Fresh out of college, most recent grads find themselves facing one heck of a conundrum: They can’t get experience until they have experience.
Perhaps rightfully so, no one wants to hire someone completely green. But this leaves the newcomers to the “real world” up the creek without the proverbial paddle. The answer? Internships.
You dedicated your college life to obtaining a degree that you hoped would pave the way to a fulfilling professional life. And now you feel anything but fulfilled.
You don’t want to get out of bed in the morning. You dread walking in the front door. The sound of your bosses voice brings out visions of Jack Nicholson’s maniacal face in ‘The Shining’…
I would love to work for LinkedIn. The company has a great product and is famous for treating its employees well; both reviews and surveys indicate the company has a good culture.
So, full of hope, I sent my resume and cover letter to apply for a marketing job at LinkedIn. They didn’t think I was good enough…
You’re looking for the perfect internship this summer, which may mean relocating. Or you’re about to graduate and want to find your dream job in New York, Los Angeles, Boston or Washington, DC.
Sounds great, right? But there are many factors to consider, including building a sense of community in that new location…
Since the majority of our time is spent at work, what we do professionally affects the way that we view ourselves personally, too.
But, what happens if you are involved in prolonged job search? Or you lose your job?
Where do you turn for great, and relevant, career advice? At YouTern, our answer to that question is nearly always the same: go to a fellow careerist with plenty of been-there-done-that experience and ask this question:
As a mentor to young professionals just beginning their careers, what is your one piece of never-fails career advice?