How To Find the Perfect First Job

These tips will position you for long term success.


Your first job has the potential to launch an awesome career. With so many jobs available, it’s tough to choose which one will best position you for success. Monster interviewed career development experts to find the best practices for finding the perfect first job to jump-start your career.


President of JB Training Solutions, Courtney Templin, offers up advice on how to research potential employers online and in person. She stresses the importance of informational interviews, explaining how they give a real-world look at what it’s like to work in a specific field and at a specific company. Templin also dives into the topic of what you should be asking hiring managers during your interview. It’s important to discover if companies actually have a real interest in contributing to your career development. Finally, Templin explains how salary is only a small piece of whether a job will lead to a great career.


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May 20, 2016