I recently saw a job post for a company I applied to months ago but got rejected for the position. This is a different position, one in which I have more experience in. Should I apply for this new position and should I email the HR manager that I am interested in this position?
Great question! It can be a very strenuous task when applying for positions. It’s great to see that you are not giving up. I suggest that you apply for the position; the worst that can happen is that…View all answers »
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?
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…View all answers »
I would like to pursue a career in Anthropology or Cultural Anthropology, but do not know if I can get a job anywhere but teaching. Can you find Anthropology jobs outside of teaching?
Yes, you can find jobs in your field of Anthorpology or Culutural Anthropology without teaching. Some of the best places to look are Indeed.com or search any of the internet browsers and you'll…
Hi I'm a senior who will be entering the pharmaceutical industry and trying to come up with an elevator pitch about myself that can be used in interviews and conversation. What information should I include and do you think there is a certain organization to the pitch that is best?
Awesome question! It crosses all industries and is a skill everyone should cultivate. Your elevator pitch is 3 things: 30 seconds. What's your skill? What's your ask?
Now let's break it out. 30 seconds,…
I got an email from a lady in HR asking if I was available for a telephone interview that same day. I wasn't, but gave a day when I would be available. Her email response just said 'Do you not get a lunch break?' I found this rude. How should I respond?
Hi there! In reading your question, I've opted to look at it from a couple of different perspectives. First off, how great that you have someone interested in talking to your further. It's…View all answers »
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