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Tell me more about your post-secondary education. Are you interested in expanding your education, or gaining any other certifications?

This question has been answered 30 times by professional recruiters and hiring managers. View their answers below.

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Employers want to know if you are willing to grow with their company by investing in your industry related knowledge. Depending on the position description, relate your desire to gain additional education or certifications to the position for which you are applying.

Admin answer example
"I am currently on the lookout for conferences and forums that will help expand my knowledge and help me become more competent at my job. As the daughter of a teacher, I am a lifelong student and have learned to value the continuing education hours, whether mandated or otherwise."
Archivist answer example
"As you can see on my resume, my major was art history in university. Based upon the comprehensive courses taken, and the numerous historical subjects studied, I am confident in the knowledge I will bring to your organization."
Athletic Trainer answer example
"My post-secondary education prepared me immensely as an athletic trainer. It taught me all about athletic rehabilitation but also healthcare administration, professional development, and healthcare responsibility."
Attendance Clerk answer example
"I have a certificate in accounting, and also I am very well versed in the use of spreadsheets. Most of my knowledge comes from my on-the-job experience. Is post-secondary education a requirement for this position?"
Audiologist answer example
"I attended the University of Montana and graduated top of my class. My favorite class was Methods of Research for Speech Pathology. This class inspired me to learn sign language."
Border Patrol Officer answer example
"I have a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Louisville. I am very proud to say that I graduated with honors, and was even working part-time during those studies."
Budget Analyst answer example
"The most difficult thing for me was the level of homework and study time required. I had always worked while going to high school, but for my university course load I had to reduce my hours to make time for studying."
Civil Engineering Technician answer example
"I read on your job posting that one of your preferred educational qualifications is an associate's degree. As you can see on my resume, I hold an Associate's degree in (X) from (X university), granted in (X year). I also have a (X) Certificate, which I am positive will be highly beneficial in this role as I have developed relevant skills as a result of the knowledge acquired in my studies."
Claims Adjuster answer example
"My best course while obtaining my Bachelor's of Business Administration was Business, Society, and Ethics. I feel it was my best course because Sociology and Ethics are fascinating topics for me. I found my most challenging course to be Management Strategy simply because I don't have a lot of experience in management."
Electrical Technician answer example
"I have an associates degree in electrical engineering with a major in algebra. I graduated top in my class. Although I found my post-secondary training to be very rewarding, one thing I would change is that I wouldn't have worked a part time job while completing my final semester. The biggest positive for me would be that I received many scholarships and financial rewards throughout my time in school."
Floral Designer answer example
"I have a certificate in floral design but most of my knowledge comes from my on-the-job experience. Is post-secondary education a requirement for this position?"
Health Educator answer example
"I graduated from the University of Florida the top of my class. My favorite course was my last year where I was the guest speaker at our local high school. The topic was underage drinking and sexual activity. I was able to incorporate a bit of humor and music to the assembly. I knew it was a success because of the students participation and attentiveness."
Instructional Coordinator answer example
"I completed it just a few months ago and I'm very excited to put the theory into use. I like this school because..."
Library Assistant answer example
"The interviewer is curious if you will pursue further education to become a librarian or pursue another career. Go ahead and candidly share if you have plans to pursue your Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree expressing what degree you hope to receive and your timeline for pursuing post-secondary education."
Manager answer example
"I have attended school for my Master's Degree in International Business. I am constantly looking to learn more and seek to obtain advanced educational certificates to be better at what I do."
Marketing answer example
