If you’re a recent graduate or new to the workforce, there are a variety of entry-level jobs for you to explore. And with unemployment at its lowest since 1999, it’s a great time to start looking.
Below, find a few of the most popular jobs for new workers, and why they might be the best place for you to kick-start your career!
Starting in a sales or marketing job is a great place to develop a skillset that will help you throughout your entire career. You’ll develop communication skills, learn to nurture and grow professional relationships, and learn discipline through following up and reaching out to a variety of contacts.
With the low unemployment rate comes the need for stellar recruiters to help employers find the best candidates for their open jobs, which means it’s a great time to consider this career path. Recruiters have a salesperson like mentality and an entrepreneurial spirit.
If you graduated with a degree in english, communications or the like, copywriting might be the perfect place for you to start your career. Copywriters help define a company’s messaging through their website, blog, marketing materials and collateral. If you have a penchant for writing, consider applying for a copywriting job.
If you studied finance or have a love for numbers, a career as an auditor or accountant is the place for you. Staff auditors are a popular entry-level job. The role requires you to help manage finances and assess risk.
Are you naturally social, warm, and like providing help to others? You may do well starting your career as a customer service representative whose main duty is to act as a liaison between companies and their customers. If there is a company or product you’re particularly fond of, we suggest searching their open jobs to see if they have any customer service jobs available.
Much like customer service reps, HR professionals are there to help bridge relations between companies and their employees. As an HR assistant, you begin your career by collaborating with and assisting HR directors and managers with tasks like hiring, travel arrangements, holiday and event planning, and administrative duties.