A Good Social Network Profile To Get A Job Easily

Social media is not only a means to connect with friends or family anymore. It is slowly becoming an effective job search tool. Networking is a great way of finding jobs and opportunities but social media takes it to next level. Social network profiles are not only used by job seekers but also by potential employers throughout the hiring process to scan the background of the candidates. This article gives you useful tips to help manage and keep your social media profile updated to increase your chances of getting hired.

Complete Your Profile
Media profile page is the first thing that a potential employer will see. Make sure to use a professional profile picture and include all the relevant information about you such as academic past and previous work experience. It is important to share the right balance of professional and personal to make online influence.

Delete Inappropriate Posts, Pictures And Comments
Start the cleanup process by deleting religious, political or sexual content from your social media profile. Make sure your social network profile remains as private as possible. You can limit access to your profile by changing the social media settings. Appropriate yet interesting words can make your profile perfect for job hunt.

Remove Connections With People Who Can Make You Look Bad
Friends and acquaintances on your network can positively or negatively affect your social media profile. The best option is to ‘unfriend’ the people who can hamper your image in the eyes of potential employers. Don’t hesitate to remove connections that do nothing to improve your social media identity.

Network And Engage
The best way to find new job opportunities is to meet new people and build relationships with them. Social media offers an easy way to meet new people and interact with them through comments, likes and shares. You never know when you could meet someone that can help you find a great job. Like and follow the companies you are interested in and join the conversations. It will show you are knowledgeable about the subject that can make a good impression on the potential employers.

Blogs
Another great way to strengthen your professional network is to create your own Blog. Write about strong social issues, share your opinion, start discussion with other people in the field, demonstrate your knowledge and establish yourself as an expert. Blogs can help you grow, manage and improve your professional online presence.

Think Before You Post
Remember, always think before you post. Potential employers use social media website as an efficient tool to take a better look at your character. Refrain from giving them something that can potentially harm you professional image. Read and review everything before posting so you don’t have to worry about deleting or hiding them later.

IT Jobs: A Great Career Choice

There is no doubt about the fact that Information technology is ruling the roost these days. Computers, tablets, mobile phones & many other gadgets have taken over our lives completely. IT has assumed a crucial role in our lives today. Not only that, IT is the driving force of several other industries, whether it is entertainment, healthcare, education, or any other. For the IT professionals, or for those who aspire to be in this field, it is a golden time indeed. The opportunities that exist for those interested in making a career in IT are just unlimited. Especially the IT professionals from India are considered a valuable resource in the international job market.

Different Types Of IT Jobs

  • Network Engineers - The Networking specialists take care of the network aspects i.e. their job is to take care of the security & smooth functioning of the networks that they may have designed or implemented. From troubleshooting to the maintenance of peripherals, they have to take care of every aspect of the network.
  • Software Engineers - This job profile is quite a popular career choice among Indian students. Their basic work is to develop software applications as per the client’s needs & specifications. This job profile also involves a lot of other aspects like – research, test, design software, etc.
  • Web Designing - With most businesses having an online presence today, & Ecommerce being the mantra of the day, web designing has become a great career choice. With almost all reputed companies having a website to bring in online business, having a well designed website could make all the difference; it could lend the competitive edge that sets a business apart from the rest. A website designer develops & designs a website according to the specifications of the client.

These are just a few examples of some popular career choices in the field of Information Technology. There are many kinds of opportunities that exist in the IT sector. IT professionals are doing a roaring business today, & there is a wide scope for students who are thinking of entering this field.

PlacementIndia.Com – Blogs Release March 2013

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IT Staffing Agencies: How They Help A Company

Finding qualified candidates, without exceeding recruiting costs, has become one of the biggest challenges for an organization. In present times, loss of productivity, of even a few days, can be detrimental for the bottom line of the company. Staffing Agencies have, thus, emerged as a perfect solution to the recruitment related problems of a company. In this write up, the focus is on IT Staffing Agencies & how they help solve the recruitment related problems of company.

           Why Companies Hire IT Staffing Agencies?

