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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7 Things To Keep In Mind While Financing Your Education

7 Things To Keep In Mind While Financing Your Education

If you’re an aspiring graduate, or an experienced professional enrolling into a professional MBA program or higher studies, chances are you might need to fund your university education. It also might be one of the biggest financial decisions you make that will impact your earnings potential and financial goals in the long-term. While securing educational loans has become pretty commonplace with all major financial institutions following standard practices in granting these loans, here are some tips to keep in mind before you sign up for one. Finding funds In India,…

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Find your next job at Rick Stein’s career open morning in Cornwall

Find your next job at Rick Stein’s career open morning in Cornwall

From waiting and bar work to pathways leading to a career as a chef, discover the wide range of jobs on offer across the county’s Rick Stein outlets at Padstow’s open morning. The Rick Stein Group will be holding a careers open morning on Monday, June 19, to showcase its summer job opportunities across Cornwall. Between 9am and 12pm members of the Rick Stein team will be on hand at Rick Stein’s Cookery School in Padstow to provide information on a number of restaurant and kitchen job opportunities available throughout…

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What Your Myers- Briggs Personality Type Means For Your Career

What Your Myers- Briggs Personality Type Means For Your Career

  I’ve recently become fascinated with Myers-Briggs personality types and how much insight these distinctions in personalities can reveal. Not only can knowing your own personality type help you understand your own behaviors and how you interact with others, it can provide you with a lot of insight into your professional life and how to find a career that best aligns with your preferences. As a career coach, I’ve found it to be a helpful tool for many of my clients. I wrote a short article about Myers-Briggs personality types…

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How to choose the best place to live for your career

How to choose the best place to live for your career

Richard Florida is the author of “The New Urban Crisis: How Our Cities Are Increasing Inequality, Deepening Segregation, and Failing the Middle Class—and What We Can Do About It.” Here, the urbanist explains how to choose the best place to live for your career. Whether you’re fresh out of college or you’ve just had your first child, Florida has an idea of where you should be looking to live. Following is a transcript of the video. It’s not enough to get a great degree anymore. You really have to go to a…

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AIIMS MBBS exam 2017: Download your admit cards

AIIMS MBBS exam 2017: Download your admit cards

Candidates who have applied for the All India Institute of Medical Science’s (AIIMS) MBBS entrance examination can access their admit cards at aiimsexams.org or mbbs.aiimsexams.org. The exams are scheduled for Sunday, May 28, 2017. Candidates can download their cards from the official website of AIIMS. No emails will be sent out to them. Registrations for the exam had closed on February 23, 2017. Candidates can get admitted to MBBS courses in the seven AIIMS in the country, namely New Delhi, Jodhpur, Bhubaneswar, Rishikesh , Patna, Bhopal, and Raipur on the…

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How To Use Your Digital Footprint To Advance Your Career

How To Use Your Digital Footprint To Advance Your Career

In today’s world, your social media presence is essential. The content you share represents who you are and what you stand for—it is your digital footprint. With one google search of your name prospective clients, employers, and co-workers can get a snapshot of your history. 93% of employers say they use this snapshot to screen their applicants and 35% eliminate candidates for consideration based on what they find. Surveys show employers check LinkedIn as the most popular channel (96%), followed by Facebook (56%), Twitter (41%) and Instagram (7%). It’s a…

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Rounding Out A Bit… In Your Career

Rounding Out A Bit… In Your Career

It happens to most of us. As we settle into life, especially into the middle years, we have a tendency to, as they say, round out a bit in the middle. When you’re younger, you want to be slim, fit, what we think everyone finds attractive, but you realize later on, filling out a bit isn’t the worst. It should be the same in your career. Lots of people start their careers wanting to be that lean and mean worker, doing something well and hoping it brings the spotlight on…

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Ease your financial burden

Ease your financial burden

Sudarshan Motwani is the founder and CEO of BookMyForex, an online marketplace for foreign currency exchange. He has introduced several new products and delivery channel-innovations throughout his banking career of over 30 years. He holds a postgraduate diploma in finance and marketing from Delhi University. In this interview, he talks about the dos and don’ts involved in seeking an education loan. What are the advantages of new age technology-backed currency exchange marketplaces? Traditional foreign exchange providers such as banks and moneychangers typically add a hefty margin for exchanging currency that…

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