I'm graduating at the end of the month and I'm anxiously excited about my upcoming job search. One thing I'm having a hard time understanding is if I'm offered a position, can I really negotiate salary? I've heard from some it's okay to negotiate, especially if the offer is below what my research finds as "in line" with the market. Others have said, either take the job and salary or you'll need to find something else. What's the right advice? Thanks.
Great question and congratulations on your upcoming graduation! It really is an exciting time in your life! Enjoy ever second! Now, for the negotiation, it is a very touchy thing, and really depends on the…View all answers »
What jobs would you recommend for a Bachelors Degree in Spanish?
There are several jobs you can do with a Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish; it all depends on your field of interest and previous experience. Several companies are seeking bilingual employees so this is definitely…View all answers »
I've emailed a recruiter about a specific position and haven't heard back. I have now followed up twice, spacing each of my emails out by a week. When should I give up? I don't want to annoy this person, but really like the company and think the available position would be great for me.
This is a great question. In my opinion, I believe after 3-4 times of following up, it may be best to just allow the employer an opportunity to get back with you. I think the amount of days you…View all answers »
Hi, I am a senior graduating from an Ivy with a degree in Computer Science. I have a full-time job in a top tech company coming out of college. On the surface, this seems great, but, in reality it isn't. I simply do not enjoy programming anymore. I've spent all my entire undergraduate career focusing on CS, so don't know what else I might be interested in. My plan is to start on my first job and simultaneously find some other industry to move to. My question is: how can I figure out what I might enjoy & get exposure in whatever that might be while working a full-time job?
Your approach to starting your job is the right outcome for now. I would encourage you to begin your new role. Work on becoming fully functional in your role. From there you can begin to think…View all answers »
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