CAREERS: Grads can search

Recent college graduates entering the job market can face a variety of challenges, especially with a recovering economy.

Graduates can use any edge they can get when tackling today’s job market. And the World Wide Web has quite a few good places to pick up some useful job-hunt tips.

Here is a sampling:

Campus Explorer:

• Breaks down the job search into a planning timeline that begins six months before graduation. Site:


• Provides articles on a variety of job search subjects for new graduates. Site:

Spotlights nine steps in developing a strategy for a first-job hunt. Site:

Quintessential Careers:

Offers job search advice for recent graduates. Site:

Lays out job search strategies for employment after college, including tips on succeeding in that first job. Site:

— By Chuck Myers, McClatchy-Tribune News Service


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