Abridged version of
Exploring and clarifying various dimensions on “career”,
guiding us to plan in the manner appropriate to our self
by G Ramu
Where am I? Where do I go from here? What‟s the right path for
me? How do I develop myself? All these are self-directed questions
every individual asks at different stages of one‟s career. Defining
career as a continuous process of development and deployment of
our capabilities „Reflections on Career Planning‟ explores the
fundamental questions relating to career. Taking a multi –
dimensional look at multiple perspectives, empowers and
invigorates us with the choices to enrich our careers, and thus lives,
the essence of which is realisation of our immense potential.
About the Author
G Ramu graduated in engineering from IT BHU and later specialized in Human
Resources at XLRI, India’s premier management institute.
Ramu has experience in varied industries including heavy engineering (Bharat Heavy
Electricals Limited), fast moving consumer goods (Asian Paints and Britannia) and
software (HCL Technologies and iSOFT). While the corporate career gave exposure to
wide cross section of HR function, he believes that the richness in experience was, more
importantly, in working in organisations with varied cultures, leadership styles and levels
Taking a plunge into entrepreneurship from corporate profession, he took over as
Director of Yoganishta - a placement services company serving select IT organisations.
In Jan 2010 he launched 3D Talent Services Pvt Ltd a company which creates online
services in the space of discovery, development and deployment of talent. 3D has
launched its first offering Training Orbit - www.trainingorbit.com - an online portal on
training for trainers, training companies and training seekers across the globe.
3D Career Development Model
All of us have different notions on career and different thoughts come to our
mind when we think of career – mo