New Graduates

So you have finally graduated!

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Feels good, doesn’t it? But most times that feeling of accomplishment is short-lived because of the new reality you are faced with. You now have student debt, no source of income and dreams of starting your career. How do you do it? We have great tips that will have you finding not only employment, but a career you love as well.

As a new graduate your skill set and experience will most likely pertain to the career that you want. In our Where To Search section, you will find the best places for new graduates to seek employment.

You may have a great degree or college certificate, but you are most likely still missing a key attribute that most employers look for… experience. Many entry level job postings require at least three to five years experience, but where are you going to get it? In our Get Experience section you will find out how to gain the experience you need to get the job you want.

As you already know, you are not the only one who has recently graduated. There are many new graduates trying to secure employment. That is why you need to know how to differentiate yourself. In our Helpful Hints section you will find out tips and tricks to be successful in your job hunt.

Now it is likely that you won’t be offered a CEO position as soon as you graduate, but that doesn’t mean that there are not great career opportunities available. Many employers are looking for a well-balanced team, made up of people from varying fields of study. We will teach you helpful ways to get a fulfilling job in our How To Get The Job That You Want section.

Many recent graduates are feeling the pinch when it comes to employment. The job that they were promised prior to graduating no longer exists. The pay and job security is also no longer there with many graduates being offered contract positions rather than full-time roles. Find out more about life as a recent graduate in our What You Should Know section.

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Get Experience

Get Experience

Work experience is one of the best ways of getting a job, whether it is related to that job or not. Employers want to see that you know what having a job is like and that you have been able to develop skills to use for future employment. It also helps to show them where your interests lie and, so, where you would be best suited in their company. In this article we will be looking at popular...

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Helpful Hints

Helpful Hints

If you have recently graduated from college or will soon be and are looking for employment it is important to be prepared. Try to develop some soft skills. These are the skills that most employers are looking for these days. They are your people skills. We will look more at this more later. Be sure to be open minded when taking your internships and figuring out your long term career plans....

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How To Get The Job You Want

How To Get The Job You Want

Your college graduation should be a time of joyous celebration and anticipation of great things to come. Increasingly, however, in today’s fierce economy and job market, college graduates face daunting employment challenges which can easily leave even the most optimistic and bright-eyed grad to a downhill tumble of stress and anxiety. But don’t fret. There are steps you can take to...

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What You Should Know

What You Should Know

Many hundreds of thousands of students graduate from college each year, and one thing they all have in common is that each is now on the tough road to finding a career. The sad note is that out of all of these graduates, many will either be getting interviews but never hearing back, or else will simply not know how to begin the job hunting process in the first place. Luckily there’s much...

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Where To Search

Where To Search

If you are a new graduate looking for work online it can be quite overwhelming. There are so many different websites offering different services and tools to aid you in your quest for employment that knowing where to search can be difficult. In this article we will be looking at company websites, job search engines, social media sites and career centers as some of the recommended places to start...

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