10 Important Lessons You Learn from Your First Real Job Aug12

10 Important Lessons You Learn from Your First Real Job...

From not getting up early for a morning class to running on the subway station to board that 7 AM train to office, your life takes a complete 360 degree turn after you land your first job. Dream job or not, but first jobs are indeed a milestone in everybody’s life and it comes with its share of emotions. Emotions like a sense of accomplishment, excitement of finally being an adult, disappointment of knowing that you cannot go back to being a child, and realizing that you will be answerable to somebody or the other from the first day of your job till the very last in your career. Once you start going to the office every day, gradually you will start to get over these emotions and realize that this new job has come as a new teacher in your life. So, here are ten lessons you will learn from your first job: Getting a job is just the beginning: The journey it took for landing your first job may feel like an achievement in itself. You feel that all the hard earned money of your parents spent on your education is finally paying off. Not to forget the sleepless nights you spent acing the subjects totally feel worth it now. But getting your first appointment letter is only the beginning. It is a completely new world that you are introduced to which is not all rosy. You may be faced with the extreme outrage from your boss or bitchy colleagues, but your first job will not only teach you how to deal with it all but also how to be happy. There’s no other way except to be punctual and take deadline seriously: As students we are used to living life on...

How To Land A Great Summer Internship or Job Aug04

How To Land A Great Summer Internship or Job...

Many college students overlook the importance that a summer job or internship has to play in their future career life. Summer holiday is the perfect time for any college student to try out different career opportunities to find out the right direction before graduation. After graduation, every step you take should be done carefully and you will not have the freedom to experiment with your career. Summer internships are a great way to have an idea of how your career will be after you have interned for it. As a student you also get the opportunity to explore different areas of work related to your subject or field. Experience always helps you to understand if the career path is the right one for you or not. Maybe you have always dreamed about doing something, but without experiencing it, how will you know if it is really your dream career. Only after having a first-hand experience, you will understand if it really suits you. How to get? What plans do you have to get a good internship? During the summer, most of the college students are clueless about how to get started to get an internship position for the summer. Though it is not that tough, following are some of the steps that you can take to make it a successful one: Start with your preference It is always good to know about your preferences before starting to apply for a summer internship position. It will make it easier for you to get into something which you are really interested in.Do you want to do something which pays your pocket money? Do you want an internship to get good experience? The needs are yours to decide. Do a complete analysis of your wants and needs;...

How Does Simultaneous Interpretation Work Jun08

How Does Simultaneous Interpretation Work...

Simultaneous interpretation is an extremely specialized area of translations, require complete and accurate translation, orally and in the same pace as the speech of the speaker, with just few seconds of lag time. Simultaneous interpreters require having complete mastery of the languages as well as the cultures. Additionally, they need possessing technical know-how of the subject to be discussed. Furthermore, they need to have credible simultaneous interpretation experience, skill and training. The Working of Simultaneous Interpretation The interpreter sits in a booth and listens to the speaker in a particular language through headphones. The interpreter then instantly voices their interpretation in a microphone in the desired language. The equipment which is used for interpretation successfully transmits the interpretation to the listeners’ headphones in the conference room. Simultaneous interpretation services are the perfect solution in multilingual or bilingual meetings. Ensuring instant translation, the meeting attendees do not have to wait for long for the message to get interpreted. Thus, the meetings will not have to be unnecessarily lengthened. Additionally, it promotes instant contributions and suggestions and fruitful discussions. This form of interpretation needs a high concentration level as the interpreter requires doing various things are at once, including: Listening to their interpretation to ensure that there is no slip of tongue Assessing the structure of the sentences that has been send to present the argument of the speakers Listening and speaking Simultaneous interpretation needs team of at least two to three interpreters per language booth. This job is extremely challenging and tasking and requires an extremely high level of concentration. This is the reason the interpreters alternate every half an hour. Hire a Credible Simultaneous Interpretation Agency Simultaneous interpretation is not an easy task. The interpreter needs to be extremely precise and proficient. As mentioned...

Tips To Minimize Stress and Maximize Learning Power during Exam Time May24

Tips To Minimize Stress and Maximize Learning Power during Exam Time...

