Today’s world has greatly evolved from what even we, 20th century kids have known. Although we are slowly starting to adapt to today’s culture, looking back to what we had ten years ago would make us realize changes had been continuously happening while we are least aware of it.
Same goes for the leading career trends. Reviews for the latest in the market vary depending on the state of the economy. For instance, nurses were once in demand for western countries and many incoming college students had enrolled in this field. When finally they had graduated, the positions were all filled in resulting to hundreds of unemployment for new nursing graduates. This time around, experts say Information Technology is the new trend.
What is it like graduating in today generation?
Westhill Career and Employment has gathered the latest career tips for those who are just starting to embark the journey for the real world. What is it like to work for today?
1. Graduating Today is a Good Opportunity
When once upon a time experience is needed to get a job, nowadays, more and more employers see potential from fresh minds and eager young graduates. According to many analysts, 2015 is the best job market and you are lucky enough to be a part of it.
2. Moving may be the Best Option
Applicants get more opportunities when they are more open to work outside of their comfort zone. Many young graduates from Bekasi had moved to Central, Jakarta in Indonesia for greater opportunities and higher pay. The world is now full of risks and anyone who is up for it may reap its benefits.
3. Going to Grad School is a big advantage
Competition seems to grow fiercer and fiercer every year with thousands graduating from college. Surviving the cut may need you to exert more effort. Those who have more credentials have higher chance of stepping up the ladder. Moreover, in some fields, graduate school has become a must than just an option for those who are looking for a career and not merely a job.
4. Being A Lifer May Not Lead you Anywhere
Despite what your parents and other people had told you, you are more likely to job hop every now and then. Warnings on creating a doubtful image when you change profession every now and then are more often than not being discarded nowadays. Being loyal doesn’t mean you should be staying in your recent position forever. There is a thin line between that term and seeking more opportunities for your career growth.