e are long past the time when a college degree is all you need to get a job when you graduate. You need to show relevant experience… even if that experience didn’t come from the workplace, but from on-campus activities.
Leadership roles, stints as campus ambassador, internships, and so many more interests and endeavors can separate you from the millions of other college students looking for work…
The unemployment rate for college grads is 7.9%, which means many young adults are still having difficulty finding a job. That fact is scary, indeed. However, you have a lot of say in whether you are part of that statistic.
With some networking knowledge, adjustments to your online presence and developing an action plan rather than just randomly applying, you will be on your way to becoming gainfully employed.
Check out this interesting infographic from CollegeFeed with some job search shortcuts you can use to land your first job!
During your entry-level job search, it may seem like a good idea to accept the first offer that comes your way.
In a tough job market, what if it’s the only offer you get? Right?