20 Job Rules for Millennials – Forbes.com

Millennials – You can’t get away from the lable. Research and studies on the Millennial Generation help shape marketing, advertising and yes, even corporate recruiting strategies.

We found an interesting post on Forbes.com on “20 Job Rules for Millennials” with an article by Zack O’Malley Greenburg entitled “How Millennials Can Survive and Thrive In The New Economy”.   This post and article give some job search success tips and advice specific to the Millennial Generation.  Check out this list, and then visit http://career.uconn.edu for online career tools or stop by UConn’s Center for Career Development to help you prepare for your career!

  1. Keep working — at something
  2. Don’t hide in graduate school
  3. Make your cover letter sparkle
  4. Network, network, network
  5. Do what you love
  6. Go back to college — for employment help
  7. Use the social network
  8. Suit up
  9. Volunteer
  10. Don’t discount the informational interview
  11. Always follow up
  12. Apply early and often, but not everywhere
  13. Use Craigslist
  14. Never stop learning
  15. Use the military option
  16. Pay your bills
  17. Get a roommate
  18. Don’t give up
  19. See a professional
  20. Save for your retirement

See http://onforb.es/1witE1R and http://onforb.es/1tAy5Uy for the full post and article.

By Pamela Zagami
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