How to start a new career with no experience?

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  • 9 months ago

    Address the issue

    If you lack experience, don't try to brush over the fact. A cover letter is the perfect place to address any gaps in your CV, so use the opportunity to address any concerns the employer might have. Then...

    Focus on what you DO have

    Experience is important, but so is your attitude to work, your personality, your understanding of the company and its activity, motivation, resilience, ideas for the future - the list is endless, so don't get too hung up on any one thing.

    Find experience you didn't know you had

    Before you decide you don't have the experience, make absolutely sure this is true. Think back over your past jobs and try to draw links between the experience you need and the experience you have. Remember: it needn't be exactly the same; the key word to keep in mind is relevant. If you've organised a meeting or answered the phones, that's admin experience. If you've set up a Facebook page or created a flier, that's marketing. Think outside the box!

    Create some experience

    Do some voluntary work, work experience, or an internship.

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    Get an internship or get experience at a direct to hire temp agency. Temp agencies dont need experiences

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  • Spin
    Lv 4
    9 months ago

    find a mentor or someone you can shadow

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  • 9 months ago

    earn self confidence. try to self employment. try to bid in online marketing . work hard.

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  • B
    Lv 7
    9 months ago

    start by asking for part time work

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  • Pam
    Lv 6
    9 months ago

    My question is.....HOW do you start a career with NO EXPERIENCE? Asking for a friend!

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    Go down to McDonald's or Wendy's and ask for an application.

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    • Big Mouth
      Lv 6
      9 months agoReport

      It's a job and you gotta do what you gotta do. Just know that having such a low standard will severely hamper your future opportunities as real career jobs will view you as 'inexperienced" with a resume full of fast food jobs.

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  • 9 months ago

    Try these 5 simple steps.

    Step 1: Find a field you are interested

    Step 2: Create a LinkedIn profile and update it

    Step 3: Connect to the HRs and top people in your industry

    Step 4: Update your resume

    Step 5: Update your connections and ask them to guide and help you.

    The chances are very high(if asked politely) that you will get a good response.

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  • paul
    Lv 7
    9 months ago

    apprenticeship is the way to go

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    Some companies want to hire new fresh graduate based on your attitude during interview and a test. When I was 24, I had no experience but I had a college degree. The big boss and the manager both interviewed me. They gave me a written test and I aced it. I worked for that company for about 8 months and then I quitted and start my own business. The job was too boring for me.

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