After taking your last round of final exams and receiving your diploma in front of hundreds of people, you face your most daunting task yet—finding a job. Seeking employment has always been tough and with the economy doing so poorly during the past few years, it's even more difficult. Not only do many graduates face shrinking job opportunities, but they are also attractive prey for scam artists posing as potential employers.

Being prepared is the key to a serious and ultimately successful employment search. This section will help recent college grads navigate the job hunt. We will take a close look at where to find jobs, effective networking strategies and how you can use social networks such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter to assist you.

We will discuss other elements involved in landing a position, such as writing a polished resume, drafting an enticing cover letter and acing job interviews. It won't do you any good to find all the job opportunities in the world if you write an error-riddled resume, skip your cover letter or freeze up in an interview.

This section will also teach you how to avoid job-seeker scams so you can approach your search with confidence.

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