Apr 20, 2010
Human beings choose various professions for livelihood depending on their family, educational and economic background. People with strong background get into good profession and gain high respect in society. The jobs of a doctor, engineer, industrialist, lawyer among others are highly regarded by people. But there are certain jobs which though very essential, go unrecognized. They are usually sidelined or underestimated.
Men behind Camera
In the glamorous world of movies, people usually give credit to the actors or the director. They spend hours discussing about the style of acting, direction, singing and so on. But hardly have they conversed about the men behind camera.
Films would never exist without the hard work of a huge technical crew, beginning with the camera and finishing at the post-production room.
From building sets to editing the rough cuts into the final version, from making cool special effects to recording the sounds and voices of the actors, people involved in technical operations play an essential part in the making of a film or television programme.
The Construction Department includes all the workers responsible for building, painting and plastering the sets used in any production. These technical jobs, which range from carpentry to rigging, require professionals to display expertise in their craft and also strong creative abilities.
There would be no production if it wasn’t for the people responsible for shooting the images that we see on the screen; that’s the realm of the Camera Department. Operating the cameras in ways that enhance what is happening in the story requires a great deal of thought, preparation and hard work.
The Lighting Department has to make sure that the look and fell of the images captured on the screen is perfect.
Editors work closely with the Director to determine the way that the story develops and unfolds. They rework scenes in order to maximize a film’s potential and start working as soon as shooting begins. Scenes are shot and edited out of sequence, so Editors need to keep in mind a clear idea of the emerging story. The magic of movies wouldn’t exist without highly skilled, behind-the-scenes technical staff.
When we travel in a bus or train especially on long journeys the main controller of our life is the driver. We travel without worry, some might even go to deep sleep but a driver can’t afford to shut his eyes even for a minute. The job of a driver is not at all easy. Errors can cost a job, and the license required for the work. Some bus routes are difficult, convoluted things, wearing on patience and time management skills.
The work of an ambulance driver too is important. He needs to reach hospital on time and save life of people. But does anyone talk about them..?
Nurses in Hospital
A nurse is an integral part of the health care profession. Nursing profession is just not a great way of making money. It is a holy profession of serving the human being. It demands skill, hard work and devotion. To become a good nurse, a person should have the qualities such as passion, interpersonal skill, presence of mind and commitment.
Without any hesitation a nurse takes care of a patient. Most of us cannot even imagine doing the job of a nurse. But think of a hospital without them…or ask yourself can you do all the tasks a nurse does..?
It is so easy for us to just visit a tailor and give him our measurement and the kind of design we need. But have u ever thought how beautifully he manages to give shape to a plain peace of cloth and makes it suitable for our wear? It takes a lot of time and patience to stitch a required dress. They need to be very creative and need to have a lot of concentrating power.
The work of a Cobbler also needs certain skills but it is one of the highly underestimated works.
People often look down upon the cleaners in the hospitals, malls, hotels, offices, houses or even road cleaners. But imagine them not doing their work at all. Would you be comfortable at that particular place?
Watchman, Delivery boys
The work of a watchman calls for huge amount of perseverance and it is tiring too. Yet you find so many watchmen faithfully discharging their duties. They guard you and protect you. Isn’t it a great service?
Then it’s the men who deliver milk or newspapers to your doorstep. One day if they are absent or delay, you are upset. Aren’t you? So don you think they too deserve a bit of credit for their punctuality and good work?
Barber, Construction workers
Barbers make you look nice with the kind of haircut you want them to do for you. Incase if they are little distracted in between your entire look can be altered as haircut makes a lot of difference in your looks.
The credit to the beautiful houses or buildings usually goes to the engineers, architects, or the owners but who are the main people behind the formation of such wonderful structures? It’s the construction workers and the painters. Does any one name them once the building work is complete?
There are several other examples of most ordinary jobs but imagining life without them is quite hard. Every minute work has its own value and needs a particular skill. It is not possible for a single person to possess all the skills. So each one of us should learn to respect every kind of job, however big or small it is.
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