I am 64 years old and just got my masters degree in Visual Communication. I'm having a hard time getting interviews. Any suggestions?
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Besides professional skills, how can students prepare themselves to take the position as a leader of different levels at a company?
This is a great question! Leadership skills can be demonstrated in a number of ways and taking an active role in leading student organizations and groups is a great way to develop and showcase your…View all answers »
I am a Mechanical Engineering student specializing in Thermal-Fluid Sciences. I am entering my second year of a MS program and would like to know how early can I apply for a full time position? Also, any tips for applying to jobs since I have no work experience?
This is a common question from undergraduate and graduate students with little to no work experience. I would definitely recommend some suggestions for networking now while you are still enrolled. You should…View all answers »
I've read a lot on this site that salaries are most often predetermined for most jobs. How do you come up with the salary range, though? How does your company decide to pay an entry level marketing person 'x' while paying an account 'x'?
There are several different factors that go into determining a salary range for a position and I presume all companies handle this differently. There are third party companies that will often assist with this.…View all answers »
What's the best piece of career advice you received when you were just starting out?
The best piece of advice I received was to do an internship(s) in my chosen career field, whether it be paid or unpaid, and if I couldn't do that, then volunteer in that area. This allowed me…View all answers »