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6 Job Application Tips for December Graduates

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It's December: The month of holiday parties, festive decorations and “Grandma Got Run over by a Reindeer" on repeat everywhere you go. And for some of you, it's also the month of throwing your caps in the air, celebrating the completion of a hard-earned degree. Although large graduation ceremonies traditionally take place in the spring, more students happen to finish their degrees in December. Graduating and job searching in a month many associate with vacations, family time and celebrations may be tough. You've worked hard to get to this point and all you want to do is enjoy a well-deserved break. And you should. In fact, some graduates consider traveling and taking advantage of an open schedule before committing themselves to the structured world of work. But you may also want to spend some time on your career development. To help you with that, I've listed six tips to keep in mind as you think about applying for jobs post-graduation.

1. Plan Your Course of Action

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