Most of us are struggling with finding a perfect job. Aren’t we? With zero ideas and drowning in the dilemma of choosing a perfect career, it’s a difficult thing to find a job that suits your potential, knowledge, and Interests. With the decline in the number of jobs per year, it has also become a fierce competition to land yourself at a reputable position in a good company. Therefore here are some tips as to how you may find a perfect job.
Keep your degree aside for a moment because this decade offers varying high profile jobs even without a degree if you have some amazing talents, knowledge, and Interests. Today’s employers need skillful people and not just degrees. It’s important to know what you’re good at. Let it be Video Editing or Graphic Design or Researching Or even Writing, you can be employed at the highest positions in these fields even without a degree. It’s important to discover your hidden talents. With advancing technology and demands, most of the companies look for that one skillful quality that will benefit their company. Every successful job isn’t necessarily about your degree. If you’re good at photography, go ahead with some short course or internship at photography. If you’re good at editing, go ahead with some 2-month course at editing. You need not be an Engineering or a Master’s degree holder to achieve your dream job at a reputed company. Explore the opportunities and take time to discover yourself.
2) Personality and Skill Development :
The modern-day jobs have numerous demands than just degrees. Employers need some basic life skills even before they consider your application. It’s important to develop your life skills like Communication Skills, Critical Thinking, Reasoning and Questioning abilities, Presentation skills, Public Speaking, Problem Solving, and Creativity to name a few. These are some of the basic skills which modern-day jobs require. You can join a 2-3 month course on Personality and Skill Development, part-time or even on weekends to improve yourself in the above-mentioned skills. These courses are offered widely throughout Hyderabad by many institutions and you get a certificate at the end of the course. You will surely overcome many of your fears and developing these skills will make you more confident.
3) Workshops / Internships / Seminars :
Apart from skills, degrees, and talents, the most asked question is about the experience. It’s Ironical that when no one is ready to hire us, where do we get to experience from? Therefore the best way to overcome this question is by attending numerous workshops or doing 3-6 months of internships. It might be a tale of struggle but that’s one of the ways from which you can learn numerous things and gain a lot of experience. Apply for different internships available in the city, attend workshops on the topics of your Interests organized in your city and attend seminars. This will not only give you experience but also enhance your confidence throughout your job searching journey.
4) Application, CV and The beginning of your search:
Search for the jobs which are suitable and according to your interests, skills, talents or internships. Don’t hurry or get worried when you fail at finding that perfect job. Know what you want to do and which IT company or Media Company you want to work with. Look out for their vacancies and requirements. It’s okay even if you get hired as a junior writer in the beginning. All the successful people were once beginners. Finally, when you find that perfect vacancy, apply for the job. Create an honest yet presentable resume and a cover letter/ motivation letter. Do not add fake experiences or fake hobbies. Be honest with who and what you are. That’s the ultimate key.
5) The Interview
The Interviews may be the toughest part but remember, it’s easier when you are honest. It’s okay to get nervous. Everyone gets nervous and it’s to feel stressed. Just know remember why you need this job and your goals. Face your fears and be sincere to yourself. Be ready to answer some questions like ‘Why should we hire you?’, ‘What makes you different from others? ‘, ‘Why do you need this job? ‘, ‘What did you learn at your internships? ‘ etc.. You need not prepare for anything else. Honesty is the key.
6) Failure :
It’s okay if you fail. You need to let go of your self worth just because you couldn’t find a job. Every person has to struggle. If it comes easy, it goes easier. Know that it’s okay to fail at interviews or it’s okay to let your dream job slide from your hands. If not today, tomorrow will be your day. Don’t lose hope and focus on improving yourself in the long term.
Good luck! Hope these tips were helpful. Do let us know in the comments section about your experiences or doubts.