The graduation ceremonies are over, which means the job search is on.
With diploma in hand, graduates dream of launching the perfect career, but many find out quickly that it’s a tough job market.
Having a degree doesn’t guarantee you a job immediately after you hang up your cap and gown. (I’m sure many people can attest to this statement, myself included.)
What are some things you can do to get a leg up on the other qualified candidates applying for the same jobs as you?
Here are a few tips for recent graduates looking to stand out in the crowded job pool:
Include relevant keywords in your résumé
Stressed about not finding a job? Elana Lyn Gross’ piece for Monster, “Here’s how to stop panicking and find a job after graduation,” shares ways to relieve your job-related worries.
Here’s one hint: Strong keywords can bring you to the top of the list when applying online.