Finding a job isn't easy—and that's never more true than when you're doing it for the very first time. When you're competing with so many other recent grads out there for what seems like so few entry-level positions, you have to figure out how to stand out from everyone else every step of the way.

Check out this infographic for a great roundup of the best strategies out there to help you do just that. Want even more advice? Check out The Muse's Ultimate Guide to Landing Your First Job, and prepare for success in your job hunt.

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Infographic courtesy of InternMatch. Home page photo of young professional courtesy of Shutterstock.