Land Your First Job, Prep for Career Success

Last Sunday was graduation in my town. There was the expected hoopla – families and parties everywhere, traffic jams, and crowds at every restaurant. And, there was one uninvited though not unexpected guest – anxiety about finding a job. The Atlantic recently offered a good analysis of the current market for grads. The conclusions were clear – unemployment is higher than normal, underemployment is prevalent, with an uncertain future tied to whatever passes for economic recovery. In short, prospects for that first job are difficult, unless you have one of a few valuable, scarce skill sets. That said, I believe that there are several steps that COULD help you land […]