By Judy Panagakos, Early Stage Careers Coach
Now that everyone is settled into the routines of the semester, it is time to prepare for the job search process in earnest. This is a good time to consider what the “buyers” of entry level talent are looking for, so that you, as the “seller” can be a sought-after prospect. Before resume and interview preparation, the early careerist needs to inventory and align their skills to demonstrate that they have what it takes to work in an entry level position, and to highlight skills they are actively working to obtain, so that they might be considered in the recruitment campaign underway.
Be sure to read this Early Stage Careers article for our insight into how to identify the skills that matter for your industry (and across jobs), and how to frame and position your skills to help you land the job you want.