You went to college, you learned skills and now you are ready for putting those skills to use in finding that 8-5 job! Read through the articles and look at the resources for assistance with securing that awesome full-time job that will launch your professional career.


Articles on how to get a job after college


Resources

    • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/
      • LinkedIn is an employment oriented social media site. It is essentially Facebook for the professional version of you. While looking for jobs you should have a LinkedIn account. After you create a profile, search for jobs under the job tab. Above all, the site even shows you what connections you have at prospective company. This is a great place to start with job hunting, utilizing your network is always a good thing.
    • The Muse: https://www.themuse.com/
      • The Muse boasts that it has, “everything you need to succeed from dream jobs to career advice,” and well… it is pretty darn awesome. Not only is there an easy to use search engine while looking for jobs, but in addition, they also have informative articles and an advice section.
    • Glassdoor: https://www.glassdoor.com/index.htm
      • Glassdoor is super cool and gives you inside scoop on companies. View open jobs, and also get inside information on what it is like to work for the company from former/current employees and get salary estimates. In other words, there is more valuable information in your job search.
    • Indeed: https://www.indeed.com/
      • Indeed is a leading job site with millions of job listings from thousands of websites. For instance, there are company career sites, job boards, newspaper classifieds, associations, and other online sources of job postings. Indeed has a ton of different jobs and is the best source I’ve seen for a thorough listing of jobs.
    • Dice: https://www.dice.com/
      • If tech is your thing, search for a job at Dice. Search for jobs and post your resume for employees to be able to find you for tech jobs. In addition, can search by company, job title, keyword, employment type, and location.
    • LinkUp: https://www.linkup.com/
      • LinkUp features verified job listings that come directly from employer websites. There is no need to google and then search through confusing company websites and eye their postings, LinkUp does the leg work for you. Therefore, once you spot a job you like, simply apply directly through the company’s website.
    • Career Builder: https://www.careerbuilder.com/
      • CareerBuilder not only has jobs postings, but has articles with great career advice in finding out more information about possible careers. The website will divulge average salaries for different careers, as well as top paying locations and day to day responsibilities. Are you wondering what a patient representative does? CareerBuilder will give you the 411 and then make it easy to apply for jobs.
    • Monster: https://www.monster.com/
      • Monster is pretty similar to CareerBuilder and Indeed, which is a great general search engine that enables you to find a ton of different job listings. In addition, Monster has career resources, salary information and company profiles.
    • Job.com: https://www.job.com/
      • Get a job through job.com and you get a 5% signing bonus. Say what? Simply upload your resume, connect with an opportunity, and then it’s money in the bank once you ace your interview. The website prides itself in taking away the role of a recruiting agency by using artificial intelligence to connect jobseekers with great companies.
    • Simply Hired: https://www.simplyhired.com
      • A national job search engine no thrills and no bells. Search for a job title, skill or company and the location along with salary estimation. In addition, the site also lets your search specifically for entry level positions and internships.
    • The Ladders: https://www.theladders.com
      • A career site aimed at helping people climb up the ladder and make $100K+ at jobs. Similarly, the site also features articles with useful information. If you’re looking to make the big bucks, this site is for you. WARNING: this is not the site for your first job.
    • USA Jobs: https://www.usajobs.gov/
      • A search engine for jobs in the federal government also featuring internships and jobs specifically for recent graduates.
    • Healthcare Job Site: https://www.healthcarejobsite.com/
      • This site is specifically dedicated towards finding jobs in healthcare. Above all it has a search engine for healthcare jobs. The site offers career resources, a salary calculator, and resume writing help.
    • College Recruiter: https://www.collegerecruiter.com/
      • College Recruiter is specifically for college and university students along with recent graduates searching for that 8-5 job. This site features entry-level positions, internships and part-time and seasonal jobs. The site also has a resume builder, job search advice, and useful articles for helping you find a job.
    • Idealist: https://www.idealist.org/
      • Idealist inspires users by tempting them to, “find the perfect opportunity to change the world.” Idealist is all about connecting idealists – people who want to do good – with opportunities for action and collaboration. Therefore, if you’re looking for a job or internship that enables you towards making a difference, this is the search engine you’ve been well… searching for.

 


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