Watercooler: Finding that first job after college

Published May 3, 2013 9:32 pm

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Recent college graduates entering the job market can face a variety of challenges, especially in a soft economy, and can use any edge afforded to them when jumping into the competition. The Web is a good place to pick up a few tips. Here are some places to start:

Campus Explorer • Breaks down the grad job search into a planning timeline, at http://bit.ly/12kNxaB.

Fastweb • Provides articles on a variety of new grad job-search subjects, at http://mnstr.me/15XxEei.

JobDiagnosis.com • Spotlights strategies before graduation, at http://bit.ly/bnPwcB.

Job-Hunt.org • Spotlights how to develop a first job-hunt strategy, at http://bit.ly/11aKfb.

Quintessential Careers • Offers job-search advice for recent graduates, at http://bit.ly/HA6OA.