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How to Impress Employers Even When You Lack Experience

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You decide to go for a job you really, really want. Thankfully, you get through the initial hurdle of CV or online application. Now you worry that you lack experience at the level for which you are applying. That old friend, imposter syndrome, pays a visit chipping away at your self-confidence.   

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3 Steps to Becoming a Dream Intern (And Earning a Job Offer)

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To most young adults navigating their college years, the word “internship” can be a source of both cautious excitement and unrestrained dread. A necessary evil, perhaps. The certainly don’t think about how to become a dream intern.   

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How to Make Sure Your First Real Job Gets Started Right

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You land your first real job in a corporate environment after a ton of rejected applications and near-misses at interviews. Finally, you escape the short-term, temporary and low-level jobs you take to survive after graduating. Your hard work and persistence are paying off as you look forward to an exciting new role. You arrive with a mix of excitement and apprehension about what to expect. A few weeks later and you start to question if your decision to accept is the right one. Your induction into the organization is poor. What can you do?   

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Getting Started: An Instruction Manual for Your First Job [Infographic]

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No matter how well you did in school, you really can’t know what to expect from your first job.

Thankfully, this infographic from BudgetDirect provides the instruction manual you need…   

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7 Powerful Ways to Make Yourself Marketable for Post-College Jobs

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college is a great time to get career-ready, if you’re willing to do more than just get your degree.

Here’s what students should be doing to prepare for their first post-college jobs…   

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No Experience Required! 11 Jobs You Can Get Right Now

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The concept of “experience” in job-searching can feel like a catch-22: you can’t get a job with no experience, but you can’t get experience without getting a job. How’s a person to get food on the table!?!

Then again, there are some entry-level positions that require little to no experience…   

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