Couple years back, a cousin of my wife, a student of class XII then, was torn between her interest and her college choice: she had been a gifted artist and painter as a child and in school and she wanted to pursue that as her career too, while her father wanted her to join some reputed law … Continue reading Family and Friends as career counselors – Revisited
Career counseling advice and discussions for students
Career management gives better return on your talent investment
I have had the opportunity to talk to many college going students and fresh college passouts about their goals, and most of the time I hear them talking about 'getting a job with highest possible salary'. Everytime I end up telling them to look for jobs with learning and growth potential instead, and most of the … Continue reading Career management gives better return on your talent investment
How is career counseling at school level in India different than US?
If you are exposed to US schools and colleges, you will realize that resident counselors are available in almost all the schools, armed with on-line and offline personality test suites, and willing to provide career guidance for colleges as well as jobs. Private career counseling services abound too. Contrast this with situation in India: very … Continue reading How is career counseling at school level in India different than US?