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MEMO TO: New College Grads

Ms. Career Girl

Let’s explore some of the challenges, and solutions, that new college grads will encounter making their first giant step into the world of work. There are thousands of jobs at Kroger one of which is a corporate level sales representative. SUBJECT: Work responsibly.

Five things you can stop worrying about when you worry about getting a job

Penelope Trunk

The New York Times paints this picture of the candidates and companies automating the sending and reading of resumes as a pantomime of a real screening process, except the stakes are real for everyone involved. More and more employers don’t care about your education.

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Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

Ask A Manager

Reply Sabrina March 14, 2011 at 8:14 pm The only time I’ve found job fairs not to be a total waste of time was the one time I applied at Six Flags Great America to be a ride operator when I was 16. I attended a well known, New York City area university.)

How to manage a college education | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

It’s not as tough to be entry level as it is to be, say, a baby boomer with 20 years experience at a newspaper, or 20 years of experience underwriting ridiculous mortgages. My new job isn't what I want to do forever, but it is putting money in the bank to fund my interests, and gaining me experience in communications. Imagine my shock 4 months into my new job when the hiring manager told me that she didn't give a fig about my degree.

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