Workplace Tips for New Graduates


Congratulations! You have accomplished something you worked long and hard for — You graduated!

graduate-happyYou have your degree, and no one can take it away from you. Earning a degree is an achievement that you should be proud of.

Now that school is behind you (for now …), it’s time to look to look for a paid internship or entry-level job in your field.  Are you ready for the workplace? Continue reading

VIDEO: What Are Your Talents & Work Skills?


Looking for a new job? Want to make your current work situation better?

Knowing what strengths and talents you want to offer is key to knowing which job or workplace is right for you.

Do you know the difference between your “talents” and your “skills?”

Find out how to match your Career Identity with a good-paying career.

 

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VIDEO: What is Your Career Identity?


Finding the right job for you does not depend on what employers have to offer.

The right job comes from you — You decide what is important to you and which jobs fit your goals.

The right job for you fits your Career Identity.

 

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3 Ways To Make Career Fairs Worth Your Time


1) Show up.

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” ~Wayne Gretzky

dontbelateEmployers hire PEOPLE not resumes. If you don’t go to the career fair you are missing a prime chance to talk directly with a hiring manager or other employees at the companies you want to work for. You will also miss the chance to find out about companies and opportunities you were not previously aware of.

Get dressed, be prepared and GO to the job fair.

2) Have a plan. Work your plan.

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Free Career Services For Diverse Job Seekers March 29-30


The reports about Minnesota’s racial employment and economic disparities (www.mncompass.org/disparities/overview) have likely troubled you. One important question student advisers, career coaches, and workforce professionals are addressing is: How do we encourage candidates in this antagonistic job market?
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