Search for Jobs Online
Checking your local newspaper for jobs is great, but in this day and age, it's not practical. The majority of employers now post jobs online. There are literally dozens of sites that you can search for jobs. New jobs are posted every hour.
Get Feedback on Your Resume
Your resume needs to shine if you want to stand out among the competition. Try to get feedback on your resume from mentors, friends, family, random strangers and anyone else who is willing to take a moment to look it over. Use their comments to improve what you already have down.
Post Your Resume Online
Network the Old-Fashioned Way
Attend Career Fair
Career fairs are ripe with job opportunities. You can check with your college to find job fairs in your area. You can also try looking online for national, regional and local career fairs.
Find schools that offer these popular programs
- Biological and Biomedical Sciences
- Communications and Journalism
- Computer Sciences
- Culinary Arts and Personal Services
- Liberal Arts and Humanities
- Mechanic and Repair Technologies
- Medical and Health Professions
- Physical Sciences
- Transportation and Distribution
- Visual and Performing Arts
Prepare for Your Interview
- Job Interview Questions and Answers from About.com
- 10 Killer Job Interview Questions and Answers
Although it's good to be confident, you shouldn't be too confident. Try to spend at least an hour or two preparing for each interview. Research the company you will be visiting and make an effort to practice answers to common interview questions.