What kind of career counselling is available? How useful is it to get advice about my career? What are the counselling options?
By Tom Olson
1. Differentiate yourself using a Personal Value Proposition. A PVP a description of how your unique mixture of five key elements creates and/or adds value for an organization and the people in it. A personal examination of these elements reminds you of all the strong, positive things you bring to the table and it points out the gaps you need to close before you can position yourself more effectively. Examine each element separately, combine all the data and created a succinct summary of what you have to offer.
The most important aspect of finding your dream job is to look for the job or career that is matched and compatible with your personality. This may sound relatively simple, however often we often don’t have a clue about what different careers really involve and too often people find themselves “ending up” in a career without ever having made a conscious choice to do so.
By Surajit Ray
The urban working class in India is generally a dissatisfied lot. Most graduates just out of college choose careers that do not suit their temperament at all. Career counselling is treated in a frivolous manner in most colleges and the end result is that the graduates come out none the wiser about their true talents. So why is this the case? What goes wrong in our system of education which makes possible these huge numbers of misfits?