6 Common Mistakes Recent Graduates Make

And how to avoid them

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Looking for your first job after graduation can be a confusing and stressful time, especially if you tend to waffle between feeling insecure and totally employable.

This paradox can make recent grads feel pretty desperate. That is, until they get the call from human resources:

"We'd like to offer you the position. The salary is … "

"I'll take it!"

And there it is. One of the most common mistakes recent grads make, according to seasoned professionals: accepting an offer without question or negotiation.

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