How to get a job after graduation
Congratulations! Finally, you’ve graduated after years of studying, researches and sleepless nights! You’re now done with exams and acquired your university degree that will enable to enter the career life here you’ll meet a bigger exam or challenge which is finding a job that achieves your aspirations while you’re a fresh graduate. You may wonder how you’ll obtain a job while you don’t have practical experience and how can I overcome this obstacle?! Hang on, we will tell you a scientific way on how to get a convenient job directly after graduation.
1-Prepare a plan
Preparing a plan that involves determining the number of job vacancies you’re applying for each day, the number of the applications sent to the recruitment officer that have to be followed, and tracking the new job vacancies will help save your concentration during the period of job application. Anyways, if your application has gone rejected, don’t worry! The career arena is very competitive and you are still in the first stage!
2-Create a net of acquaintances and keep in touch with them
Acquaintances’ net is essential because they may have heard about a job vacancy relevant to your job field. Start with your family and friends then widen your circle to include your friends of friends and family friends etc. This will help you attract the attention of the recruitment officer for the being of a breaker who follows the track of your application, brightens your image in front of the officer, and informs you more about the nature of the job you’ve applied for and if there are any other job vacancies. Be sure that the being of a median will raise your probability of being invited to an interview. Don’t ever forget to create a professional LinkedIn page that you’ve to follow continuously so as to widen your circle of acquaintances and increasing your job opportunities.
3- Expand your vision
It’s Okay if you obtained a job different from your field of education as working in different fields will contribute to enrich your experience and diversify your its aspects. Don’t prison yourself in your own city nor in a certain field while searching for a job expand your scope for closer cities.
4-Focus on your skills and minor experiences
Because you’re a fresh graduate, it’s no wonder that you don’t have practical experience. Therefore, focus on your skills that you gained from the apprenticeship courses related to your specialty or interests and mention the voluntary jobs. Don’t forget also to include the part time jobs if you worked in these jobs throughout your studying period, for the most doesn’t have this privilege. Dare to dive in the activities you did and search for the experience no matter how simple your experiences are. Don’t let the requirement of certain years of practical experience avoid you from applying to any job. The equation is so easy, if your qualifications did not match their requirements, they will not call you. Remember, they may disregard your little practical experience if your qualifications matched their requirements. During the period till which you find a job, engage with voluntary works and attend apprenticeship courses that enhance your skills to match the requirements of jobs you’re applying for. Employers are seeking for the indicator of your persistent effort not the total of capabilities and skills. If you don’t have any real experience in the career arena, write a CV that is based on the acquired skills. For instance, organizing and planning skills, effective communicative skills, excellent usage of computer etc.
5-Seek for apprenticeship
If you failed to attain a job, seek for apprenticeship opportunity even if unpaid. Apprenticeship will enrich your experience.
6-Don’t lie or conceal the truth
When you’re asked by the interviewer about the big gap of time between your graduation till you will obtain the expected job, don’t conceal the truth or give unreal reasons. Instead, fill this period with courses and voluntary works and apprenticeship opportunities so that you will answer this question confidently.
7-Follow the updates
If you were rejected from a job, don’t let this situation lessen your enthusiasm, keep your spirits high! Follow the updates happening daily in your field of work. Read the latest news about your career and understand the specifications of the desired candidates and what you need to be an ideal candidate.