How to Find a Job Without Work Experience?
This has always been a difficult question, but we want to give you some suggestions that will increase your chances of getting the job you want without any previous work experience.
- Set goals - first of all, it is very important to understand what position you want to work in and what tasks you want to perform. Determine what areas you want to work in and what is important to you when choosing an employer. It helps you to focus on the right companies for you and you don't waste your time.
Why hire you? – you need to understand what the company and your potential employer need, analyze the job responsibilities and requirements. And according to that you can present your suitable qualities, be it your personal qualities, skills, attitude, talents, ideas, how you approach your job. Everything that is important for the work process and the performance of work tasks.
Prepare a proper CV - as you don´t have work experience yet, you need to focus on your skills when compiling your CV. Write down all the information that emphasizes your skills and knowledge.
- Look at all job search channels - job portals, social media channels, companies' own websites, contact recruiters.
Internship – offer yourself to work for free in the company you see yourself in the future. Internship may not be paid but it is a great opportunity to show that you are the right person for this company and that you are ready to work hard and always improve your skills.
Prepare a presentation about yourself - if you have managed to get a job interview then this alone is not enough, the employer must be interested in you. Prepare a speech about yourself and practice it.
Prepare for the interview - one thing is to introduce yourself, but it is also very important that you gather information about the company you have applied for. The main activity of the company, values, culture, who are the responsible persons in the company, what are the responsibilities of different positions.
Keep searching - part of your job search is that you will receive multiple denials. Don´t get discouraged, learn what you can do better next time.
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