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Anonymous

07 Apr 2020

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I'm graduating in May this year, job market looks like it is really bad. What do you think are the best steps for me to take?

How do I make myself look more employable? What are some things I can do to try and secure a job?

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Desmond

07 Apr 2020

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Elijah Lee

04 Apr 2020

Senior Financial Services Manager at Phillip Securities (Jurong East)

Hi anon,

I answered a similar question here so hope you can gain something from it:

https://seedly.sg/questions/i-m-a-fresh-grad-an...

To add on a little, just make sure you have some achievements that stand out from the crowd. Think from the employer's perspective: You are just one of the many, many graduates they will be interviewing, so what is something that you have, that the rest don't? (Only you can know the answer for yourself, and of course this 'thing' should be relevant to the job)

Pang Zhe Liang

04 Apr 2020

Financial Advisory Manager at Financial Alliance Pte Ltd (IFA Firm)

Be open to opportunities of any sort. At this point, having a job is better than none. Understand th...

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