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?
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…View all answers »
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!
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…
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.
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…View all answers »
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?
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…View all answers »
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?
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,…View all answers »
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