09Nov
By: suchitra M On: November 9, 2017 In: Social Media, World of Work Comments: 21

Social media today, is a crucial part of the world of work. It would not be far-fetched to stress on the inter-dependency of these two realms. It is true that a potential employer can decide whether or not to give you a chance for that much awaited interview simply...

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11Apr
By: suchitra M On: April 11, 2017 In: Career, First Job, Interview Comments: 8

So finally you have managed to score that big interview, and are looking forward to cracking it. Apart from all the preparation that you have already put in (LinkedIn Profile – check, other social media – check, a stellar resume – check, great communication skills – check, and everything...

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28Feb
By: suchitra M On: February 28, 2017 In: Interview, Volunteering Comments: 14

Today, volunteering is no longer seen as a burden or a waste of time. It is a stepping stone that can help shape career prospects and make one stand out in the crowd. As a result, there is a fierce competition amongst students to find the perfect volunteering opportunity...

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08Oct

Organizing your documents could seem tedious at first. Until you realize the benefits it has. What is the one common thing about everything that our modern day lives revolve around; be it seeking rental accommodation, admissions into university, or applying for jobs? It is the several documents that form...

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31Mar
By: suchitra M On: March 31, 2016 In: Career, First Job, Interview, Managing Yourself, World of Work Comments: 13

Almost every Indian graduate knows how big a deal the campus recruitment process is. There is no reason why it should be such a big deal. Unfortunately, the social systems around us do not concur with this thought. Every fresher feels like this is it, this is the end...

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08Feb
By: suchitra M On: February 8, 2015 In: Interview Comments: 0

Virtual interviews are the norm today given the globalization of the world of work. We have put together a few pointers on acing telephonic or Skype interviews for you. Skype is a largely preferred medium for interviewing in the current times. Here are some interview tips for getting the process right! 1....

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05Feb
By: suchitra M On: February 5, 2015 In: Interview Comments: 11

If you land yourself an interview for your dream job, chances are (almost a 100%) the first round will be a telephonic interview, unless it is a walk-in. In this series of blog posts, we talk about e-interview etiquette and preparation required for skype/telephonic interviews. This one talks about...

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21Jan
By: suchitra M On: January 21, 2015 In: Interview, Office Etiquette Comments: 0

When appearing for an interview, most people hardly ever plan out for the interview before the big day. This is a tragic mistake for we all know preparedness is the key. When you go prepared for your job interview, it speaks volumes about your professionalism and your enthusiasm for the job. Here...

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21Jan
By: suchitra M On: January 21, 2015 In: Interview Comments: 0

We have put together a series of posts to help you prepare for your interviews. Here is the third and final part on the most probable and common questions you will face in any interview you appear for.   “What is your greatest accomplishment till date?” Think about everything you’ve ever...

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05Jan
By: suchitra M On: January 5, 2015 In: Interview Comments: 9

There are some standard questions that are asked in most interviews. We have put together a series of posts to help you prepare for these interview questions and answer them like a boss.   “What do you know about our company?” Companies like to know that you took the...

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