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How to choose your career right?

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How to choose your career right?

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How to choose your career right?

  1. 1. How to choose your career right ? By Nalaka Gamage Aurora Computer Studies (auoracs.lk) 1
  2. 2. Why do you need a career? • Earn for needs • Serve the society • Follow your passion • Unleash your potential Aurora Computer Studies (www.auroracs.lk) 2
  3. 3. Important points • A long-term (life-time) choice • Your main income generator • Where you spend your time most • Most careers need upfront investing of time, money & effort to acquire required knowledge & skills Aurora Computer Studies (www.auroracs.lk) 3
  4. 4. Life is a choice, which path do you prefer? Aurora Computer Studies (www.auroracs.lk) 4
  5. 5. Pick your choice - I • (A) I want to solve problems o I need self satisfaction by genuinely serve others o Willing to work hard • (B) I want to exploit others problems for my benefit o Show off simple things as big tasks o Exploit through deliberate delaying o Willing to lie and cheat others Aurora Computer Studies (www.auroracs.lk) 5
  6. 6. Pick your choice - II • (A) I am conscious of ethics o I take only genuinely offered compensation/salary & benefits o I proceed genuine path of career advancement o I value open and competitive culture • (B) I value no ethics o Can shamelessly lie others o I can steal, bribe & involve corruption o I do not mind adapt to closed, feudal system for my personal success Aurora Computer Studies (www.auroracs.lk) 6
  7. 7. Pick your choice - III • (A) I believe in my own genuine capabilities and genuine paths o Willing to study and acquire genuine skills o Excel in exams and show my colors o Willing to face interviews and win jobs • (B) I want shortcuts o Willing to lick balls of superiors to get their support o Willing to wash dirty linen of politicians who provide me job under hand (If you live in feudal under developed society) Aurora Computer Studies (www.auroracs.lk) 7
  8. 8. Which category are you? • Now rest of the content is for those who selected (A) as your choice in all three choices. • Others may consult alternative resources for their success Aurora Computer Studies (www.auroracs.lk) 8
  9. 9. How to select your career? Aurora Computer Studies (www.auroracs.lk) 9
  10. 10. Aurora Computer Studies (www.auroracs.lk) 10 What you love to do What utilize your talent What generate revenue  The ideal career
  11. 11. "Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life." - Confucius Aurora Computer Studies (www.auroracs.lk) 11 Love 1
  12. 12. Make sure that the career you choose matching with your skills Aurora Computer Studies (www.auroracs.lk) 12 Talent 2
  13. 13. Make sure that your career generate enough revenue for your life Aurora Computer Studies (www.auroracs.lk) 13 Money 3
  14. 14. Features of a good career • Earn enough for you • Interesting & challenging • You do not have to do evil • Not boring repetitive work • Your value grow with experience Aurora Computer Studies (www.auroracs.lk) 14
  15. 15. Features of a good career (con.) • You have a work-life balance • You need not locked into one organization to be successful • You can go anywhere in the world and practice your profession Aurora Computer Studies (www.auroracs.lk) 15
  16. 16. What do the winners do? • Think long term • Take own decisions • Pick open & competitive careers as much as possible • Look for genuine income • Look for jobs that you can serve others resulting high job satisfaction • Look for jobs that are interesting and challenging Aurora Computer Studies (www.auroracs.lk) 16 
  17. 17. What do the losers do ? • Think only short term • Blindly pick what others do • Select merely what your parents ask you to do • look for jobs where you shamelessly earn by bribes and corruption • Look for jobs that give you only earning and nothing else • Look for jobs where you have hardly anything to do o No room for serve, not interesting or challenging Aurora Computer Studies (www.auroracs.lk) 17 
  18. 18. The final word.. • There are no perfect careers, just you need to pick the best possible. • If you make a wrong choice, be brave enough to change it in a controlled manner (rather than suffering rest of your life) Aurora Computer Studies (www.auroracs.lk) 18
  19. 19. Thank You ! Presented by Aurora Computer Studies (auoracs.lk) Aurora Computer Studies (www.auroracs.lk) 19
  20. 20. "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." ~ Aristotle. Aurora Computer Studies (www.auroracs.lk) 20
  21. 21. You may also interested in “How to be a real professional” http://www.slideshare.net/auroracslk/how-to- be-a-real-professional Aurora Computer Studies (www.auroracs.lk) 21
  22. 22. Contact Information Premier Study Center Aurora Computer Studies, Summerset College, # 135, 3rd Floor, DFCC Building, High Level Road, Maharagama. 0115 690 290 City Study Center Aurora Computer Studies, Summerset College, # 88/2, 2nd Floor, BOC Building, High Level Road, Kirulapone, Colombo 06 0703 001 010 For further details and enquiries : Call - 0719 842030 E-mail – info@auroracs.lk Web - www.auroracs.lk Aurora Computer Studies www.auroracs.lk 22

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