If your time in school is coming to an end, you need to plan your future path in education and beyond. Your decisions should be based on how you intend to start and develop the career that you choose.
If you are undecided about your career choice at this moment, it’s a good idea to look at options in the Indian job market. This information may help to inspire you. To give you some further help, here are five career options that you may want to consider.
Gaming Industry Roles
There is a good chance that gaming may already play a big part in your life as it’s a hugely popular activity throughout the country. If this is the case, you may want to take this interest forward into creating a career for yourself.
There are opportunities in the world of game development which India based startups such as 99Games and Nazara Technologies have made the most of. If game development appeals to you, it’s a good idea to develop skills such as proficiency in programming languages including C# and C++, an understanding of the gaming market and analytical ability.
There is also an opportunity for both male and female Indian gamers to make money from playing. Of course, this is very difficult to do and it’s not good enough to simply be a great gamer; you need to have attributes such as patience, curiosity and creativity to stand a chance of being successful.
Opportunities In Finance
Finance may not sound like an interesting career to be involved in, but there are actually plenty of exciting opportunities. Finance professionals play a bigger role than ever in planning and strategizing for the future of businesses. This can involve fast-moving and exciting career experiences.
If you like the idea of working in the finance industry, you will need to study for a formal accounting qualification. You also need to develop other skills and knowledge in areas such as problem-solving, analytics, and the use of IT software.
The technology sector continues to grow at a fast pace and includes diverse roles such as app development, software testing, and project management. The role you decide to study towards will depend on what your natural abilities are. For instance, are you more of a tech geek or are you a people person who loves working on group projects?
Whichever tech-related career path you want to follow, there are certain attributes that you will need, in addition to a technical qualification. These attributes include analytical abilities, project management skills, problem-solving, and the ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
Every business needs good marketing in order to be as successful as possible. This means that there is never likely to be a shortage of career opportunities in this field. You can choose to work in-house for companies or to start your own marketing company.
In order to embark on a marketing career, you should ideally study towards a marketing degree. You also need to have highly developed interpersonal skills, good oral and written communication, creativity and imagination, organizational ability, and good IT skills.
Human Resources (HR)
There may be more automation than ever in the world, but employees are still the most valuable resource of a business. This makes working in HR a valuable career. You get to make sure that the employee resource is managed in such a way that employees are well cared for and the business operates as efficiently as possible. The role can include work such as recruitment, restructuring, and training. HR managers also play a vital role in informing the plans and strategies of a business.
If working in HR is something that appeals to you, you should study towards achieving a professional HR qualification. Depending on the path that you choose to take, some of this studying may be able to take place while you are working as part of an HR team. To give yourself a better chance of getting a job in HR you also need to have good communication and organizational skills as well as ability in areas such as decision making, budgeting, and collaboration.
Hopefully, the information in this article has helped to inspire you to make good choices about your future study and career paths.