To stay motivated without a job, when your friends have started working could be overwhelming at times. But don’t worry, just keep trying!! When the time comes, everything will work out. There are multiple ways you can upgrade yourself. All you need is the right guidance.

Online courses/ Internships:

Today every field requires expertise. Graduation academics might not always help with the practical execution. But you can always take up a course relevant to your domain, to enhance your skills or start an internship to implement and execute what you have studied.

Basic courses, any graduate can consider:

Computer education course:

https://alison.com/tag/computer-basics

Leadership and Communication Skills Courses:

https://www.udemy.com/topic/business-communication/

Resume:

This is a medium to showcase your skills, abilities, and achievements to the employer. It is the first impression a potential employer has of you and is considered as the most crucial aspect during a job search. A few things to keep in mind while making a resume:

  • Check the job profile thoroughly and accordingly edit your resume.
  • Mention skills and work history are relevant to the job profile you are applying for.
  • Keep hobbies and interest section short and list out projects or training in details if relevant to the job profile.
  • List education and work experience in the reverse chronological order.
  • Mention contact details.

 

BASIC ESSENTIALS:

Once you get a job, there are a few essentials you will need to get ahead.

Laptop

Nowadays, you need to stay connected at all times. Work eventually becomes a part of your life and hence you need a device that meets your professional needs and caters to your interests too. With so many options available, it becomes difficult to select the one that has everything you need. Always remember that laptop bags are very important to protect your laptops especially when you are traveling. Things to consider while buying a laptop:

  • Choose an OS that best suits your needs: Windows, Mac or Chrome OS
  • Select the size: Varying from 11 – 18 inches
  • Check the touch, keyboard and battery life as per your requirement
  • Pick your specifications: CPU, RAM, Storage drive, Graphics card are the ones that matter the most.

Smartphone

 

A handy device with the functionality of a computer is the best thing that has ever happened to humanity!

With advances in technology, phones are no longer restricted to just making calls or sending texts, today you can execute maximum tasks throughout your day on it. Since most smartphones come with the most complex functionality inbuilt in them, there are very few aspects to consider while purchasing a smartphone. My suggestion is to decide your budget, within this you shall get multiple choices that cater to your needs.

 

Backpack

Your backpack is where you keep all your important things, right from most valued devices to necessary documents. To possess valuables is not a big deal, maintaining them is what matters the most and that is where backpacks play an important role. Don’t just buy a backpack that looks fancy, go for the one which is sturdy, waterproof and has a padded laptop compartment for safety.