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Writing a Good Professional Resume

A resume is a summary of your work experience, skills, and education. Although the words resume and curriculum vitae or CV are used interchangeably, but CV is a more comprehensive term. A CV is a detailed bio of your career, ranging from your education, work, skills and experience without the restriction of length. But a resume is a precise version of those experiences and skills, and typically should cover 10 years’ of one’s major employment duration. 

How to Write a Good Official Email?

Since its invention, email has managed to gain prominence and importance in both our personal and professional life. More candid, email is considered to be a most important mode of formal communication in the business topography. In words of American music maestro David Newman,Email has ability, many channels don’t, creating valuable personal touches at scale.’

The Pickle Jar Technique: A Time Management Tack

It’s 10pm at night. I have had my dinner. Had a very very tiring day in office, feeling sleepy. Need to take up the lectures of my course. No, not feeling like to study, too dull. But, let me check out the social media handles for 10 minutes before going off to bed. It’s 12 am at night. Oh gosh!, its late. I am no moresleepy, can’t sleep now.

Few Emerging Careers of Future

It’s not what we achieve, it’s what we overcome. That’s what the crux of career is. Choosing the right career has always been an important feature in one’s life in every culture. Ideating and preparing about a career is a critical phase in every student’s life. As the world witness disruptive changes with digitalization and emerging technologies, the global work landscape is undergoing vast change. 

Choosing The Right Online Course - Few Tips

The scenario of education industry, specially the higher education was primarily concentrated in the hands of few big universities. They were considered the premier institutions solely responsible for grooming the credentials of only certain affluent section of the population. Not a dominant scene a decade ago, when the idea of e-learning sparked and few MOOCs managed to head its way in the heavily dominated offline learning industry. 

Self Motivation: The Masterstroke to Successful E-Learning

Enrolled in an online course? Experiencing a motivational vacuum to pursue it! YES is the answer from majority of participants who have enrolled themselves in one or multiple online courses. Absolute dearth of self motivation is a common trend noticeable across a sizeable chunk of students enrolled in e-Learning. It is witnessed that many students remain disengaged in this remote learning set up. Though this industry is showing a continuous spurt and believed to open up new avenues in the educational landscape. Yet motivating a good number of disengaged participants in e-Learning remain an elusive goal for the learning coaches.

Up-Skilling: Vital for Professional Sustenance and Recovery

The book ‘The 100 Year Life’ by Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott highlights how human life expectancy is on the rise by up to three months per year for over a century, and there’s no sign of it slowing down.  As the trend continues, more than half the people born in developed nations after 2000 have an increased working lifespan. The improved longevity leading to delayed retirement is becoming a real consideration for the current workforce. 

Data Analyst vs Data Scientist

Data is the new oil and a lot of new job profiles revolve around it. This is a trend that is hard to reverse in the near future. There are two job profiles in this domain that seem to cause some bit of confusion in our minds. Most people wonder “What is the difference between a Data Analyst and a Data Scientist?” Let us help to resolve this query here.

 

Future of Workplaces

There are a lot of technological innovations happening in the world today that will radically change how the workplaces of the future will look like.

One school of thought is a completely decentralized work-place where every individual will be seen offering their expertise or skill as a service to other individuals and even companies.

Negotiation Based Valuation Approach

There are various methodologies that are used in the real world to value any company.

Some of them are highly complex and technical like the Discounted Cash Flows approach, while some are simple but not very technical like the Multiples valuation approach.

There are also other methodologies like the Sum of the Parts valuation, Regression based approach,

PowerPoint Presentation Slide Elements

A slide in PowerPoint is the fundamental building block of a Presentation. A PowerPoint presentation is simply a collection of different slides arranged in a logical manner to effectively communicate a story.

So then, what are the main components of building a slide? We look at the 5 most important elements which needs to be there on any slide.

Excel Hack: Using the DATE functionalities

Every date on an Excel sheet can be converted into its corresponding number.

For example, the number 1 represents the date January 1, 1990

Let us see how we can find that:

Let us say we have the number 1 on a cell in Excel.

Upskilling –  Do It or Perish

The day we enter corporate world, we assume that the days of learning are over and implementing the learnings are here. But the reality is far from true.

It’s actually the other way around. The day you enter corporate world, the time is ripe for you to unlearn a lot of theoretical concepts and learn the practical or cutting edge concepts that are implemented in day to day running of the great corporate show.

MBA: Losing relevance?

On a cold January morning, the CAT (Common Admission Test) results were declared and there were celebrations in some households, while some others were feeling dejected.

Most, who scored between 90 to 98 percentile were unsure whether they should be happy or not and whether they would get through any reputed college for their master in business administration (MBA).

New to corporate life: What to focus on and why?

James joined his dream company, directly after graduation. He was full of energy and enthusiasm and proud to be working for such a reputed name. However, all of this died down as he started struggling to complete the tasks that he was assigned with. He wasn’t given time to learn on the ground and was expected to perform from day one.

Minority Interests vs Minority Investors

If you have ever looked at the Balance sheet of large companies, you would often find this line item Minority Interest on the liabilities section.

They look something like below: