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Jobs in Delhi: It is not rosy as it was once

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If you are thinking to land in Delhi for a job, think twice. The job market is not rosy that used to be year back. Crisis in liquidity in economy, banks aversion to push money in the market, had taken a leaf out of the overall sentiments with which young job aspirants flock to the city from all over India.

Businesses were hard hit in the backdrop of the global recession in India. The impact of the global financial meltdown was visible with business establishment treading cautiously in these testing times.

The impact has more or less affected each and every sector. So, candidates will have a tough job to cut the ice in their chosen path.

However, if your dream is to kick start your career from Delhi. Do come with prepared mind. Give a second look at your CV. Polish it with out any grammatical error. Brush up the fundamentals of your subject. The heydays are gone when interviews were lined up to attend.

And if you are from publishing/ journalistic background, don’t forget to publish your write-ups in online or in print publication. It will definitely help you.

Some problems that a newcomer could face in Delhi:

The vastness of the city: Delhi is a metro city but it is also a state. The length and breadth of the city can put you off. The transport system can puzzle you. Be prepared to differentiate between DTC and blue line, and with metro rail link.

A roof above you: This is a daunting task. It is better before you take up the journey; decide it where you will be putting up yourself. Will you be with your friends or extended family or relatives, or rent a room? Decide it before you leap.

Heat: The weather of the city is dry and wry. But soon you will be able to acclimatize it. Relax, take the heat with job-hunt.

Salary negotiation: This is one aspect of the job that may perturb you first. Later you will play game with it. At the present time, take what they give, lest there is strong reason to it.

Identity Proof: Please, and please bring Identity Proof. Better if you have a Passport. It will help you a alot.

What you can do:

Affirm: Before you embark to the city, make sure you have contacted senior professionals of your sector in Delhi who might help.

Activate: Start uploading your profile in major job portals like, And don’t forget to optimize it frequently. After all you have to seek the eyeball attention of your employer.

ATM: Yes, my Dad is an ATM! Come with an ATM card. Don’t rely upon other’s bank account.

Newspapers: Abreast with job openings published in the newspapers like Times of India and Hindustan Times published from the city.

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