Follow these 9 steps to make your second career a success

Follow these 9 steps to make your second career a success

eset. Reboot. Restart There could be many reasons why you may want to hit the reset button on your current career. Maybe the industry you are in has gone into a tailspin. Maybe you are returning to work after a long break and want to restart your career. Or maybe you are just plain fed up with the daily humdrum. If you are someone who is considering changing their career, here are nine steps to ensure that it is a success. Plan for the long term Think about the goals…

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Poll: 46% of Americans believe major news outlets make up stories about Trump

Poll: 46% of Americans believe major news outlets make up stories about Trump

Attacks on the “fake news” media have become a staple of the Trump administration — and nearly half of voters, including the vast majority of Republicans, believe the president when he claims that the media is making up stories about him. Forty-six percent of voters believe that major news organizations fabricate stories about Trump, while 37 percent do not and 17 percent are undecided, according to a new Politico/Morning Consult poll. Among party lines, 76 percent of Republican voters believe the media puts out untrue stories about the president, while only 11…

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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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Students make beeline for loans from educational trusts

Students make beeline for loans from educational trusts

By Jyotirmoyee Ghosh If didn’t get the scholarsI hip, would’ve dropped a year,” says Anubhav Khamroi, who received Rs 2 lakh under Jindal Law School’s Savitri Jindal Global Scholarship in Delhi. Khamroi, a second year BA LLB student, got a merit-based scholarship after attaining 90% in the LSAT entrance exam. “The scholarship has really reduced the financial burden on my family ,” said Khamroi. Scholarships have become essential for middle-class students as cost of higher education has skyrocketed in recent years. At top institutions, the annual fees for professional courses…

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IIT Kharagpur to make Kolkata township ‘happiest’ spot in India

IIT Kharagpur to make Kolkata township ‘happiest’ spot in India

  IIT Kharagpur has been asked by The New Town Kolkata Development Authority and West Bengal Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation to find out about the quality of life at New Town-Rajarhat and how it could be enhanced In a bid to develop New Town, a satellite township on the north-eastern fringes of the city, as India’s happiest space, IIT-Kharagpur will study the happiness index of the locality as part of a two-year project, a statement said on Thursday. The New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) and West Bengal Housing Infrastructure…

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Mosul assault: Iraq troops make headway against IS

Mosul assault: Iraq troops make headway against IS

Iraqi government forces have seized several villages as they move towards an assault on the last area held by the so-called Islamic State (IS) in Mosul. Hundreds of military vehicles, backed by air power, rolled across the desert towards IS positions early on Sunday. The progress on Sunday in the south of the city, the second biggest in Iraq, takes them within striking distance of Mosul airport. Fears have been voiced about the safety of many thousands of trapped civilians. The offensive was formally announced by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider…

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Grammar schools could ask parents for up to £40 a month to make up funding shortfalls

Grammar schools could ask parents for up to £40 a month to make up funding shortfalls

Grammar schools are considering asking parents for cash to make up budget shortfalls set to be caused by changes in funding, head teachers have warned. Families could be asked for £30 to £40 a month to ensure teaching standards do not fall, the Grammar School Heads Association (GSHA) has said. Conservative MPs have called for the Government to review the “unacceptable” reforms, which could leave some schools choosing between cutting facilities or switching off heating to keep costs down. He told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme: “We have a choice, I suppose….

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6 Career Resolutions You Need to Make in 2017

6 Career Resolutions You Need to Make in 2017

My new client Chris came to mein a pretty dire situation… He was burnt out, and, on top of that, pretty sure that he was about to lose his job, given that his company had already done several rounds of layoffs, and he wasn’t getting along with his boss. It wasn’t pretty. Fortunately for Chris, I was able to help him land a new job (with a pay increase!) before his fears were brought to life, but the reality is that too many workers create their careers from a reactive…

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The Top 3 Factors That Will Make Or Break Your Recruitment In 2017

The Top 3 Factors That Will Make Or Break Your Recruitment In 2017

We’re days away from 2017, but many companies are still hiring like it’s 2010. The entire hiring process—from the way job seekers find listings to the way recruiters reach out to prospects—has evolved quite a bit in the past few years. Now it’s time for every employer to catch up to the times, lest lose the top talent to competitors that beat them to it. These are three factors that, more and more, will make or break a company’s recruiting in the year ahead. 1. MOBILE FIRST Mobile internet traffic…

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Trump’s Plan To Make Student Loans Great Again

Trump’s Plan To Make Student Loans Great Again

If President-elect Donald Trump implements his proposed student loan plan, there may be good news on the horizon for millions of student loan borrowers. On October 13, Trump proposed an income-based repayment plan that allows borrowers to cap their monthly student loan payments based on their income and then have their student loans forgiven after a certain period of time. Under Trump’s plan, if you are a student loan borrower, your monthly student loan payments would be capped at 12.5% of your income. After 15 years of monthly payments, your…

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