Business Card Tips for New Graduates
Jumping from the smaller university pool into the larger pool of the business world can sometimes be quite a shock for new graduates. Finding a job in this large pool can be overwhelming but also exciting! Probably the last thing on your mind is printing business cards, but you'll be surprised to learn that this should be one of the first things that you should do! Here are a few business card tips to start you off on your job hunt.
- The content, design and colors of your business card should compliment your resume. They are both designed to help you find a job so of course they should match!
- Business cards are the perfect mini-resume to give to potential employers. A business card can be carried almost anywhere and fits easily in pockets and wallets, there's no need to carry hundreds of resumes with you as you are out on the town, but carrying business cards is a smart move wherever you may go.
- Business card tips would not be complete without a word of warning about online information. Once a potential employer has your business card it is almost guaranteed that they will search the internet for information about you. Make sure that your online information is flattering and makes you an attractive candidate for any job to which you may apply.
- Your business card says something about you, it's basically a small introduction or peek at who you are, so be creative and have fun with your business cards!
Once you've read these business card tips then you are ready to create your cards! Or you can read more of our articles about designing and creating your own business card.