Through the course of going through the motions of finishing college studies and finally walking through the aisles and securing their long-deserved diplomas, one thing that would normally play in the minds of most new graduates is on what type of work they will eventually find themselves into. For sure, job fairs and employer invitations will be coming from all directions, since injecting new blood into the different corporate organizations is a usual practice to help inject new blood and ideas as well.
No doubt, some new graduates will aim high, and rightfully so. While this may not be feasible at first, some would the type of job or occupation they are getting themselves into. And of course the matter of the offered benefits and the compensation package is another thing that will eventually make or break the deal of binding an employment contract between the company and the prospective individuals.
Realistically, new graduates should content themselves with starting at rank and file positions. Clerical or sales executive positions would usually be the first positions they will find themselves into. Experience is the factor that best describes why new graduates should be initially content with these initial corporate positions. The process, procedures and work flow need to be inhibited towards new corporate employees above all and identifying if they are capable of providing help and benefits towards the corporate cause. But then again, new graduates are most of the time not familiar with the actual corporate setting at first but given ample time, their true calling as to the nature of work they are destined to follow.
Originally posted on November 13, 2006 @ 9:11 pm