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First Job After Graduating College

As you step into your first postgrad work experience, there are a lot of things you need to know that your textbooks didn't teach you over the past four years.

Here is what you should be gleaning from your first adventure in the world of work.

  • Watch Your Attitude
  • Learn About the Various Kinds of Power and Influence
  • Figure Out the Organizational Culture 
  • Know Yourself
  • Build Skills
  • Ask for Regular Feedback and Keep a Compliments File
  • Read Internal Job Postings

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