The economy sucks, the national unemployment rate is at 9.7% and in Ohio the numbers are even worse with about one in eight unemployed. Many of my friends have graduated college with a Bachelor's degree from a great university and are having troubles finding jobs. Friends and family are getting laid off and factories in my hometown are closing left and right. However, this is not going to be a blog that complains and cries about the situation. I'm an optimist, and this blog post is going to give you some tips to land a job in tough economic times.
Reason 1 - You have nothing to lose
Upon entering the college life I had just finished a summer of working as a part-time pizza connoisseur. I was dropped off at college with my belongings and a wallet with my $250 limit credit card and $50 cash. After staying sober for four years in high school I was ready to begin my college life (just like in the movies).