being told to sleep on a couch on a business trip, unsolicited sales pitches, and more

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How can I make arrangements for the company to get a hotel room?” I graduated from college five years ago and been working with the same company ever since. You really can’t include anything from before college, unless it was truly extraordinary — like you started a successful company or something like that. ” The article went on to explain how/why this way looks better than listing your freelance or temp work.

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16 months after leaving job, still getting hassled by old boss

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A reader writes: I left my first post-college job in 2009 after 5 years. A reader writes: I left my first post-college job in 2009 after 5 years. why do so many college career centers suck? how can I get my temp job to hire me on permanently?

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will looking like a teenager harm my job search?

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I am a recent college graduate, but get mistaken for a high schooler all the time. I am a recent college graduate, but get mistaken for a high schooler all the time. why do so many college career centers suck? how can I get my temp job to hire me on permanently?

2011 78

don't send poetry as your writing sample, and other suggestions.

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Posted in internships , interviewing , phone interviews , students I’m hiring college students for several internships right now, which means that the candidates are a mix of really impressive/prepared and really … not. why do so many college career centers suck?

2010 67

10 tips to get the most out of your internship — Ask a Manager

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager 10 tips to get the most out of your internship January 17, 2011 If you’re thinking about leaving college without doing a couple of internships, don’t. Posted in internships If you’re thinking about leaving college without doing a couple of internships, don’t. Many of them are specifically for college credit only. Work-study is usually for those who need help paying their college tuition.

EEOC is reconsidering their policy regarding Criminal Background.

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2011 43

emailing my boyfriend’s interviewer, job searching when you share a name with a dominatrix who looks like you, and more

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I work at an office in a college, so our hours are flexible and we have a lot of vacation time. She even planned a whole week-long vacation (booked flights, hotels) and THEN asked for the time off, which created a scheduling conflict with one of our events. Before that, I had two temporary jobs (one seasonal, one through a temp agency) and they each lasted less than six months — two months and one month, respectively. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

2016 65

unsolicited resumes from strangers, telling someone grad school isn’t for them, and more

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and I will stay at (hotel name)."]. In fact, my paranoid brain thinks it’s suspiciously generous (like are they planning to meet up and then mug you at their sketchy hotel?) I recently came across your site while on my job hunt (I recently graduated from college, the struggle is so real) and it’s been so helpful to me. I assume it was just a response to my other email with some feedback, but she was actually emailing me about a 3-day temp position at the company!

2014 59

Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

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When I attended my specific college’s job fair, I would go up to a company, introduce myself, pitch, and then ask for a business card only to be told that it was against company policy to give them out. I went to the specific college career fair at my university each year.

short answer Saturday: another job search edition

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I have my resume on an Internet employment board and was contacted by a temp agency for a part-time contract position open in the HR Department in a large local company. One of my college professors, who I worked very closely with on a self-directed research project and has a very solid understanding of my work skills, was recently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. Tickets, hotel, and visas have been paid for.

2011 57

bad recruiter behavior: deceptive sales tactics

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I was actually hired through a temp agency, which I had signed up for the usual reason – I needed some work while I looked for a full time job. Reply Elsie February 11, 2011 at 5:01 pm Is there a difference between a temp agency and a staffing agency?

2011 75

do what you say you're going to do

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2011 95

at an interview in a coffee shop, who pays for the coffee?

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In that case, normally I would go for the hotel lobby or will rent a small meeting room at the hotel if there are a number of interviews lined up. for a while, like a temp agency without the agency) but not for actual please show up to work everyday jobs.

2011 83

I will review your resume this week

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2011 82

where are they now: update #15 – call center misery — Ask a Manager

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is that it is temp-to-hire. This job was supposed to be temp for 90 days and then hired, and I’ve hit that, and the latest update as to when I might get hired on is “We don’t know.&# why do so many college career centers suck?

2010 60

book review, other people's families, and mango sticky - — Ask a.

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2011 75

something cool and free for you

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2011 74

how to tackle your budget process when you're “not a math person”

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2011 72

does company's silence mean I didn't get the job? — Ask a Manager

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2011 74

1000th blog post (an excuse for an orgy of self-indulgence)

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2011 71

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2011 70

Valentine's Day round-up

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2011 70

resume review offer ends at midnight tonight

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am I wasting this recruiter's time? — Ask a Manager

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2011 70

how to fire an employee with a bad attitude — Ask a Manager

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2011 105

phantom jobs, confidential searches, and job scams

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And it doesn’t hurt that I have never, ever been contacted through Monster by anyone except temp agencies. Craig’s List, on the other hand, has gotten me maybe one or two temp places and then a bunch of actual hiring companies. why do so many college career centers suck?

2011 79

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2011 69

things that aren't good ideas #78

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2011 101

short answer Sunday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

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I’m a college sophomore in the midst of the summer internship application rush. This work was not found through a temp agency or anything of the sort; it was a direct hire. why do so many college career centers suck? how can I get my temp job to hire me on permanently?

2011 67

mother bought me plane tickets without asking me if I could get.

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If you have a college degree, you can probably work as a tutor and make decent money. I started out temping in admin/receptionist gigs – I ended up the director of IT.

2011 70

the roots of Ask a Manager… — Ask a Manager

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2011 65

a few housekeeping notes, and a holiday present to you — Ask a Manager

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2010 65

things that aren't good ideas

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2011 63

yes, you really should write a better cover letter

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temp workers new account manager is a jerk 10 things to know about applying for nonprofit jobs what qualifications can trump experience, when job-searching? why do so many college career centers suck? how can I get my temp job to hire me on permanently? in which I throw my life into unheaval rejected for a job because I used the color green in my design exam a recent grad success story deathbed advice for managers is how I financed college any of this employers business?

the 10 interview questions you're most likely to be asked — Ask a.

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temp workers new account manager is a jerk 10 things to know about applying for nonprofit jobs what qualifications can trump experience, when job-searching? why do so many college career centers suck? how can I get my temp job to hire me on permanently? in which I throw my life into unheaval rejected for a job because I used the color green in my design exam a recent grad success story deathbed advice for managers is how I financed college any of this employers business?

2011 64

update from reader afraid her old boss would out her as.

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2011 64

how to stand out at a job fair

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Social media CAN get you a job … or, I hired a blog reader — Ask a.

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We met and became friends in college where we competed on the school’s debate team and graduated from the same program with a degree in Political Economy. why do so many college career centers suck? how can I get my temp job to hire me on permanently?

3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession

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I was saving money even right out of college when I was making $6/hr and already paying student loans. temp workers new account manager is a jerk 10 things to know about applying for nonprofit jobs what qualifications can trump experience, when job-searching?

I will totally get you a job. — Ask a Manager

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2011 64

do I have to be perfect to get a job?

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I had to move to another area of the country to get a part-time job, and that was an office temp job (my degree is a DVM so it was considerably below my education). why do so many college career centers suck? how can I get my temp job to hire me on permanently?

2011 81

short answer Saturday: 6 short answers to 6 short questions

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You saw your temp position posted, or a permanent version of it? If the job you saw was for your current temp position, tell her that you saw it and ask what its implications are for your own continued tenure. why do so many college career centers suck?

2011 71

short answer Sunday: 8 short answers to 8 short questions

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Several months ago, I was hired in one department of a medium-sized nonprofit organization through a temp agency to fill in while they sought someone new for their department. why do so many college career centers suck? how can I get my temp job to hire me on permanently?

2011 71