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Are you a student, or a new graduate looking for work? You must know what will greet you in the world of work. Unfortunately, there are a few things about professional life that until now have not emphasized enough. In fact, understanding of these things can greatly help your work in the job market. Once accepted, you will also be able to become a rapidly growing employee.
So, what are the career advice that has not been submitted enough? Will they change your current understanding?
1. Not just the CPI that determines your fate. Equally important is work experience.
GPA can be very influential for established companies are targeted many applicants fresh graduates. To filter out administrative documents that can be over thousands of them, they set the IPK requirements are not kidding. Figures 2.75 is minimal and even there are companies that only pass to the next stage of testing applicants who pass cum laude.
But besides GPA, another thing that can make your CV shine is the work experience or project that you tekuni during the student. This is because the educational model that the university implements is a bachelor's degree, not a worker. As a result, there is a gap between the theorizing capacities of graduates and their readiness to work. Well, if you already have work experience, hopefully your gap will not be as big as the other applicants.
So as an applicant, do not forget to include work experience, volunteering, or your apprenticeship in CV. Explain what you have learned and what contributions you have given there.
If you are still a student, do not hesitate to apply for part time work, volunteer work, or internship. If you are majoring in Literature, for example, look for a part-time vacancy to become an Indonesian language teacher for foreigners or to be a translator in international forums. If you are an IT student, look for certification opportunities, such as CCNA or MTCNA. Even if your field of work does not allow you to apply the theory you can in the classroom, it will still train you to become a professional work ethnic person.
2. Instead of a self-sale, it's better to find a company that you really care about
The common mistake of fresh graduates is to submit their applications to so many companies because they do not yet know what to work in. In fact, the company prefers someone who has a passion. Employees are not just people who work for them, but also have a strong drive to move the company together.
If you apply to too many places if the position you are applying is much different from each other do not blame the company if they think you are not serious. They do not want applicants who have thoughts of Yaahkerja what aja deh, than be unemployed! The company wants to be privileged.
More wrong if you take the test just for trying. Maybe you're just following a friend, or want to know how it feels like a job interview. Remember, reading your CV and interviewing it takes time. If you are accepted and in the end you decline the offer of work, you will just waste time people who have processed your application.3. Do not feel reluctant to apply in a field that does not connect with your college majors
No need to feel silly if you, a graduate of Accounting, finally apply in the advertising industry. Legitimate also apply to business analyst position even though you were studying in International Relations. Do not feel your work field is limited by your college majors.
Do not feel that the science you have in college will be useless if you apply in fields outside your college. You are a Bachelor of Accounting is definitely used to think carefully, steady, and detailed. Ability analysis is the asset of a coffee writer. You who have HI graduates have extensive knowledge about various world community. This will help you when it comes to communicating with different people as a business analyst.
During the S-1 lecture, we will not only get the theory. Equally important is personal development. Without putting aside the science we can in the classroom, we learn far more than that. So, do not be afraid to apply in a field that does not connect with your college majors.
4. Do not come to the interview session with expectations accepted. Attend to find out if you really fit the job there.
A job interview session should be two-way. Not just interviewers who ask you, you should also ask them. Find out what you will really love working there. Dig up information about the work culture in the company, what qualities make a good employee, and whether your personal vision and mission are in line with the company's vision and mission.
Do not even come up with thoughts I answer anything deh, as long as it can please the interviewer and finally accepted. If it's like this, not only you will issue answers that are not really you. Once accepted, you may find that working there is not as comfortable as you think. So bother yourself, right?
5. Want to be as smart as any at college, you still have to study at work. The nature of learning is your primary key to acceptance.
As mentioned earlier, the university prints undergraduate, not worker. The academic world and the world of work are two different loci. You may be a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the best university in Indonesia, but if you get the task of archiving documents, you must be willing to learn how to archive.
You may also feel smart to be able to write about literature in student magazines. But after graduation, you will find that your intelligence is still nothing. If you end up working in online media, for example, you still have to learn a lot of data analysis stuff just one of them.
So, one of the most important things you should have as a fresh graduate is the willingness to learn. The company you are applying for will greatly appreciate your curious attitude.6. Treat your boss not only as a governing person, but also a mentor
While still young, learn from everyone. Especially the seniors in the company. They have far more experience than you, and can give you lots of lessons if only you allow.
Do not hesitate to go to them and open a conversation. For example, during a work break or lunch hour. You can ask about their responsibilities now, as well as what they do when they are your age. In addition to closing the relationship with your boss, you will also know how to become a better employee again.
7. Think twice before deciding to be fleas
As a fresh graduate, you may want to explore as much experience from different workplaces as possible. Therefore, even if you are only a year working in a company, you are already thinking of moving to another company. The position offered is more challenging, and the compensation is greater.
But think about it before you leave. Are you sure that your knowledge of a year working in the company is enough? To become an expert in the department where you are, you need 2-5 years of work.
If you want to explore the experience, why not try to maximize the opportunities offered by the company? For example, offer to join a project in a field you've never met before. This way you can add new experiences without having to move to work.
Many fleas jump out of workplaces because they do not know what they need to succeed. Therefore, before harming your company, arrange well your career goals for 2, 5, and 10 years to come. Determine what things you should do to achieve those targets.
If you are not sure how long you will work there, let them know since the interview session. Have an S-2 plan next year? Just spit it out. Starting business and planning to focus on self-employed in three years? Tell them. With this, they become aware of the risks when deciding to hire you.
What do you think? Are the 7 tips above helpful enough? If any more career advice you consider important, please add in the comment field below! Congratulations to be a fighter in the world of work