For recent graduates it is time to enter the world of work, and this can be daunting. But Jackie Carroll, the co-founder of Media Works, says: “It's also a very exciting time. Remember that you know what hard work is; it's hard work that got you here in the first place.” She has the following advice:

• Search for opportunities. The online world offers recruitment sites, company websites and LinkedIn, but don't forget the real world — recommendations from friends and family are also important...

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