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Jessica Montgomery

Youth Employment and Training Advisor | Helping Young Adults reach Personal Best
Government Relations and Career
Indiana, IN
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Quinton Q. Jul 23, 2016 958 views

Are there any ways changing my social media could help my job applications?

I'm looking for a job as a high schooler and I was wondering if changing certain things about my social media may help my chances of getting a job. I don't post anything questionable or swear, but are there steps to improve my social media to appear more "professional"? career school...

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Karen P. Aug 28, 2016 590 views

What characteristics are needed to become a teacher?

As a high school student, I need to begin considering career options for the security of my future endeavors. I have always wanted to become a teacher, but I am not sure if I hold the right qualities that a teacher should have. I want my students to think that I am enjoyable, but I want them to...

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Diljot S. Mar 07, 2017 595 views
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Mohammad A. Mar 08, 2017 1025 views

How important is including voluntary activities in one's resume?

I am an Electrical Engineering graduate student. I wonder if, in such a technical field as mine, adding voluntary activities such as working for X charity and the like can have any impact on the recruiter's decision to hire me. mechanical-engineering human-resources civil-engineering...

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Michelle P. Mar 12, 2017 1024 views

How long did it take until you got your first job during high school? Or did you at all? Is the moment to get a first job during high school or post secondary?

I'm a senior in high school and due to my poor availability times, I haven't been able to get a job since grade 10. I'm still as involved in extra curricular activities since then. I feel a little bit intimidated by the many part time workers in my school. I have yet to get a job and I feel...

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Michelle P. Mar 12, 2017 640 views

Do the different levels of degrees determine a person's chance at a job?

I'm wondering about the levels of degrees in any context. Numbers and certificates run this world. So in any example, could you explain the different degree levels and how they compare to each other? career higher-education...


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Arianne B. Mar 12, 2017 1485 views

Is a Bachelor's degree enough? If you commit to attending a university, will you really need a Master's degree to get a job?

So many careers have Master's and PhD programs. I don't know if i am ready for 5-10 years of university. career-counseling...


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Ayomide O. Mar 14, 2017 1029 views
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preethi M. Mar 16, 2017 1198 views

what are some of the best sites for finding job postings?

should i use any other job posting site other than indeed. does different job posting sites have different jobs listed ? engineering jobs career-counseling career-path software software-engineering software-development...


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Mounia M. Mar 17, 2017 1223 views

Do employers like reading Functional or Chronological resumes more?

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...


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Paajcha Julie X. Mar 23, 2017 868 views

How do you reconcile between following your passion and choosing a career that can support you financially?

Hello! I am a recent college graduate (got my BA), and I've been recently doing some deep soul searching in terms of life purpose and mission. There is a part of me that wants to go straight for things that I'm interested in but at the same time, I do want to be practical and be in a...

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Timothy G. Jun 30, 2017 994 views

How do I qualify to work as a Barista?

Hello, I am curious about getting a part-time job working as a Barista but my only concern is that I have never worked in a coffee shop before. What kind of skills would I need to be considered for this position if I were to apply? And how could I learn them? Appreciate any feedback you could...

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Nicole G. Aug 31, 2017 1036 views

I'm nervous about my future.

Is it normal to have anxiety over the future? anxiety anxiety-management life-coach...