Has Job Hopping Become Common Among Graduates?

linkedinI recently read an article on the LinkedIn Blog which  highlighted the common trait of Millenials – job-hopping.

In fact todays graduates are more likely to job hop than any generation before them and those graduating in the next 2 months even more so.

Many graduates are evaluating the job, deciding what industry they like and where they fit in.

In the last 2 decades job hopping has nearly doubled, will you be one of them?

Find out more at https://blog.linkedin.com/2016/04/12/will-this-year_s-college-grads-job-hop-more-than-previous-grads

Getting A Job in Media

espnSo you’ve just finished training and started the job hunt? Been wondering what it takes to get a job at a  media company like ESPN?

This is what was discussed in a post on Cosmopolitan.com recently.

  • What qualities are most important in an employee? – Collaboration is crucial.
  • Which candidates are in high demand right now? – Software engineers, data engineers, web designers, product development experts, and data scientists.
  • What should candidates know before the interview? –  Do your homework on the company and the position. Also ask intelligent questions.
  • How do you digitally recruit talent? Mostly LinkedIn

To read more visit http://www.cosmopolitan.com/career/a55955/interview-insider-espn-career-jobs/

 

Advice for Those Studying for Exams

studyWhether you’re studying media at a tertiary institution or preparing for exams at school, there are certain principles that should form part of everyone’s study routine.

To achieve your study goals this year, remember to remain consistent and don’t leave things to last minute,

  1. Set study goals
  2. Make a plan
  3. Take regular breaks
  4. Embrace new technology which could help make studying easier.
  5. Test yourself regularly
  6. Find a healthy balance. Eat healthily and get enough rest.
  7. Be positive.
  8. Use a study partner
  9. Turn lessons into stories.
  10. Establish a study routine.

Get more advice at https://www.examtime.com/blog/10-study-tips-to-achieve-your-goals-in-2016/

Tips To Ace That Media Interview

prepare-for-job-interviewLanding a job in the media field can be tricky especially because these positions are usually coveted, even the lower level positions are seen as stepping stones to a career in media.

Here are some quick tips to help you shine during that media interview. The detailed explanation can be found here.

  1. Have a plan. Be prepared to answer questions about what you would want to see in the media.
  2. Do research about your boss beforehand.
  3. Know the company’s background
  4. Study current events
  5. Expect a skills test
  6. Be ready to talk about your current job
  7. Be honest about your job situation especially if you’re out of work.
  8. Anticipate probing questions.

Get all the details at http://media.about.com/od/mediacareer/a/How-To-Prepare-For-A-Media-Job-Interview.htm