Vivian is a graduate from a local diploma programme and had good grades in all her modules. Upon graduation, she found a job at steadily growing start-up with has strong global business partnership with companies in India and China.
The job required Vivian to work both independently and with project teammates from home and overseas. There are tight deadlines to meet and aggressive business targets to achieve. In order to deliver on her responsibilities, she needs to conduct research, conceptualise ideas and develop new customer experiences.
However, Vivian soon realised that these job requirements were demanding her to perform in a way she had not done so before in school. Despite her good results, she is struggling with the expectations at work and it made her uncomfortable. Vivian is also confused by the situation as her parents have been telling her that she will have a successful career so long as she did well in school. This is certainly not the case and she is contemplating resigning from her job.
You are a career counsellor. Apart from Vivian, you have also encountered similar cases with a fair number of fresh graduates. They seem to lack employability skills and you suspect this has to do with their education.
Write a short essay includes the following:
What is the topic of the research?
What are your findings from your research?
What are your recommendations & conclusion?
Summary: This question is related to an essay on given topic Building Self confidence and discusses about how to build up self confidence to overcome difficult situations in life.
Total word count: 687
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