Career Courage: Do You Have What it Takes To Follow Your True Calling?

Career Courage: Do You Have What it Takes To Follow Your True Calling?

Summary Knowing what career you would like to follow can be almost as difficult as obtaining a job, and few people are fortunate enough to be able to say that they love their job and it provides them with the opportunity to lead the life they desire. “Career Courage” sets out the type of questions that you need to ask yourself to discover what really motivates you and matters in your work and personal life. Dissatisfied after three years in her chosen career as a psychotherapist, Katie C. Kelley decided…

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Trans pupil takes distance education route to BA degree

Trans pupil takes distance education route to BA degree

It takes determination and courage to pursue education at 32, and even more so to proudly identify yourself as a transgender. But Sridevi wants no flowery accolades; just her fundamental right to an education. “Students should not be afraid to identify themselves as the third gender to get an education,” said the Parel resident who has become the first officially recorded transgender student at the University of Mumbai. She added, “I was not sure if I could study under the immense social pressure, but chose to enrol in distance education…

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Tribal schools of Maharashtra Part 4: With poor infrastructure, underqualified teachers, education takes a backseat

Tribal schools of Maharashtra Part 4: With poor infrastructure, underqualified teachers, education takes a backseat

Primary and secondary schools run in tribal areas are by-and-large a neglected topic in our everyday discourse. The following is the fourth part of a five-part series that seeks to explore some of the issues that affect these schools. The room is about an inch or two wider than the space occupied by two double bunk beds lined up one after another. One has to walk sideways to pass through the space in between the beds. Bed sheets are sullied. There is no ventilation and the light hardly comes through even…

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Fitch Takes Actions on Education Lending Group, Inc. – CIT Education Loan Trust 2005-1

Fitch Takes Actions on Education Lending Group, Inc. – CIT Education Loan Trust 2005-1

Fitch Ratings has taken rating actions on Education Lending Group, Inc. – CIT Education Loan Trust 2005-1 (CIT 2005-1) as follows: — Class A-3 notes affirmed at ‘AAAsf’; Outlook Stable; — Class A-4 notes affirmed at ‘AAAsf’; removed from Rating Watch Negative and assigned a Stable Outlook; –Class B notes upgraded to ‘AAsf’ from ‘A+sf’; removed from Rating Watch Negative and assigned a Stable Outlook. KEY RATING DRIVERS U.S. Sovereign Risk: The trust collateral consists of Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP) loans, with guarantees provided by the transaction’s eligible…

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Whose Career Takes Priority? Decision-Making Strategies For Dual-Career Couples

Whose Career Takes Priority? Decision-Making Strategies For Dual-Career Couples

As a recruiter, I’ve seen many job offers fall apart over the significant other. For example, in a relocation, the candidate was willing to make the move but the partner nixed it. Even in an offer situation for the same city, a partner’s hesitation could derail the deal. A deal-breaker raised by the significant other was so common that one of my recruiting colleagues always included a dinner with the partner during the selling process. It makes sense that couples would include each other in their career decision-making. After all,…

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Another school goes up in flames in Kashmir, takes total to 24

Another school goes up in flames in Kashmir, takes total to 24

A school in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district became the latest target of unknown “arsonists” on Friday, taking the number of educational institutions to be burnt to 24 in almost four months of the ongoing unrest in Kashmir. Mainstream parties as well as separatist leaders condemned the burning of schools but targeted each other for the state of education in the Valley during the unrest following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani on July 8. On Friday, chief minister Mehbooba Mufti lashed out at the separatists, alleging they were…

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Frenchman takes former business enterprise to tribunal over tedious task

Frenchman takes former business enterprise to tribunal over tedious task

A Frenchman who claims he was given so little to do at work he suffered “bore out” is taking his case to an employment tribunal on Monday. Frédéric Desnard says his managerial process on the perfume company, which made him redundant 18 months in the past, changed into so tedious he have become exhausted and actually bored out of his thoughts. The forty four-12 months-old stated his “descent into hell” became much like a burnout, but less thrilling. In what is believed to be the first case of its type…

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