MEMO TO: New College Grads

Ms. Career Girl

It’s that time of year when college seniors are looking forward to receiving their diplomas after four or more years of time consuming and costly schooling. Many college grads have no idea what they will do after receiving their diplomas. SUBJECT: Work responsibly.

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7 Job Hunting Tips for College Grads

Jobacle

Recent figures show there has been a drastic decline in possible job opportunities for new graduates, and the resources obtained from college career services are limited. Here are seven tips for recent college graduates to help with the job hunt.

2018 270

Should I Save or Pay off College Debt Post Graduation?

Ms. Career Girl

The post Should I Save or Pay off College Debt Post Graduation? Life After College Money college debt student debtYou finally have your diploma in hand! It’s potentially the key to a great job and financial independence…and with it comes a heaping pile of debt.

2018 130

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. In college, you had blocks of time between classes, but the schedule shifted every semester. The College To Career Transition Can Make All The Difference.

3 Ways To Get Over Your “Useless” College Degree

Ms. Career Girl

The post 3 Ways To Get Over Your “Useless” College Degree appeared first on Ms. In 2004, I graduated college with a bachelor’s degree in theater arts. Most people I encounter believe their college degrees mean nothing. Only 40% Americans from 25 to 64 have college degrees.

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Resume Writing Tips for College Students

Career Alley

Creating a great resume can be a challenging task for college students and recent college grads. College Grads Resumes

7 Mindset Changes to Make After College

Jobacle

The transition from college to the real world does not have to be a brutal shock. Here are some realizations that will help your transition into a full-time career after college so it is fulfilling and enjoyable. Career Advice Gen Y Career after college mindset

2017 169

How to Deal with Post-College Graduation Stress and Anxiety

Ms. Career Girl

You were in such a hurry to graduate from college. That’s the question most people have when they graduate from college and start looking for their first job. Remember how difficult it was for you to make a transition from high school to college?

2017 141

5 Reasons Why You Should Look Forward To Life After College

Ms. Career Girl

Life After College: Downhill? For a whole range of reasons, life after college just keeps on getting better and better. After college, your living arrangements are likely to improve and as a young professional your standards will rise.

2017 158

College Grad Job Search – Preparing for Graduation

Career Alley

If you are one of the thousands of people who will be graduating from college this Spring, there is a very good chance that you've not yet started your job search. College Grads Career Advise College GradMaybe you think it is a bit too early to be job searching (that is a big mistake). The sooner you get started on your job search the better.

The Game of College Life: Paying For College

Ms. Career Girl

The post The Game of College Life: Paying For College appeared first on Ms. Take out a $40,000 to cover college tuition, earn a college degree in general studies, and then select your chosen profession. Here is a list of college scholarships to get you started.

Personal Branding for College Graduates

Competitive Resumes

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.

Five Career Tips for College Freshman

Career Alley

College Grads Job SearchNow is your chance to get ahead of the game rather than wishing you had been more diligent. So where to start?

2017 164

College Dorm Ahead? What To Take, What To Leave Behind

Ms. Career Girl

Whether it’s you or your college-bound daughter, if there’s life in the dorms awaiting you, it’s going to require some big adjustments. The average college dorm room is about 225 square feet. Check with your college to find out. The post College Dorm Ahead?

2017 141

College Loans Simplified: Strategies to Stop Sweating Over Your Student Debt

Ms. Career Girl

Today’s news often points to the fact that going to college means accruing debt. College grads don’t have a lot of money. The post College Loans Simplified: Strategies to Stop Sweating Over Your Student Debt appeared first on Ms. Decades ago, a diploma meant future opportunity.

2017 181

Low Cost Ways of Getting Into College

Career Alley

Having a college education will provide you with the opportunity to enter into a career with the knowledge and skills that will help you succeed and do well. College Grads College scholarships

Why I Miss College

Ms. Career Girl

This is a post dedicated to the nostalgic feeling I’ve been having about my college days. College is the time of your life for many of us who go through the traditional college experience. I guess I’m just longing for the feeling of familiarity I had during my college experience.

Completed Courses at Community College

Careers Done Write

Dear Deb: I attended a community college for two years and then transferred to a more prestigious school for the last two years, culminating in my Bachelor of Business Administration. Do I need to list the community college on my resume? Ask Deb college resume

College Senior & No Job Offer? Don't Panic!

Ms. Career Girl

The post College Senior & No Job Offer? I remember a lesson from a college professor that has stuck with me: "If you were dropped, naked, in the middle of China, you would survive." The post College Senior & No Job Offer? Don't Panic! appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

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Why Your Barista Probably Has a College Degree

Evil HR Lady

If you can go through four years of undergrad and obtain a bachelor’s degree without learning how to make coffee, why on earth does Talkdesk say they prefer a college degree for a job as a part-time barista ? Preferred college degree. To keep reading, click here: Why Your Barista Probably Has a College Degree. The post Why Your Barista Probably Has a College Degree appeared first on Evil HR Lady. I have two degrees: a bachelor’s and a master’s.

