Working as a freelancer Nov02

Working as a freelancer...

“All earn and no walking…is not the way to earn”-said a fictional character. It’s everyone’s dream to be different. To work differently. To earn in a way that holds no bar and the timing is yours to handle. For them a term came after the first decade of the 21st century, “Freelancing” The moment someone hears freelancing, a chilled and relaxed shadow go over their mindset. It’s working for many and working at your own pace after all. But the real questions entail, “Can anyone be a freelancer?”, “Do you need freelancing or a strict organized pace of work?”. The latter query often confuses the outsiders that are completely oblivious to the freelancing concept. Freelancing means working for many , but not to work laxed. Freelancing comes into picture when an individual’s confidence in certain tasks in instilled enough that he/she is willing to go an extra mile. By that means performing those tasks just for the sake of performing them. Money is an important commodity here sure but, when the activity is given preference over money. Money flows like a river that has the same pace as your hunger to perform. The activities in freelancing are varied from menial tasks like repairing electronics and data entry to the more creative and artistic approach such as photography and content development. There are no boundaries with regards to work here but neither for the money one can earn. What makes a better freelancer? A better freelancer is the one who is in it for the thrill of the job. The one whose professionalism and punctuality reflects on his work. Just like a regular job, there are deadlines. However, they are on the soft side. The best freelancers are the one with a professional outlook towards...

Social media becoming the new platform to express...

“Harambe wasn’t just a gorilla” If you are not on the interwebs, then you might just not be reading this. Making my point moot. But as you go through the spheres of social media you realize that the first line was about our Lord and the savior Harambe. His death spread about like a wildfire. Bringing in memes, articles and moral outlooks of several celebrities. Going back about 10 years, no one would have given a damn. What made this news relevant, it was the social media and we the denizens of the interwebs that have our own little houses in the social media bubble. Furthermore, several of us are artists. But gone are the days, when we went out with fliers for our show so that someone, somewhere might show up. Sites like facebook and youtube have opened an entire plethora of audience to the talented and the eccentric. This platform has become the center stage for the world. Whether they are ideas, a flamboyant depiction of a new skill, just goofing around or captured moments, we can now share it with the world. With these expressions become known to the world the capital opportunists are coming up the certain job opportunities. Jobs that cater to these expressionists. Though the sites that provide the platforms to the expressionists are many. Some prevail in this scenario more than the others. YouTube started out as a simple video sharing site but now has become a major investment not only for the artists but the entrepreneurs too. With videos ranging from comedy shorts, singing, dancing and movie clips to the intellectual proficient ones like tutorials regarding each and every sphere of life. With billions of videos in its collection, this site with a humble beginning have...

Best Practices for a Language Translation Services Provider Oct21

Best Practices for a Language Translation Services Provider...

When the time is at premium and the budget is best described as a shoe-string budget, one can be tempted to overlook the finer and smaller details of a contract in favor of finishing the project early. This strategy especially in the language translation services industry, unfortunately, often results in poor or inaccurate translations by firms that cut corners and simply ignore industry standards. One can visualizes what follows next– extra money, effort and time that one has to spend to have the work redone, in addition to loss of reputation and finally business and client. So, in order to ensure that the translation services firm that one hires is the right one, one must understand the standard practices of the industry.  One must be ready to speak the language of the translation firm before one signs the dotted line on the contract. We present some of the best recognized practices of leading language translation services in India: No shortcuts. When it comes to translating from one native language to another one, there are numerous factors that can influence the outcome of the translation which include demographics, sociographic, and dialects. Professional firms conduct studies or form focus groups within certain regions and populations in order to understand these factors. If the translation services firm is not discussing about these factors in relation to the work, then they may be taking shortcuts. It is a must to have Linguists. The fundamental differentiator between professional translation firms and the other run of the mill agencies are whether they employ bilingual translators or linguists or not. If one want ensure the best results, then one must hire a firm which uses linguists. These individuals must have studied foreign languages at certified institutions and have accreditations in linguistics. It is a...

Reap the rewards by joining the best SSC coaching Institute in Delhi Sep06

Reap the rewards by joining the best SSC coaching Institute in Delhi...

To thrive in the competitive work and to get selected in public sectors, aspirants need to prepare themselves in a professional manner. To score qualifying marks in competitive examinations, one need to have a clear understanding of different subjects like mathematics, general and reasoning aptitude. To beat the competition as aspirants needs to have a competitive advantage and for such reason they should think of joining the best SSC Coaching Institute in Delhi. Such institutes help in imparting imparts theoretical knowledge to the students so that they can easily clear the SSC exams. Majority of the students have realized the importance of coaching centers for their brighter future. Coaching institutes organize interactive sessions for the aspirants: To achieve success in the competitive examination, a specialized study methods and training sessions is organized by the coaching classes. The interactive teaching and motivational sessions can help the aspirants for various competitive exam preparations. Such institutes adopt result-oriented teaching methodologies that comprises of interactive training sessions, group discussions, mock tests and vital study materials. The mock tests are conducted at regular intervals to assess the skill set of the student. The performance based assessment series can help the aspirant grab in-depth knowledge of various subjects, so that they get prepared for the actual examinations. Importance of joining coaching institutes: In the current scenario, students have to face hurdles in every aspects of their professional life, to achieve a prosperous career growth. As the total number of students appearing for public service examinations like SSC and UPSC is quite high, the aspirants need to remain well-prepared to score the qualifying marks in respective subjects. Coaching classes help the students to understand the pattern of competitive exams. Apparently, a higher number of aspirants nowadays prefer to join the preparatory...

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...