  • Saves Cost - The first & most important advantage of hiring an IT staffing agency is, of course, the recruitment & advertisement costs that are saved. Today, companies usually spend a large amount of money in advertising vacant positions. On top of this, the screening & selection processes also require a considerable sum. All these costs can be reduced by hiring a competent staffing agency to undertake the recruitment processes on the company’s behalf.
  • Saves Resources - By hiring an IT Staffing Agency, the work of the in-house HR department is considerably reduced. Rather than diverting their attention to recruiting IT personnel, the HR can focus their efforts on crucial matters like – employee retention, employee satisfaction, increasing employee productivity, conducting trainings, etc. By availing the services of a competent IT Staffing Agency, the HR department just has to deal with the final selection from the shortlisted IT professionals (provided by the agency).
  • IT professionals For All Levels - By hiring an IT Staffing Agency, the company can get access to a qualified pool of IT professionals for all levels – right from IT managers, IT personnel to operate the service desk, IT technicians, IT engineers, networking specialists, software engineers, to other technical staff.
  • Customized Recruitment Solutions - Most of the IT Staffing Agencies today specialize in one or the other kind of recruitment, whether it is contractual hiring, temporary hiring, or contingency hiring, etc. IT Staffing Agencies may have expertise in one, more or all of the above mentioned.

By availing the services of a competent IT Staffing Agency, a company can ensure that it gets a qualified set of IT professionals to fill various positions of responsibility.

PlacementIndia.Com – Blogs Release February 2013

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Job Opportunities In India – An Overview

Job-Opportunities-In-India-–-An-OverviewIndia is a growing economy & as such 1000s of new job opportunities are created each day for the many hordes of graduates passing out annually, & entering the job market. Though some sectors are witnessing a higher growth rate as compared to others, it would be difficult to point to any particular sector & say that term it as the biggest job generator. At the same time, there are some sunshine sectors which are showing tremendous potential for growth in near future, some of these are – retail, FMCG, IT/ITES, medical, education, bio-technology and automotive.

Medical Sector - The medical field has always enjoyed a elevated status among job seekers looking for great job opportunities. It still remains so. In fact, with new technologies & access to advanced medical tools & equipment, & skilled professionals as well, it is no wonder that India is current hot spot for medical tourism. As compared to other parts of the world, medical treatments are cheaper here. This has resulted in a large inflow of foreign patients who are looking to encash in on this opportunity.

Retail Sector - Retail sector is yet another of the avenues which hold great potential for the freshers as well as experienced professionals. With the idea of allowing multi-brand FDI in retail being tossed around in government circles, this dream may soon come true. Along with the promise of a wonderful shopping experience for buyers, it will also generate sizeable job opportunities for job seekers. Otherwise also, India is one of the top destinations among international brands looking to set up base in new & developing markets. There already exist great job opportunities for candidates who dream of making it big in the retail sector.

IT/ITES - The job opportunities that exist in the IT sector and the ITES needs no elaboration at all. Every year, reputed educational institutes like the IITs, IIMs & other engineering centers churn out qualified graduates, yet the demand for qualified professionals is always on the rise. With India getting recognition in the global market & being one of the biggest software exporters, you can easily imagine the demand for skilled IT professionals.

This is a just the tip of the ice berg, there are many other sectors which provide great opportunities to job seekers. For a job seeker, whether a fresher or an experienced professional, it is a great time to be in the job market.

Job Opportunities In The IT Industry

piIndian IT sector is one of the rosy sectors that have managed a steady pace of growth in the past few years. After the IT boom in the Indian software industry in the 1990s, more & more IT businesses were established which subsequently spearheaded a demand for qualified techno-savvy manpower. In recent years, software exports have accounted for a considerable share of the total Indian exports & have also contributed greatly to the GDP.

While initially the IT industry was concentrated around Bangalore, Delhi & Mumbai, lately the focus has shifted to other cities like Hyderabad, Kolkota & Pune. Many reasons can be attributed for this. Some of the most common reasons stated are the abundance of engineering and IT colleges in & around these regions. With these colleges & institutes churning out talented and qualified manpower annually, Hyderabad, Kolkota & Pune are emerging as the present day IT hubs. These locations are also the hub of upwardly mobile professionals.

