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The social media platform that will play the most significant role in your professional life is LinkedIn. Now, while over half of recent graduates have a LinkedIn profile, most fail to use it correctly and, consequently, fail to take advantage of the vast benefits it offers - this is a potentially costly mistake.

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Many of us connect with new people daily, yet the term 'networking' can deter us. Try and find a new spin on networking - by having this attitude and mindset - can lead to building solid working relationships. 

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Networking is an invaluable tool when you’re in the market for a new job. Especially for young professionals who are new to the game & may not have any contacts yet. Easier said than done right? Don’t worry, with our Readygrad top tips you will be networking like a boss in no time.

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For many people, the most dreaded interview question is, “Tell me about yourself.” Talking about yourself can be difficult, and doing so in a succinct yet compelling way can be even harder. Learn how to perfect your "pitch" - the 60 second explanation of who you are, what you do, and why it all matters.

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It is very common for recent graduates to say, “I only want to work for a large company when I start my career.” There is a misconception that graduates think BIGGER is better. Although there are many benefits of working for a large company, there are some great reasons to consider smaller companies too. Find out what those are.

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No matter what your chosen field of study is, as a graduate student you should ensure that you stay abreast of any changes in your industry. One great way to draw on all of those resources is to join a professional association.

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