Preparing for life after college should start well before you actually finish your classes. It can be tempting to keep “adult life” out of sight and out of mind as you savor those last few weeks and months on campus, but it’s important to be proactive so that you can hit the ground running after graduation. From preparing to enter the job market, to getting your financial wellbeing in check, there are numerous steps you can take to prepare yourself for life after college. Here are a few tips to help you get started:
Since the pandemic hit, many platforms, including our very own Career Fair Plus, have had to pivot from going with a mobile-first approach to a web-first approach. Now, it seems the whole world has transitioned to the web with Zoom, Google Meet, and a host of other video platforms. To make the transition a little more fun, many people use virtual backgrounds in their meetings as this can help kick off conversations on a light-hearted note.
In 2020, a lot has changed including the way job-seekers connect with potential employers. Online or virtual career fairs are now the go-to way to find jobs and many students are now finding their dream jobs over video! Despite the fact that you’re now able to conduct the job search from the comfort of your own home, you’ll still need to prepare yourself.
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Since COVID-19 has pushed many activities online, virtual interviews are part of what is being called 'the new normal’. This is however a boon in disguise for many organizations, since companies enjoy several financial benefits by allowing remote work. Thus, in the majority of cases, employers are finding the work-from-home model highly convenient. But that is not all! By virtue of this model, they now have the opportunity to target a wider range of talent from every corner of the world... and as a candidate you also have new access to avenues to secure the perfect remote job; you only need to know how to ace that virtual interview!