So I graduated…. now what?

Take these practical steps to preparing yourself for finding your new job.

 

Make a Plan.

Start with the end in mind. Know where you are going, then build out the path to get you to your end objective.

 

Write your Resume.

  • Network. Network. Network.
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  • Format Your Resume Wisely “Do the Interviewers” Work for Them.
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  • Promote Accomplishments not Just Job Descriptions
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  • Quantify Your Accomplishments.
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  • Cater Your Resume for the Medical Industry.
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  • Replace your Objective” with a “Career Summary”
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  • Fill out Applications

10–15 applications per week is a good target. Dedicate a few hours per day to tailor       you resume/cover letter and apply to 2–3 different jobs.

Prepare yourself for your interview.

 

     Practice common questions interviewers ask so you are become more confident and    help your nerves.

Practice.

     The best way to do something well is to practice first. Sharpen your interview skills  by reviewing the interview questions (and answers) in advance. We have the top interview questions in our blog which is a great template to practice with.

Make the most out of your internship.

Your internship will make you a standout candidate by the time you graduate. Get as much as you can out of your intership, practice your professionalism, punctuality, and time management. This will not only help you gather experience, but it may also produce a job offer in hand for your job after college.Nurse happy jumping

Graduation day will come, whether you are ready or not. Knowing how to find a job after college and preparing in advance will set you apart from the competition. Yes, jobs after college do exist and you can find the one that is right for you. No matter where you are in your college career, it is never too late to begin planning for life after college.