for job vacancies is easy; however getting one is a different issue. As a fresh
graduate you are competing against not only hundreds of your university buddies
but also with thousands of new graduates from other universities. If thats not
challenging enough, well, think globally.
followings are some tips that may help you in landing a job.
& update your online profile
ethics of finding information of future employees in social network is still
debatable, the common norm is that information in public domains is for public
to see. This includes Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn,
Picasa etc. Before applying for any job, check your online profiles and remove
photos which can hinder you from being employed.
Proof-read your resume
resume with full attention and take time as much as you can for writing it.
After writing it read twice or even thrice, ask your
friends or seniors to read it again. A better resume is a first step of success
for being hired.
Customize your resume for every
not just applicants data. Resumes are often used as the first filter by the
recruiters. Much information can be inferred by looking at a candidates
resume. The recruiters often look for signs that youve done research about the
company and about the position. Therefore, you should customize your resume
according to the skills required and the companys values. You need to
highlight your skills and personality that fit to the skills and personality
the recruiters is looking for.
and being a first time jobseeker doesnt mean that you can act casually during
job interviews. You are planning to be in a professional world; hence you
should convince the interviewers that you can be a reliable professional.
Contributed by: David Lukito
5 Job Hunting Tips for Fresh Graduates