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On The Money: How new graduates can take on the job market

By Chuck Myers

McClatchy-Tribune News Service (MCT)

Published: Monday, March 24 2014 8:50 p.m. MDT

Graduates can use any edge they can get when tackling today’s job market. And the World Wide Web has quite a few good place to pick up some useful job-hunt tips.

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Recent college graduates entering the job market can face a variety of challenges, especially with a recovering economy.

Graduates can use any edge they can get when tackling today’s job market. And the World Wide Web has quite a few good place to pick up some useful job-hunt tips.

Here is a sampling:

—Campus Explorer: Breaks down the job search into a planning timeline that begins six months before graduation. http://www.campusexplorer.com

—Fastweb: Provides articles on a variety of job search subjects for new graduates. http://www.fastweb.com

Job-Hunt.org: Spotlights nine steps in developing a strategy for a first-job hunt. http://www.job-hunt.org

—Quintessential Careers: Offers job search advice for recent graduates. http://www.quintcareers.com

Scholarships.com: Lays out job search strategies for employment after college, including tips on succeeding in that first job. http://www.scholarships.com

©2014 McClatchy-Tribune Information Services. Distributed by MCT Information Services

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