03 Oct '11, 7am

College Grads Can Land The Job Of Their Dreams

College Grads Can Land The Job Of Their Dreams

by Patricia D. Sadar, author of Congratulations You Aced the Interview ” and “ Congratulations You’re Hired! ” You may have aced Intermediate Accounting, but you didn’t count on getting lost on the way to your first big job interview. So you arrived late and flustered, chugged a restorative cup of coffee in the reception area, and then offered your interviewer a sweaty handshake. Those simple mistakes may have cost you the job. Students and parents alike spend their valuable time and hard-earned money to get into the right school and earn their college degree. It seems as though they forget the big picture – landing the job. That’s an even greater challenge in today’s market, which can be especially hard to crack for young workers. Sixty percent of recent college graduates do not have full-time jobs in their fields of study, according to a spring CNN Money report citing th...

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