I'm starting college next year and am not sure what major I want. I've narrowed it down but would like your opinion on what two or three majors are the best for finding a job/ look the best on a resume. Thanks!

Hi - I would suggest two options. The first, look into the different majors that you have narrowed down. Research the career paths, the salary, etc. This will give you some insight as to what your future…

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I recently had an interview for an unadvertised IT internship with a small but rapidly expanding company. I was more or less offered the position (which I'm very excited about), but the issue of pay never came up. My question is: when and how to do I ask whether or not it's a paid internship? I was going to send my "Thank You" email today (followed by a hand-written "thank you" note) -- should I include it in there?

Although I would not include it in the Thank You correspondence, it is perfectly acceptable for you to inquire about pay if you have been formally offered the internship.  You should approach the topic…

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I'm thinking through my classes for college, it will be my senior year, and I have some options for electives. I have focused pretty much on liberal arts stuff - I'm an English Lit major. What should I take? I want to open up some options but can't afford a master's degree.

My advice for you would be to venture outside of your comfort zone of English Literature classes.  I would consider taking a Business Management class.  These types of classes will teach you how a…

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I am a recent grad and notice that when doing interviews people often say they are looking for someone with more experience, even for entry level. I have been working on small projects since graduation and continue to look for a job. A good amount of learning and experience is done on the job and how the employee does things. I guess my question is how can a person get more experience without given a chance to work at it? Each degree has a wide range of topics to choose from and mine is in computer science.

It can definitely be discouraging to have employers say that they are looking for a candidate with more experience.  My recommendation for you would be to research internships that are of interest to you. …

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I am a 57 year old professional looking to retire from my current employment for the past 15 years to enter into less stressful employment opportunities. I prefer to work less than 40 hours per week on a flexible work schedule. What are some good ideas/resources for me to get started and how? I have a Master Degree in Management. management and social science.

As the type of job that you are looking for is not as common, it is important for your to be very flexible.  If this is truly the type of job you desire, you may have to go to where these jobs are more…

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