Graduates, Position Yourselves to Get Hired – Harvard Business Review

Written by Art Markman

The end of the school year is here, which means normally graduates are celebrating their accomplishments and looking to their futures. But the Covid-19 pandemic has gummed up the works. Graduation ceremonies have been cancelled. Students haven’t been able to spend time with and have those final parties with their college friends. And — of course — the economy has taken a nosedive.

This is a scary time to be new to the job market. So what should you do if you’re out hunting for your first job right now?

Patience is going to be key. There are going to be a lot of applicants out there for each open job and securing a job won’t be easy. But there are several things you can do to throughout the process that will demonstrate your character and make you a more appealing candidate.

Read more here.

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