The 5 Most Important College-to-Career Transitions to Conquer

Ms. Career Girl

The transition from college to career opens the great expanse of the rest of your life and what to do with it. Graduating from college is different than graduating from high school. When you start college, everyone is on a level playing field for the most part, with a blank slate to build on. When you start your career, your friends go on with their lives and may move across the country. The College To Career Transition Can Make All The Difference.

Achieving Effective Career Transitions

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « Plan & Prepare for Your Interview East of Unemployed (or West of Nowhere) » Achieving Effective Career Transitions “ In a time of drastic change it is the learner who will inherit the future.” – Eric Hoffer Author Byline: Frank B. Today new job entrants will have over 10-12 jobs and five-seven distinct careers.

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Securing the Right Job or Career Transition in the New Economy – part III

Career Alley

Securing the Right Job or Career Transition in the New Economy – part III. In your quest for the right job or new career, haven’t you asked yourself: “Is there a way to break from the pack and secure opportunities from the 90% of unpublished job listings?”. What if you are a recent college graduate? If you’re a recent college graduate you may want to target companies that hire entry-level workers. Switching career paths or industries.

Securing the Right Job or Career Transition in the New Economy – part II

Career Alley

Post resumes on career web sites. Attend on-site career fairs. Article courtesy of the Recruiting Blogswap , a content exchange service sponsored by CollegeRecruiter.com, a leading site for college students looking for internships and recent graduates searching for entry level jobs and other career opportunities. Related posts: 5 Great College Career Sites for Summer Interns. 5 Reasons to use Company Career Sites.

Tailoring Your Resume During A Career Transition

Career Realism

Changing careers can be daunting. Not only do you have to carefully consider everything in leaving your job behind, but you have to calculate the steps needed in order to progress into an alternative career or industry. Related: 4 Secrets To Changing Careers In Your 40s. Deciding to change careers is the first step in the process, but alongside the decision come a variety of administrative responsibilities. (If 3 Very Real Reasons You Should Make A Career Shift.

Career Transition: From Artist to Art Teacher

Career Realism

This is a true story as told to JustJobs Academy which houses career interviews and job search advice for professionals in any industry. To become an art teacher, I majored in art and education in college. I approach my teaching career in much the same manner. I was not always fond of the way my college courses approached the educational process. Aside from these minor annoyances, I cannot say that I regret my time in college.

Your Career Transition Action Plan | Career Rocketeer

Career Rocketeer

Efforts in moving toward career transition must include strategies to replace habitual ways of thinking and behaving and this can best be accomplished by creating an action plan in order to refresh, refocus, and reinvent the work self. Decide upon new career choices (no more than three). Clair County Community College, in Port Huron, MI., and is Director of TMLconsulting, providing career and employment services.

Soon-to-be College Graduates: What to do When You’ve Chosen the Wrong Major

Jobacle

While graduation day is an exciting time for most college students, it may be a day you’re dreading if you’ve suddenly realized you chose the wrong major. The working world is drastically different than college in many ways and dealing with those changes can be frightening. Career Advice career transition change major switch careers wrong major

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Why You Should Start Thinking About Your Career Change?

Imarticus Learning

Have you been stuck in the same position in your career for too long now? Deciding to change your career can be a daunting task. However, if you make your career change in a smart manner, there are many benefits you can reap in the long term. The average person makes about 5 to 7 career changes in their lifetime, making you part of the majority to consider the same. Here are some of the best reasons to make your career transition. Blog career transition

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The Biggest Secret To Finding A Job After College

Career Realism

The Biggest Secret To Finding A Job After College. CAREEREALISM. 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. You need a good job to start paying off your college loans. Want to be successful in finding your first job after college?

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4 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Graduated College

Career Realism

4 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Graduated College. CAREEREALISM. Full disclosure: I graduated college a LONG time ago. Now that I am at the other end of my career, looking back, there are things that I wish I had known as I accepted my diploma in June of 1975, and as new graduates prepare to accept their diplomas, I would like to offer the following four bits of advice: 1. If you are just graduating college, congratulations!

