With the recent introduction of the augmented reality game Pokémon Go, there is no question that it has become a huge part of our society. By simply opening an app, we are sharpening our networking/strategical planning skills, and understanding the atmosphere of the silicon valley-like business culture.
The tedious resume building, the tiring process of job searching, the excitement of getting replies from companies, the nervousness of doing job interviews and the excitement of getting the employment letter are the steps of getting a new job for recent graduates.
It’s easy to feel like you’re not in charge of your career, since as an employee you’re often being told what to do and how to do it. But what if I told you that you can get back in the driver’s seat of your career?
Unfortunately, life isn’t that easy. But by focusing your time on doing what you love and cutting back on what you don’t, you’ll have the energy to move past hurdles and commitments that you can’t escape.
Everyone knows that the secret to landing your dream job is to network--network often, and network well. Good job, networking master! You did it! What’s the next step? How do you transform this 10-character-long email address into an actual job offer?
You’re a student, you get good grades, are on numerous organizations and teams, you even run the school’s debate team. You still feel like you should be doing more, and feel as if something essential is missing from your life: an internship.
Due to the ever-increasing ease of long-distance communication, the modern-day workforce does not have to be together in one building, employees can live hundreds or even thousands of miles away from their boss.
Congratulations! You got your internship...but now what? You probably feel like a freshman all over again; new school -- clueless and worried about your first impression. Here are several tips to start off on the right foot.