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Graduating this summer? 9 steps to land a graduate job: Part 2

This is the second part of our 2-part post on securing a graduate job. See part 1 here.

6. Be proactive  

As highlighted in part 1, there are many different ways of finding a job. If you speak to people you know you will probably find they got jobs, or heard about jobs, in all sorts of different ways.  I would particularly recommend networking (easier than you might think and doesn’t need to be scary or sleazy) and targeting employers in which you’re specifically interested.

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Graduating this summer? 9 steps to land a graduate job: Part 1

Graduation_ceremonyFirst of all, congratulations! Finishing university is a big milestone and a fantastic achievement.  It is an exciting time; you may be eager to get out there and make your mark on the world, and excited about the multitude of options open to you.  However, once the relief of finishing finals is out of the way, it can also be a daunting and stressful time, particularly if you do not yet have a job, or other plans, lined up.

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