Everyone wants to land their dream job. Whether you’re a Web designer looking for the perfect agency or a lawyer searching for the fight firm, getting your dream job is always the goal in sight. However, how do you identify your dream job? And, once you’ve identified it, how do you go about searching for it?
Find out more in this week’s #ResuChat hosted by 1DegreeHire (@1DegreeHire), a revolutionary resource for new college graduates and first-time job seekers. 1DegreeHire is a complete 21-day step-by-step program designed to make you more marketable, help you better understand what employers want, and give you an edge over those competing for the same jobs.
The following is a guest post by Gail DeBole.
As a job seeker, you may perceive what seem to be unyielding obstacles in your job search and feel like there is no way to bypass them. I know I have. For example, you read about a company you’re interested in online, but there is no information about the company’s resume and/or application submission process on their website. How can you move forward when you don’t have enough information to make the next step? Or maybe you’re ready to upload your resume to a company website, and find that you also need to create a profile. Since creating a profile is time-consuming, you don’t want to spend time entering information for a job opportunity that may never exist. Whatever the obstacle, you have a legitimate reason for wanting the specific information that allows you to make intelligent decisions about what to do next that makes the best use of your time.
The following is a guest post by Stephen Cain.
It’s not uncommon for economists to work independently in office settings, in team environments with other economists and statistician, or as freelance financial analysts. No matter what, the “normal” pathway to a career as an economist is to acquire a master’s or Ph.D. degree in economics or a related fields, such as business administration or finance. However, individuals who obtain a bachelor’s degree in economics qualify for many analyst and research entry-level positions.
Summer is on the horizon! While many of us are looking forward to warmer temperatures and longer days, many students and young professionals are setting their sights on summer internships and it’s easy to see why. NACE reports 60 percent of paid internships turn into full-time gigs, with 37 percent of non-paid interns receiving an offer. So, that summer internship could be the key you need to land your dream job.
What are some things to do and what are some things to avoid when you search for your summer internship?
Search for internships as you’d search for a job
Yesterday’s #ResuChat focused on getting the most out of your summer internship. Our host was InternMatch (@InternMatch), an online platform connecting the best intern candidates and employers. On InternMatch, students discover amazing internship opportunities they would have never otherwise considered.
Didn’t make the chat? Check out a recap of our discussion on making the most out of your summer internship.
Q1. What should young professionals do before they start their summer internships?
Soon, many students and young professionals will embark on their summer internships. Whether it’s their first or fifth, summer internships can be a very valuable experience for every professional. So how can students and young professionals make the most out of their summer internships?
Find out more in this week’s #ResuChat hosted by InternMatch (@InternMatch), an online platform connecting the best intern candidates and employers. On InternMatch, students discover amazing internship opportunities they would have never otherwise considered.