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Finding that first job after college

By Chuck Myers
Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 9:30 p.m.
 

Recent college graduates entering the job market can face myriad challenges, especially in a soft economy.

Graduates should use any edge they can get when tackling today's job market. And the Internet might be a good place to pick up a few tips.

A number of sites feature advice to assist graduates with an array of job hunting topics. Here is a sampling:

- Campus Explorer: Breaks down the job search into a planning timeline. www.campusexplorer.com/college-advice-tips/2D86AD0F/Job-Search-Tips-and-Job-Timeline-for-New-Grads/

- Fastweb: Provides articles on a variety of job search subjects for new graduates. www.fastweb.com/career-planning/articles/list

- JobDiagnosis.com: Spotlights job search strategies before graduation. www.jobdiagnosis.com/myblog/job-search-tips-for-college-students.htm

- Job-Hunt.org: Features how to develop a strategy for finding a first job. www.job-hunt.org/onlinejobsearchguide/article_first_job_after_college.shtml

-Quintessential Careers: Offers job search advice for recent graduates. www.quintcareers.com/job-search_advice.html

Source: McClatchy-Tribune Information Services

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