From my years as an undergraduate through to working while studying for my Master’s degree, combining study with full-time employment has undoubtedly been a challenge. During this period, I have seen many candidates for job roles from all walks of life, each of them diverse in their knowledge, talents and abilities.Image source: fauxels from Pexels
The work environment can seem like the survival of the fittest and it has been claimed that recent high school and college graduates are underprepared to enter the workplace when they finish their studies.
The qualities that establish trust, cultivate a leadership mindset and produce productive results are the most valuable in today’s world. So, as a young and inexperienced professional, what can you do to maximise your success when entering the world of work? Here are a few pointers to help you on your way to being job-ready.
- Be realistic
- Teamwork makes the dream work
- Communication is key
- Focus on the solution
- Confidence breeds success
Regardless of what industry you desire to work in, these top five skills can help you to perform more effectively in your search for success. Good luck.