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Work-Life Balance

Job Security

Income Potential

Work Culture

Importance of Education

Recognition

Profile Details
Name – Prashant Kumar
ProfessionAutomobile Customisation
Designation Owner
Organization – Prashant Automobiles
Age – 32
City – Bhagalpur
Work Experience (Years) – 10
Under-Graduation – Diploma in Mechanical Department, EIILM University, Sikkim

Please give us a summary of your Career.

After completing my diploma, I started handling my father’s business. There, I was in charge of all the responsibilities of the office. I handled the service center for the Royal Enfield bikes. Later, I started customizing Royal Enfield bikes for which I gained recognition. My company is known for its unique designs and ideas for customizing bikes. I own a workshop which is only dedicated to customization. Now I have a mobile application named ” Prashant Automobiles” which will help you to get in touch with my team for any bike related issues or queries.

Please describe your current Job Responsibilities owner of Automobiles Designing Enterprise.

My current job responsibilities include managing clients and their requirements. I work in my workshop and look after designing customized bikes. I handle the payments from the client along with making bills for them. Sometimes, I brief clients about the automobiles and their proper use with care. I handle 10-15 workers under me, working in my workshop. I take care of the payments of the workers. And, I do planning and listing before ordering for new materials required in my workshop.


Average Income in Automobiles Industry 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 – 40-80 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, how many hours do you work per day?
More than 9 hours
On an average, how many days in a week do you work?
6 days
How often are you required to work in night-shift?
Rarely
Does your work require you to travel?
Often
Does your work require you to relocate to different town/cities?
Rarely
How would you consider the job security in your profession?
Secure
Would you consider this Profession Risky?
Maybe
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?

Any degree in the automobiles with a proper work experience and interest will make you eligible to enter this profession. It could be a Honours or Diploma in Automobile or Mechanical Engineering.


Work-Culture

How would you rate Stress-Level in your Profession?
Stressful
How would you rate your office/work infrastructure?
Good
How would you describe your co-workers?
OK
Generally speaking, your work is
Field Work
Overall, how would you rate Work-Culture in your Profession?
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Importance of Education in Automobiles Insutry

Would you say that Education from top School/College plays a major role in the success in this Profession?
Yes
What level of Education is sufficient to be successful in this Profession?
Graduation in Relevant Stream
Would you say that Studious students are generally successful in this Profession?
No
How would you consider the Cost of Education post 12th?
OK
At present, which institutes are best for the education of this profession?

IIT and NIT for engineering.

What is the cost of education (post 12th) of this profession at present?

1,00,000 per annum would be the minimum cost at present.

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 Automobiles Industry?

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 using logic by weighing the pros and cons
Fourth Personality Trait – Prefer to keep the 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 just and fair and not try to make everyone happy
Eighth Personality Trait – His/Her Family and Friends agree that S/he gets easily stressed out, angry and irritated
Please provide details

You should be an open-minded person who always seeks to learn new things in life. If you are interested in starting your own businees, you need to be organized and keep a clear head about the tasks you want to accomplish that day.

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

If you are interested in automobiles then you can do lots of experiments and try a lot of things in this profession. You get a lot of recognition for the designs that you create and the skill with which the entire customization takes shape. This profession has a lot of learning, which will continue throughout your life. Income in this profession is high right from the starting. If you are skilled and knowledgeable and can satisfy the needs of the client, then you can have a very lucrative income.

What are some of the negatives that you would want someone to be aware of when considering a career in your Profession?

It sometimes becomes very hard to maintain a proper work-life balance. To leave your current job for starting your own workshop might create difficulties for you in the market as well as in family. It requires your time – to meet the demand of the client you might have to work without taking any leaves. So if you do not have the internal love for working in this field, you may face problems. You have to be focused to continue the proper level of outcome you are providing. Once you lose your focus, you can face a great loss.


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?
It Doesn’t Matter
What is the ease of starting own business in this field?
Very Difficult

Basic infrastructure for office as well as the workshop is required. Finding manpower can sometimes be very difficult. You have to be very patient to deal with the client and their problems. Initially, funding can cause some serious issues. Time management becomes very difficult because you cannot compromise with the service to maintain your reputation and quality of work. You have to be focused and provide the best work to your client.

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?

I would choose the same field because I have been interested in automobiles since my childhood.


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