2016 62

3 Tips For College Grads Saving For Retirement

Career Realism

It may seem as though college grads have a long time to go before they can officially retire. As a recent college graduate, you may be focusing heavily on your new career opportunities. Start searching for an internship immediately after college or while you’re still in college and getting ready to graduate. An internship looks good on your resume, opens up doors for your career, and also allows you to, in some instances, get paid for the work you do.

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How To Prepare For And Thrive In Tough Times

Tim's Strategy

If you look back on your last career transition or if you are experiencing one now, you are likely well aware of just how bullish you feel about your ability to land on your feet. My dad lost his job during my freshman year of college. Career Girl Need a Career Expert? Tags: Career | divorce | Life | marathon | prepare | tough times Categories: The Power Of Positive Thinking [link] Ed Han Tim, this is excellent–as always.

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Top 100 Twitter Accounts Job Seekers MUST Follow: 2012

Resume Bear

abbynicole1204 An up-and-comer in the social media and career space… and a must follow. AllisonCheston A career expert, author and blogger – and highly valued advice for YoPros. amyruberg A college and career consultant who “gets it” – and shares it! AndyInNaples A true authority in the space; highly respected among career colleagues. BrandKitCo Personal branding and career prep for students, recent grads and young pros.

2012 219

Tips for Staying Positive in a Job Search

Resume Bear

We all know that being mentally strong and emotionally fit is crucial in life, whether it’s for business, sports, or your career. Being emotionally up and down is perfectly normal when going through a career transition or any major change process. Career Advice Changing Careers College Graduates College Students Job Hunting Strategies Job Market Re-entering the Workforce career job job hunting Job Search job search strategy job seekers resumebear

2011 216

How to make it into the Tech Industry

Ms. Career Girl

Career Girl. If you are a non-technology professional, understand that many IT jobs require a college degree, but there are some that have fewer barriers to entry. This could be necessary for a career transition. This is a great resource when considering changing your career. How to use the Skills to Make Career. The more you study the industries looking for IT talent, the higher the chances you get towards your career path. Career Girl.

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Use Smart Networking to Speed Up Your Job Search

Resume Bear

Consider professional career strategists, local business organizations, and online sources. About the Author: Alesia Benedict, Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW) and Job and Career Transition Coach (JCTC) is the President of GetInterviews.com , the country’s leading resume writing firm. They provide professionals with customized, branded resumes and career marketing documents.

2011 193

Knock Them Dead with Your Cover Letter

Resume Bear

Typical business standards of communication apply in any type of career search contact. About the Author: Alesia Benedict, Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW) and Job and Career Transition Coach (JCTC) is the President of GetInterviews.com, the country’s leading resume writing firm. They provide professionals with customized, branded resumes and career marketing documents.

Become Irresistible to Employers to Land Interviews

Resume Bear

For example, your goal may be to transition into an upper management position. Strategically explain each of these supporting experiences throughout the resume as you demonstrate your career progression. About the Author: Alesia Benedict, Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW) and Job and Career Transition Coach (JCTC) is the President of GetInterviews.com , the country’s leading resume writing firm.

2011 186

Almost 30 & Still No Passionate Career Path

JT & Dale Talk Jobs

I can relate — I didn’t find my career path till I was 33! Working from that list, you can figure out how you could create a career path that would let you spend time doing what you find energizing. For instance, you may envy the career of an architect you know, or that of a college professor. An example might help: Last year, I worked with a college senior to help him determine what to do after graduation. Dear J.T. &

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life@work: Different Ways To Stand Out At Your Job

Life@work

A Few Career Blogs Worth Your Time Bailey Work Play Career Hub CareerDiva Dan Erwin Blog Escape from Cubicle Nation Pongo Resume Susan Strayer The M.A.P. She most recently wrote about the top online colleges. She most recently wrote about the top online colleges. Press Room Dream Big Coaching Services selected "top career coach" by Seattle Metropolitan magazine!

2010 162

The LinkedIn Job Seeker Connection Dilemma: Quantity or Quality?

Resume Bear

Just like his firm, Kermes Consulting , Kevin formed Career Attraction on the core premise that every career transition is as specialized as the individual undertaking it. Through his acclaimed personalized training program – Career Attraction University – Kevin is able to provide an affordable, highly effective and easy to implement job search strategy for clients.

