When you think of entry-level jobs, a few common qualities probably come to mind. Most will ask for a High School diploma. Others may even prefer a college degree, either generalized or specifically in an area applicable to the given job.
What you don’t expect to see in entry-level jobs, however, are calls for experience…
Here’s the reality: every working professional has been-there-done-that when it comes to having no work experience. The vast majority have worked their way through it.
You will, too. Here are five tips to help you get a job with little to no work experience.
It’s no secret that work experience is more than essential for any recent graduate job seeker. After all, with the competition in the job market at an all time high, a recent college graduate with little to no work experience will more than likely not be considered for entry level position after graduation. Nowadays, the so called “entry level” positions require at least 2 years of experience, sometimes more! And yet, while the demand for internships has never been higher, the supply seems to be dwindling. There simply isn’t enough internships to go around. So, how does a college student gain experience
“So… what are you doing next year?”
That question and I became intimately acquainted last year around this time when I graduated from Notre Dame. And did I have an answer? Hell no. So, because I wasn’t walking off that stage with a diploma in one hand and a job offer in the other, I routinely felt I was behind…
As many students head home for summer, they are faced with an age-old decision: what will they do with their free time?
Most will take on a summer job, while others may stay on campus to attend summer classes. Others, according to a recent study, will do the best possible thing for their careers: they will begin a summer internship.