Caroline Schmidt

Caroline Schmidt writes the blogs for Kangan Institute. She is passionate about education, careers, and giving advice to students of all ages.

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How to Market Yourself to Potential Employers

by Caroline Schmidt  |  August 02, 2017

Following graduation, many job seekers struggle to take that all-important leap into the workforce. The job search can be a long process, requiring you to put yourself out there and network. Here are five steps you can take to develop strong connections and successfully market yourself to potential employers. 1. Build your personal brand "Branding" is a buzzword that gets thrown around often, but its meaning is valid. Even as an entry-level candidate, you can cultivate your broader image... Read More >

5 Things Every Recent College Graduate Needs to Know

by Caroline Schmidt  |  July 11, 2017

If you've recently graduated from college and still don't have a job, you may feel lost. The transition from college to the working world can be tough, as finding an entry-level job without real-world experience can prove quite challenging. With everyone competing for the same jobs, it's crucial to identify your unique strengths that could set you apart from other candidates and help you achieve a successful, fulfilling career. Here are five things every college graduate should keep in... Read More >

7 Ways to Maximize Your Internship

by Caroline Schmidt  |  May 23, 2017

Getting an internship is the easy part; now it's about proving why you deserve to be there. An internship is the ultimate sink or swim opportunity. Nestled neatly between study and a career, it involves applying the knowledge and skills you learned through a TAFE course, short course, or university degree to real life situations. With the potential for a permanent opportunity ahead, an internship can carry a lot of pressure. There are a number of points you should focus on t Read More >