Every year, new graduates emerge and are eyeing jobs that either fits their job description and skills. After many years in college, job season hunting is one of the highly traffic come after graduation. According to Philippine Overseas Administration and Employment (POEA), more than 50% of top industries are for urgent hiring and the government agency expects an increase in orders for 2013 for service, professional workers, health care workers, sales and finance.
JobStreet.com, the no. 1 job site in the Philippines, shares tips to help job seekers land work employment. Here are the 3 P’s that job seekers must consider for successful job-hunting according to JobStreet.com
PLAN – Set your objectives and know strategic methods of your job specifications.
PREPARE – Know more about the company, the position, and industry you wish to apply to.
PRACTICE – Hone your leadership skills at home, in school, and in your community. Most importantly… Read. Read. Read.
Latest Job Seeking Trends
1. See job openings from email.
2. See a job advertisement that a person like.
3. Are no longer happy with current job.
Top 3 Channels
1. Online job sites
2. Job fairs
3. Walk in
3 Things Job Seekers are considering
3. Position level.
While the above shortly describes the different aspects and concerns of a job seeker, employers on the other hand, look out for the following:
1. Key competences (technical skills, English proficiency, soft skills – confidence level, motivation, ability to fill out forms correctly)
2. HR executives also look out for skills like:
b. Communications skills
c. Critical thinking skills
Through these basic requirements or job hunting know-how, JobStreet.com would like to invite everyone to come and join them on April 1 & 2 for CAREER FAIR MANILA which will be held at SMX Convention Center.
The JobStreet.com CARRER FAIR MANILA is just the beginning for the career fair series 2013 which will bring more Filipinos closer to the job of their dreams. “We will open the career fair series via JobStreet.com through CAREER FAIR MANILA on April 1 & 2 at the SMX Convention center in Pasay City,” says Grace Colet, JobStreet.com country manager. “We will then bring the event to the provinces of Laguna, Cavite, Pampanga, Bacolod, Cebu, Cagayan de Oro, and Davao,” she added.
JobStreet.com is the trusted job site by the most numbers of job seekers (4.4 million Filipinos) and most number of employer-clients (22,000 hiring companies) in the country.
So if it’s job you’re looking for, head on to CAREER FAIR MANILA on April 1 & 2 at the SMX Convention Center and say YES to your dream job!
Important reminder, prepare and bring all the necessary job requirements before you go to the career fair, okay?
To pre-register for the JobStreet.com Career Fair 2013, go to www.facebook.com/JobStreetPhilippines for a FAST LANE ACCESS and get prioritized during the career fair.
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