PlumTree Financial Planning and Fresh Start Careers have joined forces to bring recent grads a step-by-step guide for moving your career and finances forward to help you live the life you want. Introducing:
5 Universal Truths for Recent Grads:
A step-by-step guide for professional development and financial freedom.
The house with the pool…the corner office…they don’t just happen and you need to get there from here.
College can be an incredible journey of personal growth and professional development. It can be a transformative, character-building experience that profoundly impacts the rest of your life.
It’s also a wonderful bubble of time when you live “king of” on your own and “kind of” make real-world decisions. A lot of choices were clear-cut – you knew what classes were required and when you had to take them. Tests were given (mostly) on the material covered in class.
Unfortunately, you learned your trade in college – you’re probably an excellent engineer or accountant – but, what college did not teach you were the real world skills you need to get ahead NOW.
What is the secret to a successful life after graduation? Where’s the instruction manual for securing that corner office? We don’t have a handbook, but, we’ve compiled a list of the 5 Universal Truths you need to know to guide you to the future you’re dreaming about. You are at the heart of it and pilot it the entire way, we just provide the insight to keep you on track and moving in the right direction (up!).
Here’s a sneak peek at our first chapter:
Chapter 1: First Truth: Own it! Don’t Let Life Happen to You
Some of the topics covered are: Get the Job…Take Advantage of Your Boss…Design Your Future
Every Wednesday we’ll post a new article on the road to your future. Follow us on Facebook (FreshStartCareersUSA & PlumTreeFP), Twitter (@FSCareersUSA & @PlumTreeFP) or LinkedIn (Fresh Start Careers USA & PlumTree Financial Planning) and check out the hashtag #YourLaunchPlan.
Be sure to share this article with anyone you feel could benefit from it and check back next Wednesday for out first article: Branding Yourself through Your Resume! #YourLaunchPlan.