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The Top 5 ways our Career Development Advisors can help you find employment

Now that you’ve graduated, it’s time to starting working towards finding your dream job. The Career Development Advisors at F.I.R.S.T. Institute are here to help you follow a successful path throughout your job search. All you have to do is contact us!

5 Ways F.I.R.S.T. Institute Helps Graduate with Career Development

Here are five ways we can assist you with finding employment in your field of work:

The top 5 things to do once you have graduated from F.I.R.S.T. Institute

Congratulations! You’ve graduated from F.I.R.S.T. Institute and are on your way to a new, exciting digital arts career. You have the training you need to get a job in your field. Now, it’s time to get started on your job hunt. 

5 Steps to Finding a Job After Graduation

Ready to make the most of your education by finding a job in your industry? Then, follow these five steps below to help you prepare for the job-hunting process:

1. Register as an Alumni

Career Development Tips - Top 10 tools you need to succeed

As a graduate of F.I.R.S.T. Institute, you already have the education you need to land a new job in your industry. Whether you plan to work for a large corporation or small business or work as a freelancer, you’ll need certain tools to help you succeed in the digital arts world. 

10 Tools to Help You Develop a Successful Career

These are the top ten tools every F.I.R.S.T. Institute graduate should have or utilize as you work on building your career in digital arts:

5 steps to Seriously Improve Your Networking Skills

One of the fuels known to accelerate success is networking. It’s been known to help boost careers in every industry. When you improve your networking skills, you get the chance to learn directly from the professionals you meet. You’ll also benefit from growing your own authority within your industry, which can be both rewarding and empowering.

Step-by-Step Instructions on How to Create a Digital Media Resume That Stands Out from the Rest

So you’ve just graduated and now it’s time to find a job. You’re going to need a professional resume to get noticed by recruiters and hiring managers. You know how to create awesome media for the digital world. But for some reason, you’re struggling to create a digital media resume that will sell your services effectively, and get you hired. Don’t fret! F.I.R.S.T. Institute is here to help.

5 Tips to Create a Digital Media Resume That Sells You Effectively

The Top 20 Employment Websites for the Digital Media Industry

You’ve graduated with credentials in digital media. Congratulations! Now, it’s time to get out there and find a job in this competitive industry. From filmmaking to audio engineering, from motion graphics designing to video production and editing, you can find relevant jobs for employees and freelancers online. But which digital media employment websites have good jobs for graduates like you?

20 Digital Media Employment Websites to Help Launch Your Career

The Secrets to Becoming a Successful Freelancer in the Digital Media Industry

So, you’ve graduated with new digital media credentials and would like to try your luck in a freelance career? As long as you already have a target industry and a few addresses, phone numbers and emails of family, friends and colleagues, you already have a head start. Use these seven tips to get you started in becoming a successful freelancer. 

7 Tips to Becoming a Successful Freelancer After Finishing Digital Media School

The Good and Bad of Being an Entrepreneur: Pros and Cons Explained

Being an entrepreneur can be both rewarding and exhausting at the same time. There will be both ups and downs, good days and bad. The rewards can be huge, but so can the losses if you’re not prepared to do what it takes to succeed. If you’re ready to make sacrifices and put in the work, your small business can become an entrepreneurial dream. However, you need to be prepared to handle both the pros and cons of being an entrepreneur. 

The Good, Bad, Pros, and Cons of Being an Entrepreneur

Social Media Do’s & Don’ts: 10 Tips on Social Media Professionalism

Social media has brought so many friends, family, colleagues, and strangers together that the world actually seems a bit smaller. It’s now commonly used for both personal and business use. If you plan to use social networks to help you advance in business or your career, then social media professionalism is of utmost importance. 

Planning for Success: The Top 10 Things You Should Be Doing Now

There are basically two ways of getting paid in the business world: money and experience. You want to take on a career that will help bring you value in both. Planning for a successful career is something you should be doing as an ongoing task. There are some things you should be doing now for the career you hope to have someday. 

10 Things You Should Be Doing Now for Your Future Career Success

Here are 10 things you can be working on now, on an ongoing basis, to help you secure and grow a successful career for yourself: 


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