Thursday, January 10, 2013

First Job Jitters

Forget about what you can do for your employer on your first job after you've graduated college. (Or at least, set it aside for a moment.)

What can your first job/employer do for you?

Quite a lot, actually. Here's a thoughtful article about what kinds of self-assessment and transition-from-college work you should be doing. 

Also, as the second-to-last paragraph of this article suggests, a clear understanding of some of the macro-level stuff about careers and jobs can take the pressure off of you to find "the perfect job." No job is perfect. There's plenty to learn and ways to move toward an even better match for your interests and goals no matter what job you've landed.

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