Hiring mangers’ inboxes are flooding with résumés from recent graduates.
For marketing graduates, there’s plenty of competition for entry-level positions at both agencies and boutique firms. To set yourself apart, digital marketing strategist Samuel Edwards says to avoid common pitfalls.
“As a graduate with a business degree and focus in marketing, you’ll be up against thousands of other young professionals looking for the same elusive jobs,” he says in an Inc article. “While doing the right thing is important, you also need to avoid doing the wrong things. If you can circumvent [the] mistakes [that] new college graduates frequently make, you’ll be better off than most.”
Although many recent grads make interview blunders and on the-job errors such as not listening intently, failing to show emotion or showing up unprepared, crucial mistakes can also happen during your job search, Edwards says. RELATED: Free guide: 10 ways to improve your writing today. Download now.