The global financial meltdown of the last five years wiped out many businesses of all sizes. Although Canada was not hit as hard as the U.S and some EU countries, thousands of formerly employed people became jobless and an equal number of new college graduates never landed the job they would have gotten with ease before the recession. While the economy is on the path to recovery and the job market is starting to improve, some jobs for recent grads are still scarce. At the same time, universities across Canada have churned out graduates faster than the recovering economy has been able to create jobs. The competition for jobs is so tough that you would be lucky to even get an interview. However, it doesn't mean that there is nothing you can do except hope and pray. With a little effort and ingenuity, you can easily improve your chances in life. In these tough times, breaking into any industry requires a lot of hard work and preparation. Preparing for your dream job should not start after you finish college; it should start right from the time you join college. Here are six useful tips on how to prepare yourself to break into the industry of your choice:

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