Sarthaks Test
0 votes
in Home Science by (51.8k points)
closed by

Your friend wants to pursue career in consumer related field . Guide him/her about five each skills and career opportunities of this field.

1 Answer

+1 vote
by (55.2k points)
selected by
Best answer

Skills required for career in consumer field are-

  1. Knowledge about consumer protection mechanisms and redressal agencies 
  2. Good communication and interpersonal skills 
  3. Empathetic and understanding attitude 
  4. Good listener 
  5. Creative in developing programmes (advertisements, talks, etc.) 
  6. Writing skills for developing educational material for consumer education 
  7. Willingness to help fellow consumers  

Career opportunities are-

1. Work in government organizations like 

  • (BIS ) Bureau of Indian Standards, 
  • Directorate of Marketing and Inspection,(Ag MARK ) 
  • Ministry of Consumer Affairs in managerial and technical positions. 

2. Work in voluntary consumer organizations( VOICE/CERC) for product testing to create consumer awareness and publishing of magazines. 

3. Work in consumer division of corporate houses that deal with consumer complaints and suggestions. 

4. Work with market research organization in areas of consumer behaviour, product reach, and consumer acceptance of new products, consumer feedback and suggestion 

5. Work in National Consumer Helpline for consumer counselling 

Welcome to Sarthaks eConnect: A unique platform where students can interact with teachers/experts/students to get solutions to their queries. Students (upto class 10+2) preparing for All Government Exams, CBSE Board Exam, ICSE Board Exam, State Board Exam, JEE (Mains+Advance) and NEET can ask questions from any subject and get quick answers by subject teachers/ experts/mentors/students.