Importance of Education
Name – Shweta Ashok
Profession – Human Resources, Government of India
Designation – Director
Organisation – Central Government of India
Age – 52
City – New Delhi
Work Experience (Years) – 24
LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/in/shweta-ashok-036939a7/
Under-Graduation – B. Sc, Ranchi Women’s College
Post-Graduation – M. Sc., Ranchi University
Please give us a summary of your Career.
After my post-graduation, I prepared for them civil service exams and got through. Since then, I have served in various roles in Govt. of India.
Please describe your current Job Responsibilities.
I look after personnel management of civilians working with the Civil Services.
Average Income in Government Job in the current scenario
Starting out/Fresher – 5-10 Lakhs Per Annum
5 Years of Experience – 5-10 Lakhs Per Annum
10 Years of Experience – 5-10 Lakhs Per Annum
15 Years of Experience – 10-20 Lakhs Per Annum
20 or more Years of Experience – 10-20 Lakhs Per Annum
How do you rate the Income Potential in your career?
Work-Life Balance in Government Job
On an average, how many hours do you work per day?
On an average, how many days in a week do you work?
How often are you required to work in night-shift?
Does your work require you to travel?
Does your work require you to relocate to different town/cities?
How would you consider the job security in Government Job?
Would you consider this Government Job Risky?
Overall, how would you rate Work-Life Balance in your Government Job?
Overall, how would you rate Job Stability in Government Job?
What are the different ways of entering this profession?
After graduation, one has to take up Civil Services Exam conducted by Union Public Service Commission. It has two levels written and Interview, one has to clear these in order to be a Civil Service Officer.
How would you rate Stress-Level in your Profession?
As it should be
How would you rate your office/work infrastructure?
How would you describe your co-workers?
Generally speaking, your work is
Overall, how would you rate Work-Culture in your Profession?
Importance of Education in Your Profession
Would you say that Education from top School/College plays a major role in the success in this Profession?
What level of Education is sufficient to be successful in this Profession?
Would you say that Studious students are generally successful in this Profession?
How would you consider the Cost of Education post 12th?
At present, which institutes are best for the education of this profession?
What is the cost of education (post 12th) of this profession at present?
Overall, how would you rate the role of Education in your Profession?
According to you, what kind of person is likely to be Happy & Successful in your Profession?
First Personality Trait – Energized by people, enjoy a variety of tasks and good at multitasking
Second Personality Trait – Focus on facts and details and apply past experiences to come up with practical solutions to problems
Third Personality Trait – Prefer to make decisions using logic by weighing pros and cons
Fourth Personality Trait – Prefer to be organised and stick to plan
Fifth Personality Trait – Prefer routine and stable life
Sixth Personality Trait – Prefer to be self-disciplined and organised
Seventh Personality Trait – Prefer to be just and fair and not try to make everyone happy
Eighth Personality Trait – His/Her Family and Friends agree that S/he is usually relaxed, calm and happy
Please provide details
One must work with empathy to be in the profession.
What are some of the positives, which would encourage someone to join your Profession?
There is very high Job Stability & Security. Also, I love the fact that I am contributing to the development of our country.
What are some of the negatives that you would want someone to be aware of when considering a career in your Profession?
1. Rigid rules to be followed no matter how obsolete they are.
2. There are very less perks and allowances.
3. One is not free to take independent decisions.
4. The office infrastructure is mostly poor.
Recognition in your Profession
What is your family’s view of your Profession?
My Family is Impressed
What is Friends’ view of your Profession?
My Friends are Impressed
What is Society’s view of your Profession?
Society is Impressed
Overall, how would you rate the Recognition aspect of your Profession?
General Information of your Profession/Business
What kind of family’s financial background can maximize success in this profession?
It Doesn’t Matter
What is the ease of starting own business in this field?
This is a govt sector, one cannot commercialise it
How easy is it to move to a different country in this profession?
Now you have several years of work experience and you have seen professions of others. If you are taken back to 10th/12th class and allowed to pick a profession, then which profession will you pick and why?
I am satisfied with my job.