For professionals career growth is the most important thing. Careers start when anybody gets into the professional education. Career growth is a steady process which demands patience, lots of dedication and hard work. Unfortunately, when people go for jobs in Pakistan, they do not have any long term plan. They just see market trends and choose the career, and then they let their careers to be driving them, which is wrong. A successful career is that in which a person drives it and not driven by it. In this article, we will see few effective tips, which will be helpful for career and job growth.
Train smarter: Instead of enrolling yourself in a general degree, consider a degree, training and development programs that are allied to your career with a potential growth. In simple words give preference to value specific degree or training over general education.
Connect the dots: Without interest in the field, you cannot build a career so for building a successful career you must look for growing career fields that appeal to your interests and skills, and match to your education.
Look up, not out: Once you decided the career, think that what kind of education or training program you can use for the career growth. If your career or future path does not appeal to you, so you can consider a change, but it can only happen in the beginning if you will think it in a middle of your career then it could be a disaster.
Look for experts: If you have any dream job or career in your mind, then look for individuals, who hold the same career or job and ask them how they achieved that. Ask about their qualification and different trainings, which they took to reach this position.
Read employment ads: Employment ads can play a vital role in making a decision for a career. So, even if you are not ready to apply for a job yet, regularly check employment listings to find out who is looking for employees and pay special attention to educational and other requirements of the job.
Professional training is very important but keep in mind that no career training program can ensure you a particular job or salary. Training gives you the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills for the field. By taking a professional degree or training one can create lots of job opportunities in Pakistan or anywhere in the world.