WHO SHOULD READ THIS POST…?
This post is meant for the following people –
1. People who are pursuing graduation
2. People who are in the last semester of their grad
3. People who feel that they are struck in the wrong job & are looking for a change
According to 2011 census –
India’s population = 1.21 billion (1,200,000,000)
50% of population under 25 yrs. = 60.5 million (605,000,000)
Literacy rate in India = 74.04%
Literate population under 25 yrs = 447,942,000
WHAT DOES THIS MEAN…?
Congratulations! YOU are one among 447,942,000!& seeking a job. Good luck for you endeavor!
However, keep the following points in mind while looking for a job –
REACH OUT TO COMPANIES YOU ADMIRE WORKING FOR
FOCUS ON QUALITY, NOT QUANTITY
A blog may be referred to as an ‘online journal’ or ‘online diary’. Start writing content on a blog to show off your expertise. Promote your blog through various channels. If you don’t know anything about blogging, learn it. Now days, there are many ways by which you can earn money part time through blogging. Doing so will give you a chance to show your skills on the blog, moreover you can earn some pocket money till the time you don’t find a job.[useful_banner_manager banners=24 count=1]
TAP ONLINE JOB PORTALS
There is no better way to advertise your skills other than the Internet. There are many leading job portals on the Internet. Create your profile on those job portals and keep in touch with the latest updates and the employers who looked at your profile.
LOOK FOR INDUSTRIES WITH MAXIMUM JOB GROWTH
WORK ON YOUR RESUME: YOU = (YOUR) CV
WORK ON BUILDING YOUR NETWORK
With the advent of social media, networking has become a piece of cake! For professional purposes, build an account on LinkedIn and add qualified people to your network. Remember, LinkedIn is a professional platform and must be used for the same purpose. Try adding prospective employers to your connections and portray your professional profile. I won’t guarantee that this will get you a job but, it will certainly create a good impression.
FURNISH YOUR QUALIFICATION
With 151,598,994 internet users in India, freelancing projects are on the rise. Many people are making money on the Internet, part-time or full time. While you are hunting for jobs, learn how to do free lancing and pick up some freelancing projects that can help you gain experience and earn some money. Moreover, you can also tell your employer that you completed these projects while you were hunting for a job. Also, it will keep your morale high while you sitting idle looking for a job.
Learn from real practitioners not just trainers.