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.

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... »

Hardworking Nature is the Foundation for Success and Happiness in Life

Always being busy doing some work, not shying away from difficult work, and being diligent i.e. being thorough in following good standards are things that make up strong work ethics. Solid work ethics are the driving force and without which the person can go wayward. However, prolonged exposure to some situations like European colonies,... »

Why Today’s Graduates are Not Finding Jobs?

Why Today’s Graduates are Not Finding Jobs?

Many of today’s graduates are either struggling to get or retain a decent job. There is a great mismatch between the education system and the industry needs that is making graduates unemployable. In this article, we tried to explore the various reasons for unemployability of today's graduates. »

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... »

Typing Speed – A Skill Most Job Seekers Neglect

In the recent decade of the digital age if there is one skill that is very important for success and that has been neglected.  It may come as a surprise to many but it is computer skills. While programming jobs have increased compensation and the number of people employed in IT has increased over... »

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

Individual’s receptivity to an idea or approach is determined by their previous experience and belief system. Knowingly or unknowingly, people get trapped in the wrong path influenced by many social movements, organizations and institutions. When people are fed by these ideas they tend to have a different approach to life. »

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. »