What is a Career in Outdoor Activity?

There are many nuances of a Career in Outdoor Activity. I want to first understand What a Career in Outdoor Activity entails before I invest time and effort to figure out How to start a Career in Outdoor Activity. It had been a while since I was researching about a Career in Outdoor Activity, when I came across: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170805-0002/Others/Adventure/Career-in-Outdoor-Activity/english 

Arjun Sharan's take!

Arjun Sharan is an experienced professional with 8 years & 8 months in Outdoor Activity. Arjun Sharan has worked in Outdoor Activity as Outdoor Activity Instructor in Fairthorne Manor. In Arjun Sharan's own words, this is how Arjun Sharan got into Outdoor Activity: "After completing Business Management from Nottingham Business School, South Hampton I started working as an Outdoor Activity Instructor with Faithorne Manor in 2010." This link showed on the first page of search results for Arjun Sharan: https://www.lifepage.in/page/arjunsharan 

Career Video on Outdoor Activity

In a video, Arjun Sharan has talked about various aspects of a Career in Outdoor Activity. Arjun Sharan started by explaining Outdoor Activity as: "Outdoor activity refers to leisure pursuits engaged in the outdoors, often in natural or semi-natural settings out of town. When the recreation involves excitement, physical challenge, or risk, such as in rafting or climbing, it is sometimes referred to as adventure recreation." I watched the full video and I absolutely loved it.

In this video Education was discussed as theoretical topics needed to excel at Outdoor Activity, and not as Qualifications needed to enter Outdoor Activity. Arjun Sharan touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Fitness
  • Diet Knowledge
  • Sports
  • Vegetation
  • Situational Awareness

Arjun Sharan then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Outdoor Activity:
  • Determination
  • Patience
  • Positive Attitude
  • Knot Tying
  • Leadership
  • First Aid

Arjun Sharan believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Outdoor Activity:
  • Learn Survival
  • Adventure & Fun
  • Self - Realisation
  • Continuous Learning
  • Appreciate Nature

And, Arjun Sharan believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Outdoor Activity:
  • Organizing Groups
  • Safety

In the final section of the video Arjun Sharan talks about How a day goes in a Career in Outdoor Activity. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Outdoor Activity, 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/20170805-0002 

Similar Career Talks on LifePage

I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:
  1. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20161130-0001/Others/Adventure/Career-in-Mountaineering/hindi

  2. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170606-0002/Others/Adventure/Career-in-Adventure-Tourism/english

  3. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170915-0005/Others/Adventure/Career-in-Mountaineering/hindi

  4. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170801-0002/Others/Adventure/Career-in-Rock-Climbing/english

  5. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20171031-0001/Others/Adventure/Career-in-Bike-Touring/english

  6. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170930-0003/Others/Adventure/Career-in-Outdoor-Activity/hindi

  7. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180107-0003/Others/Adventure/Career-in-Mountaineering/english

  8. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20171130-0005/Others/Adventure/Career-in-Trekking/english

  9. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180101-0002/Others/Adventure/Career-in-Mountaineering/english

  10. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180205-0001/Others/Adventure/Career-in-Outdoor-Activity/english

  11. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20171123-0002/Others/Adventure/Career-in-Paragliding/english

  12. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180112-0006/Others/Adventure/Career-in-Teaching-Kitesurfing/english

Career Counseling 2.0

This disposition on a Career in Outdoor Activity was just the starting point of my research on LifePage. 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 


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