Monday, 22 October 2018

Article on Turning Passions into Professions

Article on Turning Passions into Professions

Turning Passions into Professions
Two roads diverged in wood, and I took the one less traveled by and that has made all the difference. —Robert 
One who habitually wastes energy in regretting any choice made: belatedly but wistfully he sighs over the attractive alternative rejected. If the choice goes wrong the entire life is not sufficient to cover the lost ground. But this is ironical that despite the change in the entire thought process in the sphere of choosing a right career the Indian students stumble here and there. The coming of liberalization and globalization brought some unexpected challenges for which the archaic mindset of our students and scholars was not prepared. Many unheard and new professions are coming up. We need to be open and ready to accept the super imposing stress to make a perfect choice.

Proper guidance and skill developing is the mantra to achieve success if not today, tomorrow must. Gone are the days when it was a Holy Grail for almost every Indian parent: that their son or daughter goes to medical college becomes a doctor or take up a career in Engineering. On one hand, medical profession has become a pitiless, mercenary profession, money ripping vocation where doctors treat patients as revenue generators rather than human beings keep patients in hospital longer than necessary to bill them more, order needless tests to generate profits. On the other hand, more than a million students graduating out of India's engineering colleges run the risk of being unemployed. At this junction, young population of the country tends to move in the pursuit of new career options. 

Career opportunities are no longer an issue in the twenty first century. There are notations to what one can do. In fact, the basic challenge that one faces when making career decisions these days is to choose from the spectrum of career opportunities that are available. The very first question that arises is that, "How does one even begin to explore career options that satisfy the heart and soul as well as the wallet?” What opportunities are out there? Surprisingly, it is not as important to know about the market strategies involved as it is to know about yourself. 

With the advent of career options in the field of Accountancy, Banking, Programming, Animation, Sports and Entertainment, any aspirant has access to a huge variety of career opportunities to choose from, you can even find appropriate resources and the required funding to pursue the career of your choice. 

It has become a prerequisite for every company to maintain a book of accounts and they depend on CAs and CFAs to keep their books handy for the audit and for financial planning. Thus a wizard at accounts and numbers has phenomenal job options at his hand. A career in coding and programming is as enthralling as it sounds. As the computing business matures, any programmer can obtain high salary. A software programmer offering SAP services can easily fetch up to 12 lakhs per annum. 

The animation industry across globe has shown signs of splendid growth. Blockbuster movies such as Kung Fu Panda, The Chronicles of Narnia, Wall-E and Coralline, Up, Bolt, Ice Age and Monsters vs. Aliens are striking examples of the miracle that is animation. Indians too are opening up to exploring such lucrative career options. 

This is the right time to make your passions, your profession. 
BPOs and KPOs have thrown open exciting job opportunities to youngsters in India. This is a field that has employed thousands of professionals and given them international working environment with great salary packages. An unforeseen boom in the advertising and fashion industry has created a huge and continual demand for fresh models. Every company needs glamorous models to start and endorse a variety of products or to flash the creations of fashion designers. Moreover modeling is a very alluring field with innumerable opportunities to travel and earn handsome money. Models also get to meet people from different walks of life. An established model can get a handsome pay for every assignment they do. All these aspects have made modeling a desirable, attractive and lucrative career for the youth in our county. Students are showing tremendous interest in biotechnology. The primary reason behind this interest emerges from the fact that the technical and procedural application of biotechnology touches a vast array of disciplines. This in turn opens a lot many job portals for students who are seeking a stable career in their lives; Biotechnology, along with its many sub-fields, find uses in so many applications that many new fields have and are being derived from within it. 

Public Relations are a career avenue for those who have excellent soft skills and who wish to pursue a career that offers an opportunity to interact with lots of interesting people. This is a profession where you need to understand the listener's psyche and mould it in your favor. 

Earlier, the traditional role of a company secretary was limited to providing support to the board of directors and managing administrative affairs of an organization. However, the horizon of the roles and responsibilities of company secretary has expanded exponentially. Apart from their traditional tasks, company secretaries now have to take care of corporate governance and even legal matters of a company. As the position of a company secretary has steadily become critical to the smooth functioning of a corporate entity so has the demand for this job profile. In this role, you not only hold a high position in the management hierarchy but your role is highly accountable both within and outside your organization. 

Body art as a craze amongst the crowd and the tattoo industry is gaining much recognition and is blooming fast. The tattoo artist works up to his satisfaction and earns decent. If you love to emote through your voice, then the career of Voice over Artist is the best option for you. The most interesting aspect of this career is that you get to live a new character every day. As an interior designer, you will be trained to design exclusive furniture artifacts and fittings besides learning managerial skills. With the help of a course in interior designing, you will come out with a professional designing solution that is efficient, eye-catching and at the same time safe. In the IT sector blogging is emerging as a lucrative profession for students having flair to write with original and innovative way. Increasing popularity and tremendous financial benefit calls for image consultants to fill the huge space. 

Jeweler industry calls for innovative computer savvy gemologists equally potent a career for a jeweler designer. 
Opportunities have never been so ripe. The opening up of new avenues has also widened the arenas that are yet to be explored. 
This is the right time to make your passion, your profession.



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