Why do 99 percent of employers always want potential employee's to have a associates degree or higher for a job? I want a job as a safety supervisor or manager. I've been on safety committee for years, did audits etc. Why is it people like me that couldn't afford college but work hard and learn on the job don't have a chance? And what should I do to get noticed or hired without a degree?
This is a great question. A lot of times, there are requirements for positions that can be obtained through a college degree or with a technical certification. However, depending on the type of industry…
Has an employee ever been hired from their LinkedIn page or from a new LinkedIn connection?
Great question! Yes, I have actually found quite of few candidates from LinkedIn who ended up getting hired. Lots of recruiters use LinkedIn as a source to find potential candidates. It is possible and LinkedIn…View all answers »
I very much want to advance my career. How do you work your way up the corporate ladder? I'm assuming I need to stand out to my supervisor, but I'm not sure if that's the case or if I need to be on the radar for someone higher up. Or do I need to make moves outside of the company. In addition, what are healthy expectations for promotion/raise timetables?
When thinking about advancing your career, I think the most important thing to keep in mind is that lateral moves are equally, if not more, beneficial than promotions. If you are early on in your career, lateral…View all answers »
I just accepted a job offer at an incredible company. What are some things I should do in my first week on the job? How should I prepare for my new position over the next couple weeks before I start?
Such a great mindset you have so early on in your career. Depending on the full-time job, I recommend reaching out to your manager and letting them know how excited you are and if there is anything you could…View all answers »
Can personality tests help you in a job you're already in? I realize they have tremendous value when searching for a job, but can they help you if you're already in a role? If they can how?
Depending on the test and the role, personality tests/assessments could be very beneficial.
With that said, though, there are some limitations. The validity of the test plays a…
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