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Which job to choose?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stuart Charles on Tuesday. 16 Replies

I wrote my bachelors thesis this summer but couldnt complete my bachlor since i have to repeat a course worth 2,5 CP´s.This means is have one course which is once a week this semester and a side job…Continue

Little things that are good to know

Started this discussion. Last reply by Will Aug 12. 4 Replies

Self explaining topic, post little things that can make a mans life easier.Iam going to start.NegotiationsWhile negotiating prices the persons who tells its price first is put at a disatvantage. You…Continue

New sport to do?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Regular Joe Jun 11. 15 Replies

Iam currently looking for a new sport. I go running and swimming since a while but want something new that is challenging.It shouldnt cost much since iam a student and therefor short on money, it…Continue

Getting back in shape

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Shelton Apr 2. 13 Replies

I used to go to the gym on a regular basis, but stopped that 4-5 years ago. Since then i only go running on a regular basis and also added swimming. As long as iam healty and have the time i go…Continue

 

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Jay D replied to Jack Bauer's discussion "Sexual assault", iconic photos, and French feminists ... in the group The Great Debate
"It´s France. In that context it does make sense."
Wednesday
Jay D replied to Jack Bauer's discussion "Sexual assault", iconic photos, and French feminists ... in the group The Great Debate
"It did let itself go over the past decades and put on a bit around the waist."
Wednesday
Stuart Charles replied to Jay D's discussion Which job to choose?
"'It´s a bit outside of my field' He said it's out of his field.   In my experience when people work for free it shows their dedication."
Tuesday
Jay D replied to Jay D's discussion Which job to choose?
"It´s not unpaid and it´s not required work experience. I dont think the second factor is of any matter here. Self reliance and initiative is not something i have to prove, what i have to prove are actual skills. The internship teaches me…"
Tuesday
Regular Joe replied to Jay D's discussion Which job to choose?
"Your objective is to make money. Go make money.  Bonus: You'll have more variety on your resume. That's attractive to employers. "
Tuesday
Rick Shelton replied to Jay D's discussion Which job to choose?
"Often companies, especially large companies, hire direct out of their internships, some even pay their interns quite well.  I had two internships while in school, one was with GETS and paid $700 a week plus housing, who interviewed all of their…"
Tuesday
Upside down bloke replied to Jay D's discussion Which job to choose?
"Congratulations on the new job.  I would go with the ongoing job.  A bird in the hand is worth more than two in the bush."
Tuesday
Leto Atreides II replied to Jay D's discussion Which job to choose?
"Well, now you've piqued my curiosity. What is your major and what are the internship and paid job?"
Tuesday
Native Son replied to Jay D's discussion Which job to choose?
"He's talking one course and some required work experience.  Sorry to sound mercenary and commercial, but getting paid for the work experience always is better than doing it for free. A second factor to consider is that the OP did write…"
Tuesday
Jay D replied to Jay D's discussion Which job to choose?
"Well yes, i would prefer it since less work, more money is a great argument for me and i wont have to job hunt immediately after getting my degree. But iam quite confident that the internship, in combination with my background, will enable me to…"
Tuesday
Native Son replied to Jay D's discussion Which job to choose?
"Given how few people are actually working in their collegiate degree fields, unless he's in a specialty field, a paying job will almost always trump an unpaid internship.  It's far better to earn your bread today, instead of financing…"
Tuesday
Jay D replied to Jay D's discussion Which job to choose?
"It isnt, it just touches it a bit."
Tuesday
Stuart Charles replied to Jay D's discussion Which job to choose?
"There is plenty of time for money, finish the study."
Oct 13
Nick H replied to Jay D's discussion Which job to choose?
"Take the one that pays."
Oct 13
Brother Joseph replied to Jay D's discussion Which job to choose?
"I agree with others. Sounds like you've already made up your mind."
Oct 13
Rick Shelton replied to Jay D's discussion Which job to choose?
"Question: Is the part-time gig in your chosen field?  If not the answer is obvious, don't take the job.  If it is then that answers your question quite well."
Oct 13

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At 9:28pm on October 30, 2013, Herb Munson said…

Hi Jay! Welcome to The Great Debate. Great to have you with us.

 
 
 

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