Ten Tips For A New Grad’s Job Search

For example, about 2 years ago I knew I had to get my company’s website ranked highly in the Google searches because all good businesses have incoming clients while all chop-shops don’t have too much of anything incoming.

Coming into school I knew that i wanted my major to be environmental science. I know myself and my passion for the outdoors it seems like the perfect fit. Now with that said it is a physical science major. With that title I have to be sufficient in at least one of the major physical sciences of biology, ecology, chemistry, or physics. It so happened that mine was chemistry. Now this is not the easiest subject in the world to do well at, but it is not impossible. The key things to remember would be to stay motivated and to not lose sight of the end goal at hand; to graduate successfully with a GPA to be satisfied with.

Here’s a case in point. This month, Mehmet Oz, MD (Dr. Oz of the popular television show of the same name) will air the results of his “no salt challenge” where he searched the country for a chef who loved salt so much he would find it difficult to give up. The “challenge” was for that chef to cook for 30 days using none of it. Chef Bacigalupo, a Culinary Arts Instructor at Bay-Arenac ISD career center in Bay City, MI was chosen for the project and at my last check, he was down 21 pounds after 13 days of his experiment.

The same idea as why to have fun applies here: You don’t yet have the responsibilities of an adult. You should treat this timeframe as an opportunity to get ahead whenever you can. No one’s judging you for your particular financial situation, and the details about everyone else’s personal finances are largely hidden, because a lot of people are either there on their parents’ money or the federal government’s. Just because some people spend a lot, doesn’t mean you should. If you get a head start now when you don’t have as many expenses (such as a house, a car, a lawn, or most costly of all, babies), you’ll be glad you did.

Whatever path you choose, remember that your resume is the foundation for all of your job search marketing materials. Even if you don’t actually “print” the paper out.

Career field resumes — that are geared to telling a story about the future Hill staffer you, or the future Peace Corps volunteer you. These resumes might only resemble each other by your name in bold at the top. Your Hill resume tells me everything you’ve ever done politically and with research and writing, and dealing with the public. And possibly, if you need to fill some space, your domestic policy coursework. And not much more. Your Peace Corps resume tells me everything you’ve ever done as a volunteer, all of your international travel, your language capabilities, and possibly, all of your international coursework. And not much more.

I like the reputation that 123 company has in the business community, and i would be proud to be part of it. I desire to have this position as (insert job title here) because it will allow me to use my skills such as (insert skill here) and fits my personality. I like the fact that 123 company has been around since 1934, and that the job turnover rate is low. From what I read online, employee morale appears to be high, and it sounds like a great environment to work in. I feel that this job suits me well, and i would be thrilled to be a member of the team.