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Is looks a factor in getting hired?

I know many people say that we have to be unbiased when hiring other people. But, realistically speaking. What are the greater chances that a person is attractive with less qualification vs. a person who isn't as good looking get the job? #career...

#hiring

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:39

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Posted by Tiffanie L.
suraj nayak | Student at Visvesvaraya Technological University Focus on the candidate's potential. Nothing is more important in a ...

What are some things to prepare for when searching for a part time job?

I wanted to know if there were some interview questions to keep in mind and how a person should dress when inquiring for a position....

#hiring

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:31

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Posted by Michel R.
Junior Rodriguez | Student at Santa Rosa Junior College Good posture Hygiene (very important)

What's a better plan after graduating: find a job or a paid internship?

In the field I want to go into, experience is key. My thought is that I might set myself up better for a job down the road if I take a paid internship to really learn the ropes. But it could be just as beneficial to find a job that will train me as I go! #internships...

#hiring

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:28

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Posted by Jessie P.
Wael Al-Rihawi | Mechanical Engineer I Automotive You should take internships during your schooling. Then you would have ...

What traits does a hiring manager look for in a graduating student who does not have years of work experience?

I am about to head into my last semester of college and have not yet found an internship. I may have to move after graduating, and was wondering what traits help an applicant/candidate get a job when they do not have the years of work experience behind them. #human-resources...

#hiring

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Active Apr 19 at 14:08

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Posted by Melissa H.
Selina Allen, MSM | Training, Learning and Development Hi Melissa,Based on my experience as an Internship (Program Manager, I ...

What are appropriate questions to ask during and interview?

I want to hire someone for a job but I'm not quite sure what the est things to ask them are. What should I ask the person ? What are some common Interview questions? #interviewing-skills #hiring...

#interviews

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Active Apr 17 at 13:53

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Posted by Jacquelyn B.
Carole Curtis | Director of Career Services at CareerPlex USA / ... You said you want to hire someone for a job and ...

If I get two interview opportunities at the same time, what should I do?

I just submitted two internship applications. #interviews #hiring...

#linkedin-recruiter

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Active Oct 06 '17 at 13:47

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Posted by Carmen H.
Sara Pelosi | Staffing Services Manager, Asia Pacific at Google That's great! Let the recruiters at both companies know that you're ...

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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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:39

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Posted by Grant H.
aftab ahmed | Technical support specialist Hello, First, remember that everyone begins with no experience—so you’re not ...

What parts of a resume are most important for administrative work?

I was hired after doing a work study, but have a friend who isn't finding employment. He isn't sure what to add to his resume, or if certain sections should come first. #college #job-search...

#hiring

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:20

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Posted by Tia B.
Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Hi Tia! Your friend is lucky to have you trying to ...

How do I sell my General Bachelor of Arts to future employers?

I am studying both German and Spanish right now in university. I know that language abilities are helpful to a variety of jobs, but if an employer isn't hiring a job that specifically asks for language skills, how to I make myself still seem applicable? #language #foreign-languages #german...

#hiring #spanish

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Active 16 hours ago

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Posted by Loren V.
Jaron Hightower-Mills | Higher Education Administration and International Education Specialist Loren, First, congratulations on working on your language skills. Second, it ...

Is it worth it to apply for jobs you are only slightly qualified for?

I was wondering if it is a good idea to apply for higher level jobs even if you don't have a degree or a specialization that is required or desired. Would someone hiring even consider me? #hiring #employment #jobs...

#future-career

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Active Apr 18 at 16:16

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Posted by Loren V.
Cindy Barthel,PMP I ITIL V3 | Business Development Manager Absolutely!  The key here is to be prepared for the interview ...

How do you get enough experience to get hired?

I was talking to a few of my college- going friends and they mentioned that it was difficult to find good jobs that would hire them without experience. Is this a real problem that everyone faces and if so how do we get enough experience to get hired by the companies we want? #human-resources...

