Being a new graduate and preparing to enter the job market can be an exciting yet daunting experience. Today’s job market is extremely competitive, so it is important to understand how to set yourself apart from other job seekers in your career field. This article, found on the USNews website, provides 5 excellent tips for recent graduates who are looking for a job that will complement their degree. In the article, Jennifer Lasater, Kaplan University’s National Director of Career Services, discusses the importance of becoming involved in organizations related to your field of study. She also points out how professional networking, online social media, volunteering, and thorough follow-up are all essential activities in order for graduates to succeed in their job search. To read the “5 Tips for New Graduates” in its entirety, click here.
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