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Getting Your First Job For Dummies by Roberto Angulo

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Introduction

Whether you’re a high school students looking for part-time work, a college student looking for your first internship, or a recent grad out in the world looking for your first full-time job, you’re taking an important step forward in your life!

Getting a job is not rocket science, but it’s also not something to be taken lightly. Part of the process involves figuring out what you want to do and what job will make you happy. The next part is actually identifying the right jobs that are available and applying to them. You also need to prepare your résumé and think about what you want to show employers. After you apply, you want to make sure your application is accepted and that you pass your interviews. And when you get an offer, you need to determine if it’s a good package for you.

Finding a job may seem complicated, but my goal in this book is to outline all the steps involved, and help you get through them easily and successfully. Even if you read only part of this book and follow only some of the steps, you’ll be better off than most job seekers.

Millions of people have gotten jobs before you. Some have prepared for the task and others haven’t. Eventually, people tend to find their way and get on a career path that allows them to succeed. Most likely, you’ll change jobs a few times throughout your career and you may also figure out you need to go on a different career path altogether.

Your first job is the beginning of a journey. With this book, you get a good start ...

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