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Profile Details
Name – Mahesh Chandra Verma
Profession – Management
Designation – Director
OrganisationOriflame
Age – 31
City – Daltonganj
Work Experience (Years) – 6

Under-Graduation – B.Com, Nilamber Pitamber University

Please give us a summary of your Career.

Once I graduated from Nilamber Pitamber University, I joined my brother who had a self-business named Sukrit Computers. I worked with him for 3-4 years. Then a member of the Oriflame company reached out to me and  I joined the company in the marketing and advertising division. I started to work for Oriflame as a part-time job with the thought that I could earn some extra money for my family but now I see that the career I have had with the business could not have been possible with the former business.

Please describe your current Job Responsibilities as the Director at Oriflame.

When I first joined Oriflame, the usual work that I did was that of a salesman. I got frustrated with what I was doing but soon my senior’s illustration of how marketing business works changed my vision of the business. Every day I motivate new people to join the company and receive orders from the current working members. I earned a substantial profit not just by selling products but the company also provided incentives for my hard work. At my current post, I have to attend to customers of nearly the entire district.


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 – 5-10 Lakhs Per Annum
15 Years of Experience – 20-40 Lakhs Per Annum
20 or more Years of Experience – 40-80 Lakhs Per Annum
How do you rate the Income Potential in your career?
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Work-Life Balance

On an average, being the Director, how many hours do you work per day?
More than 9 hours
On an average, being the director, how many days in a week do you work?
All 7 days
How often are you required to work in night-shift?
Often
Does your work require you to travel?
Very Often
Does your work require you to relocate to different town/cities?
Never
How would you consider the job security in your profession?
Insecure
Would you consider this Profession Risky?
Risky

The job mainly involves investing money in some products that are available at discount and then selling them at considerable prices.

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?

No such educational degree is important. You just need to have an excellent marketing sense.


Work-Culture

How would you rate Stress-Level in Being the Director?
As it should be
How would you rate your office/work infrastructure?
Good
How would you describe your co-workers?
Very Helpful
Generally speaking, your work as Director is
Field 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?
No
What level of Education is sufficient to be successful in this Profession?
12th
Would you say that Studious students are generally successful in this Profession?
No
How would you consider the Cost of Education post 12th?
Negligible

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 possibilities and value innovation to come up with creative solutions to problems
Third Personality Trait – Prefer to make decisions by being sensitive and cooperative to others feelings
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 easy-going and flexible with life
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

Someone who can calculate market fluctuations and can access the rise/fall in demand is sure to succeed.

What are some of the positives, which would encourage someone to become a Director?

Just like any other job, the more people you reach, the more you can expand your empire and thus, earn more profit. Not only you earn a profit by selling products but the company monitors your performance over the days and provides incentives accordingly. Once you are able to create a hub, where many people have joined under your supervision and are working tirelessly, you do not even have to work hard, the results of your team itself generate a profit for you.

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

One of the positive aspects of such a profession is also one of its demerits. You tend to work more to earn more profits which can sometimes not be the right thing to do. In the early stages of the business, you will really struggle to get the clients’ attention and their trust. The work usually requires you to travel to other places to create a wider hub that becomes really tiring and had to be done at your own expense.


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

What kind of family’s financial background can maximize success in this profession?
Medium to Large Business (Annual Family Income upwards of 20 Lakhs)
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?
Difficult
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?

Maybe I would still pick this line of work as sales marketing is the fastest way to earn a profit.


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