The 10 Worst Mistakes of First-Time Job Hunters

With December graduation quickly approaching (and May graduation closer than you think), finding a job is like taking on another class! These are 10 common mistakes that first-time job hunters make.

  1. Waiting to look for a job
  2. Not networking
  3. Lacking experience through a job or internship
  4. Not getting involved in career-related extracurricular activities
  5. Only applying to a few jobs
  6. Lacking professionalism
  7. Not figuring out your career goals
  8. Skipping a visit to the career center
  9. Not keeping track of your achievements
  10. Lacking job-related skills
It’s easy to become overwhelmed and to ignore the job search, but preparation can go along way in landing a career after graduation.
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Original article written by Kelly Eggers

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