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  • Writer's pictureRihazudin Razik

7 essential pointers for new graduates to get the best job every year

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Every year, millions of new job seekers enter the always-competitive job market and work hard to get a job with their dream company. But since the market is always changing and there is a lot of competition, having a great academic record isn't enough. It's just a requirement.

To get ahead, a person needs to have something extra, such as certifications, good communication skills, or a lot of work experience. Let's look at some tips and tricks that will help a recent college graduate get a job.

1. Choose what you would like to do.

Depending on what a candidate has studied or what degree they have, they have a lot of options. But that could often lead to confusion and not being able to decide what to do.

So, the candidates need to decide what they want to do for a living.

Once that choice is made, everything else can be done. It is suggested that people choose careers based on what they are good at and what they are interested in.

2. Work on your communication skills

Communication skills are extremely important in today’s business industry. They can often be the differentiator between two candidates possessing the same academic record.

Since the domestic markets are now condensing into one huge global market, job seekers must master communication in English, which is recognized as the global language.

3. Create an interesting resume

There’s an adage that “the first impression is the last impression” and it is especially true when we’re talking about the corporate market.

Your resume makes the first impression. Therefore, you need to pay attention while creating one. Make sure it is clear and concise to give yourself the best chance of getting shortlisted for an interview.

4. Develop problem-solving skills

Employers these days prefer candidates who do not fold under stress and can solve problems on the fly.

It can, therefore, pay off to work on skills like creativity, creativity, time management, teamwork, communication, and research.

5. Pursue internships

Almost every job in the industry today requires the candidate to have some prior work experience. Internships can help you greatly in this regard.

Not only would you be able to show your employer that you’ve experienced a work environment before, but it will also help you to hone your skillset.

According to a survey report by Compare Camp, 70% of companies offer interns a full-time job, and 80% of interns accept such offers.

6. Make good connections.

The lone wolf dies in the wild, but the pack stays alive. If you want to be successful in business, you need a strong network of professionals.

Before putting an ad in the paper, these connections will help you find more people to hire.

7. Think about your qualifications before applying

People often apply for every job they see because they are desperate, even if they are overqualified or underqualified for the job.

Companies don't shortlist these kinds of resumes because they want to hire people who are right for the job.

So, if you don't want to get turned down, only apply for jobs that you're qualified for.

Every job seeker can improve their chances of getting hired by following these simple but useful tips.

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