Personal Branding for College Graduates
MAY 3, 2016
For college students, building, managing, and marketing his or her personal branding efforts can be quite complex. Through the advice he shares, he tells his story of graduating from college with the intention of building and flying planes.
Essential advice for new college grads
JUNE 7, 2012
One of the things I love most about the advice-to-grads motif is that you learn a lot about the advice giver from the advice. When you force yourself to give short, smart advice, you end up focusing on the stuff that matters most to you.
#1 Thing College Students Must Do To Become Employable
AUGUST 18, 2016
#1 Thing College Students Must Do To Become Employable. I just finished reading an article in Crane’s New York Business titled Recent College Grads Face a Tough Job Market. Related: 7 Tips For Finding A Job After College. Get An Internship For Every Year In College.
The Biggest Secret To Finding A Job After College
JULY 17, 2016
The Biggest Secret To Finding A Job After College. The biggest and perhaps best-kept secret to finding a job after college is to begin before you ever graduate. Related: 7 Tips For Finding A Job After College. The stakes are high for you if you just graduated from college.
45 Inspiring Career Blogs for College Students
FEBRUARY 23, 2012
College , ostensibly, prepares participants for their chosen career paths, but tracking down the right entry-level positions comes burdened with its own set of protocols, strategies, and insights, all of which might seem impregnable to the recent graduate.
4 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Graduated College
MAY 19, 2016
4 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Graduated College. Full disclosure: I graduated college a LONG time ago. Eventually, I did hire a financial advisor— “my guy”—but by then, I had lost years in potential savings and earnings because I didn’t start out right out of college.
Top 10 To Do List for College Grad Job Search
OCTOBER 29, 2013
Arguably, your job search as a college grad should start long before you graduate, not after you’ve graduated. That being said, if you’ve not done any job search prep during your college years you can’t go back in time but there’s plenty you can do now.
5 Things College Students Must Do To Stay Ahead of the Competition
OCTOBER 26, 2016
5 Things College Students Must Do To Stay Ahead of the Competition. College students face a number of challenges as they near graduation. Related: 6 Strategies To Kickstart Your Career As A College Sophomore. For many the career management part of college is viewed as a task.
7 Tips for Landing Your First Job as a College Grad
JULY 30, 2014
According to a an article in USA Today ( Job Outlook for College Grads ), while overall unemployment is down and new jobs are being created, unemployment for the 25-34 year old age bracket is up (now at 24.5%). College Grad College Grads Entry level jobs Graduate Jobs Job Search Jobs
College Degrees that Offer the Best Chance for Employment after Graduation
JUNE 13, 2016
Career advice College GradsWhen you are proudly standing in line at your graduation ceremony in your cap and gown you all look like students who are destined for successful careers, but the reality is that there are sometimes startling differences in the job prospects for each graduate which are often determined by the course that you have taken.
Make Liberal Arts A Successful College Major Choice
FEBRUARY 12, 2013
Liberal arts majors can make successful college majors. Make sure you are taking advantage of all the career services and academic advising resources your college or university offers. It’s great advice. Forget the war on liberal arts !
Employer’s Interview Advice for College Students
MARCH 5, 2015
Employers are the best source of credible advice. Consider this advice direct from several top employers: 6 pieces of advice for college students. Ask the Career Services staff at your college or university about practicing with you. Many schools offer mock interview sessions with employers or college staff. Are you gearing up for interviews this spring?
How To Decide On A College Major
FEBRUARY 27, 2014
Related: Resumes When You Don’t Have A College Degree. As a student, there are various sources available out there from which you can gain information and advice. Seek advice from academic counsellors – Seek advice from your academic counselor.
Real Life 101: Sound Financial Advice for Recent College Grads
OCTOBER 21, 2013
After four years in college earning that degree, you’re ready to begin climbing up the ladder of your chosen career. Some sound financial advice for recent college grads is listed below. College Graduates financial tips for graduates free credit report mint.com
Social Recruiting: Advice From A COO
JANUARY 9, 2012
We all know social recruiting is on the rise (see here, here and here for more advice on social job seeking). What do you think of Alcide’s advice? Changing Careers College Graduates College Students Job Hunting Strategies Job Market Job Openings Social Media Why ResumeBear?
Finding Your First Job After College
Ms. Career Girl
JULY 30, 2015
The post Finding Your First Job After College appeared first on Ms. Back when I was in college, I wish someone had taken me aside and advised me to look into my future career options. The current generation of college graduates will be facing great challenges.
Employer Networking Through Your College
DECEMBER 11, 2014
Don’t be surprised but your college or university Career Services Department is very likely to have some of the best opportunities for you to meet and impress employers. Most colleges will publish events and opportunities online or via an email newsletter.
Career Advice From the Best of the Best
MARCH 9, 2012
Career Advice From the Best of the Best. College students have all the potential they need to do amazing things with their lives. You have all heard the usual advice like do well in school and study hard. There is also a lot of great advice from really successful and influential [.] Success can be a hard thing to come by in this world. Career CoPilot - It's your Career - Don't Fly Solo. Career Development
Post-College Career Searching in Tough Economic Times
JANUARY 11, 2012
Students and recent college graduates can be particularly vulnerable to the anxiety and stress that comes with searching for the ideal career. Recent high school graduates and younger college students may not have had the opportunity to amass any experience at all.
10 Great Job Search Resources for College Grads
JULY 6, 2014
This post focuses on tools for college grads and entry level job searchers. Monster College – This is Monster.com’s college focused career site. Top of the site has links for Entry Level Jobs, Internships, Career Advice, Hired 101 and so much more.
