College graduation marks new beginings, savour it
SEE ALSO :Pay lecturers their dues promptlyKeep away from the company of the prophets of doom who exaggerate talk about unemployment, joblessness, declining economic prospects and other discouraging phrases that make you feel like there is nothing in the world for you. Look for something to do and do it so well and you will have cut out your niche. Thirdly, be creative as creativity is the foundation of life. It gives rise to innovation and spurs entrepreneurship. Don’t let those ideas inside you die. Research by the World Bank shows that young, growth-oriented ventures contribute significantly to net employment growth and help enhance competitiveness and economic productivity of populations by introducing new products, developing fresh novel business ideas and opening new markets. Big ideas Don’t be left out -- go out and grow your ideas into big initiatives and ventures. You will not know how big your ideas can get unless you try them out.
SEE ALSO :Think ahead, college ends fast!Fourth, keep your values strong. In the current world, ethics and integrity are more important to employers and the society as a whole, in addition to competence and qualifications. Recruiters are now using value-based job interview questions which aim to assess whether a candidate’s values are in tandem with the values of their organisation. People of high integrity and good moral standing are the most sought after. Lastly, never stop learning. Do not let yourself become outdated. The people who succeed in their life plans and careers are those who are able to quickly adapt, learn and evolve in the environments and situations that they are in. They are in constant search for new skills and are able to control their circumstances. They take personal responsibility for their failures and mistakes and make efforts to rectify and move ahead. If you combine these five qualities with the educational foundation you have gained from the university, you will be well-prepared to take your next steps in life.
SEE ALSO :Be persons of integrity, graduates toldGo ahead, and create a world which will be different, one that will be better. A world where there will be less poverty and unnecessary human suffering. Be the source of the change this world needs.
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