Consider internship as your first base in the actual world of employment because employers nowadays give and consider it as one of the qualifications when hiring new applicants. Employers knew that internship experience will give applicants their best feel of their work when they are hired in the future for a regular job.
So remember fresh graduates of 2015, when looking for your first job, internship will also give you the best experience and advantage when applying for a job.
3 items that employers want fresh graduates to emphasize on their resume and interview:
- Extracurricular activities
Top 5 universities in the Philippines companies prioritize in hiring new employees are:
- University of the Philippines
- University of Sto. Tomas
- De La Salle University
- Ateneo de Manila University
- Polytechnic University of the Philippines
This report came from a survey made by JobStreet.com, the leading online job site presently covering the employment markets in Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Indonesia, and Vietnam.
While the mentioned universities ranked in the Top 5 list, fresh graduates from other institutions and colleges should also take note that companies are also looking out for actual work experience, grades, and are very particular about behavioral and functional skills of fresh graduates.
Talking about behavioral skills, job applicants must also take note that too much time devoted on social media might pose a setback if you’re expecting to be hired. Little that you know that employers also check what you post online, especially on Facebook. Should you be out there job hunting, make sure that what you imprint on social media are the good ones so that, just in case somebody made a background check, what they’ll see are noteworthy for you to get hired.
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