A Graduate’s Words of Advice from Beijing, China
By Maria Sandu on May 15, 2013
Hi! My name is Jing, a FY13 trainee from Beijing China.
Since your major in university is probably not computing or technology, you might hesitate that if you can adapt to the atmosphere and have a great career development in Oracle before you apply for the graduate trainee program. My response to this doubt is to: Go ahead!
For myself: I am a postgraduate student of Media and Communications from University of Leicester. So you can hardly imagine how surprised and excited I was when received a job offer from Oracle. It was also a bit vacillating in my opinion at first but finally I decided to have a try, and then I found it was a smart choice!
As one of the largest international companies, Oracle is obviously an expert on exploring the potential and possibility of inexperienced new hires. We were taught how to make an outstanding team work in a group training session at the first few weeks. From this experience I realized that perfect cooperation is not about where you come from or what your study background is, everyone can find his or her own role to support the team. And this faith remains a long lasting effect in my coming formal job. Even though I am not that skilled in technology, my background has significantly helped me in communicating with customers. And I also use my knowledge of media in operational works, like how to improve the quality of team’s news letter, and dealing with our media partners.
My idea and suggestion is: for new hires, the will to learn is be more important than what you have learnt before. Colleagues here at Oracle are professionals in their field, always friendly and glad to help. So don’t worry, all you need to do is just be confident, and have a nice attitude, Oracle will let you fully display your talent.
Come and join us, here you can always find a tailor made
role for you!