5 Places to Get a Job after Graduation

“Just get through high school and your college life will be a bed of roses!” they said. “Just get through the final semester, find a job, and live the rest of your life happily!” they said. And here you are – a graduate looking for a job. What “they” don’t understand or fail to emphasize … Continue reading “5 Places to Get a Job after Graduation”

Why I’m Going Back to School for a Creative Writing Degree

It took me about 10 years to realize that I was ready for higher education. To me, school was mostly a chore. I felt pressure to start college quickly after high school and at the time, I couldn’t clearly see the value in chasing personal growth through a college education. I strongly believe that if … Continue reading “Why I’m Going Back to School for a Creative Writing Degree”

15 Things You Should Never Do During a Job Interview

Crowds of unemployed make persistent efforts to get an internship but don’t even stand a chance. The first meeting with a potential boss can both play into their hands and put an end to the colloquy. By and large, everyone must undergo the conversation with HR-manager. What is necessary to obtain a successful result? One … Continue reading “15 Things You Should Never Do During a Job Interview”

The New Grads’ Ultimate Guide for Finding a Job

There is a common conception that our Colleges and Universities prepare us well for the adult life. As suggested by the latest research studies, 77% of college graduates consider themselves to be prepared to find their first job just as the convocation is over. But what is hidden under those numbers?  The truth is – … Continue reading “The New Grads’ Ultimate Guide for Finding a Job”

Employers Place Substantial Value on the Soft Skills of Young Professionals

A recent study by education charity Central YMCA which surveyed senior managers at over 200 businesses, revealed that UK employers value more than just work-related skills in young people coming out of the education system and into the workplace. According to the study, alongside valuing someone who is well-travelled and has experiences of other cultures, … Continue reading “Employers Place Substantial Value on the Soft Skills of Young Professionals”

Staying Positive At Your First Post-College Job

Upon leaving college, I reverted back to an old job at a Grocery Store and pondered what I was doing with my life. It didn’t take too long before I applied at a marketing job some friends of mine were working at and I was able to start my post-college career. I knew I had … Continue reading “Staying Positive At Your First Post-College Job”

The Impact of Education on National Development

As soon as a child starts walking and understanding his/her surroundings, they are put into a system to make them understand their surroundings better. Why? Couldn’t they have done that all on their own or with the help of their family? Well the difference is one word, BETTER. It helps them understand and grow better. … Continue reading “The Impact of Education on National Development”

9 Subjects Business Schools Should Teach (But They Don’t)

The gap between school teachings and what is REALLY needed for organizations to thrive and survive in the new markets that are unfolding is WIDE and is getting WIDER.  Approaching CHASM proportions in fact.  As an executive leader, I made it a priority to engage with business students and graduates on a regular basis. I … Continue reading “9 Subjects Business Schools Should Teach (But They Don’t)”

5 Tips for Students to Choose an Appropriate Career

Your career stays with you for your whole life. You may grow or fall professionally but your career remains the same. You cannot jump from one career into another because each career involves basic foundations and without these, you are unable to stand in it. Therefore, students must choose their career carefully so that they … Continue reading “5 Tips for Students to Choose an Appropriate Career”

Recruiting College Students: How to go About the Hiring Process

Many employers favor college students for having an enthusiastic and fresh approach to given tasks, and for being well-versed in the latest technology. Most of them are also eager to take on new challenges in order to learn and grow, making them suitable for internship positions and other part-time jobs. The hiring process for college … Continue reading “Recruiting College Students: How to go About the Hiring Process”