Certifications are a way to enhance your skills and become ready for the professional career you want to embark on, or you want to switch from.
Do you have a feeling that you’re lackluster academically and that it will hamper your chances of getting a job? Or that you don’t have relevant experience to bag a job? Well, you’re not alone. This is a major concern for today’s youth. But this can be countered with the help of certifications.
Certifications not only excel your status as a learned individual, but also inform the recruiter that you have been paying attention into bridging the gap in your career. Here are our top reasons why you to pursue certifications:
- Gateway to success:
Certifications will help jumpstart your career, whether you are a fresh graduate or someone who is looking for a change in career paths, certifications will help you bridge the distance between the missing links. They will help informing the recruiter that you have knowledge about the subject and are ready to take on the role.
- Time Efficient:
Let’s be honest, no one has the time these days to look into lengthy courses. Some of us are already working but want to make a career switch and others are students who are preparing for interviews. What better way to take up a professional hands-on knowledge in a short period of time than a certification?
- Enhance your skillset:
Everyone these days keeps talking about multitasking. Certifications provide an outlook of you multitasking abilities to the recruiter in specialised skills in your profession of choice. For instance, somebody with a certification in communication will be a gem for a sales role.
- Make you stand out as a professional:
Certifications spike up your credibility and help you portray yourself as a professional. Even if you’re a fresher, these will add weight to your CV and help you increase your job opportunities. Certifications demonstrate that you are a committed professional and adhere to the industry standards.
- Cost efficient:
The investment you make on a certification is far more worthwhile in terms of its advantages. Your certificates bejewel your career for a long time. When compared to other means, certifications are far more pocket friendly.
- Competitive Advantage:
We live in the times where competition to achieve a job is at its penury. There are multiple applicants for one available job. Certifications is how you can stand apart in the crowd and make yourself a more desirable candidate than the others. Learning how to use a new software or how a social platform works, will give you an edge before they popularise.
- Increase income:
Certifications will give you a professional boost and in turn help you advance in your career. Recruiters and clients will understand that you’re an individual who has achieved excellence in a particular field and bid a higher rating to you.
Literary enthusiast and an avid reader, Rashi has developed a keen interest in unraveling the mysteries of the world of business. She is currently pursuing PGDM in marketing & Sales from TAPMI, and look forward to honing her skills and helping out fellow student community. Patience, Persistence and Perseverance are her key companions and books are dearest friends.