ETA can assist you in creating a career path
The Career Planning Process includes discovering a career path which includes self-assessment, research, decision making, job searching, and accepting a job offer.
Self Assessment is an important and often overlooked step in planning your various career paths. In order to evaluate the suitability of work options, it is important to know who you are as a person. This can only be done if you are well acquainted with your value systems, skill sets, qualities and interest levels.
Once you are convinced with the skills you have to offer employers, you can begin your research. This stage involves brainstorming possible options and investigating them. You should understand in detail about the qualifications, career path, responsibilities, and expectations from the position in order to determine if there is a good fit.
Research: You may gather preliminary information from the internet. You may also speak to as many people as possible that are involved in similar role or profile. You may get an insider’s perspective of the field by speaking to these people.
Decision Making involves an evaluation of the pros and cons for the options you have been researching. Your decision could not be based on absolute certainty because of various prevailing factors. Your decision could be a blend of adaptability, positive attitude, Self-awareness, occupational awareness and intuition.
Search: Once you have identified a work objective, you can begin your job search. Most people will be involved with activities such as networking, identifying prospective employers, writing cover letters and resumes, and attending interviews.
Acceptance of an offer of employment is the final step in the process.
The following forms an essential part of a resume and should be presented in a clear and organized manner:
- Career Summary or brief.
- Career objective.
- Additional Information
- Personal Information
The title of the resume should be clearly stating your name , address and contact details. The title information should be such that it should be bold enough to be read properly and clearly mentioned.
This is mostly applicable for the persons having more than 4-5 years of experience .You need to mention the sectors of your experience in short. You may also mention here… the achievements of your career (if any).
This section is generally applicable for the fresh candidates or the candidates with little experience (1- 2 years).You need to state your career goal .You may also like to mention your suitability , potential and calibre as per the requirement .You should also state what contributions you would be able to make for the organization and what can you bring to the table as an employee.
Things that you should mention in your experience details are as follows:
- Organization name(All)
- Time Period – From & To
- Job Responsibility
- Special Achievement
You should mention your most recent experience first and then the rest of the experiences in chronological order. However , if you have the experience of various positions in the same organization you should mention the same and should explain those phases.
Education & Training
You need to mention the details of your degrees in this segment .It should include the following:
- Name of degree (Such as SSC, HSC, B.Com)
- Duration of course
- Name of institutions and board.
- Year of Examination
Result/Achievement (if any)
You should mention your most recent degree first and then mention the other degrees.
Remember that you should mention ‘appeared’ if the final result is not yet published. Please mention ‘ongoing’ if you are continuing any program. You should also mention if you are a part of any training program that supports your work experience.
You can mention the trainings after the education part.
The information that does not fall in the above mentioned parts but is related with the job must be shown in this part.
Mentioned below are a few examples.
- Professional Achievement
- Language Proficiency
- Computer skills, etc.
You can mention your parent’s name, present and permanent address, religion, traveling places (Country) if any, hobby etc. in this section.
References should be of people who know you from your student or working life . you can not mention names of close relatives , as referee or referees. You must mention the phone number, address and e-mail (if any) of your referee. Its important for your referee to know that you have mentioned his / her name as referee /referees.