Job Opportunities In The IT Industry

  • Direct Employment Opportunities - According to a recent survey, IT and ITES projected to generate approx. 2 million jobs in the coming financial year. The BPO industry itself boasts of employing a sizeable portion of the Indian youth in metropolitan areas & in newer hubs like Gurgaon & Noida. Handsome salaries & perks are some of the reasons why BPO jobs are looked at as a great employment opportunity by many. IT graduates and engineering IT graduates & other IT professionals have a great demand in the job market.
  • Indirect Employment Opportunities - The growth in the IT sector has created a subsequent demand for qualified manpower in related sectors. In fact, with the big IT companies shifting their focus from the metropolitans to the Tier 2 & Tier 3 cities, the IT graduates & IT job aspirants (in these small towns) have a reason to celebrate, as this move has opened up avenues for great IT job opportunities right in their hometowns.

Besides offering excellent job opportunities to IT professionals,  the tremendous growth of the IT sector in the past few decades has also boosted the country’s image in the global market.

PlacementIndia.Com – Blogs Release January 2013

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IT Jobs In Indian Banks: Offering Endless Opportunities

With the introduction of IT in Indian banking, life definitely has become very easy for an average customer. With all major banks getting computerized, customers no longer need to stand in long queues or even visit the bank every other day. Bank transactions can be now as easily carried out anywhere/anytime, whether you are in office, or your home, our even out of the city.

Information technology has totally transformed the Indian banking sector & has increased the process efficiency to a great extent.

IT Vacancies In Indian Banks: Great News For IT Professionals
With IT becoming much more than a tool, rather a business driver in the Indian Banking, it has opened up a lot of avenues for IT professionals as far as Indian Banking Sector is concerned. With automated branches, ATMs, online bill payment & mobile banking becoming the norm of the day, the Indian Banking Sector has provided unlimited opportunities for IT professionals. Yet another way Information technology has helped create more jobs is by globalizing the Indian banks, many of which have worldwide operations today. You can just imagine the endless opportunities that have been created for those specializing in IT systems.

Need For IT Professionals In The Indian Banking Sector
According to a research by Ernst & Young – the banking sector has grown 7.5 times in the last decade alone. This growth has spearheaded the need for IT professionals to take care of the various automated systems & processes in banking. Besides, there is always the need for qualified IT professionals to fix the hardware problems & to take care of the software. With electronic money transfers, e-payments, internet banking, ATMs, etc., there is an increased risk of fraud which is why banks hire IT professionals on a regular basis to make their systems & networks secure against any kind of threats. In the past few years, Indian banks have realized the importance of hiring competent IT professionals for successful implementation of IT in banks.

With the need for IT professionals in Indian banks also going to increase in the next few years, it is a great time indeed for those thinking of pursuing a career in IT.

Job Opportunities In India

India is a country developing at a fast pace. The growth and advancement witnessed by all the sectors have created innumerable job opportunities. Industries are expanding, new ventures are emerging and simultaneously, there are more and more organizations looking for the suitable and reliable employees. This leaves the jobseekers with considerable chances to chase their professional dream and build a career for them.

Be it engineering, BPO, media, banking, health and insurance, hotel management etc. all have gained reputation among the youngsters. In fact the availability of so many options has resulted in a healthy competition among the employers so as to allure the aspirants to their organization. The employers have started recognizing the importance of employee satisfaction and thus deliver the best of facilities to them and in return avail quality services from the employees. On the other hand the jobseekers are also finding it pleasing to see the availability of jobs around them.

A new crop of placement consultants has also surfaced in the recent times. Consultants primarily act as liaisoning agentss between the employers and the potential employees. Charged with reasonable fees for this linking role, the jobseekers too find it a quick and easy way to come in close touch with the industry.

The functioning of Placement Consultant is a planned and systematic. In case you are scouting for a job, you may contact an established consultant and submit your credentials. Placement consultants will analyze your resume and evaluate your merits and potential. Additionally, they may assist you in preparing an effective cover letter and Curriculum Vitae.

On the other hand the employers furnish the consultants with their requirements and job profiles. The placement consultants inform the appropriate candidates of the opportunities, thus serving the needs of both. With the favorable business environment and a mammoth market, India has become a popular choice among multi national companies. This has been a prominent driving factor in creating the vast opportunities for youngsters.

There are numerous websites that provide free information related to job requirement and recruitments. You can register on any such website and avail the benefits. No denying that the scenario has changed from the times when one has to strive looking for jobs courtesy the services of Placement Consultants.

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