How to gain experience for your first job

Photo credit: ventiq.com

Photo credit: ventiq.com

As a job seeker, I was often frustrated by the catch-22 that you need experience to get a job, but you need a job to get experience. But then I realized that you don’t necessarily need a job to get experience.

So I wrote a guest post on Chelsea Krost’s blog about alternative ways that young job seekers could get the experience they need for their first full-time job:

Top 6 Ways To Gain Experience Before Your First Job (chelseakrost.com)

Special thanks to Chelsea Krost for publishing this post. And I hope that if you’re searching for your first job, this post will help you become a more competitive candidate.

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About David

I'm an aspiring writer and filmmaker in my twenties. I also run a blog where twenty-somethings share their stories and advice on beginning a career in this economy. Check it out at http://twentysomethingsblog.com

Posted on September 29, 2014, in News & views and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Neat post! Getting that first job with a lack of experience can be difficult, but you covered some good ideas in that post.
    http://www.interviewknowledge.com

  1. Pingback: Framing youth and inexperience as an advantage | 20somethings in 2014

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