Almost every student having CPM in 12h class dreams of taking admission in anyone of reputed engineering colleges in India by cracking IIT JEE exams. The popularity of the JEE exams entices the students from across the country. A large number of students fill online form to appear in the exams. Some of them half heartedly join it for just having experience, and some others are serious study planners who look to cross the exams. They collect IIT JEE Study Material and make genuine effort to cross the exams. They go for the physical coaching online institutes or join IIT JEE Online Test Series. They indulge in the preparation in all ways what they can think well. It is necessary to take the exams seriously for systematic study, but sometimes the seriousness about the result and overly indulgence in study make students victim of stress. That is why it is necessary to be fit physically and mentally. There are some tips which make you able to minimize stress and maximize learning capacity during the IIT JEE preparation and exams. Remove the fear of bad result: Don’t stick to the thought what would be if the result will not be desirable. Thinking again and again like that creates stress and restlessness in mind. Just move this aside and concentrate on the daily work schedule. Be positive: Don’t let the negativity hold your mind. Have trust on yourself and try your best on daily basis. Positivity will maintain your activeness and catching power. Create Interest in your study: Don’t take your study as a burden. Just create interest in IIT JEE Study Material; it will take you with longer hours of study without stress and tiredness. Take sound sleep: Whether you have long time to appear...

Competitive Exams: Tough nut to crack?...

Most of the time students still caught unawares when they finish their graduation. Even after doing graduation they are not very much sure about their career and enter the jamboree of Competitive Exams. These situations happen because our institutions fail to deliver a product that can match industry specific requirements. As a result students who have just passed out from his college cannot secure a job in that industry for which he has successfully completed the course. Some experts are of the view that Institutes are bogged down by overbearing bureaucracy and a focus on rote learning rather than critical thinking and comprehension. Moreover, the curriculum in most places is outdated and disconnected from the real world. Left with no other option the poor student embraces the challenge to sit for competitive exams in order to grab a job or secure a seat in a premier business school like IIMs. In India as there is a disequilibrium between demand and supply side, Competition has become an integral part of student’s life. Pressure like Parental pressure, societal pressure and peer pressure etc. is a major factor for this maddening rat race among students. Competitive Exams have become mandatory for all post graduate courses like for medical, engineering or govt. jobs. Competitive exams including govt. competitive exams gauge analytical, quantitative and English skills of the students. The competition is so severe that students have to put in various resources like time, money and energy that are at their disposal in an attempt to honing the skills required to succeed in these exams. On an average a students have to put in one or more years of time that sometimes stretches upto three to four years in order to prepare himself for facing the competition. With this...

Why Bangalore Catches Your Attention as an Education Hub Jan21

Why Bangalore Catches Your Attention as an Education Hub...

Bangalore, in last few years, has been adding new qualifications by putting new adjectives with its name. It is being seen as a hub of changing trends. Once known as Garden City, the city changed its positioning to Silicon City. With changing times, Bangalore has gained immense popularity and credence as an educational hub. Many prominent schools and colleges have been rendering quality education to students here to match with the global standard. With the presence of top MBA colleges in Bangalore, the students adopt international outlook and emerge as winners in diverse streams. These educational institutes of repute are sprawled across the city giving a new identity to Bangalore. Eventually thousands of students from India and abroad come here every year to find the college of their dreams to pursue their aspirations. The USP of these educational institutes is that the students learn flawless English which help them attain confidence while facing the challenge of tough interviews. The city is home to  the world’s best colleges such as the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB), Indian Institute of Science, IISc, Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore, ISI, The Jawaharlal Nehru Center for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore, IIIT, National Law School of India University, Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR), National Centre for Biological Sciences Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC) and Indian Institute of Astrophysics. As the city plays host to the world renowned IT industry here, the students in Bangalore need to have the right accent and right exposure to enter into the software industry; and Bangalore education institutes have been successfully serving this purpose. They have been grooming the students to match the need of the industry by providing them with the best knowledge and right...

