You may have aced Intermediate Accounting, but you didn't count on getting lost on the way to your first big job interview. So you arrived late and flustered, chugged a restorative cup of coffee in the reception area, and then offered your interviewer a sweaty handshake. Those simple mistakes may have cost you the job.
Students and parents alike spend their valuable time and hard-earned money to get into the right school and earn their college degree. It seems as though they forget the big picture and that's landing the job.
That's an even greater challenge in today's market, which can be especially hard to crack for young workers. Sixty percent of recent college graduates do not have full-time jobs in their fields of study, according to a spring CNN Money report citing the job-placement firm Adecco Group.
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Patricia D. Sadar is CEO of People2Strategy, a strategic Human Resources consulting firm; an adjunct professor at Florida International; faculty member at University of Phoenix; speaker, career coach, and author. A graduate of Nova Southeastern University, she holds bachelor's and master's degrees in Business Administration. She's a 20-year veteran of Human Resources Management and author of Congratulations…You Aced the Interview and Congratulations…You're Hired (CongratsBooks.com) for recent college graduates.
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