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Hi,

Please advise. Thanks in advance.

I am 24 years old, I graduated 1 year ago. B.Sc. Computing science and M.Sc. Software Engineering London.

I am working in a temporary job earning �6 per hour.
Can't even get an interview for an IT job.

Please advise should I be worried.

I live with family, but I can't survive on this wage here.
 
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if the employment scene is not good there you can try either back in india or in usa..talk to your friends who are employed some where and see whether their network helps keep trying some thing..good luck
 
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Try to get SCJP/SCWCD certifications. They can help you in getting some interviews. Try to contribute to some open source project (does not have to be a big one)
 
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Starting a new company is also a good option.
 
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Starting a new company is also a good option




Probably not. For a recent graduate who has not yet worked in the industry that's not good advice. Even though the economy in the UK (where I'm guessing the OP is based) is better than elsewhere for the most part, these aren't exactly boom times for IT.
 
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Originally posted by Hu Jiabao:
Starting a new company is also a good option.



 
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My suggestion would be try your best to get a job..In case if you are not able to get a full time position try for internship..

I think you should have probably heard about AIESEC(Please google if you dont know about it)..This is a organisation which help you get paid internships in other countries...You can get a internship related to your field (ie)IT..Try to get a position in countries like India ,US or wherever you prefer...
That could be usefull to get later land in a good job..

Each country has its own AIESEC chapter...try out that...

visit this http://www.aiesec.co.uk/home/

All the best...
 
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Thanks for your input. I think I need to update my skills.
What is the shortest course you recommend which would be of most benefit?
 
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