3 Things Every Fresh Graduate Needs to Know 

By Alif Qusyairi Abd Razak


Finding the right career path can sometimes become quite a challenging task, especially for fresh graduates as they have little or no knowledge about the job market and potential careers for them.

What makes them different from other job candidates is that they are yet to figure out what job is most suitable for them based on their skills and talents. While many students are in the mood of partying and relaxing after a hectic college life, those who understand the value of this golden period dedicate their time and energy in finding the right job. If you want to have a great career ahead, then compromise a little on partying and focus on getting a job first.

If you have just finished college and are still confused about how to make your way to a right successful career through this difficult phase, take a look at the following most essential tips and adopt them for your better future.


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(1) Always humble, open minded and willing to learn from anybody

Open-mindedness gives graduates the ability to embrace different points of view. listen to and consider the perspectives of others before making a decision. Understand new ideas and experiences, broaden their mind and challenge their thinking. In other words, graduates must push themselves out of their comfort zone.

“Openness to ideas will help fresh grads thrive in post-pandemic world”

-New Straits Times, 7 June 2021


(2) Always look differently at the challenges

You might often ask yourself, Are you truly ready? Do you have what it takes to face all the nasty “problems” life is going to throw at you?”. At the end of the day, in every problem we face, we have choices to either face or run away from the problem. Are you ready to face the “adulting” world after many years of grooming yourself in school with all the knowledge?


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(3) Make yourself valuable

An up-to-date profile o resume that is full of diverse skills and achievements is always a great asset for fresh graduates who are seeking jobs. Use your free time after college for internship or take up some extra courses that you think will be useful in winning job market competition. Keep in mind that you should create a new resume each time when you apply for a job based on the requirements to make a good impression on recruiters. If you don’t know how to make a perfect resume, you can always consult to professionals just as people buy dissertation online when they can’t write it.

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As far as I concern, take the journey slowly but surely. Plus, one of the most important benefits of patience in your career is that it allows you to achieve your goals. Facing and overcoming obstacles builds endurance and confidence. And the satisfaction you receive from achieving each milestone goal helps you to stay motivated in your career.

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“It won’t be easy but you have to start somewhere. This is just the first step on the stairwell, so don’t give up, and know that the best is yet to come!”

~ L.Nicole