Are you paying education loan; here’s how you can avail tax benefit

Are you paying education loan; here’s how you can avail tax benefit

Among many categories of debt, education loan is one of them which helps students to accomplish their studies either in India or in foreign country. With this financial support, provided at low-interest rates, youngsters have been facilitated by the government to pursue their dreams. Here are key benefits of education loan, as per PolicyBazaar. Anyone can opt for Education loan to study in India for graduate, post-graduate, professional and/or doctoral courses/degrees.  Loan cannot be assigned to the student alone, the parent or guardian needs to be co-signor for the loan….

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New Career, New You: How To Navigate A Career Change

New Career, New You: How To Navigate A Career Change

For many of us, work takes up a large portion of our life. Therefore, it’s natural that we tend to adopt our work as part of who we are. We say things like, “I am a lawyer” or use the term “we” when referring to the company we work for. But, what happens if you’re not passionate about what you do? When you’re not happy with how you spend your days? When you realize that maybe you don’t want to be, do, or work for X? When this happens, things can get…

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Students voice: How to pick a career you actually like

Students voice: How to pick a career you actually like

In India, the foundation of career-building starts right after class 10, where a student has to select mainly between science, commerce and arts subjects. This is followed by choosing to go for the ‘right’ type of graduation and/or post-graduation degrees at ‘appropriate’ colleges after class 12, searching for the ‘correct’ job(s) afterwards and finally ending at accomplishing the same. Whenever asked about choosing a career, great people like APJ Abdul Kalam(former President of India), Steve Jobs (co-founder: Apple Inc.), Priyanka Chopra(Indian actress), etc have insisted on “doing what you love.” They have always emphasised…

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Scholarship opportunity for underprivileged students: Know how to apply

Scholarship opportunity for underprivileged students: Know how to apply

The Nurture Merit cum Means Scholarship 2018 invites applications from students pursuing graduation. It is an initiative to support meritorious graduates, belonging to the underprivileged section of the society. In order to be eligible for the scholarship, students need to go through the below-mentioned procedure: Eligibility criteria Educational qualification: Candidates interested in applying need to posses Bachelor’s degree with 75 per cent and above from a recognised university/institute. Also, interested candidate should have a family income less than Rs 2 lakh per annum from all the sources. Scholarship reward: Each…

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Book Review: “Stretch” Shows How to Future-Proof Your Career

Book Review: “Stretch” Shows How to Future-Proof Your Career

Something really frightening happened to me the other day.  I was exploring some of the new job sites out there like Indeed and FlexJobs when it hit me.  It wasn’t like a ton of bricks, rather, it was a sort of sinking feeling.  Honestly, I don’t even know why it mattered.  I wasn’t looking for a job. But what if I was looking for a job?  What if something happened and I needed to get back into the corporate world?  I realized that my current skill set was so specific and so…

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How To Create A Career Bucket List

How To Create A Career Bucket List

If you’re always working for the weekend, you’re not alone. Just one-third of employees are actively engaged at work, leaving the majority of us unhappy on the job, according to the most recent State of the American Workplace Gallup poll. Instead of keeping an eye on the clock and the calendar, take the reins by creating a career that you love, experts suggest. “People often find themselves on a lifelong career journey without a destination in mind, only to look back at some point and realize they are not where they expected…

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How to get hired after a layoff or a career break

How to get hired after a layoff or a career break

Layoffs or looking for a job after a career break can be challenging. Here’s how you can realign your goals to triumph through life’s struggles. Layoffs are tough. It is the beginning of a rough battle filled with bouts of anxiety and uncertain paths, but let me tell you one thing — nothing is permanent, not even the adversities in your life.   Life is a bitter-sweet symphony of success and failures but do not let one misfortune break your confidence. Don’t panic! It may sound impossible to do, but…

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How To Make A Successful Career Pivot Over The Age Of 40

How To Make A Successful Career Pivot Over The Age Of 40

Rebecca Bosl Career Strategist and Executive Resume Writer at www.dreamlifeteam.com. Stunning, top-tier resumes that land offers in as little as 4 weeks. Shutterstock Feeling the need to transition to a new career after age 40?  You’re not alone. While you can make a career change and leave one path to go on a completely different and divergent one, a career pivot is a bit less dramatic. In a career change, you’re often starting all over from scratch, whereas a career pivot is when you leave one path to join a parallel path. To successfully execute…

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IBPS RRB recruitment 2017: How to apply and important details

IBPS RRB recruitment 2017: How to apply and important details

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has issued a notification for the recruitment of Group ‘A’ officers (Scale I, II and III) and Group ‘B’ office assistants (multipurpose) in participating regional rural banks (RRBs). The application process has begun and will continue until August 8. Interested candidates should read the recruitment notification, which was issued on Saturday, carefully before applying. A candidate can apply for the post of the office assistant and can also apply for that of an officer. However, a candidate can apply for only one post…

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IBPS RRB recruitment 2017: How to apply and important details

IBPS RRB recruitment 2017: How to apply and important details

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has issued a notification for the recruitment of Group ‘A’ officers (Scale I, II and III) and Group ‘B’ office assistants (multipurpose) in participating regional rural banks (RRBs). The application process has begun and will continue until August 8. Interested candidates should read the recruitment notification, which was issued on Saturday, carefully before applying. A candidate can apply for the post of the office assistant and can also apply for that of an officer. However, a candidate can apply for only one post…

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