Career Advice for Recent College GraduatesAs the school year comes to a swift close, many college graduates are on the hunt for entry-level positions. Finding a job can be difficult, especially for recent-grads that may have little to no experience. However, with a four-year diploma and the right mindset, you can land your first ‘real world’ job right out of college.

It’s a candidate’s market, meaning skilled workers have far more power in today’s labor market since there is an abundance of open positions. In fact, today there are more vacant positions than unemployed people in the U.S. For about a year, openings have outplaced the number of unemployed Americans. For recent-grads, this is great news as it allows applicants to be more selective about the positions they apply to.

Check out our latest infographic which details recent college grad statistics including salary expectations, where grads are moving and, what employers are looking for in college graduates.

College Grad InfographicHere at JOHNLEONARD, we have a number of tools and offer expert career advice to help you succeed in your job search. While the post-grad job search can be stressful, follow the strategies listed in the following video to help you launch your career!  

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