With holidays coming to an end, many many of this summer’s graduates are starting job hunting. This sounds not optimistic as graduate jobs market is bandied around from all possible sides. The Association of Graduate Recruiters' biannual survey which is responsible for graduates' employment opportunities havse predicted a decrease in number of vacancies for this year university leavers up to 6.9%.
So, what does the graduate have to do? One possible choice is to set up one’s own business. Many people have decided to go alone and start doing their business in the online marketplace. Taking into account last week’s news, the number of eBay traders with a profit over £1m a year has increased during the last year.
However, Rob Cross, author of Grad Expectations,in his custom essay expressed the idea that recession is one of the best things that hasve happened to graduates. "With the technology available these days, the opportunity to do that is greater than ever before."
Tayyab Akhlaq, 29, who graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University and received a degree in computer and electronic engineering, joined the graduate scheme at engineering support firm Carillion. Later he became the managing director of My1stwish and it was rather easy for him. "So I started looking at suppliers and selling shoes online, which was a business my father used to run. In no time at all I went from selling two to three pairs a day, to 200-300 pairs a day."
According to Dan Wilson, author of the book Make Serious Money on eBay, says that it is essential to create his your own web site while and eBay are is useful getting startedthe best start. "The most successful sellers are multi-channel ones". The advice he gave for those who want to become online traders: "Make sure you focus on stuff you can get hold of easily, or else try selling something you are passionate or knowledgeable about".