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tips for college grads, job search

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If you’re like me, this is the time of year your social media feeds start filling up with pics of friends and family whose kids are graduating college. There is about to be a flood of recently graduated job seekers out there – so when contacted by St. Louis Magazine to write a piece for them, this topic seemed essential to cover.

Below is the introduction to the article. You can read the whole piece here.

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“School’s out!” For most students, those magic words signify the ultimate freedom. But for the hundreds of college seniors preparing to graduate, the end of school means the beginning of the “real world.”

After years of rising unemployment rates for young people, following the financial crisis of 2008, economists are projecting the best job market for new college grads in nearly a decade. Of course, it’s one thing to land a decent-paying job, but what about finding the right position to launch a fulfilling career? David Hults of Activ:8 Careers offers these five tips.