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Qualification-Experienece Debate


Introduction
There are a group of people who contend that the qualification is more important than the experience only to be disagreed by another section of the society. The former believes that the qualification provides understanding of a particular job and its nature and that for an organization’s success, qualified people are assets. But the latter believes qualification is important only at the entry level, but experience makes one carry out his job with greater efficiency and increased productivity.
Fore
A man is not judged by his experience but by what he has achieved in life. If qualification is unimportant, why so many parents send their children to study in India and good universities abroad? Qualification is like a badge that allows you to enter into good jobs and a key to bright career opportunities. A qualified man is highly respected.
Against
Well, a man maybe highly qualified but what is the point if he has no experience? Qualification alone has no value unless it is topped with certain knowledge of the job because only experience translates classroom knowledge into real-life works. And qualification remains only a certificate.
Conclusion
This is an ongoing debate everywhere. And I certainly respect both the views. But I would like to say for me it’s neither. For me it is the job satisfaction – the way I am treated in an office far surpasses qualification and experience. And I am made to believe given the level of satisfaction and motivation, even a peon will comfortably carry the task of an officer but a dissatisfied officer can sometimes be far less productive than a third class peon.

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