The new age CV- how social media dominates our biodata

Gone are the days when resumes had the entire life history of candidates and there is no one to ask about him rather than himself. Gone are the days where whatever the candidate enlists on his resume is hardly a lie. The digital era has began, and so does the new age frauds. Companies hire thousands of people and all these candidates are presumed to be innocent from their point of view. But due to…

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Overcoming our fears – how to manage fear and become a better individual

Stormy day with water logged roads and traffic jam it was. Jack’s mom was anxious as her son wasn’t picking up the phone. Her heart began to pound. She was going mad and stuck with the fear of her son’s safety. She shook from head to toe and found herself panicky. She could do no less than call her husband and a whole lot of Jack’s friends. To add to this, the news on the…

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Modesty is the best policy

Imagine you are in a situation where you did some incredibly extraordinary job and everyone around is congratulating you about your work, but you get this feeling where you feel like saying ”It isn’t my hard work alone, my teammates, my supporters equally deserve this applause too.” That my friend is when you know, you are modest. Being modest is one of the best policy one can implement in his/her life. Modesty helps in staying…

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Civic Education

Civic Education and why every good citizen should have these basic civic habits People generally talk of school and college education or technical and vocational education. And that is supposed to be the end of matter. But education does not stop here. One has to get something more than a degree or diploma in a particular science or art. She has to be educated in art of being a good citizen. Civil education is more…

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The Enigmatic Sundar Pichai of Google

Back in 2014, when Satya was appointed as the CEO of Microsoft, the world raised eyebrows whether Indians are capable of such an audacity. More Indians got appointed as CEOs of many MNCs and the most prominent one was the rise of Sundar Pichai as the CEO of the much acclaimed Google. Sundar was born and brought up in Chennai and finished his bachelor’s at the IITs. Later on, he proceeded to finish his masters…

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Common mistakes during the first interview..

Everyone wish that they should have a perfect interview. The best way to achieve it is by knowing the common mistakes one generally do in an interview as it is said “Prevention is always better than cure”. Here are the most common mistake people make in an interview: Arriving late: Punctuality is always appreciated. Whenever you go for an interview, make sure you arrive on time. Being punctual wouldn’t put you in the top list…

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Examination system – A failure

Why the examination system is a failure and the need for a change in education Few things are more dreadful than examination. Even the best among us cannot take them calmly. No matter how thorough our preparation ,our hearts sink as the examination draws near. Gone in our confidence and it is with a heart beating fast that we step into the examination hall. Indeed the old proverb that even gold begins to melt when…

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Seven Important Life Skills..

Seven Important Life Skills School Won’t always Teach You! When we hear or think of Life Skills, we generally tend to focus only on emotional development, or personality development of an individual, ignoring other important aspects that do exist under the umbrella of “Life Skills’. There are a lot of things that your school would have taught you in those ten-twelve years of mandatory attendance, and there would have been even more that your university…

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How to choose a career..

How to choose a career and why is it important to have a definite aim in life Indians are often blamed for lack of a definite goal in life.They are supposed to drift aimlessly and take up whatever comes their way.An Indian student ,for instance,does not know what he is going to do in life and what kind of education he should receive.He just passes one examination after another and having finished his college or…

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7 steps of goal setting..

Setting Goals – 7 steps of goal setting that will help you to succeed in life We all have personal and professional ambitions whether these include wanting to run a marathon enter a poetry contest learn to cook or make a  career move . according to Forbes a magazine only 8 per cent of people actually achieve their  new year resolution,why are so few of us successful in completing the steps between wanting and doing?your…

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