"I'm always interested in learning and expanding my knowledge base. At this point, I don't know that I'll seek an additional degree, but certainly always looking to learn from others, from conferences, classes, or seminars. I often seek out online tutorials and videos to help increase my skills in the graphic design arena, so I'm no stranger to continuing my education."
Pipefitter answer example
"I attended my post-secondary education at St. Johns River State College in Florida. While attending school, I received two scholarships and graduated top of my class."
Retail answer example
"I am interested in continuing my education, formally or otherwise. Currently, I jump at any opportunity to attend seminars, conferences, or other continuing education courses offered to me. Also, I have often peeked at the local college's brochure to see if they offer any classes that would help further my career. For now, it seems the best way to continue my growth and education is through mentorships and seminars."
Sales answer example
"I love to learn, to the level of "nerdiness," honestly. So, I'm always looking for opportunities, both formal and informal, to expand my knowledge base. My degree is a B.A. in Communications and Spanish, and I've always dreamed of getting my M.B.A., ideally in management."
Senior Accountant answer example
"I attended my post-secondary education at the University of Florida. Completing my Bachelors of Finance in 2009, I returned to part time studies in 2011 to obtain my CPA."
Statistician answer example
"I attended MIT in 2006 where I earned my Bachelor of Mathematics. My best course was Linear Algebra and I graduated 2nd in my class. I have considered taking evening and weekend courses towards a Masters' Degree and would certainly look into that further should it be a valuable asset to you down the road."
Study Abroad Advisor answer example
"Talk about a course that is related to your role as study abroad advisor. How did the contents of the course help you become a better advisor? "My most challenging and favorite course was Behavioral Psychology in college. It taught me about what motivates us as humans and why we make certain choices over others. I use this when I talk to students who sometimes make decisions I don't readily think are the best ones for them."
Surveillance Operator answer example
"I have a high school diploma and I plan on working for a company that can help me with tuition because I want to get a degree in security management."
Technical Support Specialist answer example
"This is an opportunity to show some breath of knowledge. If you took communications, sociology, and or psychology, these would be great examples to bring up in this dialog. If you struggled in any classes, explain how you overcame the challenges. This will show your ability to work in adverse conditions, your ability to get help, etc."
Telephone Operators answer example
"I read on your job posting that one of your preferred educational qualifications is an associate's degree. As you can see on my resume, I hold an Associate's degree in (X) from (X university), granted in (X year). I also have a Customer Service Certificate, which I am positive will be highly beneficial in this role as I have developed my customer service skills as a result of the techniques learned in my studies."
Territory Sales Manager answer example
"I read on your job posting that one of your preferred educational qualifications is a bachelor's degree. As you can see on my resume, I hold a Bachelor's degree in (X) from (X university), granted in (X year). I also have a Sales Certificate, which I am positive will be highly beneficial in this role as I have developed my sales skills as a result of the techniques learned in my studies."
Ticket Agent answer example
"I read on your job posting that one of your preferred educational qualifications is a bachelor's degree. As you can see on my resume, I hold a Bachelor's degree in (X) from (X university), granted in (X year). I also have a Customer Service Certificate, which I am positive will be highly beneficial in this role as I have developed my customer service skills as a result of the techniques learned in my studies."
Treasury Assistant answer example
"As you can see on my resume, I graduated from the (X university) with a bachelor's degree in accounting. Throughout my studies, I acquired advanced accounting knowledge, such as (X courses). I furthermore gained some hands-on experience while working on projects such as (X projects that helped you develop accounting skills)."
Typist answer example
"As you can see on my resume, I graduated from the (X university) with a bachelor's degree in X. Throughout my studies, I acquired advanced typing knowledge, such as (X courses). I furthermore gained some hands-on experience while working on projects such as (X projects that helped you develop typing skills)."
Zookeeper answer example
"I attended Michigan State University where I earned my Bachelor's Degree in Biology with a major in Marine Biology. My most challenging course was Analysis of Biological Data as I am more of a creative, hands on thinker vs. a statistics person. My best course, which I completed top of the class, was Animal Behavior."

