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.

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.

Four Invaluable Tips to Job Search Less And Interview More

Workology

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. With them, get in touch with other job-seekers or even companies themselves.

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

Jobacle

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 beat the stats and land a job – 10 top tips from a recent graduate

Mildred Talabi

Following on from last week’s post on why graduates should ditch graduate schemes in favour of more attainable options, this week I’ve invited Amy Burton, a recent graduate, to share the secrets and strategies that helped her to land her first job – just one month after graduating.

How College Grads Can Get A Jump On The Job Search

Career Realism

A recent report from Yahoo Finance indicates that the underemployment rate for college graduates is higher today than it was a decade ago, meaning more grads are taking minimum wage jobs or jobs that they're overqualified for in order to make ends meet.

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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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10 Inspirational Career Quotes For Recent College Grads

Career Realism

Congratulations, recent college grad! However, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed as a recent graduate, especially when you're navigating the job search. There's a good chance that not all of these jobs will get back to you and request an interview, though.

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Annoucing Ms. Career Girl's Job Search Boot Camp!

Ms. Career Girl

Career Girl’s Job Search Boot Camp! I’m writing a pretty cool job search guide for college seniors and recent graduates. Many of you make the same mistakes when it comes to executing your job 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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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?

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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.

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What To Do When You Have Doubts About Your College Degree

Career Realism

Years pass, and you either graduate with a college degree you're proud of, or you graduate with a degree you have doubts about. Go Back To School This may not be easy if you've already lined up a job after school or started a family but going back to school isn't impossible.

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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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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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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. Listen to the specialized, customized-for-you-and-your-search information provided.

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4 Steps to Prepare 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. Full-time jobs with benefits are very hard to come by, and most recent graduates will go several months to several years after graduating without ever finding a good job that fits them. Here are some tips: College Grads College Job Search

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How To Avoid Becoming An 'Underemployed' Graduate

Career Realism

A recent report from Yahoo Finance indicates that the underemployment rate for college graduates is higher today than it was a decade ago, meaning more grads are taking minimum wage jobs or jobs that they're overqualified for in order to make ends meet.

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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. If the job posting says “no office visits or phone calls, please,” visit the office and call them on the phone.

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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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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?”

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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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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You don’t know if you don’t ask: Part 2, The Strategy

Write Solution

Last week, I shared a client story about a young job seeker attempting to launch his career in the oil and gas industry using his geology degree. But, here’s what flattery looks like in a “buyer-driven”, “it’s all about them”, job market: He didn’t ask for a job.

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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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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.

Job Search – 7 Career Links Hot off the Presses!

Career Alley

So, not much to say in today’s post other than I hope you enjoy the following job search resources. Job-Applications.com – This site is an online job application resource site. On the left hand side of the site is a listing of job categories.

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Definition of Job Search Insanity

Career Rocketeer

Wall Street – Money Never Sleeps As I watched this movie on HBO today it got me thinking how this applies as much to college grads looking to get started in the job market as it does to the Bulls and the Bears looking to make a killing in the stock market. “What is the definition of insanity?

#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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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.

4 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Graduated College

Career Realism

4 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Graduated College. Full disclosure: I graduated college a LONG time ago. Related: 5 Tips For Recent Grads Entering The Workforce. My first job as a teacher in a rural school district in Virginia paid me $5,800 a year…that’s right, a YEAR!

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How To Avoid Becoming An 'Underemployed' Graduate

Career Realism

A recent report from Yahoo Finance indicates that the underemployment rate for recent college graduates is higher today than it was a decade ago, meaning more grads are taking minimum wage jobs or jobs that they're overqualified for in order to make ends meet.

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You don’t know if you don’t ask: Part 1, The story

Write Solution

He traveled a non-traditional path toward graduation, taking almost 10 years to complete his degree. Two weeks after finally graduating, a close family member received a terminal diagnosis. Now, two years beyond graduation, he felt behind the curve because of the choices he’d made.

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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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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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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. Not tailoring cover letters and resumes to the job listing. Graduating?

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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. Full disclosure: I graduated college a LONG time ago. Related: 5 Tips For Recent Grads Entering The Workforce. My first job as a teacher in a rural school district in Virginia paid me $5,800 a year…that’s right, a YEAR!

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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!