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Questions Answered: I hate my new job! Can I start looking for another one?

Question: I graduated in May of last year and accepted pretty much the first job offer I got. I’ve been in this job for less than 6 months and I hate it! I know I should be grateful to have a job, but is it ok if I start looking for another job? – Morgan, South Dakota Answer: Morgan, you’re […]

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Questions Answered: Should I date my co-worker?

Question: I’m interning at my dream company for the fall and spring semesters. Things have been going really well, but here’s my question. There’s a guy in my department that I’m really into. He is definitely interested in me, too. He is a full time, regular employee. I asked around and there doesn’t seem to be any policy against dating. Would dating him ruin my chances of getting a full time offer at this company? – Lyanne, Lubbock, TX

Answer: First, congratulations on landing an internship at your dream company. Any time we try to mix our work and personal lives, things can get a bit tricky. The first thing I would suggest is getting in touch with your Human Resources department to get confirmation that a dating policy does not exist. Also find out if there’s a policy against employees dating interns, which may be considered a different situation than employees dating one another. Next, check with your school to find out if there is a college policy about interns dating co-workers. You just want to check all your bases.

There are a few other things to consider, as well: (more…)

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Questions Answered: What address should I use on my resume?

Question: I go to school in a different state than I live.  I am applying for internships in both my home state and where my school is. What address should I use on my resume? – Angela, California AND New Hampshire Answer: Great question, Angela. You can actually include BOTH addresses on the resume in the header of your document. […]

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Questions Answered: A new resource! T.A.P. into CAREEREALISM

I love hearing from you and answering your career questions, and based on your e-mails and comments, I get the sense that you appreciate reading my career advice, too. Now you can receive my advice and the advice of several career experts through Twitter!

Sweet Careers has recently teamed up with CAREEREALISM and a diverse group of career experts for the Twitter Advice Project (a.k.a. T.A.P. into CAREEREALISM).

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