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Freshers & jobs - 2013

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Freshers & jobs - 2013

  1. 1. FRESHER & JOBS- 2013 Thought Paper by Red Apple Inc… Author: Ramesh K Meda, CTO
  2. 2. ©RedAppleInc About Red Apple Inc… • Red Apple Inc is IT Services and Management Organization with focus on – Management Advisory Services – Product Management Services – Global HR Staffing Services – BPO & KPO Services
  3. 3. Completed your education? Are you a fresher? Looking for a job? Things don’t look good?
  4. 4. ©RedAppleInc How to land job – for a fresher? • Campus Placements • Job Portals • HR Consulting Organizations • Directly approaching employers • Personal References
  5. 5. ©RedAppleInc Past Statistics… 75% 5% 12% 8% Reference Campus Placement HR Consulting Others
  6. 6. ©RedAppleInc So, what happens typically? • Final Semester / Year – Some name sake soft skill trainings happen – Campus recruitment drive (some get hired) • Selected – Offer letter from employer – Nothing more… No Job… • Not selected – Attend more courses and spend money – Wait for some employer to call… – Net result – Nothing – Sounds familiar ?
  7. 7. ©RedAppleInc So, what next? • Look for a job… of course, that was obvious  • But how? – We will get to that in a minute • Why should employer choose you? – For your qualification… sorry… no – For your skills… yes, but you have some or none 
  8. 8. ©RedAppleInc Job Readiness • Lets see what does a typical employer want – Stated needs of employer • Educational Qualification • Zeal to learn • Willingness to take up any work – Unstated needs of employer • Communication skills • Other soft skills specific to job • Presentable to their client (internal / external)
  9. 9. ©RedAppleInc Action items • Soft Skills (85% of your success comes from this) – Oops, your education did not cover this – Buckle up, and start brushing on your soft skills • Employable / Technical skills (15% of your success comes from this) – You studied all year long for getting through your exams – But, employer wants knowledge, please brush up • Search for job – We will get to this…
  10. 10. ©RedAppleInc Search for job… • Golden rules to remember for fresher – Most jobs are NOT advertised – Most jobs are filled through references • Start ground work… – Connect with your seniors… request references – Connect with your personal social circles – Connect with your parents’ social network
  11. 11. ©RedAppleInc Interview readiness • Quick tip… Go with the thought process with the thought that - you will NOT get this job. You have nothing to loose, but to be yourself  • Before interview – Research about organization – Research and understand the job you are called for • During interview – Greet warmly and keep it short – Be a good listener… talk less, listen more – When a question is asked, take the opportunity to explain – Show your willingness to learn quickly and be productive…
  12. 12. ©RedAppleInc Need more help? • Feel free to call us for help +91 80 4147 9204 • We will help you with – Identifying areas of strength – Identifying your areas of improvements – Targeting Job titles / employers…
  13. 13. THANK YOU…. Contact us for more information… USA +1 973 210 3030 India +91 80 4147 9204 eMail CxOHire@RedApple-Inc.com

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