As a recent grad, you’ve probably had at least a couple of experience working in a “real world” office. But the question is, what changes when you’re a full-time employee and not just a summer or semester-long intern?
Lucky for you, we scoured the web for the advice you need to know as you take your first steps into the big, bad workforce.
- College won’t teach you about these seven things you need to know about entering the workforce. (Mashable)
- Understanding that grammar counts is just one of the many pieces of unconventional career advice you should learn before you start your first job. (Forbes)
- Sheryl Sandberg has some great words of wisdom for recent grads just starting to look at the job market. First things first? Banish self-doubt. (Entrepreneur)
- Are you really all that prepared for the workforce? Studies show you may not be. (Slate)
- Soft skills? Yeah, those are really, really important when you’re starting off your career. (Fox Business)
- Forget what you need to do when starting out; here’s what not to do. (The New York Times)
- A lot of times new grads forget that there is in fact a transition period between college and the real world. (Quintessential Careers)
- Once you get settled in, there are nine things you should do during the first week of your job. (Business Insider)