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Anina H.’s Avatar
Anina H. Apr 27, 2016 962 views

When adults talk about "making connections" does it actually help you get a job? When has a connection ever helped you find a job, or advanced your career in any way?

Hi! My name is Anina and I'm a high school senior interning at CareerVillage. One of my best friends wants to major in Business and always talks about making connections. I don't see how having a bunch of acquaintances can help you with your career. If you meet someone once and give them your...

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Arshad A. May 18, 2016 670 views

Is LinkedIn the best place for job hunting? How do I ensure that recruiters seek me through LinkedIn?

I am a fresh graduate looking for entry level jobs. I recently created a LinkedIn account as I was told that it can be used for effective job hunting. I applied for several jobs through it and haven't gotten any replies yet. I try to keep my profile as strong as possible but unable to get...

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J F. May 25, 2016 771 views

What field should I work in?

I've always enjoyed working with computers, and I've found that tinkering with android phones is something I really enjoy doing. I love trying different custom operating systems and setting everything up efficiently. If these are the things I enjoy doing, what career choice is best for me? I've...

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Jerry L. Jun 20, 2016 811 views

Should I use the same "professional" photo for all my profiles?

I've recently created a LinkedIn and a Skype for professional and interviewing purposes now that I'm transitioning into adulthood. Should my professional photo be recycled or is this a sign of laziness and worth avoiding? linkedin...


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Mitchell A. Sep 19, 2016 706 views

What are some good websites, some specifics in searching for careers within your field of study?

A few friends have informed me that before I graduate to start applying for jobs. Few have told me to use websites such as , , etc. I have been using indeed often but pretty much all requirements for the jobs I am interested in want experience of a few some odd years....

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Deanicia D. Oct 28, 2016 5083 views

Should I talk about my failures when being interviewed for a job?

I read an article about how a recruiter who interviews students got an answer of "I expect failure" from one of the students. Then they went and wrote an article on how this answer was amazing. Should I do the same and state some failures like struggles in class or should I keep that to myself....

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Mounia M. Feb 16, 2017 1029 views

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...

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Jackie G. Feb 21, 2017 708 views

How often does one relocate for jobs?

I was told that with the poor job market, it is common for people to move to where jobs are available, rather than looking for jobs near their current location. Is this true? college career job...


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Juliana S. Jan 17, 2018 455 views

How Can I Earn That Last Thousand Dollars?

Besides applying to scholarships/grants and working in my college's work-study program, I would like to earn a little more cash to add to the endless pot of tuition payments. Do you have any suggestions for earning that extra bit of cash while still busily studying in college? money-makers...

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Maddison M. May 18, 2018 376 views

How do you think businesses will expand diversity within their companies?

There are lots of concern behind the lack of diversity in businesses. What do you think these companies can do and look for? business...


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Alexandra F. Jul 29, 2018 1148 views

How is it being a female in a male-dominated career?

I am majoring in Computer Science and it is clear to me that there is a huge gender-gap. I am a bit worried about being over-looked because I will be a female in a male-dominated career. Any tips on how to stand-out and how to not let the gender-gap affect you? Thank you so much for your...

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Jose M. Aug 26, 2018 494 views

What steps should I take now (as a Senior) to go into Vet-School?

I'm a high school senior and I want to go into Veterinary School. purdue high-school experience...