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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. 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!
2. Book Review - Smart Moves for Liberal Arts Grads
Through my work as a career counselor I’ve read a lot of great books for new graduates. But, I’ll have to admit, this book is one of the most unique! I loved it for several reasons.
3. Office Etiquette for New Graduates
While your new college degree will open many doors for you, how you handle yourself once you are on the job will have a very big impact on your post - graduation success. Here are a few etiquette guidelines to help you handle most new situations that you encounter on the job.
4. How to Write a Better Cover Letter
Looking for a new job? Cover letters are more important than most candidates realize. These simple tips will teach you how to write a better cover letter.
5. Choosing Better References
Your references can really "make or break" you in the job search process. With a little thought and planning on your part, you can maximize your potential for success in the job search game.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. Sample Resume Formats
So you´ve heard about a zillion different resume formats and still not sure which one is right for you? Read on for more information about how to decide what will work best.
9. 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.
10. High Impact Follow Up Letter
So you had an awesome interview, but they chose someone else for the job. WAIT! Don't just toss that rejection letter in the trash. If you still want to pursue employment at a particular company, even after being rejected for a job, try sending a letter like this.
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