How much can I make in a Career in Forestry?

I think Forestry is a great Career option. For me understanding Why I want to choose a Career in Forestry is phenomenally more important than figuring out How to get into Forestry. In my quest to learn more about a Career in Forestry, I found this amazing page:

Ajay Thakur's professional point of view!

Ajay Thakur is an experienced professional with 21 years & 6 months in Forestry. Ajay Thakur has worked in Forestry as Scientist (E) in Forest Research Institute. In Ajay Thakur's own words, this is how Ajay Thakur got into Forestry: "I have done B Sc in Forestry from Pantnagar Agriculture University. Post that I did M Sc in Forestry from Punjab Agriculture University. I went on to do a PhD in Forest Genetics from Oxford University & University of Wales, Bangor, UK. I started my career from ICFRE as a Scientist (B). I am a Scientist (E) at Forest Research Institute, Dehradun." Ajay Thakur has a profile in Resume 2.0 format on:

Career Video on Forestry

In a video, Ajay Thakur has talked about various aspects of a Career in Forestry. Ajay Thakur started by explaining Forestry as: "Forestry & Environmental Science deals with forest-related environments which support the world's most important resources. It involves managing forest ecosystems within increasingly complex social environments. A challenging and demanding profession, forestry applies forest ecosystem sciences, management sciences, and communication skills to the conservation and management of forest resources to meet society's ever increasing need for commodities, services, and a healthy environment." 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 Forestry, and not merely as Qualifications needed to enter Forestry. Ajay Thakur touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Life Sciences
  • Forestry
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Sciences
Skills are the most important factor determining success in a particular Career.
Ajay Thakur then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Forestry:
  • Keen Interest
  • Inquisitiveness
  • Reasoning
  • Logical Understanding
  • Explanation Of Scientific Events
  • Ability to Learn
Positives of any Career motivate one to work hard for the same.
Ajay Thakur believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Forestry:
  • Contentment
  • Contribution To Society
  • Job Opportunities
  • Job Security
  • Travel & Adventure
There are a few Challenges in this Career which one needs to be cognizant of.
And, Ajay Thakur believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Forestry:
  • No Fixed Working Hours
  • Long Duration Trips
  • Change Of Policies

In the final section of the video Ajay Thakur talks about How a day goes in a Career in Forestry. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Forestry, 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 Forestry opened my eyes to a completely new perspective and got me interested in LifePage. You can engage in Career Planning using 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 I think LifePage is doing an amazing job of connecting real professionals with Career seekers. It is truly an amazing innovation in the area of Career Counseling. You can learn more about LifePage on:

Similar Career List on LifePage

I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:
  • Career in Horticulture
    [Associate Director | Regional Horticultural Research & Training Station]

  • Career in Floriculture
    [Principal Floriculturist | Dr Y S Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry]

  • Career in Floriculture
    [Cultivator | J.P Floritech]

  • Career in Forest Entomology
    [Scientist (F) | Forest Research Institute]

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