A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting a Real Job After Graduation.
Although a poor resume is one reason new grads are failing in the job search, it’s a symptom of bigger issues. At last count, something like 53% of new grads under the age of 25 are unemployed or underemployed. The word we’re using for this now is “malemployment.”
What’s discouraging is that many give up the job search far too soon, and settle for one to two other options:
Taking a part time, low wage job to create some level of sustainable income, or,
Consider taking on more debt by going back to grad school.
My response is to say not yet, to both. Because for many grads, they have not put in the work to overcome the systemic issues which created their conundrum in the first place.