It's all over the media, times are tight. Consumers are spending less, businesses are downsizing. Now, more than ever, it is important for you to approach your job hunt proactively:
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Competencies Employers Seek in College Graduates
If you know what employers want, you can highlight those skills that you already possess.
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Brooke Wallace, Puget Sound alumna, and Business Development Manager at Another Source says: There are plenty of jobs out there if you open your mind to possibilities you hadn’t considered. Unhook from what you perceive employers to be. Don’t discount an employer simply because they lack name recognition or you think they aren’t “cool” enough. And don’t assume that employers only do the one thing they are best known for. …Not every employee at Enterprise rents cars, and not every employee at Starbucks makes coffee –if you don’t believe it, search on those employers in the ASK Network on Cascade! All organizations need all different kinds of professionals to operate effectively. You may start out renting cars, or making coffee to get your foot in the door, but don’t assume that those are the only options available.