Job Search Tips for Recent Graduates

Competitive Resumes

The search for jobs can be quite the daunting task for new graduates. Today’s job market is perhaps the toughest that a college graduate has ever encountered. You can make your job search easier by beefing up your resourcefulness. If you’re determined to get a job that you will like, then nothing will stop you from getting what you want. Try these job search tips in order to make the most of your employment opportunities.

Who Is Hiring Recent Graduates?

Career Realism

Although recent graduates haven’t been leaving their colleges and universities with optimistic predictions about finding the jobs of their dreams, the current situation on the job market looks promising. Related: 6 Job Search Tips For New Graduates.

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6 Ways Recent Graduates Can Stand Out As Professionals

Career Realism

So, you are a recent college graduate. You keep hearing about the lack of available jobs and that recent graduates are taking jobs that do not require a degree. Yes, this does not make you feel good about starting a job search.

4 Sites Recent Graduates Can Use To Find A Job - BLOG.


How do you find that dream job? Unfortunately, unless you attend a career school you won’t have much help finding a job. Luckily, we have the Internet and advanced technology to help us accomplish the most important step of finding a job.

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. But job searches aren’t just for recent graduates.

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Job Search Tips for 2016

Ms. Career Girl

The post Job Search Tips for 2016 appeared first on Ms. Whether you’ve recently graduated and are still looking for that first career opportunity, or have been shopping for a career upgrade, one thing is obvious. HOW TO USE LINKEDIN WISELY DURING JOB SEARCH.

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Four Invaluable Tips to Job Search Less And Interview More


Just how tiring is to have to start all over again and dive into the atrocious process that is job searching and interviews? It’s never just about job hunting. Wouldn’t it be great if we were so attractive to the eyes of the employers that they would skip this step altogether?

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Recruit Your Friends to Help With Your Job Search

Career Alley

If you on the verge of graduation or have just recently graduated, then a job search is on the horizon. However, entry level jobs and college graduate jobs aren’t easy to come by, especially in today’s unstable economy. Good luck in your search.

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How current is that job search advice? | Beware the dinosaur.

Write Solution

I recently worked with a soon-to-gradate, elementary school teacher. When working with students, I’m careful to explain my approach to resume creation and the reality of Job Search 2012. It is as old as dinosaurs and ineffective in a 2012 job search.

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6 Job Search Tips For New Graduates

Career Realism

Quite often graduates end up in a job that is well below their qualifications, become unhappy, and question their competence. Job Search Tips For New Graduates. Here are a few job search tips for new graduates that could give your efforts a boost: 1.

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Preparing for your Job Search while you’re Still in College

Career Alley

As many recent graduates will tell you, it’s tough out there right now for your age group in the job market. Many students complain that their respective schools did not help them find employment upon graduation. Good luck in your search.

11 New Websites for Your Job Search

Resume Bear

If you’re entering the job market for the first time or haven’t searched for a new job in the last three years, you’re in for a shock over how the process works—and how it has changed in a relatively short period of time. Job search 1.0 = help wanted ads in newspapers.

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What's A Personal Brand And Why Do You Need One?

Career Realism

Maybe you have recently been mentioned in a local news article. To be in business today, our most important job is to be head marketer for the brand called You." Having a great personal brand will help you stand out from others and make you more marketable as a job candidate.

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How current is that job search advice? | Responding to the dinosaurs.

Write Solution

Yesterday, I shared a university career center assessment of a cutting-edge, targeted, focused, differentiating career-marketing document I created for a soon-to-graduate student client. Differentiation is key in today's employment environment.

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4 Essential Job Search 2.0 Tips for New Grads

Resume Bear

Entering the job market after college can be an incredibly stressful process, but it’s also equally exciting. Here are some job search tips that are applicable to job seekers at any stage but especially designed for the recent graduate.

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A Teacher’s Perspective: Career Advice I Wish I Would Have Followed

Ms. Career Girl

Although I enjoy my job as a teacher, sometimes I wonder what else I could have done with my life. Get to know your teachers; they could help you network with potential employers.

