Now that you have your killer resume, it’s time to hand it to the right HR. This is the worst part of the whole process, as you have a very limited control over it. You will be amazed by how many students submit their resumes over company websites every year. As a result, the recruiters have no choice but to process those resumes in bulk. If you don’t have a relevant work experience on your resume, your chances of getting noticed are close to zero. This is why the most straightforward way of applying to a company (using their website) is the most inefficient one. Luckily for us, there are some other alternatives. Here they are listed in the order from the most effective to the least effective.
- Peer reference
- On-campus career fairs
- On-campus application center
- Company website
Let’s talk about each of these options a little bit in detail.