For many new graduates, the
longwinded inspiring graduation speeches and drunken late-night fêtes are over, replaced with the sinking feeling that elicits such thoughts as:
“What the eff did I just learn in the last four years—or was it five—and holy schmoly I think I owe someone (maybe a bank, maybe the government, maybe a Nigerian prince) 20,000 big ones that I can’t pay for with my job at Starbucks. At least I have health insurance and my mom’s couch.”
For those of you not in complete denial of the stress that follows the graduation
hangover elation, I’m here to tell you: You will find a job. It’s true.
I’m not speaking to you as an economist or an analyst, but rather as a communications pro who has built a thriving business in the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression.
What does that have to do with you, a mere graduate? Well, just about everything. You are standing on a pile of “golden opportunity.” For those of you
haters doubters, let me tell you why: