Tag: career

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Pursuing a career for a woman is a continuous balancing act. Apart from putting the same hours of work as their male colleagues they are expected to put more effort in running a house. Women are primarily thought of as nurturers and caretakers and this perhaps is the biggest reason for this obvious and rampant…

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This issue of parents imposing their unfulfilled career dreams on children is not unheard of. Children have been suffering from this issue since time immemorial. My mother and her dream My mother wanted to be a singer when she was 15-16 years old. She carried that career dream with her for years. She is a…

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Very soon students appearing for their Board Exams this year will be facing this question – “What next?” The answer to this question would determine their career in the long run. The sooner they figure out their career plan, the better. Career planning should ideally start from Class 9th and 10th. By this time, students have…

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I don’t want to have it all. I really don’t. It’s too much pressure; not just for me, but for those around me too. I behave like a maniac trying to achieve my goals; imagine then if my goal was to have it all! Coming to the question – Can women have it all? I’d say No.…

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Reignited written by Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam and Srijan Pal Singh, published by Puffin Books is a must have book in every household where children are at a stage where they need to decide their careers.   For the first time in my career I repented not pursuing higher studies in science and was feeling that…

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Last weekend, I happened to read some Bollywood gossip on the web. I was reading about Pallavi Sharda, a new face in Indian Cinema and the heroine of new movie titled ‘Besharam’,cast opposite Ranbir Kapoor. Having been born to academic parents (both PhDs), raised in Australia and very well educated herself, Pallavi Sharda was attracted…

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This Wednesday, we have a perspective from the employer’s side. IMC talked with Ravi Krishnan, the Founder & CTO of Boardwalk Tech., a Silicon Valley Company. He talks with us about what it takes to have a great career in a corporation and his philosophy. “Look into yourself and find your inner conviction. Pursue that relentlessly. If…