Career, Career Switch, Job Hunting, Work & Health

Thinking of a Covid-inspired Career Change? You’re not Alone.

This is a guest post by Rama Eriksson from FindCourses Maybe you’re stuck in a job that just isn’t you. Possibly, you feel unfilled (or fed up!) from years spent in the same profession and crave something new.  You might even be looking for a way to boost your paycheck or lower your stress. There are many reasons behind wanting a career change. The Covid-19 pandemic seems to have stirred people’s  “what am I doing with my life” angst.  If you’ve been flirting with the idea of a career change this past year, you’re not alone. According to a survey…

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Executive Leadership, Resume Writing

15 words and phrases that showcase “Leader Skills” on Resumes

This is a guest post by Abhyank from MiM-Essay When a person starts to look for a job or wishes to switch his current job to a better work profile or a better work environment, their resume plays an important role. A candidate’s resume is their first impression in front of the recruiter or senior authorities, making or breaking their chances of going ahead with the next rounds. Completing internships or possessing the necessary work experience is not enough to impress the recruiter. You have to use specific words and phrases to exhibit your leadership skills as required by the…

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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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Biography, Executive Leadership, Trends

Executive Biography: A 360-Degree Overview and How It Can Complement an Executive Resume

Executive hiring is a proactive process and it is seldom accomplished through the traditional hiring approach. You will rarely find an executive-level job posting making its way into an advertisement. Therefore, sending out copies of a thoughtfully developed resume across your network will not work; even a supporting document like a cover letter might not do the job for you. To provide a big picture of your career and journey, you need an Executive Biography. Check out some Samples Below. [1] Executive Biography of Information Security Professional [2] Executive Biography of Customer Service Leader [3] Executive Biography of Scholar, Academician,…

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Job Hunting, Resume Writing

What is an ATS and is it important? Read the truth about ATS Resumes.

Over the years, we’ve seen a great many questions posed by job candidates about Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS). Unfortunately, there are many misconceptions and erroneous beliefs as to how ATS actually work, how they review and qualify candidates, and what benefits they provide to both the candidate and the employer. Let’s take a look at some basics every job applicant should understand and then clear up some assumptions and misinformation about this very important component to the job application process. What is an ATS? Simply put, an ATS is an online software application that accepts and stores information that job…

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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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