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Asked by Alex'Zandra on October 21, 2014

HI i recently graduated with my B.S. in Poultry Science. I am currently working in a Management position in the Athletic Department of my college. I am wanting to get into the poultry industry in possibly human resource, sales, or marketing. What are my options in doing a entry level position in one of theses areas?

ManpowerGroup have responded.

Very interesting question! I think you need to do two different things to try and obtain an entry-level role within Poultry Sciences, but this advice really applies to *any* new grad who is trying to break…

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Asked by olamide on September 29, 2014

What are the most important steps to securing a job after a bachelors degree?

Cardinal Health, Textron, HP, Caterpillar have responded.

There are a few things you can do to help build a strong resume while in college to help make securing a full-time job easier upon graduation. It is important to gain as much real world work experience as possible.…

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Asked by Kindra on September 29, 2014

How would it look from HR's point of view if I were to completely switch career paths? For example, I'm currently pursing a Management degree to eventually be a restaurant owner, but I want to later pursue a career in the criminal justice field. On my resume, would that look as if I couldn't make up my mind?

Pitney Bowes, HP, Cardinal Health, Caterpillar have responded.

No. It won’t look like that at all. Many people change career paths for all kinds of reasons. For example many of my marketing MBA interns had backgrounds in Finance and Mechanical engineering.  Sometimes…

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Asked by greg on October 17, 2014

3 months ago I graduated from Virginia Tech with a Business IT degree, supposedly the degree with the top hire rate out of school. (supply chain/ops/logistics focus). I've applied for tons of jobs since and have had ONE interview. I hear that only 10% of online apps get a response and that you must know someone/have a connection. I'm getting very discouraged. Also it seems that many 'entry level' jobs require a security clearance yet you need the job to get the clearance. Can you please give me some advice on what to do?

Hospira, Mutual of Omaha, Cigna, Gap Inc. have responded.

First let me say congrats on your accomplishment in getting your IT degree.  You are right that IT is a degree of interest to many company.  Here are a few suggestions for you to consider.  1.…

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Asked by Prachi on October 16, 2014

I am a first year masters student in Mechanical Engineering. My area of research is Structural Dynamics and Controls, Vibration and Aeroelasticity. What are the career opportunities available for me in private/civil aviation field in USA? I am ready to work at any location across USA, Canada and Europe also. Many of the jobs at major companies in this field require US citizenship. Are there any companies who recruit international students as well? Thank you!

ManpowerGroup, HP have responded.

Not knowing a lot about this field, my best recommendations would be as follows:

1) Start building a relationship with the Career Placement Center at your university right away, and actively participate…

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