Applying for a Degree: does the “College” matter?

We all strive to get a higher degree. Usually, a higher degree equals a better job. A better job equals higher wages and a better lifestyle. However, is the reality as simple as that? You will soon find out that things aren’t always that “cut and dry”. Today lets take a look at a few things you should know before applying for a degree. Truth be told, we all live in a highly competitive environment.Everyone around you is trying to get better and better at their trade. As students, we…

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Flood Emergency Bag : Make it right

The forces of nature can be quite fierce and when we are caught between it, survival will be much more challenging. Let’s take a look at making a Flood Emergency Bag and keep with you at flood times. In Kerala as of now, we are experiencing a state of unprecedented panic because of the threat of flood from this year’s monsoon rains. Lots of my friends and family members have lost their homes and are living in refugee camps or other family members homes.  Flood Emergency Bag Being at a…

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IT: Machine Tests, Overcome the Hurdle

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Machine tests, also known as practical tests, are a great way to test out employee candidates who have some experience in working in the software field. For a company, there may be lots of applicants to a job vacancy for, let’s say a software engineer, Even though the vacancy is for just one or two people, hundreds of applications and resumes can reach the company. Of course, even with some filters like minimum experience and educational qualifications, the number of resumes that come into the office is still large. Besides…

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Learning a New Skill

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what is a skill? we might have asked this question at least once in our career. A skill is the ability to do something well or perhaps we can call it expertise. Whats your next move ? A Game Called Life It’s a great idea to think of our lives as one big video game. Hopefully, most of you have played video games at one point in your lives. To be a better player you need to get ahold of some skill. The objective of the game is to win. The…

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Writing a Resume.

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When we are out job hunting, the most important tool we need is a Resume. Writing a resume is not as challenging as one might expect, but that doesn’t mean you can afford to mess it up either. You don’t need to make a resume as colorful as a movie poster nor do you need one that’s over 10 pages long. A resume is supposed to be a brief intro to the professional that is you. When writing a resume there are quite a few dos and don’ts but more…

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How to dress up for an Interview ( A men’s guide)

 This will be a guide for all the guys since, you know, I’m a guy too. I’ll let someone else handle the guide for the girls.If that sound good, then let’s get started on today’s topic shall we? well, how do you dress up for an interview?  To answer this let’s take a stroll around a supermarket for a few minutes. You are at the supermarket and are looking to buy, well let’s say toothpaste. Let’s assume you don’t know any of the good brands and it’s your very first…

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Training for Freshers after Getting Placed ( IT Industry )

Training for Freshers after Getting Placed, a Guide( IT Industry ) – Photo by William Iven on Unsplash  I had a few friends ask me how it’s like the working as a software developer and the answer I usually give them is that it’s fun for me. I recently had some friends also join companies in the IT field, especially software development, and I think nows a good a time as any to write about how our experiences were when we joined an IT company for the very first time.…

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How not to be awkward in groups

Feeling awkward in groups? I’m gonna be honest with you all right here. I was never very good in crowds. I know that at least some of you feel the same. I usually fine with a group of 3 or 4 friends but once the group gets larger or if I’m at an event with lots of people, I would mostly keep to myself. Let’s take a few examples, it might be a party, it might be a wedding reception or might be a reunion event. Whatever the situation if…

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Ace group discussions with ease

Group discussions? Fear not. We talked about what group discussions are and why a lot of companies use them in their recruitment process.If you happened to miss that article you can read it Here.As we have said earlier, group discussions are more of an elimination process than a selection process.So you need to come in number one on their radar every time to make the cut. Although things may look difficult and nearly impossible at first there are a few, simple things you can do to ace the group discussions…

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Group Discussion and Job Recruitment

Why there are Group Discussions when you apply for a job? Let’s go through a bit of intro to really understand whats going on behind the scenes when a company puts out an advertisement for recruiting potential employees. We will look deeper into the ” what? why and how ?” of a group discussion. Introduction Every Company out there that are looking to hire people. They always get more applicants than they need. So how do they filter hundreds and thousands of applications and resumes? They bring in tests of various levels…

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