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March 27, 2013

7 Ways College Students Can Gain an Edge on the Job Hunt

1. Inventory and document summer work experience and skills.

2. Add valuable connections to your network.

3. Professors are teachers. Learn from them.

4. Get a job.

5. Pack extracurricular activities in, too.

6. Hang with alumni.

7. Meet the parents.

Hannah Morgan, author of this blog post, is a speaker and author providing no-nonsense career advice; she guides job seekers and helps them navigate today’s treacherous job search terrain. Hannah shares information about the latest trends, such as reputation management, social networking strategies, and other effective search techniques on her blog, Career Sherpa. Hanna’s main points are listed above, to get full value, read the whole blog post here.

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  1. March 30, 2013 1:59 pm

    Reblogged this on Ancopple and commented:
    #5 talks about Extracurricular Activities! Just another blog supporting how critical involvement in college organizations are to acquiring a job after school!

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