These online courses will turn your entrepreneurial dreams into a reality

These online courses will turn your entrepreneurial dreams into a reality

Ditching your 9-to-5 and starting your own company can be daunting, especially if you’re going into it completely blind. A stellar business idea is worth nada if you don’t know what you’re doing, and attempting to get it off the ground all by your lonesome may cost you a lot of money (and maybe even a little bit of your soul). SEE ALSO: Could Microsoft Office still be the key to a promotion? Make an early investment in your company’s long-term success with Evan Kimbrell’s Business Launching Bundle, a set of seven…

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Job Search: Can your brain tell what career is right for you?

Job Search: Can your brain tell what career is right for you?

Can your brain hold the answers to what career is most suitable for you? Every brain is wired differently, which means everything from your thought process to your reaction to a situation and even the skill sets you possess will be different from someone else. A revolutionary new process called 4D Brain Analysis promises to unlock the secrets of the brain and provide scientific answers about one’s personality. The patent-pending 4D Brain Analysis combines four different steps to arrive at answers. Components of the analysis include Brain Mapping, DNA mapping,…

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4 Ways Your Side Hustle Can Advance Your Career

4 Ways Your Side Hustle Can Advance Your Career

We all know that millennials love a good side hustle—to fuel both their passions and wallets. According to a survey by CareerBuilder, 44% of 25-34 year olds and 39% of 18-24 year olds have a side hustle to supplement their daily 9 to 5. While some may argue that adding on responsibilities might detract from success at work, if managed properly, there is also significant potential for career advancement. When we start a business or passion project, we are often put into positions outside of our comfort zones. We can be challenged…

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Going Back To College To Advance Your Career

Going Back To College To Advance Your Career

Hardly a day goes by where we don’t hear of a line of work that’s on the verge of being automated. As Peter Coy, economics editor at Bloomberg Businessweek recently wrote, “automation is on the rise in fields from radiology to volleyball coaching.” That’s the bad news for American workers. Credit: Shutterstock The good news is that the country’s employers are seeking to fill more than six million job openings, a record number. The challenge many workers face today is not a lack of job opportunity but, rather, the skills to advance…

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Get your degrees online: UGC issues draft rules, Aadhaar likely to be made mandatory for courses

Get your degrees online: UGC issues draft rules, Aadhaar likely to be made mandatory for courses

The examinations for the courses may be conducted on campus of higher educational institutions, with Aadhaar biometric authentication of each student.(Representative image)   In what might pave way for obtaining degrees online, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has drafted UGC (Online Education) regulations, 2017 and has sought public feedback till August 18. Once the regulations are in place, students and working professionals will be able to obtain a degree online, recognised by the UGC. Institutes will be able to offer online degrees in all fields, except engineering, medicine, dental, pharmacy,…

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Lost Your IT Job? A Scholarship To Help You ‘Bounce Back’

Lost Your IT Job? A Scholarship To Help You ‘Bounce Back’

Indian IT sector is facing challenges on multiple fronts, from change in technological landscape to stricter work permit regime in many countries. There have been also been reports of mass layoffs by various companies, even though the industry has consistently denied the allegations. To help IT workers who have lost their job in recent times, online professional training company Simplilearn is offering “Bounce Back” scholarships. The programme aims to help IT professionals avail free access to relevant courses and training programmes and help reskill themselves. The scholarships which are available…

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This is the No. 1 trait that will kill your career

This is the No. 1 trait that will kill your career

Everyone knows someone who fits the profile that bestselling management author and CNBC contributor Suzy Welch dubs a “boss hater.” No matter who this person’s boss may be, they’ll never see eye-to-eye with them. This employee routinely claims to be receiving unfair treatment, and is never satisfied with their work environment — and it’s all their boss’ fault. “Are you a boss hater?” Welch says. “If you are, watch out.” You may think you’re being subtle, but the boss can tell. Boss haters, says Welch, direct “an instinctive disdain, a distrust…

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Suzy Welch: This is the No. 1 trait that will kill your career

Suzy Welch: This is the No. 1 trait that will kill your career

Everyone knows someone who fits the profile that bestselling management author and CNBC contributor Suzy Welch dubs a “boss hater.” No matter who this person’s boss may be, they’ll never see eye-to-eye with them. This employee routinely claims to be receiving unfair treatment, and is never satisfied with their work environment — and it’s all their boss’ fault. “Are you a boss hater?” Welch says. “If you are, watch out.” You may think you’re being subtle, but the boss can tell. Boss haters, says Welch, direct “an instinctive disdain, a…

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5 ways to reinvent your career mid-way

5 ways to reinvent your career mid-way

Spending over a decade in your career, doing the stereotype can be a wake-up call for some. Besides the dark circles under your eyes, late nights and ponderings over unlimited coffee, the mid-career itch can throw up some uneasy questions. Does your inner voice ask you – Should I keep doing this for the rest of my life? If yes, is there a way to do it better? Can my career become more fulfilling, how can I be happier or should I pursue something different? How will I manage a…

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Future-proof your career choices

Future-proof your career choices

Ganesh Kohli The career landscape is in a flux at the moment with several established choices virtually on the verge of extinction, and many new ones getting a foothold. It is estimated that 65 per cent of children entering primary school today will ultimately end up working in completely new job types that don’t yet exist. These changes are inevitable and students have to be prepared in order to excel in their careers and find sustained happiness as well. Here are some simple steps that will help students select a career…

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