How can students with no experience, stand out from the crowd?
| Herdiana Dewi Nurfika - 16 Aug 2022

Students have to weigh several factors when deciding the best career for them. Many choices are available, and each option has its positives and negatives. With this in mind, how can students make the best decision?

Whether you're a high school student gearing up for college or a college student in a job search, it's more important than ever to consider your options when choosing which industries you'd like to work in. Choosing the right career path can be the determining factor between success and failure.

Studies show that anyone with relevant work experience and a degree will have the upper hand when applying for jobs. But what if you don't have either of those things? What can you do to make your resume stand out and complete your career search easier? So if You're a student, you have no job and little experience. It can be discouraging to feel like you have nothing to offer potential employers. But it doesn't have to be that way! First, don't be discouraged. There are many ways to get ahead in your career, even if you have no experience.

There is a saying that goes, "You need three things to become successful in any given field: 1) get good at what you do, 2) find someone who needs what you do, 3) convince them that they need it." There are many ways to ensure your résumé stands out from the crowd and makes your career search easier.

Here are some tips to help you get your foot in the door:

1) Show versatility and quick learning ability in the resume

Please focus on the things that show your ability to learn new skills quickly and how quickly you've learned those skills after gaining them. It will show that you can handle situations that were entirely new for you without feeling overwhelmed or like you didn't know it.

2) Prepare for the Job Interview

It's easy to forget that not everyone has as much experience interviewing as you do. When you're going in for an interview, remember that whoever is on the other side of the table is probably nervous too! The person interviewing you may isn't just looking for a warm body, but rather someone who would be a good fit for their company culture and will work well with the other team members.

3) Know Your Value

You've got something to offer, and even if it's not in the form of real-world experience, you've got a brain! A great mind is one of a person's most valuable assets, so don't forget that. You may not feel like it, but your lack of work experience can benefit a company; you've likely spent more time focusing on your education and honing your skills. Think in positive ways.

Everyone will tell you that you need work experience and it won't be wrong either! But since we can't change that right now, students still in school will have to work with what they have, such as their education and potential.

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