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What type of resume do you provide for a social impact corporation?

It is hard enough just trying to make a resume to fit into the corporate world, but to make a resume that is specifically aimed at social impact, like human trafficking, there must be some way to get across how passionate you are about dealing with such matters. #corporate-social-responsibility...

#human-resources #recruiting #job-application

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Active Mar 26 at 09:32

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April Eustice | Higher Education Specialist Hi Melissa, This is a really great question and it is ...
Erin Wallace | Management Consultant at PwC Hi Melissa I interned with a nonprofit and found that what ...

If you received multiple misdemeanors in various states which all were determined dismissed, will the government hire you?

I have a friend who got misdemeanors and an injunction in two different states, everything turned out to be dismissed or basically denied because nothing actually happened. They do show up in the court systems though. My friend wants to get a job with the government and has the skill set for...

#government #recruiting #human-resources #job-application #personal-development #career-details

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Active Aug 20 '17 at 15:21

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Maureen Shiells | Trainer/Career Coach If you aren't asked about the misdemeanors, you don't have to ...

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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crystal young Honesty is always the best way to go. When you have ...

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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crystal young As a previous hiring manager, I always gave my applicants the ...

What is the best way to present yourself in a resume if you have a mentaI diagnosis which previously inhibited your loyalty to a company and you jumped from job to job?

I had a very difficult time staying at one job because I could not focus on my work and actually needed to multiple things at one time to keep myself in check. I was a great multi-tasker, but the job would soon bore me and I would not be able to do it without feeling severe anxiety. I only...

#talent-recruiting #legal-services #government #human-resources #job-application

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Active Aug 19 '17 at 16:04

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Christina Baldovin, Esq | Legal Consultant at Organogenesis Inc. Hi there- I actually think your situation doesn't look as bad ...

What are the key words employers look forward on a persons resume?

I am applying to positions, but have had recruiters make comments to my resume as not being as a highlight to employers, mostly I present myself as a doer and not an achiever. I just want to know what are some things I can do to improve my chances at obtaining a job, I mean I haven't even...

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

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 08:50

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Tina Cuje | International & US Talent Acquisition - Recruitment, Research ... Hi there, You have the right mindset in regards to not ...

I am taking free courses that lead to certification with FEMA, will this be beneficial for government position?

I just received my Master's in Criminal Justice in Homeland Security and am now taking some online courses with FEMA and may start on some courses regarding statistics and the Design of Experiments. Would these be beneficial topics to get with to obtain a way into the government?...

#government #human-resources #recruiting #legal #criminal-justice #homeland-security #fema #criminology

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:56

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Christopher Dixon | Organizational Psychologist - Experienced Researcher, Project Coordinator and ... Any amount of new learning will be beneficial, it would just ...

How can I transition a previous career in the Legal field to my new degree and Homeland Security?

I believe I have a lot of skills that I believe can be transferrable, but I am not sure how to make the transition. #recruiting #legal #homeland-security #personal-development...

#career-details

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 08:50

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Gary Stephen Petito | Career Guru Hi, Good question, as a resume writer I would suggest breaking ...

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

What do you do, when you don't know what to do with the rest of your life?

How do you know when you are 18 and starting to think about your major what you really want to do with the rest of your life? What if you are unsure? Did they talk to you about careers in high school? Mine didn't. It was accelerated, average, and vocational, oh wait and farmers. Maybe I...

#guidance-counselor #interviews #recruiting #career-guidance #undecided

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Active Jun 12 at 14:14

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Angela (Angie) Olesen | Customer Success Manager at Linkedin. I empower customers ... Hi Melissa, I was not given a lot of direction for ...

Why do some universities push you towards a career where you have no experience?

My professors are great, but I am finding that now that I am in the work force that I do not have the proper background for the position. How can they guide you you one way because you do feel passion for it, but didn't know you will never be a complete success. You owe money and you need to...

#government #college-admissions #recruiting #college-major #legislative-research #homeland-security

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Active Sep 23 '17 at 18:02

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Collette Maxwell-George | Managing Funds and Ensuring Compliance at William S. ... Melissa, Interesting question you have posed. The first thing I picked ...

Did your university assist you in your collegiate career?

I never saw a single person about my future and the avenues i could travel when I was getting my bachelors degree. I was not spoken to a single bit except for responses to professors. They had their great jobs, but what was mine? Why didn't I receive any guidance at a very influential time...

#college-admissions #recruiting #college-major #career-goals

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Active Aug 11 '17 at 23:24

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Naomi Maria | Designer & Illustrator Oh goodness no, my program did nothing to help me with ...

My mother says I synthesize material very well. How can I benefit from this awkward positivity?

I think the question says it all. I can take a number of random things and start interconnecting them to one another and adding additional information because its just how my mind works. There are so many ways to about solving a problem. #research #reading #recruitment...

#enrichment

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Active Apr 02 at 10:34

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Debra Dukes | Graduate Faculty - Research The ability to synthesize information - lots of different information -and ...

What sorts of words stand out to you when evaluating a resume.

I decided to use the word innovative because I can be given a lot of material and make connections. I love research, there are so many avenues. #research #criminal-justice #human-resources #recruiting #cyber-crime...

#job-application

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Active Mar 21 at 12:24

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Debra Dukes | Graduate Faculty - Research I look for accomplishments and responsibilities - not necessarily specific words. ...

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