This article was written by Krystal Hicks, who is currently the Associate Director of Employer Outreach and Career Support at the University of New Hampshire, on behalf of the Happy Grad Project. By the time a student is graduating from college, they have hopefully completed an internship, visited their career center to polish up their resume, and identified a few positions they’d like to pursue in their field… hopefully. But even after all that, there is still no guarantee they will land their top choice job upon graduation. Related: 4 Tips For Giving Your Entry-Level Resume Veteran Appeal Why? Because they’re up against hundreds of other recent grads who also want that job, and who also did internships and have nicely formatted resumes. Seems like a rough hand, right grads? All that time, money, and effort, and you still have to compete for the job? You got it. But before you write off your degree completely and head back to bartending, here are a few ways you can dust off your inner competitor, find an edge, and turn those reasons why you can get the job, into reasons why you will get the job.
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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