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November 2018

How to Make Friends in A New City After College

How to Make Friends in A New City After College

Congratulations! You are a college graduate and have accomplished a monumental feat toward climbing the ladder of success. There are several new avenues, routes of interest, and places to discover with that college degree. Certainly, there are many reasons why you went to college but none more important than gaining the benefits of knowledge. With knowledge and education, there is no doubt about your determination toward getting ahead in the world and placing your foot into that door.

Sure, it’s important to be a wise individual and know what steps to take to achieve ultimate triumph. But, what about the period between finishing schooling and relocating to a new destination? It is most likely true that some of your greatest bonds were formed with peers, mentors, and companions during your college years.  And so you may have stayed in the same part of the country in which you graduated.  But it is quite possible that to forge a new life after college, you be moving away. Regardless, if you stayed in the same region it is quite possible that your pals are set to embark upon their new journey in a different geographical location.

Settling into a New Social Setting

What it boils down to is that, after graduating college, it may be difficult to settle into a new social setting. Some of the difficulties you may experience are balancing work and social life, coping with the pressures of a new job, dealing with student loans...

Just Graduated and Looking for a Career - Not Just a Job

Just Graduated and Looking for a Career--Not Just a Job

Finding meaningful employment is something we all strive for.

Unfortunately, there are some who do not find that in their current position.

If you are seeking a new career opportunity rather than just a job, you are not alone. Recent graduates and seasoned professionals can all find themselves in the same boat, looking for a fulfilling career.

Much of our lives are spent at our jobs, so how can you make sure yours is the right fit for you? It’s a tough question without a simple answer. Luckily, you are in the right place to find some tips for landing the career you are looking for after graduation.

1.    Know What You Want to Do- It may sound simple, but many recent graduates struggle with the big picture. Often, we see career seekers thrust into the workforce without a true understanding of what they want to do in life. It is important to understand what you want to accomplish with your career. Find out what you like to do by completing a self-evaluation. Then go out into the workforce and do everything you can to make it happen.

 2.    Understand Your Salary Requirements- A lot of recent grads struggle in finding a job that adequately pays them. This is common; however, you can find yourself in an unsatisfying line of work if making your salary requirements is not feasible in that field. That is a problem. If you do not see the end goal within your reach, it will...