Graduation seemed like it happened yesterday, right? Don’t look now, but it has been three months! Your first post-graduation summer is now behind you… and it is time to start a full-time job search. Applying for jobs online, though, may not be the first or best action plan. In fact, there are many essential tasks you might consider before throwing your resume against the wall and see what sticks.
Whether you’re the youngest, the least experienced, a new recruit, or all of the above, proving yourself can feel like an uphill challenge. The earlier you can prove yourself though, the sooner you’ll relax into the role and be able to perform to your best ability.
Here are a few tips on gaining professional respect…
Do you have career goals? Most people will say their goal is success. But how do you achieve it?
A little careful planning can help you set and accomplish career goals that will act as stepping stones to the success you desire…
As we continue to expand the limits of technology, we seem to be eliminating more and more common jobs. In fact, many of the jobs we once counted on in high school and college (and as fill-in jobs in between career moves) are going away.
Gone are the days of keeping one job from graduation to retirement. So obviously, change is inevitable. And a lot depends on how we handle that change.
To help you take on the challenges that come with change, we present this infographic from PoundPlace…
You worked hard all through high school and college. High praise came your way from teachers and professors. You know everything there is to know about the field you’re entering and the job you want to do.
Unfortunately, that may not be enough. After all, there are few general skills you must polish to succeed in any career.