Everyone dreams of working in their field of interest. However, just dreaming won’t make you get the job you want. You should prepare yourself for the upcoming competition that you will face when looking for jobs in a market as competitive as India’s. You have to become job ready. The journey towards your dream job is long and full of introspections.
So, these are some of the pointers which will tell you how job ready you are while also simultaneously increasing your chances of getting the job of your dreams.
Set a goal
You should have both your long term and short term goals on your fingertips. It is very important to plan out your future and set up viable goals. If you know what you want to do in your life then you are almost ready to start your career with your dream job. However, your goals must be realistic, achievable and make you work hard for them.
Setting up a goal will make you introspect your qualities and drawbacks. It will also make it easier for you to understand the areas of your interest. All this will help you in see where you stand and how ready you are to face the job-hunting process.
Acquire as many skills as you can
After setting up an attainable goal for yourself. The next step is to achieve it. You should try to learn new skills that will help you in getting the job you want. In addition to that, you should also hone both your existing soft and hard skills. Try to get as many certifications you can get in the field of your choice. Adding all these skills on your resume will make you more job ready.
All your skills will help you in trapping the job you want. In addition to that, your skill-set will also tell you how job ready you are.
Keep up with the trends
The world is constantly evolving and you have to keep up with your surroundings to work. Hence, you must try to walk shoulder to shoulder with all the trends and the technological advancement that is happening around you. Read as much as you can about all the shifts that are impacting your industry and how you can develop your skills as per the requirement.
By being one step ahead of the trends, you will increase your opportunities and prepare yourself for future opportunities.
Start drafting your resume
One of the key documents in getting a job is your job resume. Start working on your resume as early as you can because without your resume you can’t apply for any job vacancies. Make your resume compelling, eye-catching and most importantly error-free. Having a perfect resume will increase your chances of bagging the job you want and make you even more job ready.
Your resume is the key to the room full of opportunities. Hence, you should take your time when preparing your resume. Crafting impeccable resume is a sign that you are all set to face job-related challenges.
Perfecting your interview skills
Everything was building up for this. Your interview is the only thing between you and the job. Hence, you need to practice as much as you can. Being job ready means that you know how to conduct yourself in front of the hiring manager. Moreover, you should be confident, polite and well dressed.
If you know how to conduct yourself in an interview then you know how to live in a corporate environment.
These are some of the tips that will not only assist you in evaluating your readiness but will also help you in facing the job market. Another thing that can aid you in judging your readiness is the AMCAT test. AMCAT is an employability test that evaluates you based on your skills and how job ready you are.
Moreover, with your AMCAT score, you can apply to AMCAT exclusive jobs. Hence, AMCAT will not evaluate your performance but it will also make the interview process much easier.