Self actualization : Creativity, Problem Solving, Acceptance of facts etc.,
Find which option is best fit ?
Plan And Act
We sure you already decide your goal and path of it. Now it’s time to take action.
Write down your goal. Visualize yourself in your targeted Job and goal that you would like to reach. Write it down and best goal is SMART .
Goal should be..
S = Specific in nature
M = Measurable with results
A = Achievable , should be practical
R = Relevant , to career plan
T = Time bound with Review
Write it , Make it
Following steps will help you to make better plan.
Research about goal First – Online , Offline & Personal
Understand challenges to your goal
Get Help from Industry Experts OR Take Training
Regularly do Self assessment
Get following checklist done.
an up-to-date resume
Salary documents & proofs
Certificates and awards documents
Portfolio documents if needed
Bank Account if needed
Formal Basic Clothes
Transport route understanding & Knowledge
Step-by-step guide to getting work experience
In case if you don’t have experience , try to get following things done before apply for the job.
Job Ready course certificate
Free work Experience
Project work Experience
Any References if available
Apply for Job
Here we consider that you already decide your career goal and path of it. Now , following steps needs to be taken care of .
Prepare CV : Most career starter don’t give importance to professional CV and that leads to early rejection. CV is your professional image like and work and ticket to interview. Thus get your CV error free , Simple with your skills & experience rather than just plain personal details. If needed take a help of professional resume makers to make first impression.
Job Search : Don’t blindly apply to any job without understanding about company, location, Job Skill requirement and job challenges. Most career starters just go for money in mind and leads to give up. Don’t choose the just job, choose the learning first. While experience people does not have this issue , we recommend them to check their readiness for the job
Prepare for Interview : Don’t take interview as lightly routine activity. It is opportunity , Interview is single chance to make your first achievement. If you fail, it means wait for next one. So prepare best for Interview. Starting from Company info, products , services , job profile, location & industry challenges & future of it in which company is operating. You can also take interview skills courses to increase your chances.
Before & after Interview : If you are giving interview first time than, we should know basic requirements as a ideal candidate such as Present on time at Interview, Basic professional etiquettes, Follow Dressing guideline , Show confidence during interview, Ask for feedback of interview assessment if allowed. If rejected take a better shot.
What is self employed ?
Working for oneself as a freelance or the owner of a business rather than for an employer. Example of Self-Employed careers are Doctor, CA or Accountant, Designers, Acting, Film Direction, Painter, Entrepreneurship
Benefits of Self-Employed Career
Follow your passion & creativity
Sky is the limit for Financial & Personal Growth
Better work-life balance
Why you choose to be self employed ? You might be like
want to support your own strong passion
want a variety of work or work places
want to plan your own way of time, hours of work, how you work
wanted to focus on children as a parent
reach at level of expert and want to share it own way
can’t find a full-time job in your area of work
want additional money
Does a self employed fit for you?
Before deciding be a self employed , Understand your abilities.
Ability to make yourself responsible for everything time , money & efforts
Ability to manage work pressure
Ability to be well organized
Clear understanding of what you do & what you get paid in how much time.
Ready for sell yourself
Ability to identify your own mistake, learning , opportunity , solutions & resources
What are the advantages of a self employed career ?
Freedom of time, work , life & passion
Show your creative power
Progress like Sky is limit
Job security – Your expertise is your resume .
What are the challenges of a self employed career?
You will not paid at the end of the month without performance . You have to earn it
For everything you are responsible including regular income
It is not 8 hour job shift, It is 24 hour shift
Ready to face reality of paper plan and real plan output at financially , professionally & family wise
Look out all things together – Big Picture .
How to Start Self employed career?
Get Advice from industry experts and understand challenges & opportunities
Do you research about targeted market, skills & offers
Keep on learning
Get your first assignment no matter if delivered free . It will boost confidence to make better plan
How to get success as Self employed ?
Keep on Learning & keep an eye on targeted market
Build Capital , focus on regular Income
Get best process as earliest in all areas of work
Be flexible for every situation
Evaluate yourself and fix it
Don’t compare self-employed career with regular employment. Both has benefits and challenges in their own way.
Govt Job Vs Private Job
You can start your career with any type of job that interest you. In INDIA , Govt Jobs are always in demand due to its social charm. Here have look at benefits of each.
Benefits of Government Job
Good Job Security
Work for Government
Enjoy power of designation
Benefits of Private Job
Easy to get Started
Fast career growth as per performance
More Personal Growth in terms of Knowledge & Skills
More Skills – More you will get
More opportunities at local & at international level
Which one is best to start ?
We recommend don’t compare with each other because everyone has different needs as per time but Before you choose any option ask yourself following questions.
What is your actual inner needs from Govt Job / Private job ?
What you see the career path after getting the job ?
What motivates you about that job?
How fast you would like to grow ?
How much time it will take to get your targeted job ?
What is Plan B , in case you fail to get that job ?
If preparation takes time . Are you ready to handle social & competition Pressure ?
If you are preparing for government job , you need to give lot of efforts and needs good preparation for competitive exams. By each passing exams competition will increase. So you should prepare for other job as well. Don’t disturb your study by part-time job or full-time other job if don’t needed. Simply don’t try to run two horses at a time.
