I would like to search for jobs that require a written skills exam (e.g literacy, math, IQ) and use this as a primary criterion in the hiring decision. How can I do this kind of job search? Are there job search engines, placement programs, or other resources that specialize in this or at least have it as an option? My job center told me that they did not know how one could do this.
I am not aware of any way to search for this specifically, the screening process you describe is rarely put in a job description, so you don't have anything to search for. I'm sure there are more opportunities…View all answers »
As a junior in college, what is the most important aspect of planning my career that I can start implementing now?
Such a great question. The most important aspect, to me, is putting together a winning resume. Get guidance from your campus career center to do that. I know you asked for the "most important," but let's look…View all answers »
When beginning to interview, what is the most important type of experience to be able to discuss when interviewing for a marketing position?
Thank you for reaching out! When starting to interview it is important to discuss relevant experience. In a perfect world, it would be an internship or career shadow experience. A close second…View all answers »
I'm a business college student and the advice everyone gives is network, network, network; however, as a college student this can be very hard or intimidating because lots of the time these networking opportunities are at career fairs or industry association meetings. What are some tips to help stand out and what are some of the qualities or skills employers are mainly looking for in a candidate?
Let's talk about networking first. Do you have a LinkedIn page? That is the best way to get start networking. Start with your contacts, then your contact's connections. If you met someone at a job fair or industry…View all answers »
Hi! I am a senior in college. I was wondering if it is important that include where I went to high school on my resume?
Great question! Now that you are a senior, I would recommend removing anything related to high school from your resume. It's common for freshmen and sophomores with limited experience to include their high…View all answers »