I am having trouble finding a job directly related to my major in college. Are there resources you would recommend I look at to figure out what other industries my skills may apply to?
Great question and do not panic you are not alone, a lot of college students and young professionals run into this issue as they are gearing to find that ideal job. So to answer this question short and…View all answers »
What is an appropriate way to follow-up after an interview? How long should I wait to hear from them, how often should I follow-up, and what should I expect to hear?
Great question! A great way to follow up after an interview is with a nice thank you card, or via email. You do not need something extremely long but a short note thanking them for their time and letting them…View all answers »
My religious beliefs required me to do a couple years of service before college, and this delayed my graduation. Is this something I should explain to an employer or is my age at graduation irrelevant?
Your age at graduation is irrelevant. What matters is what skills and experience you bring to the table. Many people come into college at different points in their life whether the delay…
How do I prepare my resume for future job opportunities in a different field of expertise when I have been employed at my current job for 11 years?
Try to gain as much non-work related experience as possible that you can add to your resume. For example, if you want to work for a veterinarian, but you currently work in retail-- start volunteering at a pet…View all answers »
I would like to become a teacher or a graduate school professor. What's the best track to achieve this? Do I need to go back to school for a masters degree, or should I grow and gain experience at an educational company?
This could be a great question for your college / university Career Services office. Most universities would require you to obtain a PhD or a doctorate degree in the field that you would like to teach, especially…View all answers »