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Asked by Kathleen on November 25, 2016

I am a student majoring in Mathematics. I completed an internship with a fantastic video game company doing research and testing their most recent video game. I had to move to another state, but I'm still able to work for them remotely in my spare time but I need a paying job! I am looking for something that will allow me to practice and use my math skills and a tech savvy environment. Any ideas where I should start?

VFC, Grace have responded.

Asked an analytical colleague who suggested the following site:  http://www.maa.org/careers/  It's for the Mathematical Association of America.  You…

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Asked by Tiffany on November 19, 2016

In the last year I have had 5 interviews, no call backs. Not sure what i'm doing wrong, but it is a learning experience. My question is: I seem to start stuttering, or get tripped up in my words. I try to speak slowly, but I am so aware of it, i feel dumb. what can I do?

Worthington, Textron, Cardinal Health, Pitney Bowes have responded.

Hello,
This is a problem that many people face. The best thing about going into an interview is that you are the subject matter expect on yourself- you know the answers to all of the questions that are…

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Asked by John on November 12, 2016

I have been teaching for 7 years and am looking to transition to the corporate world. I have taught general and special education social studies, math, and language arts. My master's degree is in social studies education and my undergraduate degree is in economics and political science. Prior to teaching, I worked as a research analyst with a federal agency and with a nonprofit. I would like to transition to the corporate world in corporate training, market research, or another field. I was wondering if the corporate recruiters welcome teaching experience and if the transition is feasible.

ADM, Daikin Applied, Pitney Bowes, VFC have responded.

Great question! Depending on the industry you chose to focus, I don't believe you will have a problem at all. Teachers often transition over to the corporate world, with the addition of you education you should…

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Asked by Mufaddal on November 9, 2016

I'm about to earn my degree in mechanical engineering. What are some good fields to consider after graduation?

Grace, ADM have responded.

The best field is undoubtedly manufacturing. Chemical manufacturing, to be specific. ;)

Mechanical engineers are sought by almost every engineering industry. Examples include chemical, aerospace,…

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Asked by James on November 6, 2016

I'm currently a student at TSTC. I'm going to graduate in May 2017 with a minor in Digital or Computer Forensics. I worked for a couple large tech companies but was laid off, so I decided to go to college to start a new career. I was hoping you could help me figure out what career I should maybe look into, or help me think about what to consider.

AT&T, VFC, Merck & Co. have responded.

Congrats on going back to school! If you want to go where the growth is, set your sights on cybersecurity. It’s one of the fastest evolving fields in technology as the Internet of Things comes to life…

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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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