What Every Recent Graduate Should Expect From A Career Talk


Recently, I got an invitation to a career talk at a well-known insurance firm in the country. That came as a surprise since I had only applied for a job with the firm. It came to my mind that the firm was so helpful in shaping the careers of its employees by organizing such invaluable sessions.

Just how useful is a free career talk to any job seeker? The response here will obviously be ‘VERY.’ It’s one among the many life lessons you don’t want to miss and the following bits of information must be jotted down.

It’s The Most Appropriate Time To Learn More About The Company
A meeting organized by a company to talk about career development can provide information on the many activities that occur in the respective institution. This, in fact, is the right time to get surplus information about the company. On top of that, it’s expected that the host will definitely highlight what you ought to know about the organization.

Career Talks Can Help You Make The Right Career Choice
Decision making can prove tricky sometimes, especially when one is multi-talented. It’s okay from the beginning to take diversity in your abilities but at the same time, it’s also important to note the highs and lows in those abilities. This is crucial mostly when one knows that as you grow old, multitasking will also diminish.

It’s The Right Time To Be Bold
Many times career sessions are often filled with anxious job-seekers hoping to get a one-up on the others, remember getting the best out of the session should remain your main drive. Take great advantage of such sessions. Yes, it’s the right time to display your boldness. Confidence pays, remember. So, ask lots of questions where you need additional explanations and verifications.

New Faces, New People, New Ideas
Many candidates applied for that job or paid for that session. Expect new concepts as far as socialization is concerned.


This article was written by Capital Campus Correspondent Willie Blair.




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