Usually at times like this, finding a job is really hard especially when you’re just freshly out from college.
Weeks ago, I met Angelica and Myko, students from UVNS studying Digital Graphics Design. Formerly from USC (University of San Carlos), Angelica studied BA Adverstising and Myko studied Computer Science.
They were hired on the spot by a Japanese company and will train in Japan for 10 months after graduating last May, all expense paid by the company.
When my boss told me about them, I immediately realized that knowing how they did it will definitely help those who recently graduated.
So here are the things I learned from them:
Angelica: “In times like this, outsourcing is the most common way of getting a job.”
I asked them why they were hired and what is their edge. They told me that when the company gave them an exam, one of the questions involves HTML and mathematics. Though the company told them that those questions can be skipped, they answered it anyway.
When asked about why they switched to UVNS, they told me that UVNS focuses on things that matter and there are no minor subjects.
Myko: “Our mentors are professionals. They inspire us with stories about how they started and what they are now.”
How do you expect a mentor to be effective if his/her skills are outdated compared to the mentors who are actually in the industry? Obviously, a mentor who is in the industry has more knowledge and input.