You hear it all the time, a university degree is pretty much a must these days in the workforce. But employers often complain that today’s graduates just aren’t cutting it.
So, this begs the question: What are they looking for in university students and recent graduates in the marketplace ?
In this 5-minute podcast, you will hear my conversation with Rosy Sethi, a Human Resource Manager of 7 years, who will take us into the minds of hiring managers.
0:24 The number of jobs available is expected to rise
0:45 Introduction to my guest, Rosy Sethi
0:58 What characteristics are hiring managers looking for in applicants?
1:33 Where is a good place for students to begin gaining experience?
2:05 Misconceptions students have about getting a job in their field
3:22 Is getting a Masters Degree beneficial?
3:49 Final tips
4:27 Leave a comment on the show blog. Do you agree? Do you have any additional tips?
4:38 Join me on April 4th for the final episode of Career Strides, where I’ll be talking to Maham Mahmood about her recent job search experience.
4:50 Thank You’s and Sign Out
Podcast theme music is “Absolutely Uplifting” by AudioJungle.
Image source: Google (5 Small Things That Make a Big Difference to Hiring Managers)