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Ask A Career Coach: How Can New Grad Get Traction During Job Hunt?

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I am graduating from college next month after a long six and a half years' worth of studying. I am very ready to get into the working world and have been sending out my resume. The problem is that I'm not getting any responses. A friend of mine told me to network over LinkedIn, but I am not someone who is comfortable reaching out to strangers. Is this kind of contact really necessary in the job hunt? If so, how do I start?

Today's question was answered by Alex Freund, a career coach and founder of The Landing Expert:

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