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How To Get An Interview With Limited Work Experience

Career Realism

Picture this: you come across a job posting and think, "wow, that's my DREAM job!" If you're in that situation, don't worry -- your job search is far from over. Need help landing your first job, or a new job?

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These Are 5 Of The Top Entry-Level Jobs Available in 2019

Career Realism

Sometimes, entry-level jobs get a bad reputation. These common stereotypes of entry-level jobs can hinder people from going after amazing opportunities, especially since there are incredible entry-level gigs out there that offer great salaries, benefits, and opportunities for growth.

Resumes for Recent College Graduates

Professional Resume Services

This is a question asked thousands of times every year across the country: “How do I put together a great resume when I’ve only just graduated from college?” An internship, especially one in your field, is every bit as valuable to a potential employer.

4 Pieces Of Career Advice For College Graduates Looking For Work

Career Realism

Now comes the most rewarding part of your undergraduate education: graduating. Hopefully you've spent your years wisely building up your network, interning or securing an internship, and putting your studies to good use on the job. So, are you ready to take your job search up a notch?

5 Ways To Conquer The Anxiety Of Your First Job Search

Career Realism

5 Ways To Conquer The Anxiety Of Your First Job Search. College graduation leads to a bevy of complex emotions. Related: 6 Tips For Your First Full-Time Job Search. Delving into your first job search can be a daunting task.

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4 Great Ways to Sabotage Your Job Search

Career Alley

Author Byline: An exceptional resume authority, Jessica Hernandez and her team of credentialed writers partner with professional- and executive-level candidates to open doors to jobs at prestigious corporations, achieving over a 99% interview-winning success rate. There are probably no job seekers who set out to sabotage their efforts while in the process of looking for jobs. So before you apply for one more job, make sure you don’t do the following: 1.

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Your College Degree Doesn’t Matter To Employers – Here’s Why.

Career Realism

Your College Degree Doesn’t Matter To Employers – Here’s Why. In fact, your college degree doesn’t matter to employers (in a lot of cases). Here’s why… While they are required in certain fields, college degrees have become sort of a prerequisite for jobs. As a result, there’s a LOT of competition out there when it comes to finding your first job after college. Just graduated and need a job?

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Using HootSuite for the Job Search

Corn on the Job

Emmelie De La Cruz, Founder of The Branding Muse , is the go-to expert for college students and young professionals who want to take control of their personal brand and thrive in the competitive job market. They also found that about 80% of available jobs are never advertised.

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#1 Thing ALL Recent Grads Need To Know Going Into The Workforce

Career Realism

#1 Thing ALL Recent Grads Need To Know Going Into The Workforce. The time has come,” the walrus said, “to get a job.” But if they’re prepared, new graduates can make that transition a little easier for themselves. So, what do recent grads need to know going into the workforce?

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Focus: A powerful element in job search

Write Solution

He was calling to tell me he’d landed a job, in his target field, and started Monday – after only a month of searching with his new and improved resume. He networked, aced the interview, and starts his new job Monday. A job seeker is wise to follow that same plan.

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How to Prepare Your Social Media for a Job Search

The Undercover Recruiter

If you are ready to begin the search for a great job, chances are you have a lot on your mind! More and more potential employers are turning to social networks to check up on prospective employees, and what you’ve got online could determine whether or not you land the job!

The Best Time To Look For A Job After College

Career Realism

The Best Time To Look For A Job After College. Congratulations on graduating from college! Now it’s time for the hard part: finding a job. But when’s the best time to look for a job after college? When should you start looking for a job?

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DECISION TIME! The shoe dropped, you are now in JOB SEARCH mode

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « The Best Companies to Work for – Vol 12 The Art of Job Search – Recruiters » DECISION TIME!

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Four Ways To Re-Personalize Your Job Search And Get Noticed

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « Who’s Hiring in Retail Vol 3 Job Search from the Beginning – Recruiters Part 2 » Four Ways To Re-Personalize Your Job Search And Get Noticed “ The hardest struggle of all is to be something different from what the average man is. Good luck in your search.

