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Getting Ready To Join The Workforce: 13 Tips For High School And College Seniors

Seniors from both college and high school will be setting out to look for jobs soon. However, the education system doesn’t typically leave students ready to face the working world.

Landing a job in spring would be the ideal outcome, but graduates may not really be sure how to get employed. The critical aspect of landing a job, regardless of whether you’re leaving high school or college, is being prepared. You should have a firm grasp of what kind of a job you’re looking for and find out what the requirements for that position are.

To help, 13 experts from Forbes Human Resources Council share their insight into what high school and college grads should be doing to land a job in spring, and why those elements are of such importance.

This can undermine their chances of graduating. “Low-income working learners are less likely to earn a credential overall, even if they come from the upper end of the academic performance distribution,” adds the report.

Such effects perpetuate and worsen the inequalities of American society, according to Lindsay Ahlman, Associate Director of Research at the Institute for College Access and Success.

Speaking to Inside Higher Ed, Ahlman said: “To me, it boils down to the story of how higher ed is compounding social inequity.

“The type of privileges you enter college with tend to compound in college.”

See article here.

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