2011 189

5 Tips from a LinkedIn Jedi

Resume Bear

David Gowel has made many career transitions: from civilian to military, from military to academic, and finally from academic to entrepreneurship. College Graduates Featured Articles Social Media Why ResumeBear? career linkedin resumebearThe man who wrote the book on LinkedIn shares his secrets to becoming an expert social networker.

2012 205

Career Advice for New Grads - life@work

Life@work

A Few Career Blogs Worth Your Time Bailey Work Play Career Hub CareerDiva Dan Erwin Blog Escape from Cubicle Nation Pongo Resume Susan Strayer The M.A.P. These aren't easy to find in this economic climate, but this article from Career Journal has some good tips. These tips and so many more great ones can be found in Karen Burns' article, Dear New Grad: 15 Tips on Choosing a Career 3.

2010 120

Filling Resume Gaps: Part 6 – Internships

reCareered

Internships can be a great way to fill gaps if you're in career transition. Recent college grads know this, but older workers can also use internships to fill transition and experience gaps. Education Job Search Strategy reCareered Blog career career change career coach employer experience getting noticed internship Job job search Planning

6 Unconventional Steps To Finding A Job | And One Little Secret

Ms. Career Girl

This approach can be used by anyone from college students to people the are currently unemployed or someone that wants to make a career transition. Career Girl. My name is John Marty. It was Feb 2017, when I received a call out of the blue from Amazon. When I asked how the recruiter found me, she replied “LinkedIn”. At the time I had been working for American Express as a Senior Product Manager.

2018 162

Become an Investment Banker in 3 Months. Here’s How?

Imarticus Learning

Shubhadeep’s transition from engineering to an investment banking job in three months truly is inspirational. Career transitions are hard. An engineering graduate, Shubhadeep was disappointed with the career opportunities that were presented to him after four years of college. The thing is, transitioning from engineering to investment banking is no piece of cake and he realized that. Click here and speak to our career experts today.

2019 63

5 Ways to Compensate for a Lack of Paid Professional Experience

Careers Done Write

There are at least five ways that you can gain skills and experience necessary for your target career. The best way to learn about these opportunities is to perform a search using keywords based on your target industry and career along with the words, “professional certification.” Many candidates use time off work, such as breaks between college terms or while taking a break to raise children, to volunteer for non-profit organizations.

Reputation Defender or Reputation Creator? « Career Brander

Career Brander

Career Brander Blog About Career Brander « Is LinkedIn the best job board? So what is an individual in career transition to do? Career Brander has previously blogged regarding online identity management. 2) Establish a basic personal website (This is easy to do with Career Brander’s Site in 60 software) 3) Join or update the appropriate profile and community sites such as LinkedIn or Zoom Info.

2010 121

How to Feel Empowered Throughout Your Job Search

Ms. Career Girl

In my recent post, I discussed the relative complexity, confusion, and uncertainty of life after college. Much of this uncertainty stems from the inevitable career search, that hunt for stability and purpose. If you’re looking for your next job, pondering a career transition, or eyeing your first period of gainful employment with wary eyes, I have some words for you. Some college alumni networks have job boards that cater to graduates. Career Girl.

2018 130

Plan & Prepare for Your Interview

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « Jobs from the Best Companies to Work for Vol 10 Achieving Effective Career Transitions » Plan & Prepare for Your Interview “ By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. ” – Benjamin Franklin Author Byline: Matthew Warzel Author Website: [link] Know your resume inside and out, line item by line item.

2010 221

Career Solvers Featured in Oprah Magazine | CareerSolvers

Career Solvers

Home About Us How It Works FAQs Contact Resources Request a Proposal Sunday, August 8th, 2010 Career Solvers Featured in Oprah Magazine The September issue of Oprah Magazine features four women at various stages of their careers: the stay at home mom returning to work, the single mom laid off from her position and seeking a new challenge, the recent college graduate looking for her big break, and the boomer trying to make a career transition later in life.

