Real-life advice for getting through the economic downturn.
You've spent hundreds of hours searching and applying for jobs in your field, but you still haven't landed anything. What gives? Unfortunately, in today's market, it doesn't really matter how impressive your resume is or how well you interviewthere simply aren't enough jobs for everyone.
The Not-Yet-Employed College Graduate Survival Guide isn't just another career handbook. Inside, you'll find honest, real-life advice and strategies for dealing with the downturn in the job market. Since it'll be some time before the current economic climate changes, this book shows you how to switch your focus toward your immediate needssuch as paying off student loans and making rent each monthin order to alleviate the debt you've accumulated while in school. You'll also learn how to position yourself as a standout candidate when jobs arise with valuable exercises that sharpen your interview skills, professional online presence, and resume.
With The Not-Yet-Employed College Graduate Survival Guide, you won't have to give up on your dream career to make ends meet today.
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About the Author
Dr. Bonnie Kerrigan Snyder (Lancaster, PA) is an honors graduate of Harvard. She holds advanced degrees from Virginia Tech and Pennsylvania State University. She has worked as a college admissions officer, a college career counselor, a college professor, and a certified high school guidance counselor.
Table of Contents
Part I Survival 19
Chapter 1 Emotional Survival 21
Chapter 2 Economic Survival 45
Chapter 3 Everyday Survival 75
Part II Managing The Facts of Life 101
Chapter 4 The Success Mindset in Any Economy 103
Chapter 5 Student Loans and Health Insurance 149
Part III Your Support Network 167
Chapter 6 You Are Not Alone 169
Chapter 7 The Light at the End of the Tunnel 195
Appendix Recommended Resources 211