2018 135

Finding Your First Job After College

Ms. Career Girl

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.

New Fanshawe College Pathfinder Uses Career Key's Career and College Major Test

Career Key

We''re proud to announce that Fanshawe College , one of the largest colleges of applied art and technology in Ontario, is now using The Career Key''s valid career and college major test to match prospective students to Fanshawe''s programs of study.

Is College Worth It? 6 Ways to Increase Chances of Success in College

Career Key

More students and parents are asking themselves, is college is worth it ? A recent Pew study visualized in TIME magazine finds more people questioning college''s value, and yet statistics are clear that it is. shows compelling reasons to go to college.

College Tuition: The American Nightmare!

Careers Done Write

You can’t deny the power of a college degree when it comes to salary and long-term financial well-being. However, with college prices escalating and the concerns over student loan debt, many college candidates are thinking twice about the $200,000+ price tag.

7 Stages of Work After College

Ms. Career Girl

The post 7 Stages of Work After College appeared first on Ms. We skip, sleep, train, and frantically fill out #2 pencils in college to prepare us for post-college life. Now college is over. The post 7 Stages of Work After College appeared first on Ms.

Make Liberal Arts A Successful College Major Choice

Career Key

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. Forget the war on liberal arts !

Career Assessment Matches Students to a College's Majors with New Career Key for Higher Education Tool

Career Key

Holland career assessment leader Career Key announces a new "My College's Majors" tool that enables admissions, first year experience (FYE) and student success programs to match students to the programs and majors their school offers.

Is it Realistic to Leverage a College Degree to Obtain a Job?

Competitive Resumes

Congratulations to all of you who obtained their college degree this season! Since it is graduation season, and many college graduates are moving forward with life, how many are actually employed with a job in their major? The Data on the College Degree.

2017 130

Want to Land Your Dream Job? Tips for Recent College Grads

Ms. Career Girl

Tips for Recent College Grads appeared first on Ms. You did it, congrats on your college graduation! Here are my Top 4 Tips for New College Grads to land your dream job. What worked for your Mom and Dad when they graduated college likely won’t work for you in 2017.

2017 151

General Guidelines About Getting a Job After College

Jobacle

This essay is about getting work after college. In general, the theory is straightforward enough; you graduate from college, you begin applying for work, you get a call or an email from a prospective employer, you go to an interview and you get it or not.

2017 151

Fast Track Your Career While Still in College

Career Alley

College Grads College Job SearchGet ahead of the curve (and your fellow graduates), leverage these tips and don't wait for graduation to start building your career. There is no time like the present for maneuvering yourself towards the career path you desperately want.

2016 185

New Grand Rapids Community College Majors Resource

Career Key

Welcome to the newest Career Key College Major Match participant, Grand Rapids Community College ! What are the advantages to choosing a college major that matches your strongest Holland personality types?

The Atlantic: Do Employers Overestimate the Value of a College Degree?

Ms. Career Girl

Expanding apprenticeships to occupations that were previously reserved for college graduates would put individuals without degrees in entry-level positions that lead to more advanced careers by giving them in-demand work experience.

2017 130

Top Career To-Dos for College Juniors and Seniors

Ms. Career Girl

The post Top Career To-Dos for College Juniors and Seniors appeared first on Ms. Career Advice for College Juniors It’s never too early to start preparing for the professional world. A college degree and up-to-date technical skills aren’t all you need to land your first job.

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12 Resources for College Grad Job Search- Majoring in Employment

Career Alley

four years of college may not be enough to land the job of your choice. On the contrary, your college diploma just means you are now qualified to look for a job. College Grads College Job Search Internships Interviews Networking ResumesGraduation does guarantee a job. But why wait until you graduate.

2016 150

College Grad Job Search – Are You Prepared?

Career Alley

If you've been listening to the advice of your professors, college career center and yes, even your parents, you've been preparing for your job search and should already be looking for a job. College Grads Resumes

5 Well Paying Careers that Don’t Require a College Degree

Ms. Career Girl

The post 5 Well Paying Careers that Don’t Require a College Degree appeared first on Ms. If the traditional schooling system is not your forte or the idea of racking up debt is not enticing, here’s our list of five well-paying careers that don’t require a college degree.

2017 179

New College and Career Readiness Infographic from Career Key

Career Key

Career Development Practitioners Career Exploration CK News College and Career Readiness Holland's Theory Hollands Theory School Counseling

2015 130

8 College Habits You Need to Let Go of In Your Professional Life

Ms. Career Girl

The post 8 College Habits You Need to Let Go of In Your Professional Life appeared first on Ms. If you’ve just finished college and are about to enter the “real world,” your lifestyle is about to take a 180-degree turn. Dressing Like a College Student.

2015 164

Job Search Marketing Toolkit for College Grads – Vol 2

Career Alley

Job Search College Grads Thank You LettersReferences and Thank You letters, both of which are key components of any job search.

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