Looking for a job and planning a career is not easy when you are in your twenties and have only recently graduated from college. That is why you should turn to someone more experienced, skilled, informed and ready to help – i.e. the Internet. But, there are so many career blogs out there, and it’s hard to know which ones really are useful. Here is a selection you might want to consider.
1. Ms. Career Girl
Even though its title suggest that this is a female-oriented blog, it is actually helpful to young professionals of both sexes. Speaking from a perspective of a young and knowledgeable person, Ms. Career Girl provides articles about a wide range of topics, from starting your own business to moving to a new city in search of a better job.
Not all career blogs are attractive to millennials as not all of them offer concrete information, a nice visual presence and a chance to connect with a potential employer. However, Levo will tick all your boxes and is equally attractive to freelancers and full-time employees. Here, you can learn how to develop your college skills, behave during an online interview and on your first day at a new job.
If you want to do business like a pro, you need to listen to a pro – which is exactly what the Evercoach blog offers. Featuring submissions from world-class professionals, it gives you a chance to pick the brain of an expert and see how things are done in the real world. Moreover, it includes videos recorded by world-renowned coaches, which is something you should not miss.
4. Career Enlightenment
Not a lot of youngsters know a lot about business nowadays, but what do they know absolutely everything about? Social media, of course! That is why a blog that mixes job hunting with social media involvement is the right thing to look for, and Career Enlightenment is just that kind of blog. It will not only teach you that you can find proper jobs via Twitter and Facebook, but also help you find those jobs, too.
Speaking of social media, here is a blog that covers all aspects of the matter – it provides posts both from perspective candidates and recruiters! Therefore, you can read about your peers’ experiences, but also find out what the other side is thinking. By promoting the concept of social recruiting. Social-Hire connects experts and newcomers, all through the magical power of social media.
6. Career Sherpa
If looking for more personal advice, take it from someone who knows what they are doing. Hannah Morgan, the brains behind the Career Sherpa blog, is a successful job hunter who knows how to recognize an opportunity and make the most of it. She did it for herself, and she can help you do it as well. With proper guidance – from how to update your email signature, to how to dress for an interview – she will be the big sister you never had.
7. Life After College
This is every grad student’s worst nightmare: what will life after college be like? Having been through it all – and having lived to tell the tale! – Jenny Blake is the person you should listen to. Life After College is not just a blog where you can get information regarding possible jobs for students in their twenties, but also a place where other people share their stories, which is quite valuable when looking for a new beginning in life.
8. College Info Geek
Being a struggling student himself, Thomas Frank has learned how to set his goals and achieve them. He knows that college will not prepare you for the job market unless you do your part and, therefore, is aware how he can help other young people. That is why College Info Geek is an awesome place to learn how to utilize your college experience and what else you need to do in order to be competitive on the job market.
As you can see, all of these career blogs can help you adapt to your new, post-grad life, and assist you in finding not just job, but the job. They will teach you how to use your knowledge, discover new things and become a young expert every company is looking for.
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