Career Advice for Students – 7 valuable tips
OCTOBER 10, 2011
Since I’m fresh out of college, I get to meet many young students without a direction and a clear career path. Even if we’re in the age of information and we get flooded with information day by day, somehow it’s difficult to find what you are after – what does a certain job entail? Where [.]. Career Development
How To Get A Graduate Job After College
DECEMBER 14, 2015
Related: 11 Smart Tips For Finding A Job After College. They have kick-started the careers of over 5,000 young people since 2009 and continue to provide a professional filtering, recruitment and Careers Advice Service.
Search Engines Every College Student Needs
APRIL 3, 2012
Using these tools you’ll be able to search through everything from academic research articles to deals on video games, making your life at college easier in a myriad of ways. Find fun things to do in your college town using these helpful entertainment search sites.
These 4 Strategies Will Strengthen Your College Degree’s ROI
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
These 4 Strategies Will Strengthen Your College Degree’s ROI. You are about to invest a lot of money for a college education with the expectation that a degree will land you employment after graduation. Complete Your First Year’s Core Courses At A Community College.
How your college degree impresses employers
FEBRUARY 15, 2013
You can help to improve your chances of making a good impression if you follow some of the advice within this article. Do not forget that when you leave college/university, you are an untested employee, therefore without work references the only thing employers have to go on is your college career, and your conduct within. You may feel it necessary to mention on your job application or resume about how hard college was.
Top Tech Skills for College Students: What You Need to Know to Succeed in School
FEBRUARY 2, 2017
Getting to college is a journey. In some cases, an adult gains experience before heading to college. Career advice College Grads EducationA student must do well in classes, fill-out applications, write essays, etc. Regardless, in some cases, essential skills are not learned or improved. In some cases, high school students may have access to computers but with limited resources and teachers who can relay top tech skills.
College Classes for the Rest of Us
MAY 6, 2011
When you think of college students, you may imagine a group of high school graduates fresh out of school who spend their nights partying and their days sleeping through professorial lectures. Sure, it's nice to think that we all jumped out of high school into a successful college experience.
The College Student’s Guide to a Winning Resume
APRIL 15, 2011
What to include on your resume: In addition to your education, include work experience, both relevant and not, volunteer experience, college activities/clubs/organizations, leadership roles, team projects, skills and interests. Gone in sixty seconds.
6 Steps To Kickstart Your Career As A College Freshman
SEPTEMBER 28, 2014
So, you and your parents have just invested a significant amount of money for your college education. Related: 6 Reasons Internships Are A Must In College. Well, here is a very important fact about college and ROI. 6 Steps To Kickstart Your Career As A College Freshman.
What I’ve Learned 7 Months Out Of College
DECEMBER 16, 2014
When you go off to college, you’re given four years. Fast forward to seven months after college graduation. That is, of course, until you’re looking at it like this: Seven months out of college and I still have no idea what I’m supposed to be doing.
11 Ways to Build Your Network After College
Ms. Career Girl
FEBRUARY 6, 2011
You’re fresh out of college and looking for a job. You’re in luck; just about anyone associated with your college experience can form the foundation of a solid network. 11 Connections You Should Make to Build Your Post-College Network. Today’s post is by, Angela Armstrong.
50 New Social Sites College Students Should Try Out
APRIL 2, 2011
Here’s our list of 50 new social sites that college students should try out. Beliefnet : Take time to nurture your faith and spirituality during college through Beliefnet’s community. LinkedIn : LinkedIn is a popular professional networking site, but not all college kids are on it yet.
Commencement speeches are garbage. College graduation is terrifying.
MAY 15, 2017
But actually the world does not open up after college. This is the advice you will really need to hear. But look, if you are feeling all gushy and excited about going out into the work world, then you don’t need any warm, inspirational advice.
3 Things Your Mom Forgot to Tell You About College
JUNE 16, 2011
Below are the three things your mom forgot to tell you about college. Most pre-college students live a pretty carefree life. When a student goes to college, the critical skill of time management is a necessity and if not developed and utilized properly, you will have a lot of trouble.
My 6 Tips For Getting Your Dream Job After College
MAY 17, 2015
As a young, soon-to-be college graduate, I have been facing the many of the same anxieties other soon-to-be grads are facing: Where am I going to work after graduation? These are just some of the questions that swarmed my head on a daily basis throughout college.
20 Years Later, Much Career Advice Still Applies
Water Cooler Wisdom
APRIL 25, 2017
In the summer of 1996 after my sophomore year of college, I started an internship at a nonprofit technology association in downtown Washington, D.C. I asked my father and a professor for advice. Until that point, I’d only worked in retail and had no idea what to expect. Remarkably, 20 years later much of that guidance still resonates. Doors open based on who you know. In the late 90s, these were physical doors rather than virtual ones, but the concept is the same.
Best advice to twentysomethings: trust yourself
JULY 30, 2012
After college, I moved to Los Angeles, determined to play on the professional beach volleyball tour. >I made great choices for myself after college. During my twenties I played in beach volleyball tournaments with Olympic contenders all the time.
HIRE ME! 7 Tips For Getting A Job After College
MARCH 28, 2014
In today’s job market, college graduates have a tough time. Related: 11 Job Search Commandments For College Grads. Many colleges have job searching courses that help you build resumes and extol the virtues of the book, What Color Is Your Parachute?
Is A College Degree Still Necessary?
DECEMBER 22, 2014
Every single day, I receive an email, Facebook message, or blog comment from a high school or college student who questions whether or not there’s value in a college degree anymore. I dropped out of college after my freshmen year in 2005. Career Advice Training & Education
Your College Major Doesn’t Define Career Options: You Do!
Corn on the Job
FEBRUARY 25, 2014
Kaitlin Luna is a Student Affairs and Higher Education professional with six years (and counting) of experience working with college students as a career and academic advisor. Choosing a college major is the first major decision of a young person’s life.