Published on July 25, 2013
DO YOU FIND YOURSELF IN THESE SITUATIONS?
What is more important- higher paycheck or quality of work? Why can’t my parents understand my interests? I don’t want to study engineering What salary should be good enough to pay back my loan and EMI? I really don’t know what career I want for myself. The only thing I know is I am not satisfied here.
Loss of about 2000 crores annually to the country Anecdotal data suggests more than 20% students leave their first job within the 1st year of joining.
Top reasons of why they leave Actual Job not what they had expected it to be Made a wrong choice due to various reasons Seeing others do it and following them Why do they leave?
That doesn’t make sense… Lets ask the question differently … Why did they end up in these jobs in the first place?
Its because their decision of Seeking that job was based on one or more of the 7 challenges they face today
Loans and EMI’s being a big factor in choosing a career Elders dictating the career choices of the young ones Fear of failure Social acceptance of the job secured Hierarchical systems and pecking orders Myths, biases and prejudices Gaps in information 7 challenges for Seekers
But its possible to overcome them and Seek your true calling Picture source:www.Successscultping.co
An inspiring guide to help students and young professionals find their true calling. Provides insights into the various fields and industries, by interviews with famous IIM Bangalore alumni like Arun Balakrishnan, Malavika Harita, Apurva Purohit who have made a dent in their respective professions and fields. Provides smart, practical advice on following your passion and finding your dream job.
Exciting industry sectors students can choose from Energy Investments and Private Equity Government FMCG Technology Consulting Banking & Finance Advertising Marketing Media
Provides a step-by-step guide to Seek your dream job
Some quotes from the book
Treat career as a Marathon and NOT a 100-metre dash
Avoid analysis paralysis : Start Somewhere
Be the Best Rat in the Rat Race
The 10000 hour rule: It takes time to develop an expertise
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Alumnus of NITK Surathkal, class of 1997 and IIM Bangalore PGSEM, class of 2004 Spent the formative years of career in high-tech space like Wipro, Intel and Qualcomm Currently heads IIM Bangalore Alumni Association Coaches entrepreneurs and leaders in the hi-tech sector, teaches Managerial Communication and Communication for Leaders at IIM Bangalore as an adjunct faculty. First book Plunnge:Reinvention for a new generation published in 2011 Passionate about helping others reach their maximum potential and fulfill their dreams
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