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 »
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 »
How competitive is the financial industry for a first time job seeker with a bachelor's degree?
Overall, it would appear that the market has definitely shifted to be less of an employer’s market and more of a job seeker’s market. So you may find the odds more favorable for job seekers now…View all answers »
I have owned my own business for the past 11 years but sold it back in March. I've been in school for the past 9 months full time. I do have previous work experience in administration. I also have certifications. I have 1 year left to graduate. What is the best way to go about applying for work by someone like me whose experience working for someone else was over 11 years ago?
Wow! Congratulations on all you exciting life events! My first suggestion is to rephrase your thinking to focus on what you do have and not on what you don’t have. You have 11 years of experience running…View all answers »
What category (i.e. Entry level, Management, Professional, etc) do companies consider placing retired military personnel and how do I cross the chasm to at least be a candidate? I am a retired Navy veteran. However, most positions have statements concerning years of experience in that specific industry or direct experience in that particular position. As a 20 plus year veteran, I am considered to have too much experience for entry level, but not enough industry or direct experience for management. I have been targeting positions that relate to the positions in my military career, my educational background, and are associated with positions that I have held since my retirement without any success. I feel as though I am in a Catch-22. How can someone in my situation get their foot in the door to at least be a viable candidate?