Lots of students graduate from university, still not 100% sure what it is they want to do career-wise. Sometimes you have early success, and the first job that you take then defines the career path that you will follow. Many other times however, the career path zigzags, and it may be some time before you know exactly what you’ll be doing. If you’re not sure what to do after graduation, you might want to try freelancing.
There are a number of reasons why freelancing should be considered as an option:
There’s Not Always a Job Waiting at Graduation
The job market has become much more selective than it once was, and it’s not at all unusual for university graduates to have difficulty finding employment. This is especially true following graduation, since the market is usually at least somewhat glutted with new graduates looking for jobs. The situation is even more competitive if the economy is in recession, and job simply aren’t available.
If you can’t get a job immediately after graduation, freelancing may help to fill void. It will give you an opportunity to work in your desired career field – at least in some capacity, however limited – and that may help you to generate income while you’re looking for something permanent.Continue Reading