The Unemployed College Graduate's Survival Guide: How to Get Your Life Together, Deal with Debt, and Find a Job After College

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Adams Media, Jan 18, 2013 - Business & Economics - 224 pages
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Real-life advice for getting through the economic downturn.

You've spent hundreds of hours searching and applying for jobs in your field, but you still haven't landed anything. What gives? Unfortunately, in today's market, it doesn't really matter how impressive your resume is or how well you interview--there simply aren't enough jobs for everyone.

The Not-Yet-Employed College Graduate Survival Guide isn't just another career handbook. Inside, you'll find honest, real-life advice and strategies for dealing with the downturn in the job market. Since it'll be some time before the current economic climate changes, this book shows you how to switch your focus toward your immediate needs--such as paying off student loans and making rent each month--in order to alleviate the debt you've accumulated while in school. You'll also learn how to position yourself as a standout candidate when jobs arise with valuable exercises that sharpen your interview skills, professional online presence, and resume.

With The Not-Yet-Employed College Graduate Survival Guide, you won't have to give up on your dream career to make ends meet today.

 

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This is a very well written, concise and timely book. The author provides encouraging but realistic and practical advice on how to approach the current job market.

Contents

conclusion
19
MANAgINgThEfAcTS oflIfE
101
Student loans and health Insurance
149
Your SupporT NETWork
167
The lightatthe End oftheTunnel
195
inDex
217
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Bonnie Kerrigan Snyder is a Certified College Planning Specialist. An honors graduate of Harvard, she holds advanced degrees from Virginia Tech and Pennsylvania State University. She has worked as a college admissions officer, a college career counselor, a college professor, and a certified high school graduate counselor. She also blogs for The Huffington Post. You can visit her website at www.kerrigancollegeplanning.com.

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