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Asked by Omar on July 19, 2016

What skills do I need to have if I want to work in the Human Resources Management Field? And do you think online courses can help me gain an internship?

Caterpillar have responded.

The first thing to think about is to pursue a degree in Human Resources.  Most 4 year colleges offer some kind of HR program which will give you exposure to all areas of the field, and there are many offered…

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Asked by Kevin on July 12, 2016

What should I do if I plan to join the military while I am employed?

AT&T, ADM, Caterpillar have responded.

Hi there!  The best thing you can do when you are planning major life changes is to get your personal plan as set as it can be and then open the dialog with your employer.  Everyone does better with…

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Asked by Susan on July 11, 2016

What are some tips you would give on speaking in public? Specifically, in front of peers and managers. How important is it that I am good at public speaking (while in meetings with coworkers and during presentations)? Can this really further my career?

Worthington, Textron, Accenture have responded.

Hello. This is a great question! Public speaking will play a huge role when it comes to your career, whether you are speaking in a small meeting or in front of a large group. Some key things to focus on are…

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Asked by sabih on June 9, 2016

I recently graduated and I am a practicing MD. I've been mainly doing house calls, but I am not satisfied with my field. What should I do to get myself into some related fields?

Gap Inc., Cigna, HPE have responded.

This is a great question in often we start a career because we "thought" it would be something we would love to do, or someone we know and respect does "that", and sometimes it isn't everything we think it's…

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Asked by megharaj on May 28, 2016

I want to work in creative fields, like advertising agencies, and would be willing to work in creative demanded places like Bangalore. Where should I start looking to get into a job like that? I am graduating with a BBA this year. Thank you!

ADP, Daikin Applied, HPE have responded.

Great question!  Full disclosure that I do not have any experience recruiting in the creative industry.  But I will lean upon my experience with students targeting international opportunities in general. …

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Blog post on March 2, 2015

How to Change Careers

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Changing careers is common for many people. Whether you’ve simply discovered you actually hate your current career path or your industry has made it impossible for you to continue being employed...

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Blog post on February 26, 2015

5 Ways to Improve Your Resume

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You found the perfect job opening. It has all the elements you desire: compensation, corporate culture, and location are all in line with your dream job...

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Blog post on February 23, 2015

Coffee Fiends In The Workplace

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Coffee is a national pastime for millions of people in the US. From the first cup shortly after the alarm goes off in the morning, to the 3pm refuel we’re a country that loves our bitter caffeinated beverages...

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Blog post on February 20, 2015

The Balancing Act Of Vacation Time

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Vacation time can be a difficult subject to deal with in the workplace. Most companies have a set amount of paid time off based on various elements that designate a person’s ‘right’ to more or less vacation...

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Blog post on February 17, 2015

How To Work With People You Genuinely Dislike

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The workspace can be a place of inspiration and joy, filled with people who you deeply appreciate. Your office can also be a drudgery littered with various individuals who you’d rather not see twice let alone every day...

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