How to Prepare for the Perfect Job after Graduation

College graduation is just around the corner. Moving from a full-time student to a full-fledged adult in the working world may become a difficult transition. Here are some helpful steps to get that perfect job after graduation.

Set Goals
Making short term and long-term goals is key in the job search. Setting these goals will help you achieve your goals in a timely manner. Make them realistic.

Research Job Opening
The best way to look at jobs is online via LinkedIn, on job websites like Indeed or Monster, or even reaching out to people you know. Make sure you use your resources you have effectively.

Prepare resume
Make sure that all your job titles; awards, community service, and activities during your undergraduate career are properly addressed. Make sure that your resume takes up approximately one page.

Practice interviewing with someone that you can trust
Reach out to friends and family to help practicing your interviewing skills. Make sure you know the company and the person that you will be interviewing with. Be aware of your strengths and weaknesses.

Be informed
Before your interview, make sure you check out the company’s website, social media platforms, and size of company. This is will help during the interview and show the interviewer that you have done your research. Also, make sure you come prepared with questions to ask the employer.

Hopefully, these 5 quick tips will help guide you through the job hunting process. If you happen to land that perfect interview make sure you ask about the company’s insurance package. Chances are, if you are offered the job they will provide a healthcare package for you. If you are outside sales remember to ask about your car allowance and mileage. But remember, if you own your own car you must have car insurance. Once you find a place to live remember you need a renter’s policy.

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