Your interests and passion should ideally define your career path. If you are good, you can make money doing anything. Russel Peters is the highest paid stand-up comedian. Who would have thought you could make millions just by telling jokes to people?
However, if you are confused, you could start with the traditional way of deciding on a career. Look for the hottest sectors and decide on what interests you the most. Here is a lo-down on the best sectors in Indian to build your career to help you get started.
For more than a decade, the IT industry has been one of the booming sectors of India, in terms of its growth and employability as well. Things continue to look rosy for the IT sector in the India, with the outsourcing industry set to become bigger too. It has been estimated that in the next 8-10 years, the It sector will employ close to 30 million people. Employment opportunities are huge in this sector, and so are the growth opportunities.
Retail and hospitality
Indians have more disposable income than before. We are eating out more and spending more than ever before. That bodes well for the retail and hospitality sector in the country. If the proposed 100% FDI in retail sector gets approved, things could get even rosier.
Medical treatment in India is much cheaper than in developed nations. Thus, India holds huge potential as a destination for medical tourism, especially since we have skilled workforce which is set to increase. The healthcare sector could be one of the hottest sectors for employment in the coming years. You don’t need to be a doctor to have a career in the healthcare field. As the industry grows, there is bound to more demand for sales professionals, HR people, front office jobs and other tasks.
India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Recent numbers may have suggested some slowdown, but it is still healthy compared with other global economies of the world. A growing economy always spends a lot on infrastructure. In the coming 10-15 years, number of roads, bridges, houses etc. will be built to transform India into a global destination. If the Government takes a proactive stance, and there are no major hiccups in economy, infrastructure will definitely be one of the fastest growing sectors in India in the coming years.
As of July 2012, India had close to 920 million mobile phone subscribers. That number is set to grow even further, and fast too, in the coming time. With new companies looking to Indian shores for diversification, potential for growth in the sector could be huge. With smartphone penetration, and need for better internet penetration, the telecom industry can go only one way and that’s up.