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Guide to Finding Your First Job
Self-Assessment
Determining Your Skills
Researching Jobs
Finding a Job
Determining Fit
Planning Your Career
Adjusting to a New Job


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Finding Your First Job
by ResumeEdge.com - The Net's Premier Resume Writing and Editing Service

Your first job can establish your career path and set your future career trajectory. The below advice, strategies, and exercises should be helpful in making one of the most important decisions of your life. 


The right career will match your qualities, interests, and skills. Do not fall into the trap of applying for the most lucrative jobs only to find out later that you can't stand your job or the people. These self-assessment exercises will help you narrow down your options.

Liberal arts majors often have difficulty determining what skills they have and how they will translate to a good job. Don't despair. You did learn something at college.

Now that you've determined your interests and skills, it's time to do some heavy-duty research on occupations.

With persistence and patience, these job search strategies should yield you a job in your desired field.

Do not foolishly accept your first offer. You must do your homework on the industry and the company before you accept a job. By answering the questions in this article, you will can accept or reject your first offer with confidence.

A successful career is built by setting and seeking short-term and long-term goals. Learn how to plan your rise up the corporate ladder from your first day at the office.

Be prepared to realize why college is not the "real world."




 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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