Posted by Kevin L.
Simon Robson | Retired Engineering Manager with limited consultation Engineering has been a pretty stable career but there are some ...

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


Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:37

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Posted by Amina D.
Gail von Huene | Senior IT Business Analyst/QA Hi Amina, It depends on a few things. Did you have ...

Should I be worried that I don't have enough volunteer experience?

I've been wanting to volunteer more but I just do not have the time and energy due to full-time studies and work. Should I be concerned that future employment opportunities will be negatively affected by my lack of volunteer experience? #career #volunteering #employment...



Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:34

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Posted by Calvin K.
Paul A Coulter | Life Change Catalyst - How Great Can Your ... Calvin! Time to quit worrying. Our imaginations default position is worry. ...

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


Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:30

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Posted by Anudari A.
Tolga Cengiz | Business development and strategy professional Hi Anudari, Having worked in technology for 10 years now, I ...

What should I do in college to help me stand out when looking for a job after I graduate?

Looking for a job after college can be tough and I would like to know how I can make myself stand out to future employers. #college #job #hiring...



Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:28

4 answers

Posted by Gabriella A.
Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Hi Gabriella The best thing that you can do to make ...

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


Active Mar 09 at 09:21

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Posted by Mounia M.
Faye Coleman | Specialist - IT Setting 15 minutes a day is a great starting point, Mounia! ...

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


Active Feb 27 at 08:09

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Posted by Paajcha Julie X.
Saurabh Jain | Finance Development Program, Dell As many have already pointed out, you should list it to ...

What are the best things for your resume?

After college, getting a job can be very competitive. How do you make yourself stand out from the crowd? What are ways to boost your resume? What are employers, especially in business, looking to see? #business #resume #resume-building #evaluating-resumes #job-search-strategies #job-market...

#job-skills #employment


Active Feb 05 at 18:50

1 answers

Posted by Madeline G.
Claire McGahan | Advisory Associate at PwC Hi Madeline! From my experience, a strong resume is one that ...

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


Active Feb 02 at 16:29

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Posted by Esther C.
Camille Edwards Bennehoff | Tax Attorney One option is an accounting club, if your school has it. ...

What are the career options as a PR major?

I am a freshman at college and I am majoring in PR at San Jose State University. I love studying it so far. After I am done with my bachelors, should I go for my Masters or find a job? Also, what kind of job in this field would pay me more? #public-relations #marketing #employment #internships...



Active Dec 03 '17 at 22:12

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Posted by Deep J.
Lisa Mark, MA | Career Counselor & Employment Coach Hi Deep, Simply put, NO, you don't need to get a ...

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


Active Nov 06 '17 at 19:14

1 answers

Posted by andrea G.
Shulin Low | Ph.D., mucosal immunology Hi Andrea G., There are some possibilities for those hold Bachelor ...

What is the hardest part about being a researcher?

I just want some insight to my future. I want to be as prepared as possible for my field as a biological and/or neurological researcher. #college #science #job #graduate-school #employment...



Active Sep 21 '17 at 01:08

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Posted by Mira S.
Felicia G Meadows | School Counselor and Youth Coach at Tomorrow's Future Hi Mira! to actually work as a psychologist, you need at ...

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


Active Sep 14 '17 at 14:53

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Posted by Esther C.
David DiGiammarino | Sales and Marketing Hi Esther! First of all, it's amazing that you're focused on ...

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


Active Sep 13 '17 at 16:11

2 answers

Posted by Krysta W.
Hannah Shaw | Career Advisor & HR Professional Hi Krysta, good for your for thinking ahead and planning for ...

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


Active Sep 12 '17 at 14:02

2 answers

Posted by Arshad A.
Sara Pelosi | Staffing Services Manager, Asia Pacific at Google You're asking all of the right questions, and it sounds like ...

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


Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:53

3 answers

Posted by Esther C.
Genevieve Cawthorn | Transactional Attorney with Experience in Tech When it comes to speaking with recruiters, or anyone in a ...

Optometry vs. Ophthalmology- Should I be worried that the MDs will take over the ODs?

I am interested in pursuing Optometry, which means I would need to take the OAT, and go into Optometry school. However, if you go through with Medical school, and the MCAT, one could become an Ophthalmologist. I don't want to begin following the Optometry route if the MDs could take over the...

#ophthalmologist #optometry #medical #healthcare #medicine #optometrist #employment


Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:32

1 answers

Posted by Nicole R.
Stephanie Tran | Doctor of Optometry Candidate, 2017 From my understanding, ophthalmology is highly competitive and involves many more ...

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