Jon Talks with Channel 7 WXYZ Morning News Anchor Keenan Smith: How to Score a Job Right Out of College

Jon’s advice for graduates entering the workforce: 

  • Get the right mindset: Take a deep breath and be patient, persistent and consistently searching
  • Catalog what you’ve done: committees, jobs, internships, athletics and the lessons you learned and value you brought to those situations
  • Research the jobs you want
  • Reach out to your network and centers of influence to see who can make introductions for you
  • Create an up-to-date resume
  • Prep for the interview (prep 10 questions)
  • Practice interviewing
  • Show up early to the interview
  • Dress for the job you want
  • Sell your value

Watch the segment on Channel 7 WXYZ