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Sam S. Dec 13, 2021 361 views

Is it ok to ask this question during a final interview?

After giving a final interview (final round) for a position, if the interviewer does not tell you "you can expect a response in X days", or whether or not you got the position is it ok to ask? If the interview is the hiring manager, how should you phrase it? interviews career...

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Sam S. Dec 05, 2021 172 views

How to ask about next steps after 2 weeks?

I recently applied for an intern position at a large company. 2 weeks ago I had an interview for this position. The "interviewer" was actually someone from their university relations team who used to be an intern but now works full time for the company. This person actually helps plan a lot of...

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Sam S. Dec 01, 2021 94 views

How long should you delay meeting with a recruiter that reached out to you?

A recruiter recently reached out to me about a possible position because someone from the company referred her to me. I never applied for this specific position, I'm actually waiting to hear back about another position I interviewed for at this same company. I also had someone on LinkedIn who...

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Sam S. Nov 04, 2021 244 views

What are some questions to ask a recruiter for a position you already applied for?

I recently applied for a full time position and am waiting to hear back after they requested additional information about me. In the mean time while I'm waiting for a possible interview, I'm reaching out to recruiters at the company. Sometimes the recruiters don't know anything about my field...

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Sam S. Oct 04, 2021 161 views

Will employers always specify how long you need to work for before leaving?

When you get a job whether its an internship or a part-time/full time job, often times you may sign a contract stating how long you'll be working for the company, maybe how you can't work for their competitors after until a few months later, or how the project you worked on can't be talked...

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Sam S. Sep 29, 2021 126 views

How to follow up for a recommendation?

I recently reached out to one of the managers that I worked with during my internship. The field that she is in is what I want to transition into so I thought she'd be a great fit to write me a recommendation on LinkedIn to post on my profile. I reached out and she said yes and I told her the...

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Sam S. Sep 25, 2021 129 views

What's the best way to follow up for ghosted meetings?

I recently scheduled a meeting with my mentor for a mentorship program I got into. It was supposed to be the first introduction meeting just getting to know each other and they didn't show up. I waited about a half hour incase they were running late but they never came. I sent them an invite...

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Sam S. Sep 06, 2021 244 views

How do you know if you're asking for too much pay?

I'm about to graduate soon and am looking for full time offers. During interviews I've been asked is X amount of pay ok for you? So far I've said yes because I just wanted to get experience no matter the pay. Now that I have 1-2 things for experience on my resume I want to ask for more. I've...

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Sam S. Aug 19, 2021 249 views

What is the best way to reach out to a recruiter?

There is this rotational program that one of the companys I would like to work for offers. They accept 3 different applicants into the program: developers, data scientists, and designers. I want to apply for the designer position however at this time they are currently only looking for...

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Sam S. Aug 05, 2021 198 views

What are the types of jobs available in cyber security/what are your daily tasks?

There are different types of jobs available in cyber security ranging from penetration tester to cyber security analysts. If you hold any of type of position in cyber security, what are some projects/daily tasks you have? What do you find interesting about them and why? information-technology...

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Sam S. Jul 20, 2021 225 views

What is the best way to ask for feedback as an intern?

For my internship I'm working on a project with another intern. Both of our managers are keeping the requirements vague and said they don't want to give too much guidance to see what we can come up with. I totally understand this and like the fact that it's more of a "lets see what you can do"...

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Sam S. Jul 20, 2021 233 views

What types of projects do UI/UX recruiters look for?

I'm trying to build my UI/UX portfolio and although I don't have access to Adobe products at the moment, I'm trying to use other platforms available to build my portfolio in the mean time. I recently learned how to use Figma but I'm not sure what I can make. My first thought is would a...

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Sam S. Jul 19, 2021 255 views

Is it possible to get a UI/UX job with a IST degree?

My major is IST and the classes I've taken are mostly web development/network architectures based. I've learned things like HTML, CSS, JS, C#, ASP.NET but nothing really design based. Would it still be possible to get a UI/UX designer based job even if I don't know things like how to use all...

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Sam S. Jul 19, 2021 822 views

What do UX/UI designers major in and what are some daily tasks you do on the job?

I'm an IST major going into my last semester. Most of the classes I've had for my major have been web development/network architectures related. I think this is main reason why I started liking front end, but recently I've really wanted to learn more about UX/UI design. I've always had a strong...

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