This article was written by Crista Tharp, an award-winning event planner, author, and speaker, on behalf of the Happy Grad Project. A lot has been said in the past year about how difficult it is on graduates to get a well-paying job, not to mention one within their chosen field. Graduates are now faced with dwindling options and often have no choice but to take a job that they are over-qualified for with much-less pay than they were expecting. Related:11 Job Search Commandments For College Grads When I graduated this was called, “normal." I was expected to climb the ladder of success with starter jobs that taught me the skills and knowledge I needed in order to get the higher paying job I wanted. People in my generation call this “paying your dues;” while the GenerationY’ers call it unfair and ridiculous. So, is there something you can do to increase your odds of getting your career off on the right foot while living the life you always dreamed for yourself? Of course there is, but be warned; you need to be DAREd to do it. What do I mean? I could say the typical things you hear upon graduating: have a great attitude, think out of the box, dress the part and so on. But while that is all important, there are principles available to everyone that will give the skills you need to succeed in anything you do. What’s more – it’s completely FREE! Let me explain DARE…
8 Ways You're Being SHUT OUT Of The Hiring Process
1-hour workshop to help job seekers figure out what's getting them tossed from the hiring process
September 28, 2022
Are you terrified of screwing up a job interview? Does the thought of writing a cover letter horrify you? Are you scared to network with others? What do you even say, anyway? If you're struggling to overcome your job search fears, this live event is for you.
We get it. Looking for work can be scary, especially if you’ve been at it for a long time and haven’t gotten any results.
Understanding which fears are getting in the way and how to overcome them will make all the difference. Sometimes you might not be aware of which obstacle is getting in the way of your goals. If you want to overcome these fears once and for all, we invite you to join us!
In this training, you’ll learn how to:
- Utilize strategies for coping with your job search fears
- Be confident in your job search—from writing your resume to networking
- Face your fears and move forward
Join our CEO, J.T. O'Donnell, and Director of Training Development & Coaching, Christina Burgio, for this live event on Wednesday, October 5th at 12 pm ET.
CAN'T ATTEND LIVE? That's okay. You'll have access to the recording and the workbook after the session!
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