Help! What can i do in my situation?
I graduated in June 2010 and to this day have failed to land a graduate job. Currently i work in MacDonald's and do some volunteer work on the side. Since June 2010 i have also done some charity work and unpaid work experience (but only remotely related to my field). I regularly get told i lack work experience, this may be true, but i can't get work experience related to my field. Believe me i've tried, that's why i've done all this other work experience! After a certain amount of time of job searching, i decided to expand my horizons and look into other careers, but there i hit a brick wall, i was told i had no experience in there fields at all, and realized i stood no chance as i didn't take a degree in it, i even got a recruitment agency question why i was changing careers and she even suggested i go back to uni for another 3 years and do a degree in that field (besides the fact i already have a degree). Now i'm left thinking, what on earth can i do? I can't get into my field because i lack experience and can't change careers as, yes, you've guessed it, i lack experience. What on earth can i do? Help?
Asked By: - 1/24/2011
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If the university you hold a degree from has a career services department, you need to be talking to them. Because if with your degree you are unable to break into your chosen field, then you are looking in places that your degree isn't valuable... More
Answered By: jobbend - 1/24/2011
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Answered By: Mariya - 1/24/2011
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