How do you pursue a Career in Politics?

I find a Career in Politics very interesting. Internet is brimming with pages on How to get into Politics, while I want to first understand What is a Career in Politics. In my quest to learn more about a Career in Politics, I found this amazing page:

Jaiveer Shergill's overview!

Jaiveer Shergill has 9 years & 6 months of professional experience in Politics. Jaiveer Shergill has worked in Politics as National Spokesperson in Indian National Congress. In Jaiveer Shergill's own words, this is how Jaiveer Shergill got into Politics: "After doing my bachelors degree in law from Kolkata, I did my masters from University of California. I am a practicing lawyer in the Supreme Court of India and a politician belonging to the Indian National Congress party." Jaiveer Shergill has a profile in a very interesting format on:

Career Video on Politics

In a video, Jaiveer Shergill has talked about various aspects of a Career in Politics. Jaiveer Shergill started by explaining Politics as: "Politics is the art or science of government or governing, especially the governing of a political entity, such as a nation, and the administration and control of its internal and external affairs." It was an amazing video with great information.

It was a welcome change to see the video touch upon Education as theoretical knowledge needed to excel at Politics, and not merely as Qualifications needed to enter Politics. Jaiveer Shergill touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Political History
  • Constitution
  • Contemporary Studies
  • Law Rules & Regulations
Skills are the most important factor determining success in a particular Career.
Jaiveer Shergill then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Politics:
  • Calm Temperament
  • Ability to Listen & Learn
  • Solution Oriented Approach
  • Selfless
  • Public Relations
There are great positives of this Career.
Jaiveer Shergill believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Politics:
  • Platform for Enduring a Change
  • Voice of People & System
  • Upholding Rights of People
  • Vision for Future
Challenges define a Career as much as the Positives of the same.
And, Jaiveer Shergill believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Politics:
  • High Expectations of People
  • Disappointments & Demoralising

In the final section of the video Jaiveer Shergill talks about How a day goes in a Career in Politics. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Politics, 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:

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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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    [State Secretary | Congress]

  • Career in Campaign Management
    [Media Associate | Indian Political Action Committee]

  • Career in Politics
    [Spokesperson | Congress]

  • Career in Politics
    [President Trader Association | Samajwadi Party]

  • Career in Green Politics
    [President | India Greens]

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