5 Gadgets Which Can Change Your College Life! Jan06

5 Gadgets Which Can Change Your College Life!...

College life looks like a bed of roses in the beginning with more focus being on the fun side. As time progresses, it becomes a bitter medicine which gets hard to swallow. There are never-ending examinations, assignments landing in your mail box at a speed faster than that of light, morning lectures being constantly missed, midnight-oil burning sessions to meet deadlines and so much more. There’s a perennial concern regarding something or the other. Thanks to this tech savvy era, you can absolve yourself from many worries. We have rounded 5 such gadgets which can help you reduce the complexities of your college life. Take your pick! 1. Power bank The previous year saw the introduction of power-packed smartphones that were accompanied with rich features and beautiful looks. However lasting power of a battery within a smartphone still remains an unsolved issue at large. Many phones now are equipped with power saving modes to save a considerable amount of battery during emergency times. But that’s not a proper solution on many days. Get a powerbank and make low battery days a thing of past. You can charge your phone anytime and anywhere with it. They are widely available online. Buy one using shopclues coupons for a discounted price and make your life easier. Always remain in touch with your friends and family now! 2. Auto heated travel mug There will be a few exceptional days in your college life when you are not working like a dog. But on most days you will be. If coffee is what kick-starts your routine and is nothing less than a drug for you, you need this in your life. Admit it! How many times have you bought an expensive coffee on your way or burned your tongue...

Life after post-graduation...

If you are a post-graduate, fresh out of college, chances are that you may be at a juncture in life where you are simply tired of studying and making researches and are waiting to start the next chapter of life. Here you will learn about all that you are likely to go through after you finish your post-graduation. The Job: While you may be completely done and over with college life, you will feel like a freshman all over again at your new job. You will learn to handle the strings of a new job which may be very different from what you envisaged while you were still studying. The emptiness: For the first few months, you may wake up in the middle of the night and break out into a sweat for no reason only to realize later that you are experiencing the withdrawal symptoms of not having to do a research. The social life: You will start to meet people again and will come to know that so many of your cousins and distant relatives reproduced while you were busy making research studies and notes. Your life will start to look colourful again with all the catching on with good times. The value: People will start seeing you with a new found respect, you will be an achiever in their eyes because all your hard work paid off and you cleared your attempt at post-graduation. The time: You will have time and will not know what to do when you will stay awake late during the night, as you may have gotten accustomed to working through dawn to dawn during your post-graduation years. Post-graduation seems like a colossal part of life, but the truth is the hard work and perseverance you show...

Who does a Post-Doctoral Research?...

Once you are done with your research and dissertation and have achieved your doctorate, you will start looking for jobs that match your qualification. You may also choose to study further in your field and opt for joining an institute as a student.  Whatever you choose to do, you will be asked to do a post-doctoral research. Here is a list of people who have to do post-doctoral research: If you are seeking a temporary role in an academic position: Such a pursuit will require you to do a research within your field to be able to prove yourself worthy of the position. The research will be evaluated to check whether you fit the role and whether you may be able to add value to the job. If you seek to join an institute as a faculty in the subject: You may have the expertise and the confidence, but the people that hire faculty for institutes, require more than that. You will be asked to do a research in your field of interest even after having completed your doctorate, if you want to join as a faculty. If you want to earn a higher degree: In a whole lot of countries, you post-doctoral research may earn you a qualification that is a step higher than the doctorate that you already have. If you need to keep your drive for learning alive, you need to do a post-doctoral research. If you want to get published: When you need to have yourself published in famous journals and reading materials, you need to do a research even after you finish your doctorate. The prospect of having to carry out a research all over again may be a daunting one, but it makes sense to keep going if...

Carve your own niche!...

If you are the one pursuing your bachelors’ degree and dreaming for a strong career ahead, you need to walk out on a different path. A little homework is a must to carve your own niche. You need to sit silently and think what you want to achieve. For this, you might need to take a few steps that can help you define your next step. Let’s discuss a few tips that can help you track a success path for yourself: Attend seminars: The undergraduate students should attend as many seminars as possible. It is this platform which can help them explore multiple avenues as they can listen to the discussions of renowned personalities. The people addressing these seminars have mastered skills in their chosen fields. And hence they can help students open up to find new ideas and newer directions to their career. Fix your aims and goals: Your next step should be to focus on your aims and objectives. Try to concentrate all your energy on one particular goal and then attain your goal within a fix time frame. Avoid distraction: If you continue reading a lot of literature and watch videos, you might get distracted. So avoid getting into too much flow of diverse ideas after you have shortlisted your avenues, and keep your focus affirm on one subject. Read till you get exhausted: Try to explore new avenues each by reading different subjects. Don’t restrict yourself to old literature but open yourself to newer journals as well. Students should try to read the research areas which are left unexplored as they might act like a treasure trove of new avenues. Keep in touch with common man: Make sure that you know the challenges being faced by common man. Make it...