What is a Career in Communication Research?

Career in Communication Research

A Career in Communication Research has always intrigued me. Internet is brimming with pages on How to get into Communication Research, while I want to first understand What is a Career in Communication Research. My research about a Career in Communication Research became a lot more meaningful when I found: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180822-0001/Science/Research/Career-in-Communication-Research/hindi 

Dr B S Jassal’s take!

Dr B S Jassal invested 37 years & 3 months in Communication Research. Dr B S Jassal has worked in Communication Research as Scientist F in DRDO. In Dr B S Jassal’s own words, this is how Dr B S Jassal got into Communication Research: “I have done my B Sc, M SC & Ph D in Radiowave Propagation from DAV PG College, Dehradun. I retired from DRDO as Scientist grade F after 38 years of service. After serving as a Dean for 10 years, I am now a Visiting professor at Graphic ERA University where I teach and do Research.” Dr B S Jassal has a profile in Resume 2.0 format on: https://www.lifepage.in/page/bsjassal 

Career Video on Communication Research

In a video, Dr B S Jassal has talked about various aspects of a Career in Communication Research. Dr B S Jassal started by explaining Communication Research as: “Communication Research focuses on areas to better understand and develop communication networks, particularly in the wireless domain.” The video gave me so much food for thought.

It was a welcome change to see the video touch upon Education as theoretical knowledge needed to excel at Communication Research, and not merely as Qualifications needed to enter Communication Research. Dr B S Jassal touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:

  • Missile Technology
  • Remote Sensing
  • Satellite Technology
  • Communication Systems

Anyone aspiring for this Career needs to understand that Skill development is crucial for success.
Dr B S Jassal then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Communication Research:

  • Communication Skills
  • Time Management
  • Design Simulation
  • Programming Skills
  • Research Aptitude
  • Technical Know-How

There are great positives of this Career.
Dr B S Jassal believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Communication Research:

  • Incentives & Benefits
  • Monetary Potential
  • Respect & Recognition
  • Contribution to Nation

Challenges are the other side of Positives and this Career is no exception.
And, Dr B S Jassal believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Communication Research:

  • Constant Upgradation
  • Time Constraint

In the final section of the video Dr B S Jassal talks about How a day goes in a Career in Communication Research. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Communication Research, 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: https://lifepage.app.link/20180822-0001

Career Counseling 2.0

This video on a Career in Communication Research was an eye opener and it got me very interested to learn more about the LifePage platform. LifePage is Career Counseling 2.0 – while most platforms continue to use age old psychometric tests to identify hidden skills and interests of individuals. LifePage has turned the tables completely with an Awareness based approach. Read about them on: https://www.lifepage.in 

Similar Career Talks on LifePage

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

Information about other Careers

There are innumerable Career options in the world and these are definitely worth exploring:


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