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Asked by Amel on June 13, 2018

In this current job market would I be better off going straight from a Bachelors degree to an MBA program instead of entering the work force right away?

VFC have responded.

My personal opinion is that it is always better to get some work experience before pursuing your MBA.  Your MBA coursework will likely be easier and more enriching if you are able to apply actual work…

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Asked by Emily on May 23, 2018

What's the best way to ask an employer for a referral?

Worthington have responded.

It's important to first make sure your current employer is aware that you are searching for a new position. This should not come as a surprise if you are approaching graduation. I would say to them that you…

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Asked by Jonathan on May 18, 2018

I've been with my company for almost three years now. Have had the opportunity to go for a short international assignment and have landed a role that I'm very happy with. Problem is that it's not clear what the next move might be. I've been in this role for a year now and there's no path for development. When is it the right time to explore externally?

VFC have responded.

You've been with your company for 3 years now and 1 year in your current role, that is a more than fair commitment, now is the right time to explore externally.  Remember, you're just exploring, if you…

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Asked by J.M. on June 5, 2018

I'm about to start an internship with company that I'd really like to go to work for after I graduate. Do you have any advice about what I might do now or over the next year while I'm back in school before graduation to try and increase my chances of being hired there?  Are there some common mistakes that interns make at this stage?

ADM, HP have responded.

Hello! The best thing you can do is be as actively engaged in your internship as possible. Ask lots of questions, learn everything you can. Jump right in and show them that you would make a great addition to…

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Asked by Traln krughel on May 22, 2018

Hi I am student at Hamilton Tech College in Davenport, IA. I am looking to get my foot in the door for experience in my new career. What's the first step I should take to finding something like this?

ADM have responded.

Great question! Internships are a great way to gain experience and learn about companies that you may be interested in. An internship will often times give you hands on experience that you may not be getting…

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