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Here are the top ten articles for the Post College Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Is There Life After College?
Let’s face it. Life as you know it is about to change. Drastically. If you are one of the hundreds of people out there with a secret case of college graduation jitters, this article is for you.
2. Resume Tips for New Graduates
Here are simple answers to a few common resume concerns faced by new college graduates. If you have specific questions about your own resume, please feel free to email me or ask our readers in our Post-College forum.
3. Building Your Professional Image
Most likely, you just spent several years and several thousand dollars on your college education. So if it takes a few minor adjustments to get your foot in the door, don’t you think it’s worth it? These tips can help you "tune up" your professional image.
4. Sample Resume for College Graduates
This resume is a modified version of the chronological format. It is geared for college graduates who may not have a significant amount of prior experience.
5. Beware the Pitfalls of Online Job Hunting
Think that looking for a job online will save you the time and trouble of networking? Think again. Read on for more about the risks and how to protect yourself.
6. Moving Back Home After College
Are you thinking about moving back home after your college graduation? Before you decide, consider your motivation and other options. Most importantly, have a plan for getting out on your own.
7. Building Your Professional Image
The switch from college student to “professional” can be quite difficult for some people. However, it is important that employers see YOU and all of the magnificent things that you have to offer. By following these simple guidelines, it will be easier for them to recognize your strengths.
8. Long Distance Job Search Tips for New Graduates
So you’ve graduated from college and now you’re moving across the country to launch your career. If you have a particular city in mind, here are a few resources you can use to jumpstart your long distance job search. Best of all, these resources are almost always free!
9. Book Review - The College to Career Roadmap; A Four-Year Guide to Finding Your Path (Student Ed.)
When I first heard about this book, one of the authors told me that it was like "career planning on steroids", and he wasn´t kidding! This is one of the most detailed and thorough career planning books that I´ve ever seen.
10. Sample Reference Page
This sample reference page shows you how to list both academic and work-related references. Make sure the font & layout that you choose for your reference list matches that of your resume.
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