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Asked by Kylie on January 4, 2017

I am a recent Ohio State grad with a B.A in communications. I am wanting to get into the nonprofit world, or special event planning, maybe both. I know I naturally possess the skills necessary along with my education to be an excellent candidate..I just don't know how to get my foot in the door. Any suggestions?

AT&T, Cardinal Health, Emerson have responded.

Congratulations on graduating!  It is great to recognize how your natural proclivities and education come together for their best impact.  It can take people a long time to figure out what is going…

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Asked by David on December 26, 2016

I have a number of friends who have created resume websites and seen some success doing it. What should I include in a resume website? Is there an advantage in having a traditional resume AND a non-traditional resume to accompany it?

AT&T, Cigna, Textron have responded.

Hi there!  There are a lot of things you can create as part of the creation of your personal brand.  A resume website, a video resume, a traditional resume, a carefully complete LinkedIn Profile,…

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Asked by Student on December 25, 2016

How should I represent on my CV that I terminated my pursuit of a masters degree because of pregnancy and moving abroad (attended 1st semester and GPA is 3.6 out of 4)? Thanks in advance!

Textron, Emerson, Hersheys have responded.

I would advise against including any information about this in your CV because some employers might argue that leaving after one semester, regardless of the reason, could be an indicator of…

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Asked by Mitesh on December 20, 2016

I have completed all rounds of my interview. After two weeks, I got an email from an HR manager that I am a finalist for the position. I followed up a couple days later with the same manager and he mentioned we will make a decision by the end of this week. Is this a normal timeline? And isn't it a good sign that they notified me I was a finalist? Thanks!

Textron, Pitney Bowes, ADP have responded.

Hello and congrats on working through the interview process! It can be difficult to determine what a normal timeline is because companies can have such a wide variety of timelines that they work through. Completing…

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Asked by Carlos on September 15, 2016

I am near a recent completion of an Associates in Applied Science:Electrical Technology i have 3 months of commercial electric experience and 5 years of customer service experience.One goal is to finish a bachelor's in electrical engineering hopefully however I am completely lost as to where i need to start my career.

Worthington, Daikin Applied have responded.

Congrats on nearing the completion of an Associates in Engineering Technology. I would consider starting your career with an internship if you've not yet had one. You can search for Electrical Engineering Internships…

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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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