Transitioning from School to Work

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Entering the Workforce

So you’re ready to enter the ranks of the working world for the first time. Congratulations! Entering the workforce is a breeze with this Web guide. Learn where to find a job and internships, pick up tips for the job application process, find advice for that first job and even get help on finding a job without a college degree. View a Spanish-language version of the Guide.

Transitioning from School to Work

The transition from school to the working world can be difficult. You have to wake up early, dedicate your schedule to work, follow a dress code, endure the daily commute and pay your bills. Luckily, the Internet can help you enter the workplace with confidence.

Insights for Transitioning from School to Work

  • This guide presents a selection of links devoted to finding that first job. If you’re thinking more long-term and want to focus on launching (or advancing) your career, be sure to see the findingDulcinea Careers Web Guide.
  • The Internet has made the job search process both easier and more difficult: Now you need to make sure your online identity is just as stellar as your offline identity. Don’t miss the “Creating Your Online Identity” section of the findingDulcinea Job Hunting Web Guide for more information.

Top Sites for Transitioning from School to Work

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Have a hard time getting up early? You’re not alone. Read how Steve Pavlina, author of the blog StevePavlina.com, trained himself to get up at 5 a.m.
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