PERSONAL RESKILLING PROGRAM Sachin singh

You need to bring more to the table if you want to stick on in your current job Your experience counts for ±nothing.PERSONAL RESKILLING PROGRAM RESKILL OR PERISH Jobs are not for life any more. In fact. All the assumptions in your industry have changed overnight It is not your company¶s job to figure out what training you need. you will be lucky if you are in the same job two years hence Being competent is not enough---it is the basic prerequisite. You need to figure out what skills your company²or your career²will need from you two years hence .

CONTD.. continuous retraining of self is an imperative . Nobody can grow in a career today without some reskilling Reskilling is the only insurance that can protect your career in the chaotic times Reskilling is the only way you can gain control over your career No matter where you re or what you do.

WHAT I THI I ABOUT? TUFF ALL I ILLIN ABOUT MAKIN URE THAT YOU ARE UPTODATE WITH ALL THE NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN YOUR CHOSEN CAREER? OR IS IT ABOUT TAKIN A BREAK TO ACQUIRE A COMPLETELY NEWSET OFSKILLS? ACTUALLY. IT IS BOTH .

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job specific skills depend entirely on your chosen field .CONCEPT OF RESKILLING Skill: Ability to do something well. expertise Reskill: Learn new skills There are some broad skills²business skill tops the list²everybody has to acquire today..

. you can wok out your particular reskilling option The non-negotiable part is that you will have to think in terms of formal reskilling .CONTD. Whether you want to become a super specialist or a multi-skilled executive.

you could find the exceptional. Even two decades ago.WHY IS RESKILLING NECESSARY? Is it reskilling something that happened naturally as you progressed in your career? Is it not something that has been around for decades now? Yes and no Reskilling as a concept is not new. fast-track executive who was constantly looking at adding new experiences and qualifications to his/her resume. aggressive. The big difference now is that reskilling is something you need to do at every stage of your career .

VOLATILITY IS MAINLY RESPONSIBLE FOR T E NEED FOR RESKILLING VOLATILITY IS T E DIRECT CONSEQ ENCE OF GLOBALIZATION AND TECHNOLOGY CHANGE COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE IS THE HALLMARK OF GLOBALIZATION ..CONTD.

Technology change and globalization are increasing volatility in your investments in career If you can ride the right trend at the right time with the skill in demand.. you can increase your return on investment (career) If you do not ride. you become vulnerable to the next downturn .CONTD.

geographical experience is important.CONTD. If you are in sales and marketing at a junior or mid-level. expose yourself to different products and markets. It is deadly . Do not stick to one geographical region.. The only way to ride volatility is by being flexible and arming yourself with as many skills as you can Know at least two or three industries.

Even if you plans to specialize in one function. you still need to understand your skilling requirement very clearly You need to have 360 degree view of your current/potential skills Wrong perception of reskilling is portrayed in the following diagram: ..CONTD.

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why doesn¶t my company take interest in it?´ ³My company has already has regular training programs.Some misconceptions about reskilling/multi skilling: ³Am I too old to start reskilling´ ³Have just started my career. Shouldn't wait for sometime before worrying about reskilling?´ ³If reskilling is so important. so why should I worry about reskilling?´ MIND YOUR OWN CAREER .

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PERSONAL RESKILLING PROGRAM STEP BY STEP GUIDE The step by step guide is portrayed in the following diagram: .

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desired skill and depth (benchmark yourself against what the best company are looking for by surfing appointment advertisements The difference between 1. Your assessed (HR Head. immediate boss or mentor) skill and depth 3. your perceived skill and depth 2. 2 and 3 will show you the gaps in your skill base .IDENTIFICATION OF GAPS IN SKILLS Do skills inventory analysis at three levels: 1.

SETTLING ON A NEW CAREER THREE STEP PROCESS: Find out your aptitude through tests created by occupational psychologists Get technical knowledge by reading and training Develop an open and adaptive attitude with the help of counselors or mentors .

personality factor tests and aptitude tests .com. Websites like careermosaic.CONTD.com.com. careerfusion.com offer tools such as psychometric tests. mafoi. and abcconsultants..

CONTD. Use the following handy 2X2 matrix for deciding career options: Opportunity Willingness Ability Understanding ..

ability and understanding If you are high on willingness. but low on ability and understanding.. How do you use this matrix? It is very simple Suppose you are thinking of becoming an insurance agent Are there any opportunities today? You get Now evaluate where you stand on three factors: willingness.CONTD. you need the 100 hour training to change the equation to your advantage .

Where t f r reskilli ? O li e c urses Short term executive courses Dista ce lear i .

IT IS TIME TO TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR CAREER THROUGH RESKILLING .

Do you have any reasonable & legitimate questions for us? Good Gracious!!!!!!!!!!!! .

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