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Career Transition

The Post-Grad Job Hunt

March 31, 2022

As graduation gets closer, many feelings start to bubble up; excitement, relief, nervousness, and maybe even anxiety. As we prepare to leave this phase of life and enter another, there are a few things that you can do to make the transition more manageable as you begin looking for your first job as a college graduate.

The hunt for a job starts before you ever step foot off-campus.

Before Leaving College

Of course, there is the fact that you need to actually graduate, move off-campus, and get settled in your new place. However, before you head out into the world, there are a few resources your school may have available to help get you started.

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The Best States for New College Graduates to Live

Graduating from college signals the beginning of a whole new era, and starting your post-graduate life is a big step to take. The extent of this challenge can differ greatly depending on where you live. If you are considering where to base yourself after…

March 3, 2021
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Dorm Room to Board Room: Tips for Starting Your Own Business Post-Grad

How many stories have we heard about the success of dorm room startups that gained enough investors to grow and become industry giants? SnapChat, ModCloth, Reddit, and Facebook were all once a college student’s idea that eventually became national brands and widely-successful organizations. Although…

June 23, 2020
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5 Must-Know Resume Tips for College Students

For those in college or recently graduated, landing that first job can be a daunting experience. Many may be discouraged by their lack of experience, while others worry about problems in their academic record. If your greatest selling point is your education, how can…

June 17, 2020
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5 Ways to Avoid the Post-Grad Slump

College graduation is quickly approaching, and while it’s a time of celebration and achievement, it can also be the pivotal moment right before post-graduate depression kicks in. Graduating college is a huge transitional period for young adults as they start to work tirelessly to…

April 17, 2020
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Choosing a Profession After College

Despite the fact that you envisioned graduating from college and immediately finding the perfect career to bring you financial and personal success, perhaps the search for the job of your dreams isn’t going as well as you’d hoped. Rather than get discouraged, try a…

November 21, 2019
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How to Get the Most Out of Your School’s Career Fair

With undergraduates and graduates returning back to school, career fairs will start to occur at numerous universities and colleges. Whether you’re a freshman, a senior or a graduate student, career fairs are the perfect opportunity to help find yourself the right internship and/or job.…

August 9, 2019
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5 Common Mistakes You Can Make at Your First Post-Grad Job

Being hired for your first post-grad job is an exciting life event. It’s also one that comes with apprehension, confusion, and a fear of making mistakes. This is all normal. Everyone messes up at least once, and chances are, you will, too. Fortunately, most…

July 30, 2019
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5 Tips for Writing a Rockstar Resume

If you want to get hired, you need to learn how to write a winning resume. It’s one of the most important things you’ll ever write your whole life – a personal marketing document where you “sell” your knowledge, skills, and abilities to a…

July 15, 2019
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6 Tips For Nailing a Skype Interview

Job interviews are nerve-wracking enough, but having to sit in front of your webcam can make them even scarier. Job interviewers are increasingly relying on Skype interviews as an intermediary step between a phone interview and an in-person interview. If your college semesters are…

May 21, 2019