How to Get a Job as a New Graduate?

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One of the most common questions that college graduates face after finishing their degree is, “How do I get a job”?

In this article, we’ll go over the many ways a fresher can get a job in India, and the many steps that one has to take to get their dream job.

The small resume change that will catch the attention of hiring managers.

There are some general rules of thumb when it comes to applying for jobs. Ones that will catch the attention of hiring managers.

  • Don’t submit the same resume to every recruiter.
  • Adjust your CV according to the job description, keeping in mind the recruiter’s needs.
  • Change your cover letter to match the job’s criteria.
  • Remember to revise and proofread.
  • Use resume builder tools to create an AI resume.

A resume is your first impression, Make sure it represents you well and is appropriate for the position you are applying for.

A resume is your first impression, Make sure it represents you well and is appropriate for the position you are applying for.

A well-written and personalised cover letter can further enhance your CV. If you are unsure about writing one, take the help of someone who has previously written cover letters. As a fresher, and even otherwise, a cover letter is necessary,  since it enables you to communicate to an employer why you are the ideal applicant for the position.

Networking

When it comes to getting a job, networking is a must-have talent. Job seekers and employers alike use online networking sites such as LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.
Here are some reasons why networking is important.

  • An established network and presence in social media gives you the opportunity to brand yourself. Give your profile a professional facelift  to make it stand out from the rest.
  • Take some time to make a list of all relevant facts, such as your educational history, present status, and location.
  • Begin connecting with workers in your chosen sector on these social media platforms.
  • Follow them and interact with their posts. You may create and share fascinating content relevant to your chosen business.
  • Professional networking events may be found on platforms like Meetup.

Nowadays, having an online presence is essential. Use professional and social networking platforms to network with prospective recruiters.

Referral and endorsement

  • Employers may learn about a candidate’s history and skills via references and recommendation letters.
  • It is a comprehensive evaluation of a candidate’s character.
  • Obtaining a reference letter from a teacher or lecturer is a smart option if you have no prior job experience.

If you have prior experience, ask your mentor for a reference letter for a specific job, highlighting your qualifications for the post.

 A company’s career page

  • If you want to work for a certain business, apply directly on their website.
  • About every company has a job or career website with current opportunities.
  • Look for these sections towards the bottom of the company’s website.
  • The ‘career’ page redirects you to an application and resumes submission website.
  • You may be provided an email address to contact HR.

Applying directly on the company’s website demonstrates interest.
And if everything pans out in your favour, they might call you straight away for an interview!

Send emails

Find recruiters’ email addresses on networking sites or business websites and contact them to describe your interest in the firm and job.

  • Mail a recruiter who saw your profile on a job board or professional networking site.
  • Send an email expressing your enthusiasm for the business and the position, along with your CV.
  • Email is one of the most effective and easy methods of contacting recruiters.

Allow a few days to pass before contacting them again.

In conclusion

In today’s world of digitization, leveraging professional and social networking sites to their full potential is the way to get your first job.

So pull up your socks, read the instructions above, and get ready for the real world! 

Soon, you will be on the right path to getting your first job.

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