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Confusion to select the right job? Get clear now

If you are a job seeker and have seen various job postings, then you will know that analyzing a job is not a child’s play. A good job posting contains key words and phrases that HR resume scanning software and screeners are looking for. Initially all job postings look like millions of opportunities, but after a closer look you might actually have very few postings worth applying to.

Many job seekers don’t know how to analyze a job posting properly. Here are a few strategies which can help you make these tough career choices:

Trend Change: Stop with B.E, Don't go for M.E

Engineering institutes across the spectrum are finding it difficult to place students with masters degrees with companies preferring ‘less qualified’ graduates who come cheaper and are “easier to mould.”
The difficulty in placing senior students extends to tier-II institutions, and not just the premier Indian Institutes of Technology. “Companies wonder what additional value they bring to the table other than a little more maturity. It is unfortunate but today, those with more experience matter; not those with qualifications,” says P Thiruvengadam, senior director, Deloitte India.
The consulting firm has roped in a few hundred BTech engineers but none with a masters degree. “The problem to an extent lies with how Indian companies are structured. They simply don’t need too many people with masters degrees . That’s what is reflected during placements ,” says Amitabh Jhingan, partner, Transaction Advisory Services and National Sector Leader – Education, Ernst & Young India.