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Tell me more about your post-secondary education. Are you interested in expanding your education, or gaining any other certifications?
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Being well informed and delivering a product as introduced.
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Attention to detail, showing your customer they are adding value to their business by buying your products, making them feel like they cannot miss out on this opportunity.
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The key skill of closing is patience, the excitement of success can make the salesmen nervous, unattentive to customers queries/doubts, forgetfull and hurried which will leave the customer doubting him and the product both.
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Their interest, financial streaghth, knowledge, cooperation, being present in market since long time.
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Engagement with customers.
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Trust and confidence Trust that the customer will pay and trust for the customer that he purchase the right product for the right price. confidence that both parties has made the right decision to make the deal.
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I have no immediate plans but I wouldn't rule out the possibility if I felt it would help me further my career here.
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Yes, I do have a bachelors degree in communication and I am currently taking technology courses at a community college as well.
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Perhaps, a computer corse.
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I have post-secondary education but I would like to upgrade my skills.
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I have an NVQ level 3 in business and admin. I would have liked to have been able to study for chartership but this was prevented by cost.
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I would like to take extra classes to improve my computer skills.
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I plan to work and continue on to acquiring a masters degree.
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I have a diploma and I plan on carrying on studding further.
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Control systems, they portrayed the realities of the modern systems funtioning.
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Industrial project,It made me think analytically and taught me to tackle things in different manner to achieve what you are doing.
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I have not taken engineering classes at this time, but I do see myself advancing towards that direction in the future.
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Electrical engineering Interested subject.
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All kinds of engineering, I'm hungry to learn.
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Electrical industrial management and Electrical machine was my main subjects.
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Power distribution and flow load calculation because its make me crazy its theory.
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My favourite class is principal of electrical engineering. This subject is very intrested. My lecturar is very cool. His teaching method . I liked.
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My favorite engineering classes were graphics, power devices and machines.
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Mechatronics. Because that would be the combined knowledge of everything. In engineering.
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To make straight joint because everynody make good straight joint and no one will get down to anyone.
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To get more and more idealistic and practical both.
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Current level of education.
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What I have lent I will pass it on to other people.
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I would have attempted to work towards a degree much earlier.
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I would like to know more about managing a business, so that I have better understand the need from the top management and to fullfill their need.
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I will change to my academic experience to work this company.
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I would like to study more upto doctorate. Atleast to be a engineer.
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I have the knowledge of basic credit and debt operations and have taken the steps to further my knowledge by going back to college.
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Am a graduate in business management and also a CPA
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Graduate and work experiebnce.
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I am graduated in BS office administration, from the word office we know how or what are the basic office operations such as filing, organizing preparing basic financial statements the in flow and outflow of the cash or products.
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Well I thought I was studying for a job as an accountant but instead I learned a lot more.
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I have a degree in Primary school teaching. I have also transcribed for nine years. My teaching background means that I am good at spelling and at using the English language. This is helpful in my typing career.
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I can do spreed sheets create powerpoint presntaton go into differnt systems.
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After secondary school I went on to study Animal Care. This involved typing varies assignments which increased my typing speed and also when I discovered how much I enjoyed typing.
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Typewriting English Higher & Malayalam Lower with Office automation. Yes.
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I had completed MSc Computer Science and worked as a data entry operator at Welfare department and worked with my father in his Computer as a DTP operator.
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I typed frequently particularly in my dissertation and other reports. This plenty of practice has set me up nicely.
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Being in school and learning how to type everyday has helped me somewhat to prepare to become a typist.
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Well as it said on my resume, I have an Associate's degree in Web Development. That definitely helped me with getting used to being on the computer a lot, and a small amount with typing. Before that, in high school, I took 2 or 3 classes in which I had to type frequently. I think those classes helped me realize my potential when it came to typing. I was one of the fastest in the class, sometimes hitting over 115 WPM.
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I am a graduate in science and I always wanted to work in the science field and working in NHS has always been my dream since I came to UK.
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I first learned how to type whilst in Secondary School, then went on to do a PLC course where typing was one of the modules. My father taught myself and my sisters how to type. I also undertook a Pitman Training Course in 2015 which is ongoing at my own pace.
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My education level is +2. I regularly go for typist class.
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I did office skills at college and have been a medical receptionist for 20 years.
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I had touch typing at school and received all my RSA certificates.
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I enrolled in all of the classes that I could in High school that would help me to learn to be as efficient as possible. After high school, I was able to continue learning in on the job training.
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I am a graduation of Sayville High School. I would say the majority of my education is learning on the job. I have learned so many techniques, and programs in the years since I started working.
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I enjoyed administration at school. After completed Highers I went to study at college and also through work which has prepared me in many way for example, learning to get tasks done, how to not be overwhelmed by work situations, getting tasks completed in short spaces of time to an excellent standard.
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My qualification is intermidiat my computer courses is in your hand.
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I have done M.A. With english subject which can be very helpful for my career as a typist. As well as I have enough knowledge of computer by which I can complete my typist work,
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I completed b. Sc (chemistry) I completed higher, lower in telugu and english. It is one of the easiest way to become a government employee.
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I studied intermediate and I have learned typing and I have prepared my carier as a typist.
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I started my education as a zoologist with zoology as my honours subjects during graduation and I succeeded with fist class and distinction in zoology.
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I did int. MS from IISER Pune. There is a very good team for biology and everyone gets attracted to it.
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I was in soar and I lovre animals.
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Master's in Pubic Accounting and Master's in Corporate Finance.
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I have a two year assiciotes degree plus many many years in sales training, managemtn and real estate training.
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My best course is my psychology class because it's dealing with the mind, and the way people think has always fascinated me.
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Comparative anatomy - a lot of scientific jargon to memorize.
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I struggle in signal and systems and my best subject was data networks.
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It was quite challenging and interesting at the same time as I was working full time, had to write papers, collaborate on group projects and submit assignments on or before assigned due dates. My best course was business law as to how various elements could either affect progress of a business positively or negatively.
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Courses in computer repair technical math.
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My best course is computer networking. And course work I struggled with was algorithms.
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The best course that I took was weight training. The worst was English.
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I got my A+ certification, which for the most part was relatively smooth, but currently I am studying for my CCENT and then eventually head towards the CCNA. What is the most difficult part so far, is understand the concepts and how things are communicating. It's challenging and at the same time interesting to start to see the services in the background all in motion.
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I have taken a few courses at College of Southern Md. My favorite course was Accounting Information Systems and my least favorite was Trigonometry.
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I have diploma of associate engineer and I am intrested to got b. Tech in electrical.
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I completed an undergraduate degree in Classical Civilisation and English. Studying Classics gave me a fantastic insight into the society and culture of the Greco-Roman civilisations. Furthermore, doing Latin gave me a much better understanding of etymology. As someone who enjoys history, a profession which would involve being surrounded by historical artefacts is very appealing.
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I hold a degree in theatre arts, Ifeel I have skills for the job.
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Some what, pursuing an associates degree and working full time became very challenging for me.

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