Career Planning and Choice of Courses
Career planning is undoubtedly calls for highest amount of attention from today’s ambitious youth as they are "Future of the country". One of the most important factors in everybody’s life, one needs to start really early in life and should be open to career advice coming in from every quarter. Reasons why career planning is important are, firstly, one need to figure out whether one wishes to go for jobs or be an entrepreneur to have an establishment in the form of Business or Venture. One must appreciate that there is fierce competition out there in each of the above-mentioned space. "A scientist can discover a new star but he cannot make one. He would have to ask an engineer to do it for him." Every person has a different role to play. Secondly one needs to identify his or her knack of things and no career planning tips can help anyone in any way. "Survival of the fittest" is the old adage which also means that you can be the fittest guy for a job or a business only if you follow or pursue it with passion and have a knack of it. Unless you do that you are likely to perish.
Career planning assumes further importance than to the fact that our world in a state of flux and efflux and technological developments which happen at regular intervals promote or render obsolete any development that had happened in the past. For instance in this digital revolution we see new developments coming up every day and one needs to keep oneself constantly updated on every such development.
Career Advice to ascertain what would be the field for specialisation is also very crucial given the fact that these are the days for a fair mix specialisation and generalisation. One cannot afford to be highly specialised in one field and know nothing about other. Domain specialisation is important but has to also augment his or hers skills in our domain related fields as well. The need for this has been triggered by the IT revolution and the global trends in the business world and must be factored in the list of crucial career planning tips.
So the million dollar question is when you should begin the process of career planning and what’s the right age to do that. Experts feel that there is no time when one should go ahead with career advice from elders and experts, but it’s earlier the better. Well it is considered that the age of 14 to 15 is the most appropriate time for making a start. The years 14 to 18 are the most important ages as that is the bracket of 8th standard to 12th standard. These formative years in ones career helps you shape up your career for the rest of your life and effective career planning tips can do wonders.
Kshitij Education India offers number of courses as well as believes in the Career advice from the counsellors.
Career, Career path, right career are not just alphabet soups they have a meaning too and happens to be the most integral part of every child’s life.
Only proper career planning can help a child be a successful adult.
Parents and children alike scout for those special skills which they feel would enable the child become successful in life. Children do need proper guidance especially in the form of career planning tips while exploring and harnessing the potential of the concerned child and evaluating different career possibilities of the child.
Here we have listed as suggested by our expert panel of counsellors who request the attention of parents, who should encourage their children and follow the under-mentioned steps for making the right career choice.
1) Encourage your children to ‘Dream’ about that career which they want to pursue
2) ‘Indentify’ that skill, that knack of his
3) Help your child focus with ‘Dedication’
4) Have ‘Patience’ as haste makes waste
5) Ensure a steady ‘Progression’ in the chosen field
6) Make him ‘Responsible’ for his vital career choices
7) Assess the ‘Personality’ of your child to gauge his attitude and temperament
8) Focus on ‘Career Search’ and then shift to ‘Career Path’
9) Make a "list of the plausible Career options" and deliberate on them
10) Understand the "Expectations and Needs" of your child
The above mentioned steps are concrete and constructive activities towards helping your child with his career planning activities and should be followed pragmatically, introducing flexibility wherever required.
"A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes patience ,determination and hard work."