#hiring #experience

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Active Apr 03 at 08:04

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Posted by Shruthi B.
Jared Chung | Founder at CareerVillage.org Step 1: Get experience even if it isn't "work" experience For ...

If you received a misdemeanor in a state years ago, does that affect one from obtaining a job?

I received a misdemeanor years ago, yet am still looking for a position. It wasn't theft or anything, just mischief. Will a hiring manager consider this when deciding on hiring me or can they see it was for what it was a mistake and funny when discussed. #hiring #recruiting...

#human-resources

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Active Mar 19 at 09:09

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Posted by Melissa A.
crystal young Honesty is always the best way to go. When you have ...

What is the verdict on Online Learning Courses and accreditation?

I am studying in university, but I have often taken supplementary online courses on sites like Udemy and FutureLearn. How do recruiters look at these certifications - are they impressed or are they just overlooked? #recruiting #online-learning #certifications...

#hiring

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Active Jan 12 at 10:03

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Posted by Alisha S.
Samuel Cameron | Cybersecurity Professional Great question and I hope my answer will be adequate for ...

What qualities make a fresh graduate stand out to employers?

How important is a student's GPA upon graduation? What can one do to increase the likelihood of getting hired? #graduation #hiring #college...

#university

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Active Jan 11 at 23:39

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Posted by Alisha S.
Jennifer Haden | Higher Education Consultant Hi, Alisha - A high GPA, whether cumulative or in the ...

How can I take meaningful trips abroad for experience on a budget?

Travelling abroad is experience that is well liked by recruiters right? #travel #study-abroad #hiring...

#living-abroad

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Active Dec 01 '17 at 12:46

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Posted by Alisha S.
Sarah Uhlfelder | Business Development & Jedi Knight Hi Alisha, firstly, traveling abroad is something you should do for ...

What are the suggestions for writing a cover letter? And, what are the elements that the employers are looking for?

I was trying to apply for an internship position, and it asked me to submit a cover letter, but I didn't know where I should get start with. #professional #counselor #hiring...

#recruiter

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Active Nov 17 '17 at 15:27

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Posted by Carmen H.
Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist When applying for a job, a cover letter looks like this: ...

What qualifications are you looking for in a newly graduate person?

Want to know for future reference, I like to hear from the professional side. #career-counseling #career #hiring...

#college

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Active Oct 15 '17 at 14:55

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Posted by Kelly L.
Neha Trivedi | HR Manager Talent Development at Alight Solutions Great question! For new graduates, many companies look for the following ...

How do you you sell yourself on a resume if it looks a bit jumpy?

I spent my twenties sort of jumping from job to job, the longest being 2 1/2 years. My final position was a farce because the amount of money I was supposed to make was a lie and the people who made the job agreement were "let go." Anyhow, I decided to take a little break and ended up moving...

#talent-recruiting #hiring #human-resources #job-application

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Active Aug 31 '17 at 15:01

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Posted by Melissa A.
crystal young As a previous hiring manager, I always gave my applicants the ...

What are some key words that really stick out to employers?

I am working on my new resume and I want to try to get the attention of the employer so I am not passed because my resume is ordinary. #criminal-justice #recruiting #hiring #homeland-security...

#job-application

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 08:50

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Posted by Melissa A.
Jeff Sloan | Software engineer - firmware Retired Hi Melissa! Gary is correct. The important keywords are specific to ...

How to write easy read CV by HR manager?

I am a lifelong student and actively looking for a job but always never hear anything back from companies I applied for. #graduate #manager #hiring...

#fresh

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Active Jul 31 '17 at 14:27

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Posted by Yayuk S.
Adrienne Campos, M.Ed. | Career Counseling & Coaching First of all, there is a huge difference between a resume ...

Should I list work experience from before college that doesn't apply to my chosen career field when applying for my first job in my chosen field?

