Body Language, Career, Interviews, LinkedIn

How to Make a Good First Impression Using Your LinkedIn Profile Picture

While living in the age of digital technology during the midst of a global pandemic, networking through social media platforms has become the new frontier. That’s why it’s critically important to make a good first impression using our online presence. Of the many social platforms to perfect, your LinkedIn profile is arguably one of the most important as this is where almost all employers, employees, and business contacts can be found online. Proper management of your LinkedIn account can play a huge role in making a good first impression with your ideal employer. If done correctly, your profile will help…

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Career, Job Hunting, Work from Home

Job Outlook for 2021 – Post Covid

Everything was passing pretty good, the world was growing, the underdeveloped countries were developing , the employment was accelerating but then there came the havoc of CoronaVirus and the blooming dreams flipped upside down. Talking about India, 86% of the population faced job uncertainties. Whereas in Britain, Australia and the US this percentage is 33, 41 and 71 respectively. However, the economies of the globe are slowly struggling to switch back on the track. But, saying anything about stability as of now is really difficult. The minor sign of relief is that in the current times of pandemic a few sectors…

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Executive Leadership, Resume Writing

Lean Resumes: One Page Resumes of the future

Resumes have always played an integral part in the steps involved towards getting a job. In fact, it happens to be the first step which gets you closer to the interview chair. The entire dress to impress concept has been a thing of utmost importance when it comes to showcasing your very best in that piece of paper, which will turn frivolous if it fails to reach the table of the employer. I did a bit of deep digging for this article and found out that the love affair began way way back than one would imagine and the first…

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Career, Job Hunting, Resume Writing, Women Careers

How Mathematics can help you climb the Ladder of Success

MATHEMATICS – It is the only subject that remains with us through our entire life. A person may not have an education in English, Science, History, Geography etc. but still holds knowledge in basic Mathematics such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Mathematics plays both the role of a hero as well as a villain not only in student but also in college life. If we can grab the depth and concepts of math, we find it like an easy game and all our math sums and problems start giving acute solutions. But if we are unable to grasp math,…

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Guest Post, Infographics, Resume Writing

Create an Effective Infographic Executive Resume to showcase your Managerial Achievements in 2020

This is a Guest Post by Mary from Valenture Institute A resume is an essential tool that is necessary for an individual to offer to employers when searching for jobs. It comprises a page or two with his life condensed in them. Resumes help the employers in deciding on the perfect candidate for the job. There are a variety of resumes, traditional ones, and the creative ones. The creative resumes are known as infographic resumes. An infographic resume makes the candidate more prominent from the crowd who have applied for the job. Therefore, it increases their chances of getting shortlisted…

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Career, Communication, LinkedIn, Social Media

5 Reasons you must hire a professional to manage your LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn has off late become probably the most used social media platform, at least for professionals. While LinkedIn has been around for far longer than all the other social platforms have been, but it is now that it has come into use widely. The relevance of having a LinkedIn profile has increased by manifold, but your job doesn’t end right after you have a LinkedIn profile for yourself, it is even important to ensure that your LinkedIn profile is active, polished and refined. And while some of us may be ninjas to be able to maintain our LinkedIn profiles and…

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Citation, Executive Leadership, SOP

How to write a Citation for prestigious recognitions like Padma Awards

Every year more than 1500 nominations are received by the Government of India for the prestigious Padma awards, which include the Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan awards. Nominations are received from central ministries, departments, states/UT administrations, Bharat Ratna and Padma Vibhushan awardees, institutes of excellence as also from several other sources to enable broad-based consideration. You can also nominate your own self. Padma Awards The Padma awards are amongst the highest civilian awards in India. Instituted in 1954, these awards are announced on the occasion of the Republic Day every year. The award recognise ‘work of distinction’ and exceptional achievements and service in any field…

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Executive Leadership, Management Consulting, Resume Writing

Checklist for your Leadership Resume

Every professional needs a Resume and getting your Resume on-point is often easier said than done. Junior to mid-level professionals tend to find a way using internet help and resources but C-Suite Executives (or even Directors and VPs) are the ones who struggle the most to find something that perfectly sums ups their rich career into a page or two. With competition for top posts higher than ever, and jobs sinking sharply your resume should be developed to convey your vision and thought leadership for the future. Demonstrating Impact Your leadership or Top Management resume should be able to convey…

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Guest Post, Work & Health, Work from Home, Work Life Balance

Ways to Adjust to Working From Home

During these atypical times, many of us have had to bring our work home and adjust to a new remote workflow. This can be stressful under normal circumstances, but being thrust into this new working environment with little warning has left some feeling less productive and even lost in their daily routine. Below, we have compiled a list of ideas to help you adjust to working remotely and make daily tasks more manageable in your new temporary office environment. Stick To Your Routine It’s no small task to adjust to working from home, especially if it’s something you have never…

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Career, Graduate Resumes, Resume Writing

How to Write your Professional Resume? A Step by Step Guide

A Fresh College/University Graduate or an Experienced Employee whenever seeks a job or decides to switch their present organization, they are required to define and elaborate themselves in a very effective manner. They should develop a professional Resume for representing themselves in order to get hired for the job they are seeking. Along with the Graduation certificates and mark sheets, the Resume plays a vital role for showcasing our career initiation followed by a successful career growth. Not everyone can afford to work with a professional resume writing agency or a professional resume writing service. However, by following certain best…

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