Category Archives: Jobs

Jobs, Tax and Salary

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 about 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 the 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

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