Dear Professionals

Hope you all are doing well there!

As already mentioned in the Tagline that you cannot afford to miss this write up if you are planning to be a Practising Professional. Many of us from a fraternity of Company Secretary are struggling today to get even a single client to begin their career as a Practicing Company Secretary but few may succeed and most of them loose hope. In this write up, I am going to share with you all today each and every single probability to get the client and start their career as a Practicing Company Secretary from now onwards only.

All you need a Laptop & a printer cum scanner along with a boosting internet connection.

Let’s Just begin with 6 quick tips to begin your career as a Company Secretary in Practice (PCS).

LinkedIn: Yes, you read absolutely correct that LinkedIn can bring you client, almost 90 % of budding professional has LinkedIn profile but how many of us use it effectively – Answers may be YES or NO but trust me folks you can do this with LinkedIn. All you need to do to have a LinkedIn account it’s very easy to set up by Gmail.

Specially for Women it is much safer that other social media platforms because you will get genuine professionals there.

Create a healthy profile will good skill set, key areas, achievements and an effective bio, try to connect with majority of the professionals over their like advocates, Cost Accountants, Chartered Accountants, and People with the designation of Directors, CFO, CEO etc. As more as you as you build up your professional network with these appropriate profiles you can start pitching by getting this wonderful platform of professionals. 

Google Maps: The best way to transform your virtual office into a Physically present office use google location setup and add a Location set up at your home with a name of services you are providing like GST Registration, Company Registration, Digital Signature etc. and further add description of your services and name of your Firm.

This idea will work wonder when a Businessman nearby you search over internet for any particular service, he will get your location and though you are nearby, he can reach you out through Phone or email to get his services done. Make developments in that location by adding Photos of work, Check-in, reviews etc. for boosting trust of your client. 

Guidance from Mentors: For few of you this point might be useless as per your opinion but it really works when you follow the guidance of your mentors who are best in industry or in their field. The time you people make up your mind to take guidance from senior practicing regarding build up your career as a Practising Professional make sure your mind completely open up to the advice you will take from them because it is really true that experience matters.

Blog Writing: These days blog writing is all about name and fame but this is an authentic way to market yourself and start pitching clients in genuine way. All you need to do is just reading and reading and reading. It might sound boring for many of you but seriously it going to work my friends in the beginning.

Gradually your write ups will improve and post them on prominent blogging websites you know or the websites you visit most, trust me by writing these problem-solving articles you can easily pitch the right client.

If you are not familiar with the Blog writing, you just need to choose your favorite Section from the act and over internet read at least 5 articles on the same now you are loaded with the content and art of writing pick up your WordPad and start writing you own unique content about that topic or section.

Data Collection: By Data collection here I mean data collection of Non-Compliance Company in your city; this is procedure by which you can approach a Director or Promoter director for the assignment. Here what you need to do is just search Limited or Pvt Limited companies nearby your area and with the help of MCA fetch the emails and send emails to those companies informing about their non filing and letting them know how their issue can be resolved.

To get the email of Directors easily you just need to pre-fill the DIN of director in e-form INC 3 from there you can easily fetch data, but friends don’t forget to mention your mobile number in the email to get the direct call of your client. 

Unique are of Expertise: While beginning your career as a Company Secretary in Practice don’t chase over only on Companies Act as there is very high level of competition in market for the same instead of this choose your different specialization in the matter to grow fast in the industry like MSME, RERA, PF, ESI, Labour Laws, Competition Act, IBC etc. This pro tip really works if you follow deliberately. 

In a Nutshell, Try-Try Until you Succeed, don’t feel dejected if you lost one opportunity or you couldn’t pitch a single client yet. It will happen and It will definitely happen soon till the time be happy be healthy and keep shining.

This last Skyrocket idea was guided by mentor to me during my internship but folks follow your unique style by adding aforementioned quick tips to grow your career as Practising Secretary (PCS).

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Location: Jaipur, Rajasthan, IN
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CS Annu Sharma is a Commerce Graduate and an Associate Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI). She has cumulative experience of more than 3 years with Listed Company, CA and CS firms. She authored various articles on the topics of Corporate Laws, Securities Laws, DGFT, I View Full Profile

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