Required Reading Topics for Recent Graduates, Topic 2: Job-Seeking
career fair at college of dupage, from flickr user codnewsroom, cc license You have (or, your student has) just finished a college degree. Congrats! It's a huge accomplishment. And, perhaps best of all, no more assigned homework. However, just because no one is assigning more reading to be done at home doesn't mean you shouldn't devour writings on important topics. Today, we're suggesting the second of five critical topics for recent graduate readings. We may not be your professor, but these readings still count for pass/fail--in real life. Consider these required readings.
Getting a Job at Google
The New York Times has recently run a series of articles on how to get hired at Google. However, finding a job at Google is a years-long topic among multiple media outlets. Google's Senior Vice President of People Operations, Lazlo Bock, has given quite a few interviews on how to stand out in the application process and how to fit Google's desired criteria in the interview process. Not interested in working for Google? Bock's tips should be helpful to most college grads in their current career search.