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I have applied for many positions on Idealist.org and Craigslist and haven't gotten any responses. Should I follow up or possibly change my methods, if so does anyone have any suggestions? #career #jobs #career-counseling #job-search
I interviewed for a position that I really want and am wondering how I should prepare if I don't get the position? Should I consider volunteering for this organization? Social media was brought up by one of the women that interviewed me, should I look for additional oppurtunities by following...
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...
I'm interested in working with teens and adults as these age groups are more likely to be working than the elderly but also am looking to have a well rounded client base. #career-counseling #counseling
How does a counselor figure out which areas they would like to specialize in? For example a person may specialize in Anxiety, Depression, and Anger Management and work in with the subgroups such as Self-esteem, Addiction, and Family Conflict.
Do counselors learn which areas they would like to specialize in while they are in school or do they learn while working for a number of years? #career-path #counseling
Do Industrial Psychologists suffer from the same drawbacks as human resource employees as many of these psychologists work in Human Resources?
What are the disadvantages of becoming a Industrial Organizational Psychologist? What are some of advantages? #psychology #human-resources
Does the type of resume you have work better for different industries? I have a functional resume that I use in the financial services industry and a chronological resume that I use for non-profits is my method fine? #jobs #financial-services #resume-writing #nonprofits #job-application
I have been using Idealist and not finding many current jobs. Craigslist also has not provided many great non-profit jobs. Should I just use any job posting site and hope that I find something? #job-search #nonprofits #non-profits
What job title would I hold if I wanted to provide businesses with employee personality assessments?
I'm wondering if jobs that help businesses with finding the best employees with personality assessments are psychology based jobs or a form of consulting? #career #psychology #jobs #consulting
I am an undergrad working towards my Bachelor's. I left a very stable, well paying job in a career that I wasn't passionate about or satisfied in. I am trying to make a career change and am wondering if in the beginning of a person's professional career if job stability is actually more...
What should you do if you don't get accepted to any of the colleges you want to attend for grad school?
I am looking at colleges that I want to attend for grad school and am wondering what I should do if I don't get accepted to any of my schools of choice? #career #graduate-school #graduate
I have heard that counseling and work in social services can be very stressful. As an aspiring counselor, I'm wondering what methods do people in those fields use to manage their work related stress? #career-path #counseling #stress-management
I am looking to contact local therapist and counselors on Psychology Today. I am wondering if I should just send them an email explaining that I am an aspiring Career Counselor and ask if I can get an informational interview or should I call them? What are the best methods for an informational...
Are there ways to deal with an unprofessional coworker without involving hr or is it always better to bring in a supervisor?
I have had issues in the past with unprofessional coworkers and did not speak up. I want to know what I should say if issues like the ones I had in the past come up again. #human-resources #employer-relations #supervisor
Should all employees know today's biggest social media platforms or just employees looking to work as Social Media coordinators and other related positions? What are some benefits if any to being literate in platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, Tumblr, and the like?...
I'm wondering what are similar job titles? #jobs #career-counseling #career-path
I am looking for jobs that are related to non-profits and have found that I don't qualify until I get my Bachelor's. Will my degree only allow me to work in an office setting or a setting that is not a non-profit? #career #office-administration #entry-level
I usually see for profit organizations and was wondering how often non-profit organizations are at career fairs? Are there career fairs strictly for non-profits?
Which resources should I make sure I take advantage of before I graduate? #college #graduate
Should I watch out for certain questions that they ask? Is there anything you have learned in hindsight from an interview that should have paid more attention to? #job-search #interviews #job-search-strategies
I am an undergrad and a senior getting my bachelor's of social science. I have worked in the insurance industry for two years, but left my last job to focus on my schooling and relocate to the state that I want to go to grad school in. I want to transition into the health & human services...
I am senior and am considering transferring to a different school as I feel unsatisfied with the college culture as well as the teaching methods of many of the professors in my program. #college #college-transfer #transfer
Should I focus on volunteering with non-profits that provide job placement assistance, resume writing, and the like as those skills will be usuful to me or should I focus on working with organizations that are apart of the mental health industry? #career #career-counseling #internships #volunteering
I am new to LinkedIn and am wondering who I should add as a connection? I also am transitioning into a different career section, hopefully the non-profit, human service, or social service sector and am not sure if I should add old employees/supervisors from the insurance industry. #networking...
What should I put on LinkedIn when I am an unemployed student looking to transition into the non-profit, human service, or social service sector from financial services?
Should I list that I am a student who is looking for job opportunities and looking to transition into the non-profit, human service, or social service sector from financial services in my headline? Should I mention the career which I aspire to have? In the experience section should I list my...
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...
I am thinking about becoming a Licensed Professional Counselor so that I may specialize in career counseling. Originally, I wanted to be a career coach, but figured that specializing in other areas makes me more marketable. My main goal is to assist people with career knowledge and help them...
I am going into my senior year as an undergrad and am wondering how I should start preparing for grad school? What are the best ways to prepare for grad school? Should I start applying at the start of my senior year? Or should I wait until I am closer to graduation? Should I hold off on...
This term I am taking two classes that haven't provided me with much of an intellectual challenge. As a result, I am having a hard time staying motivated in my classes, as I am not obtaining knowledge that I do not already have. #college #undergraduate #time-management #classes #studies...
I'm wondering what are the most effective methods of networking? Is volunteering the best or are informational interviews with professionals in my field of choice? I want to gain a network before applying for grad school and find a mentor. #graduate-school #volunteering #networking #mentoring...
I am an undergrad and am wondering what jobs I should seek out after getting my degree. #career-choice #career-path #job-search #entry-level
I am a undergrad and I am interested in joining student clubs and organizations. I am also wondering how joining student clubs and organizations can be beneficial to my career in the long run? #college #career-counseling #career-paths #networking #student-affairs
I am currently in school to obtain my Bachelor of Social Science. I am wondering if it is possible to become a Licensed Professional Counselor with a degree that isn't in Psychology or Sociology or should I consider changing my degree? #psychology #career-counseling #career-path #counseling...