Congratulations, you have just finished your undergrad, tossed your cap, and checked a box off for completion of a major life goal. Now it’s time to head off to grad school, get your MBA and land your dream job, right? Well, that’s one option, but life doesn’t really follow a bullet point outline format. Instead, you’re living your very own ‘choose your own adventure.’ The bad news is, unlike in the paperback edition after you “die,” you can’t just flip back to the previous section and make the opposite choice to continue with the narrative. Related: Should You Go Back To School? 4 Factors To Consider College is glorified in many ways, perhaps none more so as being a place where you can find out who you are while making mistakes. This is only true to a point, though—you can also completely screw the pooch—what you do immediately after college, whether it is grad school or diving into a career, will shape the rest of your adventure.
As children prepare to go back to school at the end of the summer, why not plan your path toward career success this fall? Whether you’re looking to move positions within a company or you’re embarking on a new job search, there’s no better time to start than the present. Related: 5 Ways To Get The Job You Deserve Remember the feeling of stocking up on new notebooks, pencils, and books? As you packed your backpack for the first day of school, it always felt like a fresh new start. Just as students prepare their supplies, there are some tools you can use to jumpstart your career in the fall. Here are five tools to put your job search to the test in the Back-to-School season: