It is very alarming for everyone that the unemployment rate in our country(India) has raised to 7.78% as of February 2020 which is the highest since October 2019. Getting a job after completion of one's degree or professional courses are getting harder and harder. There are many ways to get into a job for freshers and experienced persons and some of them are:
i) Employment Exchanges: It is a set-up to bring both employers and job seekers looking for prospective jobs under one platform. The role of employment exchange is to register entries for job seekers and then send a notification to the registered members about the vacancies received from time-to-time as per the Employment Exchanges Act, 1959 that covers all institutions/organizations in public sector and non- agricultural establishments.
ii) Educational Institutions / Campus Recruitment: This is the best and easiest way of getting a job of your choice with a fine salary and getting into a genuine company. Many colleges have a tie-up with reputed companies that hire qualified and ambitious students directly from universities, vocational schools/colleges and management institutes.
iii) Professional Agencies / Placement Consultants: Many professional agencies provide their services to big and reputed companies for enlisting new people for jobs. They also have registration with a nominal fee wherein they provide new openings in companies and organizations at regular intervals as per your registered profile.
iv) Advertisement / Telecasting / Web Publishing: It has become the most suited and used method wherein the vacancies for a said post along with job descriptions, job specifications, qualification required, experience, etc are printed in media like paper, shown on TV or put in website for widespread transfer of information and to receive applications from most suited applicants across country.
v) Recommendations / Family relations: Many big companies or MNC's have a referral program wherein they advertise the vacancies in the organization itself and any new recruitment through referrals receives points or perks. It helps to get a reliable candidate for the post, help the employees to get their people a job and build a good bond between employers and employees.
vi) Manpower Supply: Many manpower supply companies have a good relationship with the reputed public and private sector companies. Whenever they have new vacancies in terms of the temporary or permanent type, they inform the manpower suppliers that supply them with the required strength. They charge both the worker and the company some commission for their service.
vii) Job Fair / Job Mela: There are many institutes, firms, groups, etc that organize a job fair for freshers and experienced people at a venue wherein one needs to register and attend the fair r mela. Many companies use it to hire people or candidates for their organization.
(Note: All the above means mentioned above are not restricted to engineers or professionals but for all categories.)
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