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Table Of Contents

Introduction
Still in College: Myths and Realities
Your Major
Tech School
The Career Student
“The Best and Brightest” Myth
Party Now, Study Never?
Study Abroad
Internships
College Job Fairs and Recruiters
The College Career Center
When to Start the Job Search
Job Search
Newspaper Classifieds: Print
Free Employment/Job Newspapers
Hometown & Small Newspapers
College Career Center: Print Listings
Job Boards
Newspaper Classifieds: Online
Company Websites
Government Websites
College Career Center: Online Listings
Headhunters
Job Placement Agencies
Job Fairs
Applying for a Job
Interviews
Working While You’re Looking
Accepting or Declining a Job Offer
Surviving the Job
Boredom
Breaks
Weight Gain
Cubicles
The Manila Envelope
Parties
Office Politics: Special Case—Women Majority
The Food Chain and Office Personalities
Conclusion
Index
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The College Grad's Guide to Purgatory

The College Grad's Guide to Purgatory

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The dot.coms have all gone bust. Corporations are laying off workers by the thousands. The economy is in its worst state in nearly thirty years. Congratulations, you've just graduated from college, what are you going to do next?Finding a job after college has never been easy, but the 21st century has brought with it many new challenges. Thankfully, author Elycia Arendt has penned the first shockingly realistic guide to finding and surviving your first job. Written by a recent college graduate, The College Grad's Guide to Purgatory is filled with every dirty little secret college career centers never wanted students to hear.Arendt dispels the myths fed to college students, such as the importance of their major. The book details where to find a job, how to apply, interviewing tactics, accepting or declining an offer, and finally, how to survive your first job. Candid, irreverent, and timely, The College Grad's Guide to Purgatory is the ultimate guide to post-collegiate life.
The dot.coms have all gone bust. Corporations are laying off workers by the thousands. The economy is in its worst state in nearly thirty years. Congratulations, you've just graduated from college, what are you going to do next?Finding a job after college has never been easy, but the 21st century has brought with it many new challenges. Thankfully, author Elycia Arendt has penned the first shockingly realistic guide to finding and surviving your first job. Written by a recent college graduate, The College Grad's Guide to Purgatory is filled with every dirty little secret college career centers never wanted students to hear.Arendt dispels the myths fed to college students, such as the importance of their major. The book details where to find a job, how to apply, interviewing tactics, accepting or declining an offer, and finally, how to survive your first job. Candid, irreverent, and timely, The College Grad's Guide to Purgatory is the ultimate guide to post-collegiate life.

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