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Profile Details
Name – Ashish Joshi
Designation – Manager Services
OrganisationUT Starcom
Age – 40
City – Gurgaon
Work Experience (Years) – 17 years

Professional Qualification – Diploma in Electronics and Telecommunication

Please give us a summary of your Career.

I started my career at HFCL in 2000 and worked there till 2002 in System Testing and the Final QA testing (Telecom Equipment) to BSNL. Then I joined Shyam Telelink in 2002 and was there till 2005 in Operation and Maintenance of wireline equipment in the Rajasthan circle. I had also joined  Airtel for a few months in 2005 in Project Implementation in Rajasthan (Jaipur). Currently, I am working at UT Starcom as the Project Manager Services. I manage the on-going projects and bidding. I helped in providing support to Sri Lanka Telecom and worked with Bhutan Telecom for the new role out of Packet Transport Network. Also I had to visit China for training related to new products like WiFi, packet transport network and IMS.

Please describe your current Job Responsibilities as Manager Services.

On a normal day, I start with an internal review meeting with UT Starcom Regional Project Manager. After taking feedback, I sort out the project related problems with the internal team as well as if the problem is related to the customer, I escalate the same.
Then I sit for a weekly review meeting with the customer to take the feedback on the project related progress. I need to plan for new projects and assign the duties accordingly. I also have to provide support to others team for revenue collection, invoicing, AMC renewal and other service related support.

 Average Income in this 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 – 10-20 Lakhs Per Annum
15 Years of Experience – 20-40 Lakhs Per Annum
20 or more Years of Experience – 80+ Lakhs Per Annum
How do you rate the Income Potential in your career?
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Work-Life Balance

On an average, how many hours do you work per day?
7-9 hours
On an average, how many days in a week do you work?
5 days
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?
Very Secure
Would you consider your Profession as a manager services Risky?
Not Risky

Overall, how would you rate Work-Life Balance in your Profession?
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Overall, how would you rate Job Stability of your Profession?
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What are the different ways of entering this profession?

You need an MBA or PMP or B. Tech (Diploma)


How would you rate Stress-Level in your Profession?
Easy Going
How would you rate your office/work infrastructure?
How would you describe your co-workers?
Very Helpful
Generally speaking, your work as a manager services is
Office Work
Overall, how would you rate Work-Culture in your Profession?
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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?
Post-Graduation in Relevant Stream
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?
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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 keep flexible plan and keep options open
Fifth Personality Trait – Prefer to seek new experiences and create new things
Sixth Personality Trait – Prefer to be self-disciplined and organised
Seventh Personality Trait – Prefer to be cooperative and compassionate
Eighth Personality Trait – His/Her Family and Friends agree that S/he is usually relaxed, calm and happy
Please provide details

The person should be ready to take up new challenges and work with the team.

What are some of the positives, which would encourage someone to join your Profession?

It is a stable job with a good income. With the experience, a person gets more stability.
It is cool to work here as we do not have to take much stress and work with like-minded people and always work in a team. There are ample initiatives taken by the company to make employees happy. You can give quality time to your family. It also provides you with exposure to new projects. New challenges make this job more exciting.

What are some of the negatives that you would want someone to be aware of when considering a career as manager services?

A person who wants to be a manager services needs to be well updated with the new technologies as the whole work is based on the same. You need to keep yourself updated and should be ready for new challenges as the problems in this field are not pre-planned or preconceived. At times, there are situations when you will feel stuck up but then you should keep your calm, seek other’s advice and look for new ways to sort out the same. A person should be a good team-worker as you will always need the support of your team.

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?
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General Information of your Profession/Business of Manager Services

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?
Very Easy
How easy is it to move to a different country in this profession?
Maybe Easy for Few
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 will choose the same profession.

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