Looking for Tips from Real Experts - Class of 2019! January 25, 2020

Looking for Tips from Real Experts - Class of 2019! January 25, 2020
Job search advice comes in all shapes and sizes and from many people and places. From university job offices, social media and blogs, to professional professionals and parents, it sometimes seems like there's a lot of information there. We thought it would be fun to hear from the heads of recent universities and job seekers - who are now employed professionals - so we asked a different group of 2015 graduates.

Wow! Not only were we surprised by the scope of their advice, we discovered Class of 2015 represents true professionals. It's new to the playground and they are full of good and good advice that we wanted to share.

For our choices, we asked: Tell us one thing you've learned in the job search process.

We hope you enjoy the answers as much as we did!

Nicole - Vanderbilt - On the networks

"Get in touch with everyone you meet. Networking is the key to success and you'll never know how people will help you in the future."

Robert - Yale - On job boards and LinkedIn

"Adding board resources to the work beyond your school. An integrated is a great place to look for opportunities."

Devin - Tulane - Use every connection you can!

"If you don't have" direct "direct access to the company, do some research and reach out to the person working in the department you're interviewing. And the people within the company and ask them to review your journey helps you to come out!

Dylan - Syracuse - On the job search websites

"Getting a job is hard, it takes a lot out of you. Once you know the research part and you know about several sites to use, your options are limitless."

Adriana - Tulane - Have good news

"Read about the industry, keep up with the news and events, be able to show interviews that you have a real passion and that you practice is something that sets you apart from the crowd."

Nicole - SUNY Buffalo - Don't despair

"There will always be more qualified candidates than you always have, but that should not discourage you from reaching your goals. In fact, it should inspire you to work harder and be better."

Evan - Cornell - Tell a short and beautiful story

"I was able to refine my image and presentation so that I can better communicate with potential employers. After many trial and error I decided the best ways to present my ideas in order to look my best."

Jessica - UPenn - Reach the lower staff

"Don't underestimate or exclude senior assistants / assistants from prospective companies; they are often more helpful and more powerful than you think!"

Jason - Tulane - Show genuine passion in the role

"From lower employers looking for people who will be worth the investment in the end. There's a lot to learn in the early stages of your career so while it's important to know the industry and be able to answer technical questions about the role, it's even more important to show that you want this role more. Employers want to see a genuine interest in the role and drive with expectations that will make you worth the huge investment they will receive. ”

Danielle - Michigan - Don't stress about job search and interview process

"Maybe it's the first time you get the pressure of a great interview, but it's not the last time.

Brian - Wisconsin - Be honest!

"If you are asked a question you do not know which answer is the best, it is better to admit that they do not know the answer rather than try to give an answer from the left field. Try to get an answer after the interview and follow through email. genuine, and the interview will be worth the effort. "

Zoe - Yale - For details thank you

"Taking the time to send a small thank you note, thoughtful, and personal note has been paid. It helps employers remember you, and a small number of people send them, it's very different and don't worry if you don't get a reply, because they still found out and your name is now. on the record. "

Jim - Georgetown - On a consistent culture

"It's important to understand the culture of the company you will be working for. Take the time to collaborate with employees and build connections before your work begins."

Emily - Tulane - you don't have to take the first job you were given

"You may feel pressure to leave the job market as soon as possible, but, of course, that sense of urgency is often created on your own. Before you take a job you want to learn as much about a company as possible, meet as many people as you can and really think if you think. you're in the office.

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