MUMBAI: CNBC Awaaz’ career guidance show Hum Honge Kamyaab traveled to Shimla to educate students on ‘Modeling and Careers after modeling’. The channel has, for the first time, roped in finesse and etiquette instructor for the Miss India contestants Sabira Merchant, and model Marc Robinson for this show.
At the discussion, Sabira Merchant and Marc Robinson offered professional advice on the concerns, eligibility criteria, job options and other important aspects of charting a new career in modeling.
Modeling today has become one of the most sought after career options for youngsters in India. This is one of the most thrilling as well as lucrative profession. With the expansion of consumerism and media there has been a fabulous boost in the ad industry. This along with upsurge in fashion industry has made modeling an attractive career option. It has generated a large and continuing demand for fresh faces and personalities to launch and promote a variety of branded products or show a garment to its best advantage.
The experts counseled that modeling is, undoubtedly a glamorous field, which offers tremendous opportunities to travel and meet people. Moreover once established it is a highly paid job. However involves lot of hard work, dedication and perseverance to be successful in this field. It is a highly competitive and short- lived career. Further, stress factor is high and the hours are erratic. The job also requires a lot of stamina and patience.
Hum Honge Kamyaab in Campus travels to campuses in more than 25 cities to address the students directly on options available in various career spheres. Besides the metros, the interactive initiative will also reach out to the smaller cities where only conventional career choices are prevalent today.
Commenting on the concept of the show and the series of on-ground events based on the show, Awaaz spokesperson said, “Through Hum Honge Kamyaab, CNBC Awaaz gives young Indians information and a perspective on a variety of educational, career and entrepreneurial choices. This show has been well received by youth from all corners of India and has prompted us to take the show to other such cities. Right from training, the on ground series as well as the show aims to act a guide at each step and lead them to accomplishing the career of their choice. We look forward to guide many young aspirants and students across the nation in their professional choices, through this first-of-its-kind on ground series, of our hugely popular career show with the help of renowned career counselors and experts.”
The show is telecast every Saturday at 4.30 pm on CNBC Awaaz.