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The Top 11 Mistakes That Recent Grads Make in the Job Hunt

Chris Bianchi

March 05, 2010

Take the initiative

This is huge. Start something yourself if nobody wants to give you a shot. Start a website or a blog.

Can’t find a PR job? Do PR for a friend’s upstart business, for free even. Can’t find a teaching job? Put up flyers for tutoring. There’s no field where you can say “there’s nothing I can do”. Think of something so you can stay active- it’ll keep you fresh and, most importantly, it’ll really impress prospective employers.

11) Make a plan >>