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Please don't be a lousy human being by mentioning rumors like that. If the guy has a medical condition it is up to him to manage it, it shouldn't affect his ability to do the job if he can manage it or otherwise come to some arrangement with management. It is simply NONE OF YOUR BUSINESS.


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There is nothing you can do about your age. It's true that many employers will be reluctant to hire a 14 year old. There are plenty of reasons for that. Not only is there the issue of maturity, but also of your legal capacity. There may be tasks that you are simply not allowed to do on your own. As you know, there are restrictions on working hours which ...


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The professional behavior is to not share privileged information, as well as rumors. There are enough cases when you heard something that is made up. It is also professional to ignore when people tell you rumors or share information about somebody's physical conditions. I usually say that it is not important, ask not to be involved, and try to remove myself ...


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The specific job i'm looking for is a ice-cream scooper One thing to note is that a lot of the questions (and answers) on this site concern themselves with folks in different phases of their life and career than you are at, and might not be helpful, and might be harmful, for the job you are looking to get. What you should be doing, is going to every single ...


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Now I wonder whether I should mention this to the hiring manager. No. You wouldn't be doing anyone a favor, not the candidate, not your employer and not yourself. Could this be considered foul play? Certainly Would it be considered unethical? Most definitely You are disclosing someones personal medical/disability information to a potential ...


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In general, your resume at any age should be clean, concise, and tailored for the job you are applying. Avoid "fluff" that isn't relevant to the job. A short resume that shows an employer exactly what they want to see is better than a long one that makes them dig for the details they care about. At your age, an employer won't be expecting a long resume (if ...


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You're a student, so ask your mentor, or whoever is undertaking that role. You have a support network there, you should use it in order to assess the suitability and attractiveness of your resume and online profiles and help you to become more successful.


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It is not your place to pass along information about a candidate's personal situation. Please do not do it! Why not? You don't know the guy. Your knowledge of the situation is not certain. What if you have it wrong? It's his business to disclose, or not. Not yours. You (probably) don't have training in the way companies must accommodate workers with ...


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Its a perfect spot for a elevator pitch about yourself. Think of it as a compact version of your cover letter (which probably will only be glanced over anyway).


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Take it simple, no need to lie or hide anything. If you have the experience with a certain tool / framework, feel free to list it as one of your skills. You don't need to associate it with any of your work experience, it's just another skill that you have, which is listed in the Skillset block of your resume / CV. If they question how you came to posses ...


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Talk with a recruiter. Either to get help on finding a placement, or to help with your CV. I'm a bit biased against college academic advisors - in my experience, they drift away from a business-world mentality and into an academic one (understandable, since they spend each day surrounded by academia.) A recruiter doesn't have that issue. They're used to ...


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You're hoping for a job in a persuading profession. Sales, administration, and management jobs are all about talking people into doing things. Forget about the idea that you're not qualified. You are qualified. Your task is to sell an excellent product, a product you know well: yourself. What are your features? What benefits does each feature offer your ...


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You need to focus on the skills that apply to most jobs. Things such as communication, multi-tasking, teamwork,...etc and sell yourself based on these skills. The fact that you have work experience demonstrates that you are capable enough to have a job even if it is in a different field. Just remember that since you are changing job fields and have no ...


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Most employers would know that a resume from somebody of your age may not have too much content. One thing that perhaps you could do it to write a cover letter to the resume, explaining your qualities and why you should be hired, what the advantages they would have from hiring you. For example, you can say that you are reliable, attentive to details, ...


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Don't "appear" capable. Be capable. In your current career, would you expect to hire an engineer who'd never done engineering before or had any engineering qualifications or shown any previous interest in engineering, but turned up at the interview and said "I'm a quick learner, how hard can it be"? Probably not. Take an online course. Take evening classes....


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Add them under a section to your CV called "personal projects" or something like that, and describe there how you are applying that skills. For example, let's say you have created a personal project for learning Spring Boot. So, under the section "Personal Projects", you could add an item called "Exploring Spring Boot capabilities", then put an one line ...


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can I state that I do posses such qualifications or not? Absolutely. Normally, in a German standard CV, your work experience and what you did in which job is a separate block from what skills you possess and how good you are in it. So yes, put it in. If people ask where you used it, just tell the truth.


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Have you discussed your cv with friends and family? Usually, you will know some people with work experience. They will tell you if your cv is terrible. From your description it was not clear to me whether you are available immediately, or only several months in the future? I know that many companies are not interested in finding an employee for next year, ...


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Submit your resume online in the morning and then visit the actual storefront the same day (during their off-peak hours). When they tell you that you need to submit your resume online. Tell them that's what you did in the morning, but that you came by because you wanted them to associate a face with the resume, and then drop off a paper copy of your resume....


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Convince them you want the job. A lot of younger people apply for jobs because their parents made them. Demonstrate, in your application and in person, that you are motivated to get and do the job. Capitalize the word "I" I noticed a lot of lower-case "i" words in your question. If you don't want folks to think you are “little” then use the big letter ...


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What can I put on my application to make companies think I am old enough to work with them? Considering they have already mentioned employment clause for 14 or 15 years old on their website, it does not look like they need to be convinced that you are old enough to work with them. They already know it! Instead you can write about other things which will ...


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