Traning In Behavioural Traits
Recruitment/talent Acquisition, Career Counselling
Sourabh Sanyal
Recruitment,and Ir
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Respected everyone,
I had pursued MBA in HR from jaipur now thinking of doing some ph.d course from any reputed college. if you could please guide me for which course should i go for ,ph.d in english or ph.d in economics , please tell me any reputed college name too who are preferring these courses and also do tell me whether my decision is correct considering market.
i will be highly grateful to u.
thank you

From India, Jaipur
hii ritu, Why r u wondering from ur path? when u have choosen HR Major just invest ur time in HR field. dont leave ur path. all the best. best wishes, sourabh sanyal
From India, Delhi
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From India, Delhi
If you have done MBA in HR then it is better to move ahead in that field. However doing a PhD course is also not a bad idea. Choosing the subject depends on your strength which you have to judge. PhD in Economics can be in first place as it is a International Subject and has got good opportunities. But one disadvantage is that in Economics field jobs are limited.
I don't have much idea about Phd in English.
Dhananjaya. R

From India, Bangalore
Hello Ritu,
I think you are experimenting with your career--like Sourabh & Anshuman pointed out.
There's a saying in Hindi--'na ghar kaa na ghat kaa' situation.
If you wanted to get into English or Economics, why did you do MBA-HR? You could have done BA/MA in those subjects.
Frankly I am surprised how so many people just do degrees without any focus, when all the while they ought to be remembering that they are forming the base for their career--which means 35-40 yrs of life.
First get your priorities in career & life clear/straight--what do you want to become/be--5/10/15 yrs from now. Then go about charting your degrees that fufill that goal.
You will have the answer all by yourself-without anyone of us having to advise you.

From India, Hyderabad
Thankyou very much everyone for guiding me !!
my purpose of doing MBA was only to work in a reputed MNC and to grow further but seeing the limited opportunities in HR i thought of to study further and wait for the good job profile where i can give my best.
I have great capabilities of learning,hardworking and had also pursued HRD certification of 3 months and readily seeking for a good job profile in HR.

From India, Jaipur
Hello Ritu,

I think you made a few mistakes in judging the scenario AND making decisions. You may not like the following line, but like they say in Hindi: 'davai kadva hota hai'--if it's poor hindi, consider the spirit & ignore the grammar :-).

1] Your focus SHOULD HAVE BEEN the Career-line; NOT whether you work in an MNC or any other company.

2] I am not sure how you arrived @ the conclusion of "limited opportunities in HR". Either it must have been a total lack of effort to gather the appropriate info to arrive at a well-informed conclusion OR a skewed way of observation OR you depended on the wrong set of people to guide you [it happens quite often]. Ask any Professional HR person & he/she will tell you how wide the scope of HR in today's world is.

3] You mentioned about--a good job profile in HR. First & foremost get the definition of 'good job profile' right. I am not sure your benchmarks for the definition--but ask any HR professional--they will tell you everyone's career starts with small steps in very inconsequential areas of the expertise field. But it's such low-level exp that will form the foundation of a larger role later in the career. AND THIS DOESN'T APPLY JUST TO HR--APPLIES TO ANY FIELD.

4] I may also add that THERE'S ABSOLUTELY NO FIELD/SUBJECT THAT'S NOT CHALLENGING & this includes even the most lowly paid ones too--if you read the newspapers, you must have read of the Dabbawalas of Mumbai--it invited such global attention that those lowly-paid guys were invited to IIMA to share their knowledge with--you know whom.

When you try to make a career choice, pl make it WITH YOUR FEET ON THE GROUND--nothing wrong in dreaming [since that's what takes the world forward--most of the technology we see today has been a result of that], but it should also be with firm foundation. Forget about the 'getting rich quick' syndrome--it will only put the individual into serious trouble. And in matters of career, one just ends-up wasting time--the only commodity that can't be regained.

Sorry if some of this hurt you--but just thought you 'needed' this--you may not have 'wanted' it though.



From India, Hyderabad
respected sir,
i truly respect your advise and your career guidance but it is true it has been said that there are n numbers of opportunities in HR but the fact is the opportunities are very few for freshers and they need to struggle a lot to enter in the corporate world.

From India, Jaipur
Hello Ritu,
Who said freshers in other fields don't have to struggle?
Struggle is a standard feature for any fresher--except the privileged few from well-known Institutions--now you know why there's so much demand for such colleges--irrespective of the degree & line/field.
But coming to think of it, the students from such Institutions struggled while being a student instead of AFTER getting the Degree--so no exemption from the struggle phase for anyone.

From India, Hyderabad
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