What are your chances of getting a job when you're done schooling?

@roldango (232)
Philippines
April 12, 2010 7:30am CST
Do you think you'll land a job as easily as you would have thought? There are hundreds of thousands of graduates every year in your city or in your country. And that would mean a stiffer competition. What should you do?
2 responses
@myzire72 (1157)
• Singapore
12 Apr 10
Having completed school doesn't always guarantee it will land you in your ideal job. Many factors come into play. For example, the demand for graduates from your major, the number of competitors for the job, your expected salary, and last but not least, your luck. People should have a clear idea of what they plan to do after they graduate. They should start looking around for jobs as soon as they can. Widen the network of contacts because they may come in handy.
• United States
12 Apr 10
Sadly this question should be asked before schooling is completed. The job market is competitive. I would start with the career counseling center at your uni, talk to them about perfecting your resume and ask them for some job hunting strategies. I had 10+ years of experience in my field, then went to grad school received my MA and had a difficult time finding a good paying job.