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How old were you when you got your first stable job?

Im still a student but will enter the real world soon. What was it like for you to transition from school to work? What were the hardest things to get used to? What are the best parts of starting work? What advice would you give your past self if you could? #real-world...

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I have no work experience! How can I acquire a job?

It's time to pull my own weight, yikes! Recently I applied to various famous franchises online, the only problem is, they never responded :( . With no success online I decided to visit a "now hiring" good ol' McD's and ask for an application. I completed the application and returned it to a...

#hiring #resume #first-job

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What is a good starting Journalist job?

I am an aspiring journalist who lives in San Jose, CA. I am looking for a job in journalism, but I am only 15. IS there any journalism jobs that would be appropriate to apply for? #journalism...

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How valuable are internships, really?

I have the opportunity to be an intern at the Cleveland Clinic - a Laboratory Medicine internship. I'm hoping to someday be either a Geneticist or a Research Scientist in Biology, so you can see how this internship is relevant. Also, I hope to go to Case Western Reserve University, so this...

#first-job #internships #student

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What do I need to do to prepare for my first summer job?

I'm ready to work at my first summer job as a high school student and will have completed the 10th grade. I have a resume, but I do not have a work permit. Should I have my school sign a work permit even though I do not have a job yet? Is there anything else I should do to prepare for my...

#high-school-students #summer-jobs #job-application #first-job #work-permit #teacher

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What is the best major to have if you plan on a career on wall street?

I am asking this question because I am an incoming freshman in college and plan to major in economics. I'm curious to see what other successful college students have studied specifically to help prepare them for their future careers in finance. #college-major #finance #college-bound #first-job...

#corporate-finance

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What's a job that fits this description?

I want a job where I can talk to people whether in front of a crowd or just to one on one. I want something that I can help people. But I also want something that I would be able to live off of the money. If possible a job where I could travel the world. Is there anything like that?...

#need-help #career-details #job-skills #job-search #first-job

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How easy is it to get a minimum wage job?

I've been considering how much someone would struggle when they get out of college with experience but not quite the right kind. Is experience what matters? I understanf that everyone "starts at the bottom" but how have much time will that take to even get a job straight out of college? I tried...

#first-job #post #job-applications #grad

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How relevant to your degree was your first job after graduation?

I'm wondering if you don't get a job that's very relevant to your degree right after graduation, if it's harder to later find one that is more relevant? In other words, are you somewhat stuck in the career path of the job that you take after graduation? #job-search #degree #first-job...

#bachelors-degree #work-experience

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When offered your first job, or a full-time position, what are some important questions to contemplate over before making your acceptance?

My name is David, an Information Technology major, who is not only career-focused, but also eager to know how to make careful, personal decisions as I progress in my career. #jobs #career-choice #career-paths #first-job...

#career-plan

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How does it look to future employers if you work in a different field for a while?

I am hoping to pursue a career in biomedical engineering. However, I will likely work in an electrical product engineering position for a non-biomedical company following graduation. How will biomedical companies I apply for in the future see this? Will this experience help me or will they...

#electrical-engineering #engineering #biomed #engineering-industry #career-change #biotechnology #first-job #career-plan #biomedical-engineering

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What industry areas of Biomedical Engineering are the best for recent college graduates hoping to pursue a lifelong career in biomedical product engineering?

I am hoping to pursue a career in Biomedical Engineering. Since this field is so broad and full of various areas of concentration, I want to know what areas professionals think are the best to begin with. What areas will help those new to industry narrow down their interests and applicable...

#electrical-engineering #biomed #engineering-industry #engineering #biotechnology #first-job #biomedical-engineering

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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

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What job experiences can lead to career in Human Resources?

Hi there, I'll be graduating in an year and I'm looking through my career paths and job experiences. I have lots of experiences of living abroad and willing and wanting to work anywhere in the world. I think some values of skills of HR management really fits to me; such as listening skills,...

#entry-level #human-resources #international #experience #college-jobs #job #first-job #career-details

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Any suggestions for intermediate-paid jobs relating to social welfare/NGOs?

I'm recently graduated and thought about applying jobs in Americorps, however, I heard that their jobs are very low-paid. I do not expect myself getting a high paid job right after I graduated from college as it is unrealistic, but I do hope to find a job that is intermediate-paid so that I...

#nonprofits #organizational-culture #career #ngos #financial-planning #career-details #first-job #job-search

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Any tips to help ease the worry of a good interview?

I recently got my permission to work in the U.S, but so far I've been struggling my interviews. I have been applying for several jobs and I've gotten call for interviews. When I do the interviews, I always try to give a good impression but after the interview I don't get call back about the...

#jobs #cashier #college-jobs #summer-jobs #first-job #job-search

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How do I narrow my search focus for jobs?

I'm not sure what kind of job that I'm qualified to do since I have no work experience? Should I apply to any job that interests me? It seems like all the intern jobs are for college students and I am a high school student looking for a summer job. #student #job-search #first-job #summer-jobs...

#high-school-students #job-search-strategies #high-school-jobs

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