Right at this moment, you don’t need an employer to be employed. You can grab your laptop, head to a spot with wifi and get to work.
For me, as someone who works full-time, is getting my masters, and working on my own projects, working efficiently, staying motivated, and getting sh*t done is key. Of course, I have days where I do nothing, but having my own ways of keeping the grind going have tremendously helped my life.
Regardless of what field you go into, almost every business has social media facets and a brand kit/style guide, so it can only benefit you to get a head start on learning what it’s like to make sure everything you do fits into a specific brand. Your brand doesn’t have to be applied strictly to social media–it can also be a way to have a style guide for your professional life across the board with things like a portfolio, websites, resumes, business cards and more.
In most careers, creating a body of work is important whether it consists of research, reports, projects, or even your social media stream. Especially in a creative field, it is important to have a polished portfolio to showcase what you know how to do and what you are good at.
They say college is the best four years of your life. While that may be true, there is a lot more to your undergrad than sleeping through 9am classes and attending a Friday night party (or any other night of the week for that matter). College is about earning your degree but it is also about putting in the time to learn and advance yourself in your career.
So you’ve finished school…now what? Travel for a bit, go on to grad school, or start the ever nebulous job hunt. Now, that may seem terribly daunting, but if you’re prepared finding that perfect position isn’t impossible. First things first, you need a great resume.
The millennial generation makes up a majority of our population as well as the job market. But finding a job post-grad for a millennial can be tough. Here are the facts.
While my experience as a millennial, college graduate in a big city is on an upward climb, many of us are not so lucky. I may be young and employed, but my journey is nowhere close to over and I am ready to share anything and everything I have learned, thus far.