Getting a job after just graduating from college can be difficult if you are not prepared. Follow these ten tips to help secure post-college employment and get a start on a new career.
- Do an Internship - An internship will give you on the job training and will get your foot in the door for a job after college.
- Plan Ahead - Start looking for a job before you graduate. Be on top of things by having a plan after graduation.
- Business Connections - Make business connections at college and keep in constant contact with them. This could lead to a job offer down the road.
- Get an MBA - Can't score that top job you wanted? Increase your self-worth by investing in an MBA at a top business school.
- Be a Leader - While in college, join and participate in clubs, sports teams and campus activities.
- Flexibility - Be willing to relocate. Being flexible after you graduate from college gives you more opportunities.
- Career Fairs - Visit career fairs at your local college and make an effort to meet prospective employers.
- Do what you Love - Go for a job you will like, something you will be enthusiastic about and truly enjoy.
- Have a killer Resume - Spend time perfecting it.
- References - Have your favorite teachers write letters of recommendation.
But most importantly...
Start Looking for a Job before you Graduate!