Four money tips for the class of 2020 amid poor job prospects
New graduates should focus on dealing with education loans, if any, and temper their expectations
Ask your parents for financial help or talk to your bank and renegotiate the terms of your education loan
For Gurugram-based Sheetal Bhardwaj, 25, who graduated with an MBA in human resources in March, finding a suitable job amid the covid-19 outbreak has been challenging. “I had reached the final round of interviews for some companies but the offers are currently on hold due to the pandemic. Other companies have implemented a hiring freeze," said Bhardwaj, who graduated from IMT Hyderabad. Dealing with a situation like this, especially at the start of one’s career, can be demoralizing. Bhardwaj is doubly hit because she took an education loan to finance her MBA.