Archive | June, 2009

Who Is In Your Network? (and we’re not talking Verizon)

As the program director at Beyond Graduation, I believe the most important element of a successful job hunt is a strong network.   These are some of the people and places where you can begin to build your network: 1.  Your Parents 2.  Your Parents’ Friends 3.  Friends’ Parents 4.  Professors 5.  Former Employers 6. […]

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When Is It Okay To Take A Job You’re Too Qualified For?

I was contacted by a friend from college last week, who told me that he’d been out of work since January.  This young man had been in the real world for several years, had a bachelors degree from a great university, but found himself unemployed when the company he worked for went out of business. […]

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Save Money On Resume Reviews

If you’ve never had someone look at your resume….let’s get on it.  At Beyond Graduation, we’ve done a bit of work to look for some of the best free resume reviews available on the internet.  While some resume designers charge hundreds of $$$ for new resumes, there are a ton of services out there that […]

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