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Posted on Mar 17 2017 - 9:57pm by Editorial Staff
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Most people are likely to hit a point in their career where they feel they’re stuck in a rut. You may have taken a job thinking of it as a stepping stone, and found yourself still working it five years later. Perhaps you accepted an offer thinking you’d be doing one thing, and were given responsibilities that throw you out of your depth. Here are a few common reasons why people find themselves in career ruts… Taking a Job for the Money A job posting with a high salary attached to it can often be a siren’s song. It will lure you...

If you are struggling to provide evidence for a job application because you don’t have the relevant work experience, then you can always look outside of the box, and include skills outside of a workplace environment. Many people use experience that they have build up through their hobbies, their time at college, or even family commitments that they have. When a job asks for relevant experience of doing a particular task, it does not necessarily mean that they need it to be in a working context. So for example, if you have only recently...

Picture Source Whether you’re a recent graduate looking for a starting career in their favoured industry or you’re recently out of work and looking for a new job, you might find that the market is crueller than it seems from the outside. Finding a job, given the current state of the economy, is hard even for individuals with all the right qualifications. There’s so much competition out there, and so many of your competitors have the same, equally-impressive qualifications that you have. It isn’t enough to show off your grades. A...

There are some things that happen to us that we are happy to accept, even if we know that we’re being taken for a ride. In your career, you can’t let this happen. If you let your boss take advantage of you or not treat you right, they will see that you’re easy to manipulate. Learn to stand up for yourself in your career and make yourself your number one priority. Here are some of the common career problems that you shouldn’t simply lie down and accept. Pay Imbalances If you know that you are being paid less than other colleagues...

Last year, Lucknow boy Samridh Joshi became a local celebrity after securing the highest score of 308 out of 360 in JEE (Main). Even in the past, the city has displayed great talent and potential. So, if you an aspiring Engineer from Lucknow, you have every reason to feel inspired and motivated. With the right approach, guidance, and support, you will indeed crack both JEE (Main) & JEE (Advanced) successfully. Here’s a step-by-step guide towards turning your dream of cracking JEE into reality. Join a reputed Coaching Institute In...

You have spent the last three or four years toiling through the week and spending sleepless nights over your coursework and assignments. You will soon finish your course and then suddenly you might find yourself right in the middle of the crowd of the mature people world, without nowhere to go. There might be a few focussed ones who have planned their days ahead and are preparing for their GRE or GMAT for their higher studies. But if you are not still sure of what to do next, here are a few options. Take a Gap year We start with the something...

Working as an accountant in the world of business is a career path that can as engaging as it is lucrative. It’s about more than being good with bookkeeping. It involves providing an expert opinion and keeping a business out of trouble by ensuring it’s compliant in every financial way. It’s a varied job with a lot of opportunities, given how many businesses look for accountants. So, how do you ensure you’re ready for the role? Photo by rdelarosa0 Dedication to the craft There are no shortcuts to getting the kind of understanding...

There is a segment of our society that is simply not programmed to work a traditional job. These individuals ‘go against the grain’ and avoid the 9 to 5 routine. They do whatever it takes to refrain from adopting the social norms of being employed in a structured work setting and living in the typical suburban or urban ‘norm’. The good news is that what was once considered normal is becoming blurred and more people are choosing to create a lifestyle that works for them. For some that means they will become entrepreneurs...

Posted on Feb 14 2017 - 7:56pm by Editorial Staff
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Getting a new job can bring mixed feelings. On one hand, this is brilliant: you’ve proven to be the best candidate available and someone thinks you’re worthy of being hired. On the other hand, oh dear! Now is the time to walk the walk and prove that they didn’t make a mistake. While everyone gets nervous about starting a new job, there are steps you can take to limit these nerves and be a success in your new job. We run through some advice on how to approach a new position and make sure that you won’t be looking for a new job...

Actress Hayley Angela Gilbert, discusses how to market yourself in the competitive world of acting. Acting is a lifestyle of commitment, motivation, always seeking exposure and networking opportunities.Most of all we need to enjoy the journey that we are on. Here are my expert opinions on what you need to work on to begin your journey as a serious working professional actor in today’s market. Acting Tips for Newbies Suссеѕѕful ѕеlf-рrоmоtiоn for nеw асtоrѕ iѕ crucial tо thе ѕuссеѕѕ оf аn acting саrееr....