Importance of Education
Name – Avinash Kumar Sinha
Profession – LIC Officer
Designation – Assitant Administrative Officer
Organisation – Life Insurance Corporation
Age – 49
City – Gorakhpur
Work Experience (Years) – 25
Under-Graduation – B.Sc Economics (Hons), Gaya College
Please give us a summary of your Career.
I started off working as a cashier back in 1993. In the initial stages of my professional life, things were really tough and it was hard for me to manage things. With time, I progressed not only in terms of the position within the company but also personally. The professional life after my marriage was much smoother. The ease in management of time and order in my daily routine brought a great impact on my work. Currently, I am the Assistant Administrative Officer in the sales department of the Divisional office in Gorakhpur.
Please describe your current Job Responsibilities.
My current position in the firm (LIC) comprises management of divisional level events and presentations. There are a lot of daily and weekly-based competition and events that take place in the firm. I take care of the preparation part of all such events. This job responsibility is completely different from my past experiences. After my transfer to the sales department, I now focus more on how to present the output than how to produce it. The workload is no less though. There are days when I have to stay till 8 in order to prepare reports or get ready for the next days’ meetings.
Average Income in LIC Profession in the current scenario
Starting out/Fresher – 2-5 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 – 5-10 Lakhs Per Annum
20 or more Years of Experience – 5-10 Lakhs Per Annum
How do you rate the Income Potential in your career?
On an average, how many hours do you work per day?
More than 9 hours
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 your profession?
Would you consider this Profession Risky?
It is not risky in any sense.
Overall, how would you rate Work-Life Balance in your Profession?
Overall, how would you rate Job Stability of your Profession?
What are the different ways of entering this profession?
One can enter in this profession by giving the entrance tests and job vacancies given by LIC on a yearly basis.
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 LIC Profession
Would you say that Education from top School/College plays a major role in the success of this Profession?
What level of Education is sufficient to be successful in this Profession?
A simple Graduation
Would you say that Studious students are generally successful in this Profession?
How would you consider the Cost of Education post 12th?
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 LIC 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 the pros and cons
Fourth Personality Trait – Prefer to be organized and stick to plan
Fifth Personality Trait – Prefer routine and stable life
Sixth Personality Trait – Prefer to be self-disciplined and organized
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
I like to keep things, people and everything in discipline and order.
What are some of the positives, which would encourage someone to join LIC?
The job field encapsulates business and management. You get to meet people from around the world. Also, you can travel around the world in this career. The workload is not too heavy as well. There is no concept of night shifts in this job. You can also enjoy the amazing perks of being in a government job.
What are some of the negatives that you would want someone to be aware of when considering a career in LIC?
There are no such negatives in this career. As I said earlier, one has to manage both the professional and the personal life wisely. It is true that any job can either build your personality stronger or tear it apart. If you are honest and hardworking, I don’t think there is anything else you need to care about. Since it is mostly an office desk job, you need to be careful about your lifestyle and physical health.
Recognition in LIC
What is your family’s view of your Profession?
My Family is Impressed
What is Friends’ view of your Profession?
My Friends are Neutral
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 LIC 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?
Maybe Easy for Few
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?
No. I am happy with my job.