As many recent graduates have learned, obtaining a degree – while a major life milestone – doesn’t make you career ready.
But what does “career ready” really mean? What competencies must you master to step into your first real role after college and make a difference? How important is a sense of professionalism? Leadership skills? The ability to collaborate and solve problems through analytical thinking?
This infographic from the career center at the University of Miami walks us through a recent graduate or young professional must to be 100 percent ready to launch a new career. Check it out. Ask yourself if you’ve mastered these seven competencies. Then ask yourself another question:
Am I really ready to start my career?