Okay, so you’ve decided that you want to find a job. Maybe you’re looking for work to tie you over for the summer break, or something that you can do after school and on the weekends. Whatever it is that you’ve got in mind, the real question you’ve got to ask yourself is, “Where do I start?”
As parents, guiding our teenagers and students towards a part-time job can be a pretty easy task. Usually it’s just a matter of calling up a friend that owns a local deli or shop, or even bringing home a couple of applications from local restaurants. But helping our kids plan for a long-term career can be a rather intimidating task; after all, it’s only their lives that we’re talking about here. So how exactly can parents make sure that they’re guiding their kids in the right direction?
Tips on Preparation for Your First Interview
So, you turned in your resume and you’ve been asked to come in for an interview. Nervous? Don’t be. This is a standard part of the application process and you can get through it easily. You just need to make sure you’re prepared for the interview and you’re going to do just fine. Here is everything you need to know to get ready for the big day.
5 Job Search Tips for Students
You may not be completely clear on what you’re passionate about and what you want to do with your life, yet you have to compete with hundreds and thousands other students in the entry job market. The last thing you should do is follow a career path just because you think it’s what you want, without really exploring your options first.
But, you still need a job, so you still need to get your foot in the door. What are the best ways students can do this?