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Are Job Fairs a Good Use of Your Job Search Time?

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « Job Search – Everyone has a Story to Tell Job Hunting – What Have You Been Doing Lately? » Are Job Fairs a Good Use of Your Job Search Time? Therefore, you have to be strategic in how you use your time during your job search.

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JOB SEARCH! INTERVIEW, the prep, the questions you may get and the.

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired Today is the First Day of the Rest of Your Job Search » JOB SEARCH! Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected. ” – Steve Jobs Author Byline: Authored by: Ron Cottick, CPC, CHRM Author Website: [link] Interviews are usually stressful events for candidates.

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20 Job Search Tips for 2012 College Graduates

Corn on the Job

The day was March 15, 2005, my college graduation day. For many, graduation signals a new life. For most (if not all) it’s the official birth of a professional — but only after they do land that first job. Focus your search on one or two specific areas.

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3 Ways To Avoid A Minimum Wage Job After College

Career Realism

Recently, an alarming article came out on Bloomberg , which addressed the increasing amount of ‘underemployed’ college graduates. They quoted a study that showed 44% of Americans ages 22 to 27 with a bachelor’s degree now work a job that doesn’t require their level of education.

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7 Common Job Hunting Mistakes Students Make

Career Realism

It’s because job hunting is complicated, especially for those who are entering a new field as newly graduated professionals. Related: 11 Job Search Commandments For College Grads. Thinking employers will come flocking to them. Graduating? How To Find A Job.

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Poll: Do You Use Social Media In Your Job Search?

Career Realism

According to this this article , social media plays a huge role in today’s job search. Recent graduates “will meet a job market in which 89 percent of companies recruit at least some of their employees online,” the article states. Job Search career

10 Advantages Of A Graduate Job At An SME

Career Realism

10 Advantages Of A Graduate Job At An SME. Are you already feeling like you’ve missed out on the top graduate jobs and big graduate schemes? Related: How To Get A Graduate Job After College. CAREEREALISM.

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Being a Manager Sucks - BLOG - Career Advice Blog.


You realize you still need to do your old job too. If you ask enough times, many employers will give you the manager job you desire. The problem is there is often no one to step in to do your old job.

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Finding Your Career’s Footing As An Art School Graduate

Career Realism

Related: 6 Ways Recent Graduates Can Stand Out As Professionals. Those with creative vision can make extraordinary artists, authors, and inventors—but when that vision is applied recklessly or without focus, graduates can be burned by hiring managers like a fledgling Icarus flying too close to the sun. Art majors may not have as surefire of an employment rate as other fields. Identify What Makes An Employable Artist.

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Is Vlogging Becoming The Latest Career Path For Graduates?

Career Realism

According to latest figures , the graduate job market has recovered to its pre-recession peak, with a 12% rise in the number of jobs for university leavers. The post Is Vlogging Becoming The Latest Career Path For Graduates?

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How Graduates Can Strategically Build Their Careers

Career Realism

Most graduates don’t have an answer ready, and that’s perfectly fine. About 35% of all graduates leave their first job within a year. You can talk about these achievements at a job interview when proving you possess certain skills. So, tell me, what is your passion?

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Secret strategies for your executive job search…with Simon Gray [PODCAST – EP19]

Mildred Talabi

My guest on Episode 19 of The Science of Successful Job Hunting is a highly experienced executive recruiter, the founder and director of Career Codex , and the author of two popular books on job search strategies. I am an employed adult looking for a job.

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How To Effectively Expand Your Network For Job Search Success

Career Realism

Networking is vital to job search success. Networking can lead to referrals, identifying jobs that aren’t yet posted, and securing informational interviews. Related: 10 Ways Recent Graduates Can Effectively Network Online. There are thousands of chats and groups for a wide variety of industries, specialties, or job searching in general. I am also a (insert job title here) and would like to connect with you. Graduating?

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