Careers – Entering the KPO Industry
After riding a successful wave of BPO, now India seems to be all set to repeat and achieve the same feat in the KPO industry also. The industry which came in to reckoning in early part of 2000 is currently witnessing exponential growth with CAGR (Cumulative Annual Growth Rate) of 21% and is expected to provide employment opportunities to about 250,000 professionals in India by 2010.
With more than 3,000,000 students graduating from about 200 Universities and 10,000 colleges in India, KPO provides an outstanding opportunity for an excellent career path. A KPO job not only provides for excellent remuneration, but also provides international business exposure and tremendous learning and development opportunities for skill development. At the moment key areas within KPO industry lies in the domain of Business Research, Legal Support, Market Research, Financial, and Investment Analysis. Although, KPO provides significant opportunities to all kinds of graduates; but offers even better opportunities to Finance graduates including MBAs, Lawyers, CFAs, M.Com, and CAs.
Graduates, pondering over possible opportunities within this sector need to introspect themselves and evaluate their key skills and personality fit. A career in KPO may attract graduates from compensation and growth point of view, but is one that is immensely challenging and requires well polished attributes for success. Even though there are a number of KPO jobs available in the industry, but still landing in the most appropriate profile and company could be a significant challenge for the applicant.
To succeed in getting a suitable job in the KPO segment, one needs to do gap analysis of the pre-requisites of job profile and self-competency. This would not only include testing ones analytical capabilities through quantitative and data interpretation techniques, but also taking psychometric tests to evaluate personality and key attributes to survive in the KPO industry. Reaching out for professional help or career consulting could be one of the ways to prepare for such techniques. Not only this, a number of KPOs evaluates job fit candidates based on case interviews either discussed in a group or one-on-one basis. Apart from that, a precisely written resume in a professional manner and cover letter briefing your key competencies significantly increases job seekers chances of selection in an interview process. A professional guidance in this regard could be more than helpful for preparing a career path in the KPO industry.
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