Students face many challenges when transitioning from college to a real Office job after graduation. It is a life-changing event for everyone and students are often excited. But at the same time, some get really nervous as to how the new office life would be. There are many questions in the mind of a graduate as to – How they will face employers in-office interviews? Whether they have the necessary skills that are needed for a job? Or Will the employers really care about their valuable skills or not?
At Panorama India Consultancy, Haldwani we have helped many students to overcome this transition by guiding and motivating them in the right way. We have come along many job seekers who are under-confident despite having all those skills necessary for a job. The skills needed to impress an employer are nothing extra-ordinary instead you have to learn ‘How to Be Yourself.’ Believe us! Most of these skills you have already learned in schools and colleges.
Today we will talk about 5 Important Job Skills You Learned in College that will help you get your dream job
- Time Management
During college, you have to follow a fixed timetable. If you are following the timetable and reaching your classes on time then you already have good Time Management skills. Not only this, usually a student manages many other things while attending college. Some do part-time jobs and internships, some indulge in extracurricular activities, and some upgrade their skills by joining online distance learning classes. Also, you have your college assignments, deadlines, exam preparation, and important seminars in your college. So, you see a college student is already good at time managing skills. It is just they need to keep following it in their life to achieve their professional goals.
Many people are good at organizing but they don’t realize that it is also an added skill until they meet someone who is really disorganized. There are many types of organizational skills but we will mainly focus on digital organization skills; ie, organizing computer files and online work in a way so that it is easily accessible. As a college student, you have already developed this skill by organizing your assignments, research papers, or study material which you most probably have been doing on a laptop. Show the recruiters by adding a bullet point in your resume about your organizational skills.
- Presenting and Public Speaking
In your college, you must have made PowerPoint presentations for your projects and explained the detailed points in front of the class. Normally answering and asking questions in your class also shows that you have good presentation and public speaking skills. Speaking in your class is not very different from speaking in your meetings. Strong verbal skills are really important and employers are looking for candidates that possess these skills. There are many roles that are directly associated with public speaking like sales and marketing. If you have developed these skills in your college, you won’t face any problems in finding a new job.
Just as public speaking is important for communication, writing is another skill that can be improved to communicate better in a writing format. In college you have must have gone through many writing assignments like essays, research papers, thesis, dissertation, and assignments. It is very unlikely that you have passed your college without having any writing assignments. Also, you must have practiced writing formal applications and emails to your professors and deans. Writing is a useful skill no matter what job you are looking for and writing well means you will be able to communicate clearly to your employees and clients.
- Team Work
The “ability to work in a team” or a variation of that language appears in almost every job description, as most jobs require working with others. Teamwork is all about working with a group of people to do something better and faster. It requires strong communication skills and the ability to receive feedback. I guarantee that the last time you worked on a group project with someone who didn’t do their part, you learned a bit about conflict resolution and goal orientation. So, you have tackled the problem directly or have supported it to get the project done.
No matter where you went to school or what classes you attended, the fact that you have completed your university studies means that you have certain skills that will make you a fantastic employee. So don’t panic – with the right framing and preparation, you can show employers that you have everything they are looking for in a start-up lease.
We at Panorama India Consultancy, Haldwani think that these are 5 Important Job Skills You Learned in College that will help you to get your dream job. If you are looking for career counseling services in Haldwani you can visit our website and contact us.
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