Careers

References in Resume – All You Need to Know to get Recommended

You have built up a brilliant work profile and have aced the interview for your dream job. Congratulations! You’ve made it. Well, almost. Once interviews have been conducted, what makes the finally selected candidate stand out from the rest of the reject pile is how well he’s recommended or referred by other prominent players in the industry. You can make the recruiter’s task easy by including professional references as part […]

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Virtual Classroom – Making the Best Out of E-Learning!

So, you have signed up for an e-learning course because that’s the buzz word these days. And if you have not signed, then you are not happening! But why ? Because you are seen as not being invested in your development and staying current. Reskilling is the order of the day and rightly so. With so much dynamism around, be it policy changes, processes, new inventions, et al , you […]

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Dear Lawyers, Here’s Why Legalese is the Solution to All Your Problems!

My boss told me today “the only tool a lawyer has is his words!” I am a young lawyer,  a topper of my  batch at law school. I thought I was a rock star till I started working. I could see  myself floundering, especially when it comes to drafting documents or presenting arguments despite having a sound knowledge of law. My senior, Mr. Sharma, called me one day and asked, […]

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Building a Resume: 5 Minute Guide

Resumes serve a two-fold purpose. For the Applicant, it is a Marketing tool highlighting his USP.  For the Employer, it is a Screening tool to separate wheat from chaff. Multiple studies have shown that the average time spent by a recruiter in looking at a Resume is 5 to 7 seconds. This small window of time is enough to initiate the process of getting into your dream organization. If a […]

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First Job Jitters? Here’s How to Keep your Cool!

Finished your studies, got placed and looking forward to joining your first job? Congratulations! You’ve made it this far. A new job tends to give jitters to even the most seasoned lot. Thus, when it is your first job, it’s only natural that to feel stressed. However, the first job always has an advantage because your mind is free. It’s a completely fresh start. There are no yardsticks. There is no prior work culture […]

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Law as a Career – Stride to Success

The Indian education system, by default, creates multiple stages of stress in the academic journey of students. Arguably, the most intense amongst these is the Higher Secondary Examination (HSC or 12th board). HSC students are on the verge of choosing their life path (well, almost) after their exams. This dilemma is unexplainable – for some, it is the lack of options, and for others, it is the ocean of options […]

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Why look for Career Counseling?

There are a number of misbeliefs that are widely held while choosing a career. For instance, if my father, sibling or uncle is happy in a certain field, I will be too! I am scoring well in a subject hence I will be successful in that field. But the fact is that each person is unique. What works for one, may not work for another. Just because a job holds […]

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