Do you think that the academic qualification still can secure your future? For the old generation is YES but for the young generation is NO, they more prefer to have a working experience rather than the academic qualification. Nowadays, the majority of the company are trying to look at your personality and your working experiences first when they are doing the screening process in recruiting someone. So, from there we can know that the academic qualification is not playing the important roles anymore to determine a person successful career. Furthermore, it is better to travel a thousand miles than to read a thousand books as you will get a lot of experience and benefit while you are traveling. For example, you could expand your network while you are traveling, it would be very helpful for those entrepreneurs. A successful career is not going to determine by the professional academic qualification, but it will determine by the individual hobbies, personal ability, and the mind-set.
We can’t deny that academic qualification plays an important role in our successful career due to the common perception in our society nowadays that only good academic results can help us find better jobs and have a bright future which full of success, but a person’s abilities and skills on their career that they had chosen can’t be determined by just their academic qualification. Nowadays while people are focusing on obtaining high grades on their studies, the majority of them had ignored that skills are also important in their career too. Skills can be categorized in many ways, for example, social skills, language skills, and computer skills. It is not guaranteed that an individual with the most A’s or perfect grades will get a job as some employers may employ workers based on their skills. This is because academic qualification is solely based on one’s performance in their respected schools, colleges or universities. It is not based on what they are yet to execute in the working environment. (SakiraLicious, 2010) Although we had stated that skill is more important than academic results, that doesn’t mean that hardworking on studies is not necessary for obtaining success. A successful person never just focusing on their academic results but to gain knowledge and experience in other areas and they always think out of the box. It’s had been proven that people who are focusing on both academics and skills had a better job more than people who just only focusing on getting good academic results. In fact, people who got a poor result of “C” or “D” in their academic and had a bad performance in schools does mean that they are that forever because every person had their specialty in a specific area that’s why we can’t use academic qualifications to determine a successful career when our career need more than just our own academic results. According to debatewise.org, it is stated that if we look into a directory of successful people who are doctors, engineers, and IT professionals, then we will notice that many of them dream to be employed by people like Bill Gates or Richard Branson, who are prosperous despite not having college degrees. (Debatewise.org, 2019)
As you can see, there are many people out there doing well in their lives without any flying colors academic qualifications. The reason was that these people are able to change their lives upon their own design of determination, redefine the social class and challenge the world. They survive in the world through observing and learning in the environment, inspiring many people with plenty of interests, backgrounds and cultures, and poor education. They might often fall and fail to achieve their goals, but most importantly is to they know their target and purpose, they never fail they always learned something. They learn from the mistakes and try another strategy again, what does not killed them makes them stronger. They have never been satisfied to try before reaching the goal. These people never give up easily as most people do. Because of the realistic world, they know how to motived themselves and gain confidence. Although these people lack academic qualifications, when they face employers in an interview, they can still convince employers to have confidence in their outstanding personality and well-prepared speech, so employers have no reason to resists them to be hired. That is the purpose of an interview. The interview used by the employer is not based on the academic background of the resume. They judge and value people from their personality, physical characteristics and willingness to commit. Some graduate from the best universities in the world, but not all university’s students succeed in their lives, even they act like they are very successful in the university for the past. Success is not determined by academic qualifications, but by luck and how hard you strive to be. Although students learned well and graduate with excellent grades, they still require to apply what they have learned to their actual work. If they lack confidence of themselves and the knowledge would be useless. Getting the job is just the very beginning, but the most important thing is what they have learned after all the thick and thins through the industry. Practice makes perfect, practice is obviously different from what they have learned in their lives and the industry, reading on books can barely to apply.
In this new era globalization, a few people ready to achievement in his or her existence without have any incredible scholarly foundation. The reason is that these individuals could completely change them and rethink social class with their own assurance, where they face this present reality. They tried to learn about the situation to survive in the world, meet different types of people with different interests, backgrounds, and cultures with the absence of instruction. Obviously, they fall regularly and neglect to accomplish their motivation, however, their point and object are self-evident. They gained from the failure and attempt again with new methodologies. They need thought and opportunity to help them achieve their goals. Success also depends on opportunities, and the opportunities are given by business visionaries who not really were exceptionally taught to the informed individuals to get flourishing. Schools just give a framework, for example, examinations, tests, marks, and different strategies yet the framework is constantly fixed. The job of understudies is to pursue the framework and the method for believe is the same. This present reality is adaptable and changes to time to time. A successful individual is an individual who gets himself or herself out from the crate of reasoning and fluctuates himself or herself with the stream of the world every now and then. Successful people like bill gates who are success despite not having a qualification. For example, the world’s wealthiest man, Bill Gates is a person who drops out from his studies, and ready to put himself as a successful icon to the world. Besides that, Mark Zuckerberg is the author of the well-known social media called Facebook. Both of them were inadequate in their studies, but now they are well known extremely rich people in the world. To be a successful person is to spend time with a good thinker to improve themselves and acting on good thoughts. The fateful opening to follow up on promising contemplations is short. At the point when a decent idea emerges, it is critical to follow up on it rapidly. Besides, successful people always think about problems from the perspective of others. Not just for individuals. Successful people get experience from failure which significant disappointment makes the sense of self-break. Subsequently, people turn out to be increasingly humane. People will turn out to be more in contact with kindred individuals. It compels to look further at things, understanding and thinking more about others as opposed to exclusively concentrating on themselves.
In the modern world, education qualification always been the main aspect of people in order to achieve their life goals and live a successful life. But do you think that’s the only way you could succeed in your goals? As I explained earlier greatest achievement only comes with hard work, dedication, and failure. Many people have proven this for an example Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and many more. Education qualification should be only a small factor in life to be successful and not fully depending on it. By this, I strongly oppose that education qualification determines a successful career.