Interview Tips: Landing Your First Job

How to Nail the Interview and Land Your First Job

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Finding a first job is challenging for anyone—entering the professional world can be intimidating and competitive; however, as long as you remember these fundamental job searching tips and stay positive, you'll set yourself up for success. Watch this video from life coach, Laura Baron to find tips to landing that first job!

Job Searching & Interview Tips

  • Get experiences like volunteering, internships, shadowing professionals and going to informal job interviews.
  • Establish a professional online presence through LinkedIn and make sure to clean up your personal social media—some companies do check those profiles!
  • Prepare for your interview: practice interviewing, be confident and communicate clearly and make sure to follow-up after the interview with a personal card. 

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