UrbanPro
true

Take Career Counselling from the Best Tutors

  • Affordable fees
  • 1-1 or Group class
  • Flexible Timings
  • Verified Tutors

Search in

To be the big fish in a small pond or the small fish in a big pond?

Aditya Sisodia
29/12/2016 0 0

As you stand at the head start of your career track it is but natural to have a million questions in your head about where to start from. Each and every one of us wants to get that jump start which will put us ahead of the competition. Usually, these are the few must haves(Personal Checklist) that we know we deserve on our first job:-

  1. High Package (everyone wants to bag the highest package amongst his or her peers)
  2. Brand Name (again, everyone wants to work for the big names in the industry. Ever heard anyone saying, “I want to work for a start-up?”)
  3. Metropolitan City (All of us want to go in for Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, and Bangalore, isn’t it?)

Some of you must have thought in your head, “What about Job Profile”. I did not mention it intentionally because when you give priority to the above three you completely lose out on the relevance of the most important factor that is the job profile.

Let us take the example of two MBA graduates (let us name them A and B) from a 2 tier college. Both of them have pursued Marketing. As luck and their hard work would favor they both landed in jobs which fulfilled their criteria’s. A got a marketing job with a big brand in Mumbai and has landed up with the highest package in his college. B, on the other hand, got a sales job role at a much lower package with a relatively smaller company. Both are happy as A got the cutting edge over his peers with this placements while B got into a sales role and profile that he was offered was something he looked forward to ( B was passionate about sales as a profession).

After 3 years A and B met at a college get together. Time had changed a lot of things. A asked B how his job was going? To which B told him that how his hard work got him 2 promotions and the innumerable opportunities that he received to travel and all that he is learned over a period of 3 years. He told A how he had the freedom to think out of the box and how this made him feel more responsible towards his company. When B asked A about his job, he said that he was looking for a change however he was not getting many opportunities. Wherever he went the company felt that for 3 years and an MBA degree he had not gained much experience and despite his hard work in these three years he was still awaiting his promotion and a decent salary hike as the hr. processes were too streamlined.

Looking at both the situations whom do you think is happier and satisfied with his job? For sure B. What I am trying to convey is that when age is on our side and when we have so many options in front of us we must focus on what is the type of job/ job profile that will please us. Only if you are happy in the type of job that you do will you be able to sustain the hardships and taste the success? There is enough time to mint money but this stage in your life will never come back when you can follow your heart and do the kind of job that you like.

You must remember is "YOU" should be like the highly absorbing sponge, absorb as much as you can at work. Look for a job that will give you a plethora of opportunities to learn from. Don’t run after money let money run after you. If you genuinely love the work that you are doing then the sky is the limit.

0 Dislike
Follow 0

Please Enter a comment

Submit

Other Lessons for You

STEP BY STEP PROCESS – MASTERS STUDIES ABROAD
First Step: (Taking a Firm Decision): I congratulate you for your decision of “Higher Studies Abroad”. I am saying this not because the degree from abroad is better than the degree from home...

How to Choose Career Counselling Expert
when we look at time spent in our life a considerable amount of time goes in work & profession. It becomes important to know how do you have planned to spend this substantial amount of time. We have...

Metamorphosis Confidence Center.

0 0
0

Why Are That Brilliant 5% Always Left Behind?
Be it in our school, our office or, in our life, we often come across some who are struggling to keep up to the expectations.Have you thought about them? They are lovely human beings, but somehow they...

How to introduce yourself?
Introducing yourself effectively is a skill that can be learnt. Some tips to prepare - 1. Write down all that you want to say on a piece of paper. 2. Do not hesitate or question your thoughts. 3....

Debate - to improve Spoken English
Debating with friends on the topics that interests you is a good way to improve your spoken english . Prepare on the subject. try to use new words. confirmation if your friends are able to understand you well.
X

Looking for Career Counselling Classes?

The best tutors for Career Counselling Classes are on UrbanPro

  • Select the best Tutor
  • Book & Attend a Free Demo
  • Pay and start Learning

Take Career Counselling with the Best Tutors

The best Tutors for Career Counselling Classes are on UrbanPro

This website uses cookies

We use cookies to improve user experience. Choose what cookies you allow us to use. You can read more about our Cookie Policy in our Privacy Policy

Accept All
Decline All

UrbanPro.com is India's largest network of most trusted tutors and institutes. Over 55 lakh students rely on UrbanPro.com, to fulfill their learning requirements across 1,000+ categories. Using UrbanPro.com, parents, and students can compare multiple Tutors and Institutes and choose the one that best suits their requirements. More than 7.5 lakh verified Tutors and Institutes are helping millions of students every day and growing their tutoring business on UrbanPro.com. Whether you are looking for a tutor to learn mathematics, a German language trainer to brush up your German language skills or an institute to upgrade your IT skills, we have got the best selection of Tutors and Training Institutes for you. Read more