Job Search Tips & Tools for Freshers
Searching for job in a highly competitive job market of information technology where experience is an important recruitment factor, can be a tougher task for the freshers who are entirely new to the industry. It’s the experience that most of the IT companies seek in the employees these days and therefore freshers have to face a serious difficulty to score out a good job for themselves especially in reputed or well-established IT firms.
For a fresher it is important to plan out properly their job search. No doubt there are campus placement facilities for the purpose to help freshers find jobs, but can everyone make the best of this opportunity to get hired in top-notch IT jobs of these companies? Answer is NO. All are not capable or lucky enough to score a respectful IT job in a reputed IT firm through college campus placement.
However, in spite of lack of opportunities for freshers today there are many IT companies which prefer selection of newly graduated students for their companies as they believe that they can train or mould these individuals according to their requirements. So no need to lose hope as still there exist opportunities for the freshers willing to build their future in IT sector. All you are required to do is to find them or make them find you through job search strategies.
Let us now focus on some of the important IT job search tips that can help freshers to locate a good job according to their requirements.
First and foremost thing a fresher has to do is to prepare a professional email id for professional contacts and job emails. He/she has to build a good professional resume highlighting all the study details, IT technologies the individual has knowledge of and most importantly the list of projects done related to the technology in the college. Today internet is the best source for every information. Hence check out this information tool to find a good resume template for fresher and do modify it as per your profile and needs.
You can now pass out your resume to some friends or relatives who have some reference in IT companies and can possibly work out a solution for your placement. However as said that “Self Help is the Best Help”, you can upload your resume on popular online job portals from where most of the recruiters today find the candidates for filling out the vacant positions in their firms. Hence having a presence with good, professional resume on these portals can help you find IT jobs easily. No efforts and no costs will you require to get your IT job search done.
You can even do further in case you are not satisfied with the results of resume at IT job portals. You can start applying to openings you find suitable as per your requirements in a reputed job search engine. These job search engines will collect job openings as per your job profile mentioned in resume and feed job emails to your email id thus notifying you about a related IT job opening specific to your needs. You can always refine your IT jobs search based on different factors for these search engines. Hence searching for IT jobs even as a fresher becomes easier when you take help of such search engines to locate job suitable to you.
One more method which most of the freshers today adopt in order to reach out directly to hiring firms or notify the IT companies about themselves as a candidate willing to apply for IT jobs at their firm is to directly get to the company website, visit the career page or section of it and post their details and resume there.
In most of the company websites even HR email address is provided. You can always use this email ID and notify the HR of the company with your resume. There are brighter chances that you get a call from the HR following this action in case there are IT jobs openings there.
Meanwhile as you go through your job search phase it is always better to get yourself involved in some kind of work that relates to your job profile. You can work from home and earn instantly for your needs through online jobs.
However, do not settle for any job that comes your way to get hired. Wait for the right time and the right job to come your way.