I have years of experience in assorted fields before I went to college. I am graduating soon, and want to get a job in programming. I have no technology field experience outside of coursework. Should I list my other experience on my resume, or just start fresh with college? #programming...

#hiring #information-technology

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:51

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Posted by Eric B.
Rahul B | Friendly Advice :-) It is very important to highlight all the experience you have ...

what do companies look for when they're hiring?

i want to make sure i fulfill those things that can make me more eligible to be employed in the future #international #entertainment...

#hiring

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:48

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Posted by Gabriella G.
Francisco Michel | Sr Financial Manager My humble experience is that companies look for well-rounded candidates ready ...

When does lack of work experience become detrimental to one's chances of getting a job?

I am struggling to find a job this summer, and wherever I look, the employer requires me to have at least a year of prior experience. Should I still apply to those jobs with hope that they'll hire me? #jobs #job #experience #work...

#hiring

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:33

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Posted by Shakuan F.
Steve Lewis | Assistant Vice President, Information Security Yes, still apply to all the jobs you want. If you ...

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...

#employment

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:28

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

What careers are available for someone with a Bachelor's degree in psychology?

Is it possible to get a direct entry and paid in the field of psychology for someone who has just an undergraduate degree? What would those jobs be? What specific attributes would they look for when selecting someone with an undergraduate degree? #career #psychology #undergraduate...

#hiring

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:20

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Posted by Danielle D.
John Cohen | Senior Recruiting Consultant at Dell We live in a world today which is driven by Data. ...

I'm looking for a job that I can take up when summerschool ends.

Im a junior at GWHS, and im looking for a job when summerschool ends, but summerschool takes up about half of the summer, and im under 16 but I turn 16 in august. #career #jobs #hiring...

#job-searching

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:08

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Posted by Colm L.
Natalia Buenaventura Hi Colm! I worked a lot over the summer during high ...

Is it ever acceptable to ask members of the organization you interviewed with about other organizations that are potentially hiring?

I had an informational interview with an organization about their upcoming AmeriCorps position, which starts in August. I am currently unemployed and have been advised by family and peers to inquire about other organizations I can work at in the interim. Is it acceptable to ask? And if so how...

#jobs #interviews #job-application #americorps #hiring #financial-planning

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Active Mar 07 at 16:40

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Posted by Mounia M.
lori wood | Freelance Sports Writer for print media I wouldn't advise it. They may believe that you are looking ...

What are the essential skills you need to possess when on the search for a job/career. How would I develop and practice these skills as a high school student?

Many have started their job/career lives during high school, whether it be a summer job or necessary part-time work during the school year. Many high school students have also gone out to look for a job, but have come back without a single "You're hired!". I would like to know if there are...

#student-counseling #high-school #communication-skills #student-development #hiring #interviewing-skills

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Active Feb 16 at 18:01

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Posted by Karen P.
Jennifer Gale | Learning Architect, Director at PwC Confidence in talking with others about topics you understand and those ...

How should I negotiate the pay rate of a job?

I'm an Engineering student and I've been actively looking for jobs to apply for. I have found several attractive opportunities but I would like to have a higher pay for some to help with my finances without risking losing them. I wonder how I could do that. #engineering #career #job-search...

#hiring #human-resources

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Active Dec 05 '17 at 21:52

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Posted by Mohammad A.
Gagan Singh Rana | GM, Chegg Test Prep Congratulations on finding several attractive opportunities. Below are some tips for ...

How can I set myself apart when applying for jobs?

I will be graduating this semester (Woohoo!) and am currently looking for jobs to gain work experience to act as stepping stones in building a career. I work as a server at a restaurant, but realize I need to focus on my future. To the jobs I have already applied to, there are many I have yet...

#hiring #business-development #hiring-managers #entry-level #business

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:56

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Posted by Laiz A.
Pamela Mapelli | ESL and Spanish Teacher | E-Learning Instructional Designer I would say a great way to start is volunteering. It ...

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