"Are you ready to be hired?" talk by JobStreet

KDU, in collaboration with Jobstreet, recently organized a career talk for its School of Engineering, Science and Technology students on 06 March 2012. Ninety-nine IT and Engineering students participated in the talk where Ms Kay, Jobstreet Regional Sales Manager,

provided the students with an overview of the job market and the currents trends within the market. Among them included the number of job ads that were targeted towards fresh graduates or offered entry level positions suitable for graduates over the past year. She provided important tips on how to prepare a good resume that will allow the applicant to stand out and be considered for an interview by a potential employer. Besides that, she also spent time explaining how to hunt for the right job and how to prepare for an interview. Finally, she closed by highlighting to the students present the reasons why some employers are unwilling to hire fresh graduates and advised them to note the reasons and avoid the same pitfalls that might prevent them from getting the job they want. The students found the tips provided to be very useful and helpful in guiding them in their future job hunt.