Rafael Diaz

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Valhalla, New York







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Most people are study a particular major in school and then work in a totally different field once they enter the job market. The most important part of college is completing that degree and then making a career choice once you enter the job market. You may find out that a particular career...

Active Nov 28 '17 at 09:02
Posted by Rafael D.

I would still apply to the openings and unless the GPA is required for submission of the application I will not input that info. I will however have a transcript handy so that you can show where your skills sets are in terms of a match with the...

Active Nov 28 '17 at 08:59
Posted by Rafael D.

If you are referring to College - it is never a waste of time. The more knowledge you are acquire the more marketable you make...

Active Jul 20 '17 at 10:54
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I would recommend using as many productivity tools as possible, especially if they are offered in college. The landscape regarding which tool is used today depends on the company you work for. Some use a specific platform while others (larger companies) use many different software programs....

Active Jul 19 '17 at 13:28
Posted by Rafael D.

You should be able to work as a team member and as well as a self contributor when entering the workforce. These two pieces will help you in collaboration sessions and lead to overall project...

Active Jul 17 '17 at 08:01
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While grades are important. You can also take courses at a community college to improve your grades and then seek acceptance into a school with a good educational curriculum. Do not be deter if your grades are not where they should...

Active Jul 18 '17 at 06:12
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Do your homework in regards to choosing a great engineering school. Look for the school that specializes in the type of engineering you are interested in. Also, ask questions during your visit regarding internships and what type of companies are interested in the graduates of this...

Active Feb 21 '17 at 13:51
Posted by Rafael D.

Schools usually have great partnerships with different type of employment (in this case engineering). If you work with the resources available in your school you should be able to find employment rather quickly. Reach out to your school resources for help in identifying companies that are...

Active Feb 21 '17 at 13:49
Posted by Rafael D.

Your choice of major does not mean that you have to work in a certain career. It is merely the choice of degree that that you want to pursue. A college degree will allow you to apply to many different jobs outside of your major. It may require starting at an entry level position but it...

Active Feb 21 '17 at 13:46
Posted by Rafael D.

One option that may be of help is volunteering, especially in the your new career area. This will allow to both learn about your new career while creating new networks for you to work with in the...

Active Feb 21 '17 at 13:43
Posted by Rafael D.

Volunteering would be a good route to take. It will allow you to get a good feel in that industry and allow you to learn more about it before making a full commitment to...

Active Feb 22 '17 at 20:21
Posted by Rafael D.

Prepare for questions that ask what you have accomplished thus far and where do you want to be in the future. Overall make sure that during your interview you are highlighting the great things that you...

Active Feb 22 '17 at 08:51
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Some people relocate by choice and other choose relocation as part of their career growth. Depending where you live and the kind of work you want to do, you may need to...

Active Feb 21 '17 at 13:32
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If you are interested in becoming a cop a good place to start will be majoring in Criminal Justice /...

Active Feb 21 '17 at 13:31
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Hard work and dedication will get you to the NFL. However always have a plan...

Active Feb 21 '17 at 13:29
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