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How to Become More Employable?

Despite qualifying for a degree in a discipline of your choice or even possessing a professional qualification, you still remain unemployed. It may be due to the general recession and the resultant unemployment trend prevailing in your country or due to your mediocre knowledge or academic record.

How to become more employable?

Despite qualifying for a degree in a discipline of your choice or even possessing a professional qualification, you still remain unemployed. It may be due to the general recession and the resultant unemployment trend prevailing in your country or due to your mediocre knowledge or academic record as evidenced by the grades or marks secured by you in your chosen course; or due to your poor performance in the selection process conducted by the employers..

Whatever might be the reasons for your unemployment, you should not cry over the spilt milk. On the other hand, it is time to convert your shortcomings into your strengths and plus points. After all failures are stepping stones for your success.

You should enhance your chances of getting employed and thereby increase your employ ability; you need a qualitative as well as quantitative change in you. However, you may not be able to achieve them overnight.

You have to plan and work hard to shed the rust that you have hitherto gathered rather unwittingly and need to follow some right steps in the right direction to increase your employ-ability.

1) Assess your strengths and weaknesses:-

First of all you need a self-analysis to assess your strengths and weaknesses. If you cannot correctly assess them, you can seek the help of your friends or even some consultancies with an open mind. Your assessment should be on your personality, your education, your scores in your studies etc.Then you should analyze the external factors that impinge on your career or employment like your family back ground, the facilities which are available and not available to motivate or help you in developing your personality. You must also trace back your recent or past experiences with the employers in your bid to get jobs through interviews besides recalling the events to check up where things went wrong. If you had not qualified in the screening tests prior to the interview, then you need to improve your knowledge or expertise requisite to qualify or pass in a written test.

2) Get Motivated:-

Having assessed or pinpointed your strengths and weaknesses, you must set your goals or objectives. Then you should get motivated to overcome the hurdles that you may come across in reaching your goals or objectives. You should leave aside your past failures or set backs and never allow them to get dejected. or be miserable.Having set up a goal or objective,you should also develop a positive frame of mind which is very vital to keep you in the hunt among your fierce competitors..

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  1. SharifaMcFarlane

    On November 10, 2010 at 8:57 am


    These are good tips.

  2. Guy Hogan

    On November 10, 2010 at 11:50 am


    I certainly am doing these things right now.

  3. PSingh1990

    On November 10, 2010 at 9:58 pm


    Nice Share.

    :-)

  4. wonder

    On November 11, 2010 at 1:12 am


    Very empathetically and practically written.A good share.

  5. wisdom555

    On November 11, 2010 at 2:33 pm


    Great tips and useful information. I need to take notes and read this again.

  6. ithoughtofthis

    On March 26, 2011 at 5:01 am


    Very good tips that i’ll definitely be putting to use :)

  7. Emmie

    On May 15, 2012 at 2:26 pm


    These tips are excellent and will be helpful to a lot of people in the current times we are in.

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