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how to find job after mca

aastha jain
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Joined: Dec 14, 2005
Posts: 1
hi ,i am fresher , completed my mca this year .
i dont know how to enter in the job market. i have given
walkins in bangalore . but not selected .
i know , in india this is IT boom ,
but condition is same . now demand is high , but supply
is also high . there are so many people without job
even after IT boom in india , i dont know what should i do.
some of my friends are doing sap courses , some are learning java,
some are doing dba course , data mining and warehousing.
can anybody tell me how can i find job.
if i do these certifications scjp , scwcd .than is there
any chance i will get job .
or should i do the courses of sap.
i am very confused , what should i do . please suggest me
anyway does certification helps in getting job .
ankur rathi
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Joined: Oct 11, 2004
Posts: 3830
Instead of Certification, go for Mainframe/Testing/AS 400 course. It's really tough time for you but be cool and think a lot before doing anything...

All the best.
Santana Iyer
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Joined: Jun 13, 2005
Posts: 335
Getting first job is sometime difficult although I am still new same like you a fresher, I want to say one thing try and keep on trying....

I hope you know all job groups on yahoo like yuvajobs, chetana,
also check chetanas.com, jobsworld.r8.org,

you should find job soon.
s jain
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Joined: Nov 22, 2005
Posts: 102
study at least one lang c++ or java.& some fundamentals q's on data struct.,oops,dbms...etc.solve papers on various site...(like freshersworld.com,vyomworld.com..etc)
Sameer Jamal
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Joined: Feb 16, 2001
Posts: 1870
If you don�t get a job for about 3-5 months after you graduate don�t think that it is only happening to you, it happens to most of the IT professionals who were not able to get the job from campus recruitment and who are not from the top colleges. The important thing is to keep away from frustration and keep your motive up. Decide your platform Sun, MS, Mainframe etc get some specialized training in that, if you are not able to decide which platform or technology you should choose do some study, search google and other jobs site to see which are the technologies which have got more job opening at entry level, try to analyze your comfort level in the technology you choose, do some open source project, find out what are all the companies which are taking entry level professionals and what is their criteria ?. Try to avoid such companies where you are not able to fulfill their criteria to avoid frustration. Last but not least go for certifications, they might not guarantee you a job but definitely certifications will help you to find a job easily, Best of luck for your future.
[ December 14, 2005: Message edited by: Sameer Jamal ]
Zip Ped
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Joined: Jul 26, 2005
Posts: 336
Go for your sun certification(SCJP). It takes a while to prepare and it's really helpful. Java is used widely and its got a very good scope. Any DB knowledge like Oracle etc. would increase your chances.

Also, if you are in India, you should study OOPs and Designing(UML) etc. That's enough knowledge to get you an entry level job as a trainee.
rehans oberoi
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Joined: Dec 06, 2005
Posts: 174
hi aastha

according to my theory ,
cerification will helps u for shortlisting your resume in good companys. and will make u comfortable in interviews .
luccky singh
Greenhorn

Joined: Dec 16, 2005
Posts: 4
i will say , today small compnays gives more preference to skill
level . and big companys will see ur aptitude and ur brand(college
name ) . so u have two options .
By seeing your mca degree i will suggest you , make ur resume effective by adding good projects . and upgrade your skills .
anyway selection in walkins depends on luck ,
Last year accenture had recruited so many people just by
aptitude and without any tuff rounds .
so just believe in yourself and work hard . surely you will get
chance .
 
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