Career opportunities with an English degree?
I'm currently doing a degree in English. I would like to do work in an office. I was thinking secretarial work or maybe editorial assistant. Will my degree help me find a job in those areas?
Asked By: M - 1/10/2012
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Don’t devalue (or let anyone else) your English degree. Often times it seems more and more that the people I interview for open jobs can’t seem to construct a proper sentence. If you are well read and are able to write, content writers are in very high demand... More
Answered By: Taycor Financial - 1/10/2012
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Secretarial work ... You do know that by looking on any job site, you don't even need a high school diploma for that right? And will you really be happy working mininum wage unless you happen to land it big time by working for a big company paying you a whopping $20 an hour at most?
Answered By: Jim H - 1/10/2012
Now that you've chosen English as your major, you must clarify career goals and objectives in order to identify a specific area of interest. This can be achieved by becoming familiar with work setting and job descriptions, talking to alumni about your career goals, and attending career/job fairs. As specific areas of... More
Answered By: Freefromdrama - 1/10/2012
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