Group Discussion, Jobs, Passion & Career, Placements

How to ace Group Discussions

GDs are one of the most common step used by different companies during the interview process. It serves as a good tool for the interviewers to test the skills like team work, listening, discussion ability, subject knowledge and communication.

Those who have experienced GDs during internship drive or the mock would be able to relate to the fact that once GD is flagged off, it can just go haphazardly. One may become desperate to raise his/her points just to make the presence of their voice felt. Continue reading

Interview advice

Signs That Make You Look Unprofessional in an Interview

You certainly are now aware that you should not apply with e-mail ids that shout out “I am cool” and “I am sexy” or something that shows that you are a high school student. As far as your potential employers are concerned, use an e-mail ID that that shows professionalism. You also know the basics of a job interview process. Arriving late or not dressed formally are somethings you should definitely avoid. A firm grasp, delivering a solid handshake, body posture and eye contact are little things that you now know are important for an interview.

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Jobs

Take home salary calculator, salary breakup and everything you need to know about salaries!

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The excitement associated with your first job is inexplicable. Undoubtedly, one of the most exciting things of starting a new job is getting that first pay cheque at the end of the month. However, that excitement comes with some confusion owing to the jargon that you come across for the first time with regards to your salary. “The salary mentioned by company was X rupees, but the amount I received is less than that amount. Where’s the rest?” Continue reading

Jobs, Passion & Career

Maximizing career opportunities outside your job!

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Human beings are funny. I remember being asked, as a five year old, what I wanted to be when I grow up. Whatever the answer was then, I must have said it with conviction for I believed I would actually become that. There is a 95% chance though, that the adult asking me knew that I have little knowledge. Cut to 2016, lots of years and a little experience later, when I still have no clue about my career, I carry on the age old tradition of asking children what they want to be. Continue reading

Group Discussion, Interview advice

Group Discussion tips you must know!

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You must’ve heard of the popular saying “Where there is no struggle there is no strength”. We target to reach the zenith of success in our professional lives, the threshold of which is getting into that supposed “Dream Company”. Being chosen in reciprocation by the one company we choose for ourselves, is however a herculean task. Companies conduct grilling recruitment processes to spot the best fit candidate for their organization by judging capabilities of applicants on a plethora of well-defined parameters. Continue reading

Jobs, Passion & Career

9 things you could do if you don’t get a job you desire!

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Life is replete with uncertainties. Sometimes, despite planning in advance for your future, and working diligently towards your goal, things don’t work in your favour. You may not get that sought-after job, or end up with a job that is not to your liking. Even worse, you may not land a job at all. While it is undoubtedly unsatisfactory and disheartening, it is extremely important for you to not give up! As Chris Hardwick aptly puts it, “No human ever became interesting by not failing. The more you fail and recover and improve, the better you are as a person. Ever met someone who’s always had everything work out for them with zero struggle? They usually have the depth of a puddle. Or they don’t exist.” Continue reading

Interview advice, Placements

5 Reasons why you should share your Interview Experience!

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We know that once you get selected in a company you are in a mood to party but there’s something you should always remember – Giving back! Sharing your interview experiences can be very satisfying. You can trust us when we say this. There are thousands of people who have shared their Interview Experiences on AmbitionBox and so many of them tell us how good they feel when a junior thanks them for their advice. Here are 5 reasons why you should take sharing seriously: Continue reading

Passion & Career

Bridging the gap between passion and career

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We, as human beings, are differentiated from other species present on planet earth by virtue of our knowledge and decision making capabilities. How we behave, how we dress up and even what we eat, is determined by personal choices we make on a day-to-day basis. However, when it comes to choosing a career for ourselves, we often let the rest of the world decide for us. That’s sad! :(

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