Well, not so fast. There are critical things that you should do during the first 90 days, and there are things that you shouldn't do.
Employed is the new engaged.
Image courtesy of samarttiw at FreeDigitalPhotos.net 2. Don't accept on the spot. Please just fight this urge. There is no
As graduation was looming, my client Kayla was increasingly stressed out. She hired me to help her land job offers in Germany, without having to move there first. She just didn't feel that she could move overseas without having any job prospects - a challenge she found intimidating.
When it comes to deciding your career, don't be afraid to think big! Almost every college student has a similar amount of career experience, give or take an internship or two. That is to say, not that much.
Unhealthy work/life balance. New jobs often require that the person work extra hours, travel overnight, prove him or herself
For college students, possessing a realistic expectation of their career at a company is extremely difficult because they have never worked in the corporate world before. Sure, many college students have had internships and part time jobs before, but it is not the same as being in a full-time career.
After you know the right people, who those people are, and have taken the time to listen to them, you can then easily transition to being understood. The key to being understood is to clearly and concisely convey what you are interested in doing.
In high school, it was very clear of what to do to get to college. You get good grades. In college, it was very clear of what to do to get a job offer. You get good grades, internships and leadership positions in extracurricular activities. But what about pursuing a career that is fulfilling?
Job counter offers are lame attempts to correct past omissions and are almost never successful. Either people don't take them, or they do take them and end up leaving relatively quickly thereafter.