Congratulations on getting that job offer! But what if you aren't happy with it? When you are coming to a new organization without a lot of business background, you may be bringing a lot of skills and training, but not a lot of proven performance. You'll be hired on your resume and skills and maybe your references, but ...
Making it in the Real World
Making the Transition from College to the Real World
Workshops, eBooks, and links to help you survive and thrive in your first job.
Congratulations on leaving or getting ready to leave college, grad school, or your post-doc. You've learned a lot, had fun and made friends. Now you're looking for a job and the reality is sinking in... College hasn't fully prepared you for the Real World. Relax, and welcome to dougsguides: a set of ebooks, workshops, and links to help you find a great job with great people.
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One of the most popular features of dougsguides is the self-assessment quiz "Who Should I Work For?". This quiz helps you to determine your work personality and matches it to the cultures of various workplaces. The aggregated results for everyone who has taken the quiz are below.
This questionnaire is based on Tamara Erickson's...
If you are about to graduate, you're preparing for one of the biggest transitions of your life. Some of you may be continuing your education in graduate school or a post-doc, but most will be entering the workforce as employees for the first time. Do you know what life will be like as a full-time employee? Think about it: you've spent 12 years in pre-college, and 4 years in college, plus maybe some grad school. But 16+ years of being a student hasn't really prepared you for...