Better to develop Other skills which can also helps in Govt job or in Private Job
Public Communication Skills
What is an entrepreneurship?
It is define as capacity and will to develop and manage business venture with any of its risk to .
An entrepreneur is someone who:
Ready to take risk
Ready to identify what is missing and where is opportunity
Add value and inspire others too
is creative or innovator
is see big picture
Hunger of learning
Strong believe in own passion, dream & vision
Ready to fall & raise
Many more factors you can add here in entrepreneurship as successful career.
How to come up with a idea?
Many ways to generate ideas , Try these:
lateral thinking – Be creative and think out of box for some problem or entirely new approach
blue-sky thinking – No reality or practical limit and bring something new. i.e. concept cars
gap analysis – Find gap between demand and supply at any point
How to bring best Ideas?
Keep on trying, Act & test on ideas
by getting hands on experience & working in targeted field
by deep research on subject
Make deep assessment of yourself – Passion, Skills, Challenges etc.,
True for some , best come in survival mode
Keep on learning from everywhere including competitors
From business mentor
Most important for Business
Get Started – Business Plan
To start best , you need best plan. So it should include
Business Objectives for upcoming 3 – 5 years
Decide how will you achieve those objectives with time line ?
Process of Decision Making and daily routine
Around 90% business die early stage because of shortage of Finance. If business does not generate enough profit you can’t run longer. Following links can help you more.
In competition it is very important to make good marketing. So it is good to take hire business mentors or Sales mentors to boost business. Here are some of partner can help you.
A Business / Sales mentor will help you :
to make better Sales and business plan
to connect customer, cash-flow & branding
to provide fresh view as per market
to get motivation and decide goal better
Company is made by employees, so better the team – better the company. Hiring is not a easy as it seems . HR Consultant can easier the task .
A HR Consultant can help you in :
We also recommend to learn more about entrepreneurship , Business Management & Leadership. Please check out more in training .
Ready for Career Change
If you already working for the job and if you are planning for career change. Following questions helps you to decide better goal.
Are you changing job too early ?
Which need you targeted to achieve by change ?
Have you secured new job already ?
Are you bored or stressed with present job ?
Does family feels the same stress , unhappiness or work depression as I do ?
Is there any issue that your boss or teammate can’t help in ?
Are your working against your values, beliefs or interest ?
Am I using my skills and knowledge enough?
Have I learnt new skills that are not being used in my current job?
Are you change in same field or total change?
Does your family adjust with pay gap or drop during finding new job ?
Do you stay if salary hike or position hike in present job ?
Are you ready to relocate if required ?
Is there any other way to fulfill desires without job change ?
Do you want more responsibility, skills or knowledge etc.,?
Change decision – Factors of Consideration
How family & loved ones affected by career change ?
How your change will affect finance ?
Compare pros & cons of future job and present job
Back to Job after gap
After having children , due to unemployment or due to competitive exam preparation or any other reason career gap can happen. Now you are planning to return to work and start find the job. but you might feel that :
don’t have right skills which I required
Not flexible enough to try any job
Working hours or pressure seems unmanageable to me
Overload of own pre-conditions or pre-definitions
What others think about me?
How to start?
If you have experience and reference with same industry or past employer . Contact first
For Fresh Start – Use Online & Offline job search methods
Try free work methods
Learn Job Ready courses
Invest in yourself in terms of Skills
How to Prepare ?
Prepare up to date CV. If possible use professional resume designing services to better impression.
Prepare yourself for interview , mentally first
Make connections with concern people to follow up or to help
Sharpen your core skills & abilities , if necessary go for Job ready trainings
Gaps in CV !
Career gap is important for employers to consider anyone for employment. but it does not mean you hide and employer will like it. More than skills , honesty will be considered. Now ,
Following tips helps you to deal with gap.
Highlight your past experience or skills
Show Training or New Skills adoption or Recent experience in Gap
Justify your gap with strong reason to yourself first and in Interview as well
After getting selected , it is more important that you survive for minimum job period of 100 – 180 days at least for getting experience , understand company , team , roles & responsibilities. Don’t become job-hopper without strong reason which next employer can believe . More you hope , more you will be doubt for next employer. Don’t worry if your skills are rare.
Most fresher candidates are join early and give up early because of poor give up attitude.
Poor performance resulted into NO WIN-WIN
Fresher : Lost (Possible good opportunity + Credit of future fresher)
Employer : Lost (Salary Cost + Training cost + Resources Cost + 3 Months time + Negative Review + Production Output + Restart the process)
Future Impact : We are sure, You already know it. Actual lose. Many employer & employee practices comes into place after series of experiences vice-versa. Take care of each other and keep on learning .
That’s all. You are smart enough to understand the message.
Quick actions for surviving after joining
Observe and Open to Learn about people, work culture and skills
Strive to meet work Goals with time
Follow Ethics and Work disciplines
Actions speaks louder than words, Avoid shortcuts
Learn Stress management and work life balance
Lead by example and respect team
Don’t Do > Judge early, Gossip much, Not helping team