Graduates — Be Prepared!

Before very long, many university students around the world will be graduating and applying for jobs. Are you or someone you know one of them? In the words of  the funny little goat on Hoodwinked — BE PREPARED!

  • Write a Résumé that will catch someone’s eye in 25 seconds or less.
  • Make a personal connection with the hiring person for the job you are seeking.
  • Include life experiences, as in many cases this can stand out far more than the degree itself.

See the below links for some excellent ideas to get you started.  well done graduate

http://www.denizenmag.com/2013/07/making-the-most-of-your-tck-experience-when-applying-for-a-job/

https://www.asme.org/career-education/articles/job-hunting/6-tips-for-writing-an-effective-resume

http://thoughtsonteaching.wordpress.com/2011/09/05/8-tips-college-graduates-find-job/

https://thoughtsonteaching.wordpress.com/2011/08/30/four-tips-for-writing-cover-letters-for-job-applications/

 

For other posts on The Education Cafe see:

Career Interviews and the Third Culture Kid

 

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