Preparation

The services sector is new to many people in India. All the jobs here are white collar jobs and are entrusted with handling of information, sometimes crucial. However, there is not much resources/guidance available to guide on how one should prepare for these jobs, what is not negotiable here and how one should perform in the services sector. Our academic system is so much focused on its syllabus created long ago that it has no place for things like these. This is the reason why many studies conducted on Indian students find them unemployable or why we regularly hear news on white collar crime by Indian employees.

Through insightful articles in this section, our goal is to Prepare readers for a job in the services sector.

Resolving a Conflict at Workplace: Tips for Freshers

By: B. K. Vijay Conflicts regularly happen at workplace. The frequency of such conflicts is more among the freshers. Workplace conflicts need not be big, but careers are made or broken by how the new employee handles the small conflicts at work. They should be able to handle such situations in a proper way... »

It’s Important for Youngsters to Review Their Thinking Assumptions and Biases to Succeed in Life

Many youngsters have a delusion that doing business is easier than making a livelihood doing a job. They think having money is most important to succeed in business but overlook the challenges they face to keep their business running. They blame their lack of success on lack of capital when in fact what they... »

Role of Soft Skills in a Person’s Career

Soft skills represent a fundamental attribute that today’s knowledge based economy is demanding of its employers, employees and businesses. Soft skills give the opportunity to enhance organizational skills and leadership skills to improve team results. If you are perceived to be difficult and unfriendly, of what value are your hard skills when nobody is... »

You Don’t Need Lot of Capital to Have Your Own Successful Business, But You Need Lot of Something Else!

Many youngsters think that if they have more money they can have a successful business. What they need to understand is that business is about standing on your own foot and surviving without an organization behind you. In fact, you work hard so that others can find it easy to make a livelihood. Things... »

Automation Platforms Reducing Jobs for Engineers

Author: BK Vijay Be it Microsoft or IBM, the automation process in the software business is bringing down thousands of jobs in many countries particularly in India. Engineering graduates getting hired by the big firms is also decreasing every year as most of them are implementing automation platforms to cut costs on productivity, infrastructure... »

Secret For Better Way of Life : Doing Tough, Selfless work

Secret For Better Way of Life : Doing Tough, Selfless work

Tough, selfless way of work looks scary at first look. Relax! It is not if you really understand the meaning. Living with selfish and difficult people is a challenge even for those persons who are by and large decent people. In modern times some people find emptiness in their life because they treat their... »

How Blue and White Collar workers differ?

How Blue and White Collar workers differ?

Generally, white collar workers are defined as educated and salaried individuals who perform professional, administrative and managerial work in contrast to blue collar whose job require only manual or physical labor. Blue collar workers have very little or no education, may or may not be skilled and work for hourly or daily wages. »

Communication vs conversation – Understanding the difference

Communication vs conversation – Understanding the difference

Humans communicated before the development of language, and even today people are sharing their thoughts, feelings and opinions through various non-verbal means such as signs and symbols, body language, facial expression, eye contact, writing etc. However, communicating through verbal means using a spoken language is the effective way of expressing ideas and opinions. »

Want to Succeed in Career – Get Out of Cinema Logic

Many people come to me to seek advice on building their career and one thing I want to tell our young graduates and budding professionals bluntly is “get out of your cinema logic to succeed in your career” because, success is not what you think and it doesn't depend on popularity as of in... »

Teens Trying to be Cool, Fail in Their Life: Study

Teens Trying to be Cool, Fail in Their Life: Study

Are you a cool guy? Do you think being cool will help you in any way? If you think yes, then this article is for you. A decade long research clearly states that teens at the age of 13 having a cool attitude are likely to face problems in their 20s. To know more... »