7 big mistakes college grads make when it comes to finding their first job

SAN ANTONIO – ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Graduating from college is an thrilling and irritating time. You’ve put the work in at college and also you’re prepared to get a full-time job, however touchdown your first job out of college isn’t all the time simple.

One widespread mistake new grads make: solely making use of for excellent jobs. Many grads have to begin at an entry-level position to acquire expertise. And you may need to take one thing exterior of your area.

One research discovered solely 27% of staff had jobs instantly relating to their undergraduate diploma. A survey of over 250 employers revealed inappropriate or ineffective written communication was cited as the most typical mistake grads make.

Also, 48% of these surveyed mentioned latest graduates didn’t ask sufficient or acceptable questions at job interviews. Forty seven % mentioned the candidates arrived late to interviews.

Experts say it is best to arrive a bit early, analysis the company, and ask a minimal of three ready questions. Not networking is one other mistake. Only about 50% of obtainable job openings are ever revealed on-line, which implies you want to community to discover them.

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(*7*) are additionally 10 instances extra doubtless to land a job if their application features a referral. Not following up after an interview is one other widespread mistake.

While you don’t need to come throughout as a pest, it’s a good suggestion to ask concerning the standing of your position or thank the hiring supervisor for meeting with you.

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