Thousands of students sit for entrance exams which will qualify them for University each year all around the world. Just in Australia more than a million students are enrolled in universities at a given time. So, when you graduate after successfully finishing the undergraduate degree programme, would you like to be just another drop in the graduate pool that is swarming the employment market?
Make up your mind
Whilst still in school you should make a decision as to what you want to become. Read up on tasks of each job and decide what you would like to do, day-in and day-out. Some from the early ages are certain that they like helping animals, so they want to become veterinarians. Or, you like balancing books and counting money so you dream of banking jobs Hong Kong. Each career choice has its own pros and cons; whichever you choose, make sure you know their inherent traits and are ready to face it all. Almost all the schools have career guidance seminars and a professional counselor employed at the school. Do not miss out on these opportunities to get to know about your future life.
Now that you know which job you want to do, you can research on which company you’d like to join. Each industry has a few big players; your university will have career fairs where these successful companies will visit with their HR professionals. If you’d like to join any one of them, have your curriculum vitae prepared to impress the interviewers. Talk to some lecturers to brush up on your interview skills, practice with a few fellow students and ensure you are confident enough to face them.
You have help
Even though you are not immediately employed upon graduation, do not worry. Whether you are a valuable employee or not will not be adjudged by how quick you were grabbed by a company. Visiting a recruitment agency Hong Kong to list down all the characteristics you are looking for in your ideal employer is a sure way for you to be coupled with your dream company. It will also help if you are keen on getting a foreign job. Most agencies have a database where you can browse for similar sort of vacancies which you are interested in. It’s just a matter of choosing one and getting ready for that life-changing interview.
Even though you can change your job later, the first place of work will always be a special place for you. It is where you first learnt to write a memo and enjoy a staff trip with colleagues. It can be the place where you meet that special someone even! So, do not be idle when the time comes for you to look for it. Ensure that you land the perfect job where you can climb to the top of that career ladder.