By Jenni Valentino, Contributing Writer
Career College Central summary:
For an overwhelming majority of Americans, the job interview is a dreaded, stressful ordeal as 9 in 10 employed adults said they fear something about the experience, according to data released in the 2013 Job Interview Anxiety Survey conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of Everest College.
The telephone survey of 1,002 employed …
Career College Central Summary:
Many say the higher education systems in the U.S. today are broken — producing far too many graduates who cannot compete in the new job market. Consider the following statistics: about 1.5 million or 53.6 percent of bachelor's degree-holders under the age of 25 last year were either jobless or underemployed. And of those who were actually employed, about 48 percent were in jobs that required less than a four-year college education, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Career College Central's Summary:
For college graduates seeking their first full-time jobs out of school, the current economy is causing unique challenges. Unemployment and underemployment for college grads have both risen since the beginning of the recession, with unemployment up 3.1 percent and underemployment up 8.4 percent.
FIVE STRATEGIES FOR GETTING THE RIGHT JOB:
Rack up some experience.
Try to make a strong start.
Work your way up.
Don't act as though you're entitled to a job.
Don't stay in school too long.
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