Published: 30th November 2019
The trainer brainer: Here's why a positive approach towards life can help you be successful in your career
Self-navigation and positive thinking are two of the most important tools that will help an individual advance in their career and thus achieve their goals in life
Career management is an area that has to be approached with a positive attitude by young graduates if they want to achieve success.
The requirement does not stop with earning degrees and educational qualifications but also includes being equipped with desirable qualities and skills that are pertinent to their respective career choices.
Every young graduate should realise that the recruitment process is never going to be easy. It will always be a demanding process that will require them to be packed with positivity in order to outdo others competing for the same position. It is in these circumstances that a clear thought process must come into play for each and every individual based on their personal backgrounds. They will have to elevate their status to be mentally prepared to face any challenge that comes along in their journey of career development by adopting very effective career management techniques.
As a human resource mentor, I come across many youngsters who seem to appear fragile and have almost given up on their hopes of pursuing promising career options, especially those who graduate in various courses after investing a lot of money, time and effort. All that they need is a mind-altering attitude to boost positive thinking and to approach career development with a proper career management perspective based on simple techniques.
I would suggest that the youth take note of the following points that would empower them towards making positive strides in their career:
Once you have a clear idea as to what your possible career choice is, go all out to equip yourself with the necessary skills.
Make full use of mentoring opportunities that come your way from industry-related professionals and associations.
Journal your entire preparation process and assess where exactly your efforts are going.
Understand the professional job market and perform regular self-assessments so as to understand whether the path you have chosen is working for you or not.
Mock tests: In order to boost confidence, one can always give mock tests and grade themselves
Time is key: Time and resources need to be used wisely if you want to reap rich career dividends
No negativity! Do not give any attention to negative comments that might weaken your spirits