A continuing trend for recent college graduates and young professionals is underemployment. With large amounts of debt, many young professionals are often forced to take jobs that they’re overqualified for.
And for many, even though our economy has improved, leaving the ‘I’ll take anything’ mindset behind is not as easy as you’d expect.
Last week on #InternPro we talked about what college doesn’t teach us about the real world. Tonight we’re going one step further… At 9pm ET, #InternPro talks about what the real world hasn’t taught us yet about the real world. You know, that stuff we all wish we knew a long time ago… but seems to come from trying new things, making mistakes and though experience. Because no matter how educated we are, it seems like we learn a lot from the School of Hard Knocks. Here’s what we will be asking members of the community… In your post-college life, what has
Did you ever attend a class called ‘Real World 101’? Perhaps a better question: When you left college, were you real world ready?
If you’re like many members of the #InternPro community, the answer to that may be: “Um, not ready at all.”
how do we, after years of being a full-time student, execute the mindset shift required to thrive as a full-time member of the workforce?
#InternPro chat took on these questions and a few more on Monday night…
We all know the many benefits that come with LinkedIn: networking, job seeking, career advancement etc. But what about the benefits for someone who is just starting out?
How can young careerists leverage LinkedIn to launch their careers?