If You Were Asked, “What Is The Secret To Success In Earning Money?” Assume The Addressee Of This Question Is Someone Who Has Knowledge And Expertise Or Is Going To Have It Soon.
Maybe he has art, maybe he is equipped with a special art or science. Consider an expert. For example, what is the secret of making money for an engineer?
If you were asked, “What is the secret to success in earning money?” Of course, there may be an answer to this question based on the number of people on the planet. The criteria and conditions for “making money” is also crucial. So let’s ask the question a little more carefully.
If we subtract certain conditions from the equation, such as luck, partying, rent, family inheritance, and initial financial capital, can we ask, “What is the key to success in making money through personal effort?” But this question is not exact yet.
Assume the addressee of this question is someone who has knowledge and expertise or is going to have it soon. Maybe he has art, maybe he is equipped with a special art or science. Consider an expert. For example, what is the secret of making money for an engineer?
Skills: Precious assets
Of all the answers to this question, one answer is of interest to many experts in the job and job market: “Skills”. Employers are always reluctant to deal with a bunch of job seekers who have no skills. According to employers, these seekers are “almost illiterate” while they themselves do not have such an impression. Experience has shown that many people, especially young university graduates, are skeptical about the meaning and concept of “skills”.
This doubt is to the extent that some people never realize the importance of this issue in their lives. They think that the university degree they have obtained is the same as their skill, but the reality is that they were born unskilled and die unskilled.
Those with less ambiguity postpone the acquisition of skills until after graduation or in the middle of life and after numerous failures in the labor market.
But those who are smart learn to acquire skills even before entering university. They are aware of the importance of their precious capital and, ironically, they are the most successful in the labor market.
“Knowledge” is beyond “lessons”. When it comes to acquiring “skills”, “knowledge” means “consciousness”. A student may be very involved in studying but not “aware” of it. Without “awareness” we will not be “dominant” or “skilled” in any art.
What is a skill?
Is the lesson we are learning the same skill? No. Skill is the technical or artistic mastery of a set of work activities that requires both “knowledge” and “experience.” Thus, “knowledge” is only part of “skill” and “experience” is the other half and complements “knowledge”. But is “lesson” the same as “knowledge”? No. Knowledge is beyond the lesson.
Knowledge here means “consciousness”. A student may be very involved in studying but not “aware” of it. How is such a thing possible? Mentioning a metaphor can help to understand this.
Numerous scientific studies have been conducted in industrialized countries that both prove and explain how court clerks who write or type conversations between the parties at the same time, without remembering the meaning of these conversations, do so accurately.
The necessity of their job requires that they do not engage their minds in understanding concepts beyond a single sentence and that their only concern is that they do not leave out any sentence and write it carefully.
If they spend time (even in seconds) linking the meanings of sentences to each other and thinking about the general meaning of conversations, they will be out of work.
The problem that many students face while studying is similar to the problem of court clerks. They become so involved in writing assignments and delivering assignments and taking exams that their minds have little time to connect the meanings and sub-concepts they have learned and turn them into awareness.
Who teaches us the skill?
Does just studying in high school or college make us skilled? No. Is it the fault of the university that it does not skillfully graduate? This question is debatable. My personal opinion is that no, the educational culture of the community and not just the universities is responsible for promoting “skills training”. But you do not have to wait for the culprit. Whenever you want, you can start gaining skills and take a big step towards your career success.
Some people deceive themselves and put the responsibility of acquiring skills in the university. I hope you are not in this category. Take responsibility for your own success.
Skills in the IT industry
The job market is a large and booming career for professions related to the computer and information industry. This market, like other
“skill-based” areas are thirsty for professionals who are skilled in two or three specific areas. But it does not get along well with other job seekers. It can be said that the labor market of the IT industry is not average.
Either you are unemployed or you are one of those people who is attracted to the job market as soon as you want. The second group must have skills and only look for work in their field of skill. These people are constantly studying and learning the latest technology in their field of expertise and skills to maintain their competitive advantage in the job market.
The range of skills in this industry is very wide. Examples of these skills are:
Network engineers familiar with well-known brands such as Cisco or Huawei
Oracle database specialists or another well-known database
Web programmers fluent in a particular language such as PHP or C #
Website designers who have a content management system such as WordPress Proficient
Computer Science Proficient in Data Mining
Proficient in NoSQL Databases
Internet Marketing Proficient Proficient in Internet Statistics Analysis Tools
Computer Systems Designers Who Can Design Hardware Like Raspberry Pi or Bank Card Reader Participate in other computers
Network engineers who have expertise and experience in setting up hosting and data center systems
IT professionals who specialize in working with cloud systems
Whenever you want, you can start gaining skills and take a big step towards your career success. Some people deceive themselves and put the responsibility of acquiring skills in the university.
Look at the job market for skills
Experience has shown that the labor market imperceptibly divides people into three groups and treats each group of job seekers differently:
Job-oriented people: People who do not have skills throughout their lives but have or do not have a degree.
Professionals: Those who have skills and have a degree or not.
• Those who eventually decide to acquire a skill at some point in their lives, with or without a connection to their field of study.
The first group of people is the ones I use to describe “hanging on to the job.” The one who hangs something has a weakness. If you break his fulcrum – for example, take his job from him – he will have a deep crisis in life.
These people define their identity by their job – not by their knowledge and skills. Having or not having a degree does not make a significant difference in “job orientation”. In any case, the man hangs like a string and is afraid of being torn. These people are the main customers of job advertisements and are at the forefront of protests and strikes when they lose their jobs.
The second group of people is those who are looking for door-to-door employment agencies.
Some job seekers liken this group of people to rare gems. Companies usually look for these people and so-called “throw them in the air”, that is, hunt them down quickly. These people will never be unemployed, not even for a month. The labor market does not allow them to be unemployed at all.
Until they become unemployed, they are immediately hunted by the next employer. Even some job seekers have a very strong reputation for finding skilled employees who are “on the verge of resigning from their current job.”
Of course, people in the second group are divided into two groups. Those who have a degree related to their skills are “golden people” and their income is the highest. Those who do not have a degree commensurate with their skills are “silver professionals” and earn less.
The third group should be called “bronze experts”.
This group finally realizes at some point in their lives the importance and secret of success in the “skill game”. They realize that they have been “played” and “labor market toys” from their lives before. But they are happy that they have finally taken control of their lives.
Be professional, not employed
Which group are you in? If you are in the second group and have skills, you are a “craftsman” and you have a “profession”. We are glad that you have found the secret of honorable success in the labor market. If you are in the third group, congratulations.
Finally, you learned this “game” of life. I wish you knew sooner. But there is no problem. Whenever you catch fish from the water, it is fresh. From now on, your working life will be in the direction you want. But if you are in the first group, you have not yet discovered the essence of your being.
You have not yet received a medal from the labor market. Maybe you do not believe in this “game”.
Maybe you are satisfied with the “job” you have. We hope you at least try to win a bronze medal and we wish you success.
Be sure to follow the network monthly in the coming months to learn more about the importance of gaining “skills” in an expert’s life.