Saturday, October 5, 2019

How do I start a Career in Wedding Planning?

A Career in Wedding Planning has always intrigued me. Internet is brimming with pages on How to get into Wedding Planning, while I want to first understand What is a Career in Wedding Planning. My research about a Career in Wedding Planning became a lot more meaningful when I found: Management/Career-in-Wedding-Planning/english

Sameer Sikand's take!

Sameer Sikand has 10 years & 6 months of professional experience in Wedding Planning. Sameer Sikand has worked in Wedding Planning as Partner in Nine Palms Resort. In Sameer Sikand's own words, this is how Sameer Sikand got into Wedding Planning: "I am a Graduate of Delhi University.I started my career with Indian Express in Space Marketing and Online Media. Later I started with Retail Business of Golf Equipment in Delhi and IMA, Dehradun. Currently I am doing a business of Wedding Planning in The Nine Palms as a Partner." I wanted to know more about Sameer Sikand and found this profile:

Career Video on Wedding Planning

In a video, Sameer Sikand has talked about various aspects of a Career in Wedding Planning. Sameer Sikand started by explaining Wedding Planning as: "A wedding planner is a professional who assists with the design, planning and management of a client's wedding. Weddings are significant events in people's lives and as such, couples are often willing to spend considerable amount of money to ensure that their weddings are well-organized." The video gave me so much food for thought.

It is easy to Google information about what Qualifications are needed to enter Wedding Planning, this video went a step ahead to talk about the body of knowledge one needs to develop to excel at Wedding Planning. Sameer Sikand touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Event Planning
  • Commerce
  • Human Resources
  • Accounting
90% success in real life depends on Skills. It is crucial to understand these.
Sameer Sikand then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Wedding Planning:
  • Communication
  • Calm & Cool
  • Planning
  • Creativity
  • Pleasing Behaviour
It is important to get an understanding of the Positives of this Career.
Sameer Sikand believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Wedding Planning:
  • Being a Part iof Happiness
  • Different Culture & Rituals
  • Positive Vibes
  • Monetary Potential
Challenges are the other side of Positives and this Career is no exception.
And, Sameer Sikand believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Wedding Planning:
  • Finincky Guest
  • Seasonal
  • Handling Staff

In the final section of the video Sameer Sikand talks about How a day goes in a Career in Wedding Planning. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Wedding Planning, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

Career Counseling 2.0

This video on a Career in Wedding Planning was an eye opener and it got me very interested to learn more about the LifePage platform. Career Counseling has a new meaning with LifePage. LifePage is the world’s most evolved Career Platform. You can use LifePage to find your Career Objective. LifePage also offers the most comprehensive Career Planning process. You can use LifePage to explore more than a thousand Career Options. LifePage has the most exhaustive Career List. It is truly Career Counseling 2.0 Every Career Platform in the world talks about How to get into a Career and LifePage starts first with Why you should choose a particular Career. It is an incredible platform focussed on the right topic. Do have a look at:

Similar Career List on LifePage

I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:

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