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The MBA dream

Last week, me and my friends were sitting down at a local joint sipping hot coffee and munching biscuits and all of a sudden started this conversation on what to do in life and how to settle on a career. One of my friends suggested Chartered Accountancy as a priority since we were all commerce students and fair enough we ...

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What they don’t teach you at IIT

Samanth Vinil has opted for an unconventional career path. After graduating from IIT- Mumbai, he opted out of placements and decided to make a career in Dance. Currently he is a part of Beatles love show of Cirque du Soleil. He narrates his journey from IIT-B to dancing. Tell us something about your background. I am originally from Hyderabad.  I ...

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Internships- A ladder to that dream job!

Being an undergraduate student of the prestigious University of Delhi, pursuing a hip course like Journalism, one starts to believe that after the three lovely years of college, life will become bliss. Hundreds of media organizations will start queuing up to hire you and you start building your castle in the air. This was just exactly my perspective two years ...

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What to do if you are unemployed?

Life in college is easy and full of fun but once you graduate two things seem to rule your life – career and job. Home is not sweet any more with parents start inquiring about placement (you laugh at the word although you pretend serious) and neighbours start asking ‘What are you doing?’, a question that makes you feel as ...

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The F Generation

Gen F is the most opportunistic generation. We have huge number of choices, we want the best. Funny but true! We are the most confused generation who are confused in buying jeans or ordering in a restaurant. Undoubtedly here, our generation has become an F-GENERATION i.e., Fickle-Generation. Big issue! Our parent generation were not provided with too many career options ...

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Politics in the office.

Politics has a peculiar way of dealing with the world. It will either raise one person from rags to riches or bury the other six feet deep under the rags. Growing up I always had a notion that Politics is constrained only to the countries governance, but I was wrong. It is a part and parcel of our lives from ...

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Alcohol cigarette and drugs? Is turning 18 so cool ?

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Every kid has someone slightly older that they look up to and whom they find ‘cool’. When you turn 18 you get a chance to become that cool person. 18 brings for some of us a sense of freedom to life; ultimate and endless freedom. You were able to get a boy-friend/girl-friend (or the plural of the same), to move ...

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Engineering ke baad kya..

Blue Collar Blues Careers on the Shop-Floor Most people would love to have five figure salaries, comfy offices and an intellectually stimulating work environment. Add a ticket to the USA, Europe and there you have it, the mantra that most engineers are chanting nowadays. The only job that provides all these and much more is a software related one. This ...

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Careers: Snip and Cut!

What used to be looked down upon earlier is now a fashionable career choice. Varun Vazir speaks to some known and new names of the industry to know more about a career in Hairdressing. There was a time when a barber’s profession was not well accepted in society. If someone thought of telling your parents that “I want to be ...

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Book Launch: Operation Lipstick

What does it take for a woman and a western woman at that to report in a war struck Afghanistan? How do women cope up with the pressures of their job in an extremely conservative country? Are female war journalists no nonsense and tough as one would imagine? The book, ‘Operation Lipstick’ by Pia Hiekkila, who was a correspondent with ...

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