2010 57

Skill Up To Step Up Your Career Future

Careers Done Write

While working in the medical professions is not for everyone, it can be an excellent career path. Below is a table depicting the percentage growth expected for various occupations along with the college degree necessary. No College Required. While a few of the jobs that do not require college need no specific training, many of these jobs do require a certificate program that will vary in length. This blog is a special post prepared for Job Action Day 2011.

2011 135

So you wanna be a bartender?

Career Alley

You’ve just graduated college. When the celebratory parties and confetti parades finally die down, it’s time to step into the next exciting part of your artistic career: the service industry. Related posts: Securing the Right Job or Career Transition in the New Economy – part III. 3 Signs It’s Time for a Career Change. Career advice Careers Advice Career Advisor

2012 207

"I Just Graduated. Where's My Job?"

Learning Voyager

My eldest son graduated from college last year and went right to work for a media company. Recently, Wake Forest University published ten tips for seniors, including such good points as “Register with the university’s career office&# and “Make an appointment with a career counselor.&# Here are five more suggestions from a parent who has seen his son make a successful transition from school to work: 1. Here We Are. Now What?

2010 48

Why Young Professionals Should Blog

Ms. Career Girl

Like many young professionals, I was feeling lost and discouraged about life after college. I’d also get to write; something I had always enjoyed doing but never really did during college as a finance major or after college as a commercial banker. Career Girl to introduce me to a CEO who hired me to work in a management role I had little official employment history in (marketing) but very much wanted to work in.

2011 203

Premiere Resume Writing Services at Resume Advisor

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Nearly everyone believes they have the skills and qualifications to provide resume or career coaching skills. These companies are top of the line and offer a full suite of career and resume services. Throughout college, and afterwards, my friends and colleagues frequently reached out to me for advice on various aspects of advancing their careers. I’ve been blessed to make a career out of doing something I love – helping people.

Best Career Coaches in Your City

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Best Career Coaches in Your City. Career coaches have become more and more common in recent years. Career coaches are professionals whom have direct industry related experience in your field. The best career coaches not only have direct industry knowledge, but they have spent a majority of their careers in that industry, networking, speaking at conferences, and developing new methodologies and processes which are adopted across the board. Career

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life@work: It's Time for Energy and Enthusiasm!

Life@work

A Few Career Blogs Worth Your Time Bailey Work Play Career Hub CareerDiva Dan Erwin Blog Escape from Cubicle Nation Pongo Resume Susan Strayer The M.A.P. Cody writes compellingly about his unorthodox career and encourages other to "Optimize your life, rock your career, and make the world your playground!" I hope my kids figure out how to be excited about their careers, 11 and 14 years from now when they're out of college.

2009 100

East of Unemployed (or West of Nowhere)

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « Achieving Effective Career Transitions Use the Internet to Find a Job – Part 3: Marketing You » East of Unemployed (or West of Nowhere) “ Always remember that you are absolutely unique. The click leads to a very simple job search page (just enter your career type) and the search engine returns a listing of jobs.

2010 197

Book Review: 45 Things You Do That Drive Your Boss Crazy - life@work

Life@work

A Few Career Blogs Worth Your Time Bailey Work Play Career Hub CareerDiva Dan Erwin Blog Escape from Cubicle Nation Pongo Resume Susan Strayer The M.A.P. I showed up to my first real job after college not knowing one tiny little thing about how an office works or how I should do my job. I came from a liberal arts college that was all about learning, studying, writing, and being at college.

2007 100

Age and Career Decisions: Are the Older, Wiser?

Career Key

How does age influence career decision-making? Is it true that older people, which I define as anyone making a career transition - whether they are 25 or 65, are "wiser" in career decisions than high-school or college students? Career maturity helps increase confidence in one's ability to make a career decision. We need every advantage we can get to adapt to the current working world truths: Your work life will be a series of career transitions.

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Invaluable Resources for Job Search Success - life@work

Life@work

A Few Career Blogs Worth Your Time Bailey Work Play Career Hub CareerDiva Dan Erwin Blog Escape from Cubicle Nation Pongo Resume Susan Strayer The M.A.P. Also, chances are if you’re a college or community college student, faculty member or staff, your institution’s library offers remote access as well. Of course I recommend you start with any of the Career Collective members' blogs!

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