Got your heart set on living in a big (or biggish) city after graduation, but don't feel like spending every penny of your graduation money on new digs in a tough job market? A recent Business Insider story ranked the best cities for new grads, in terms of mean annual income, median rent, and unemployment. Here are the top picks.
If you accept every single LinkedIn invitation you receive, you're eventually going to have quite a filing problem. But if you're too selective, you might miss out on valuable connections, as well as the good career karma that comes with helping other people. So how can you determine which invitations are worth accepting?
We spend most of our waking hours at work and tend to have at least something in common with our coworkers (even if, worst-case scenario, it's only that we're all looking for another job). So it's natural that we might want to make friends with some of our colleagues. But should we?
Somewhere out there, there's a person with the world's most perfect resume. His degree relates to his field of study. He got a job related to his degree right out of school, and each subsequent gig -- at which he stayed for the perfect length of time -- built elegantly on the learnings of the job before. We do not like this person very much, but that's not a problem: if this platonic ideal of a job seeker really exists, he's pretty rare.