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Posted October 24, 2015 by

7 job hunting tips for recent graduates

mini graduation cap on a job application form

Mini graduation cap on a job application form. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Have you recently graduated? Your first instinct was to have loads of fun, reconnect with your old friends, and visit a place you always wanted to see. That’s great; every graduate should get some time off to destress before diving into the real world. Sooner or later, you’ll have to get serious about job hunting. The sooner you put yourself out there, the more chances you’ll be able to grab.

The world is tough. You’ll face many challenges and you won’t find the perfect position as soon as you start applying for jobs. Your hopes for an interview might remain unanswered at first. Does that mean you should give up and wait for an opportunity to hit you? Of course not! It means you need to change your strategy. (more…)

Posted April 21, 2015 by

The Use of Job-Specific Assessments by Employers

Job candidate reading assignment in assessment center

Job candidate reading assignment in assessment center. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

When they graduate and start looking for jobs, many individuals focus on polishing their resumes and crafting immaculate cover letters highlighting their experience and skills. A number of students do not know about job-specific assessments until they begin applying for jobs. Companies and recruitment agencies in different sectors have begun to increasingly use these assessments to determine whether candidates will likely be suited for certain types of jobs. Job seekers should not discount job-specific skills and personality tests as unimportant because they may be used by employers during different parts of the hiring process. By doing their best on these tests, job seekers can ensure they stand out among other candidates in their fields. (more…)

Posted April 09, 2015 by

Digital Tactics To Help Land Your First Post-Grad Job

Man use pc tablet. Job search background.

Man using pc tablet. Job search background. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

After graduation, we start to worry about more serious issues. We are no longer bothered whether we will give correct answers on our exams, and whether we will be satisfied with our mid-term grades. We need to focus and give our life new purpose. In other words, we need to land our first job. Easier said than done, to say the least. We become a part of a vicious loop known as the “Job-Experience paradox”.

You need to land a job in order to gain experience, and of course, you need experience in order to get a job. Luckily, there is a way to create a nice professional image of yourself, to help you overcome this obstacle. It is known as digital tactics, and here are the ways to implement them, to help you land your first job. (more…)

Posted September 12, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Looking for Jobs Abroad? Employment in India on the Rise

For recent college graduates searching for jobs outside of the United States, India may be a good place to look at.  Learn more in the following post.

Quoting trade-analyst.com: “Studying the trends of various sectors, the media & entertainment industry has rocketed a 62% growth. Robust growth is exhibited by almost all the industry sectors monitored by the index like IT/ITES, Healthcare, Engineering& Construction, Production & Manufacturing, Travel and Education which indicates that the business sentiment is turning positive. We are

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Posted April 15, 2014 by

Planning to Work in Dubai?…Know the Employment Laws

Swati Srivastava

Swati Srivastava

Expats in Dubai comprise a major section of the working population in the Emirates. If you are also willing to find a job in Dubai, the following post will help you to get some information about Dubai and its employment laws. Read on… (more…)