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What it means to be a journalist

  Diane Sawyer, an American television journalist once said: “If you’re curious, you’ll probably be a good journalist because we follow our curiosity like cats.” A good journalist does not only need to be a good writer but is curious and good at expressing one’s opinion. There are several misconceptions …

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Civil Services: Is it for You?

“Indian democracy is too complex to be run”. – L.K Advani Minister of Home Affairs(1998-2004) India the biggest republic in the world has been self subsistent country from last 67 years. For a mammoth country with large population , the working of the government has to be extraordinary and so …

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Education, Occupation, Confusion?

Its mid-July and counselling is happening at full flow in all the major colleges in India (except the IIT’s) and like every year there will be hundreds of students who will be tearing their heads on career deciding questions like “What to Choose?”, “How to Choose?”, “Can I compromise my …

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Studying abroad: Edu-vacation or trial by fire?

College life is wonderful and helps in shaping your career but going to college, especially if you choose to go abroad, is accompanied by countless fears and apprehensions.  We Indians are fascinated with the notion of life in Western countries. The idea of going abroad is so captivating itself that …

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Your calling seeks you : Here are 7 ways how

While you are busy seeking your calling, she is already courting you. She is speaking to you – through signs, omens, winks and whispers. 1. Your calling speaks through your body Think of times when you had goosebumps. Or tears in your eyes. Or a fluttering excitement in your heart. …

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A Career Creating worlds

When someone says, Video games, what is the first thing that comes to your mind? Happiness? Joy?  A picture of a time when things were better and everything that mattered was to save the princess ? Now imagine what your parents will think the second they hear someone say those …

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Teaching: A noble profession

When my friend told her parents that she wanted to be a teacher, they nodded hesitatingly, a little saddened perhaps that she did not want to be an engineer or a doctor. When she further told them that she wanted to teach kindergarten or elementary school, they laughed out loud. …

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Eye of the Storm

Whenever anyone talks about unconventional or out of the box careers, the first one that pops into my mind is Storm Chasing. I mean how cool would it be to introduce myself as Kaveri Sharma, Professional Storm Chaser. Really, it would be quite the thing. But a lot of grinding …

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Cultural Differences Experienced By a Business Expat.

“In international business communities, people don’t stick around long. As soon as you’ve made a good friend, they are usually ready to be shipped off elsewhere,” warns Clarke. A research published in the Harvard Business Review shows that people who have international experience are better problem solvers and display more …

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Risk v/s Reward : Choosing the right Career path
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Risk v/s Reward : Choosing the right Career path

There comes a time in a student’s life when he/she has to make a decision, and there’s a fork in the road. In today’s age of multiple opportunities, the decision of career paths seems to be a very difficult one. In a social structure where passion and profession seldom come …

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