Just now you have completed your education & thinking to start your career. It is time to get organized, get focused and get busy.
A recent survey reveals a lack of professionalism and appropriate etiquette will cause a number of opportunities to lose.
1. Get some career advice
2. Get some professional training Ex: Software Testing, Web Designing (Depends on your interest & education background)
3. Study soft skills or get training on soft skills (Finishing School)
4. Prepare your CV
5. Apply for jobs
6. Attend Interviews
*So you got a job, Excellent!
If you are not sure what are the career options available seek career guidance from an experienced career advisor.
Search for career options available in your technical area. Check out the salary offered for different jobs
Don’t think like "One of my senior/friend has done Java course & got a job, so let me take Java training & find a job"
Never do this kind of mistakes, your friend might have good Java skills & he has very good programming/coding skills, & his skills attracted an excellent job for him. Before you take any training think if you are really interested in that training. We have seen many people doing this II!
Know your strengths & weakness; decide which job will give you happiness in your life. Don’t do a job which will not suit your life style.
Ex: A customer support job requires you to speak to customer & provide him a solution, don’t choose this job If you don’t speak more when you are with friends/family or if you don’t like talking much,
This is most important when you are searching for a job & even when you start your professional career life.
WHAT ARE THE 'SOFT SKILLS' EMPLOYERS LOOKING FOR?
Employers want to select, retain and promote Individuals who are dependable, resourceful ethical and good communicators who are willing to work.
Soft Skills help to increase employability.
Soft Skills are important for fine tuning the student's attitude to learning,motives,values.. and deal with different situations responsibly & diligently.Prepare Your Resume A RECENT SURVEY SHOWS:
70 % of the job seekers fail in preparing a good CV
See our" How to write a Perfect CV”
80 % of the fresh graduate job seekers don’t know how to write an email to a job advertisement
See our" How to write a perfect Email"
Some worst examples when writing an email to a job advertisement.
No Subject line
No Greetings or signatures
No Email Body (Just attaching a CV)Worst Email Subject Lines
PHONE INTERVIEWS ARE QUITE COMMON & USED AS A PRELIMINARY SCREEN.
When preparing for the interview it's important to consider: