You need to be proactive when you prepare for job opportunities and expand your professional network.
Ways to prepare for job opportunities:
Volunteering refers to a person offering a service willingly and without pay. Volunteering is an opportunity to acquire work experience which is a requirement in most work opportunities.This can be done at non-profit organisations, public and private companies etc.
Job shadowing refers to a program where learners, students or adults can learn about a particular career or profession to see if it might be suitable for them. The process is temporary exposure to the workplace.
Finding a mentor
A mentor refers to a guide who can help the mentee to find the right direction and solutions to career issues. A mentor helps the mentee to believe in self and boosts confidence. Mentoring has been found to increase students' academic success, social skills, self-efficacy, and the ability to refine their professional dispositions.