Working in your Major

Working in your Major

How to Find A Job When You Graduate

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In today's job market, competition for available positions is fierce: new graduates are competing with seasoned workers for jobs that used to be reserved for entry-level employees. Candidates must be adept at seeking out the right opportunities and be able to market themselves effectively to land the job. This book tackles the daunting problem faced by many new grads: successfully finding a job in their area of study after graduation. It begins by exploring the options available to college graduates and then details effective methods for finding the right job openings; promoting themselves in the job market; acing interviews, both in person and over the phone; and succeeding on the job in their career field. The author highlights the critical factors in every step of the job-hunting process, including searching for openings in your major, using social media, communicating college experience on a resume, understanding what employers are seeking, preparing for employment testing, choosing the right job offer, and thriving in your profession. It provides specific information for job seekers with specific areas of study, enabling new grads to successfully navigate the hiring culture unique to their college major, be it in a technical field or the fine arts.
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, [2012]
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9781440828775
Branch Call Number: 650.14 G344W 2012
Characteristics: xi, 234 pages ; 25 cm


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