Tips for Grads to Find the Perfect Career


When you are fresh out of college it can be a little difficult to navigate the waters of finding your new career. There some things that you can do to ease the process and your experience less painful. Try these three steps when dipping your toes into the workforce pool:

  1. Understand your strengths and weaknesses. You will need to have a good grasp on your skill set right out of the gate as it is the best way to market to yourself to your potential employer. Knowing your strengths and weaknesses will also keep you from applying to positions that are out of your wheelhouse.
  2. Identify your interests. This is pretty important because you probably don’t want to pursue a job in an area that you are not interested in. Sticking to areas that you are interested in will make your interviewing skills better and you will be more engaged in your job should you get hired.
  3. Try to be adaptable.  There may be different facets of your chosen career path and it is a good idea to explore those avenues. The job market is every changing and it is great for job longevity to be adaptable to the other potentials.
Source:
Salpeter, M. (2014, August 13). 3 Keys to Finding Your Perfect Career Leverage your aptitudes, interests and opportunities to determine your career path. Retrieved August 22, 2014, from http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/outside-voices-careers/2014/08/13/3-keys-to-finding-your-perfect-career?int=a4f109

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