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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 Donald on January 3, 2017

Is it better to include a street address in the contact info on a resume or leave it off? Or is either way OK? Thanks in advance for your advice on this!

Worthington, AT&T, ADP, Cigna have responded.

Hello!
Good question. This is something that I have been seeing less and less of as time goes by. It is a 'nice to have', but most of the time, the recruiter/hiring manager isn't looking at your street…

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Asked by Sam on December 26, 2016

I'm fairly confident I'm going to be offered a job any day now from a company I've had a few interviews with. If the salary is less than desirable how do I go about negotiating it? I have limited experience, but I know your salary early on dictates how you scale up in the future.

AT&T, Hersheys, Cigna, Grace have responded.

First off, you are thinking smart and that is a good place to kick off salary negotiations.  Do your research and find out what the market rate for the job is.  Be prepared with that information and…

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Asked by Sam on December 26, 2016

I believe I'm about to be offered a job at a company I've been interviewing with. How should I evaluate the compensation package when they show it to me? Should I ask them how much things cost (i.e. health care, dental, time off, etc) and then add it to my salary?

Mutual of Omaha, Grace, ADM have responded.

Great questions! If an offer is presented to you, typically the recruiter will state what the base salary or hourly wage will be and if there are any bonuses or other incentives included in the offer. You can…

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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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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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