With nearly half of college-educated workers saying their first job after college was not related to their college major, it can be a little discouraging when it comes to your post-grad job search. However, if you start looking now and learn how to market yourself to employers, you’ll be on your way to landing a job upon graduation.
Employers are eager to hire college grads this year. If you want to be the entry-level candidate they’re looking for, here are some ways to make yourself the perfect person for their company:
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Volunteering is a mutually beneficial opportunity; a chance to help the greater good, while providing you with great self-reward.
What you might not know is that volunteering is well worth your time and effort in order to advance in your career, or transition into a new one. Consider the reasons why… and then volunteer!
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In Day 9, we challenged you to schedule a Twitter chat. About those chats, we said: “There is simply no better way – in one hour – to meet new people that will have a significant impact on your career.”
LinkedIn Groups, simply put, are Twitter chats on steroids. Over the long-haul, nothing we’ve found comes close to matching the networking, branding and self-learning potential that comes with actively participating in LinkedIn Groups.
How about we start talking about what we do bring to the table?
Let’s start creating labels such as: tech-savvy, entrepreneurial and optimistic. Millennials are constantly receiving punches to the gut, yet we continue to thrive. This infographic highlights many reasons why millennials deserve better. We are the future of the workforce and it is time to begin realizing what we are all about.
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