4 Ways in Which Tapstart Helps You In Your Career
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Tapstart is a Career Analytics product, helping young individuals evaluate their functional skills, map their competencies to opportunities and take smarter career decisions, through the online platform of www.Tapstart.com. Here are 4 ways in which Tapstart could directly help you

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself While Looking for Internships
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Internships are an important part of college studies. While they have been around for several years, they’ve become more critical recently, considering the level of competition out there while competing for jobs and opportunities in general. There are several websites that list opportunities and you have companies offering a whole range of internship work, but […]

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6 Reasons Why Your Functional Skills Are Super-Important
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The foundations of your personality and behavior are laid very early in life – when you are just a small kid. As you grow up, your personality evolves, but the fundamental traits do not change much. You acquire knowledge that resides in your brain (just like data in the storage section of your computer). This […]

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9 Reasons Why Your CV is Not Impressing Recruiters!
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1. Recruiters receive too many CV’s all the time If you’re looking for a great job or any job that pays really well, you’re probably applying to opportunities that quite a lot of people are competing for. This means that the potential employer is getting a very large number of applications. While it may initially look […]

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5 Factors to Consider, for Choosing the Right Specialization
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In our previous blog post, I wrote about the impact of choosing specializations in MBA or during other professional courses and the impact on career success. Choose the wrong specialization and lead a frustrating life, while stuck in the wrong job or with low salaries. Choose it right and see a world of opportunities open […]

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Choosing a Specialization? This could define Career Success.
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Imagine being stuck in the wrong job. You don’t like the work or don’t understand it well. Most of the people around you are better at the work. Your salary is lower than others’. You don’t get good salary hikes. You don’t want to be this person! Wrong career choices lead to the wrong job, […]

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How to Hire the Best Candidate, Faster? (Part II)
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In our previous post we discussed “Why Hiring is Such a Pain Today? (Part I)“. In spite of access to technology and manpower, hiring pains have not come down and at the same time thousands of recruitment firms ran out of business because they could simply not deliver. This post is a follow up (Part […]

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Why is Hiring Such a Pain today? (Part I)
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Hiring can be a pain, especially for start-ups, small and medium enterprises. A typical hiring funnel would look something like this. One hopes that the 2 candidates hired are just the Right people to fit into the role. And one hopes, again, that you don’t end up firing the candidates within 3 months. Wrong Hires are […]

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B-School graduates face Placements Heat
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News Sources: Assocham Study ; The Economic Times “Most B-­‐school graduates unlikely to land plum jobs this year: Assocham study” This article, recently published in The Economic Times, talks about how Campus Hiring for management students, is seeing a drop of almost 40 to 50 percent, as per a recent study conducted by the Industry […]

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Layoffs make the Job Market tougher
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News Source: The Economic Times “Tapering growth forces companies to lay off staff, job market is likely to get much worse” Recently, this news was published in The Economic Times , which talks about how Reduced Growth in the Indian industry is forcing companies to lay off temporary and permanent staff and also slow down […]

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MOOCs – The changing face of Higher Education
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News Source: The Economist “The Attack of the MOOCs” Recently, this interesting article was published in the globally renowned magazine – The Economist , which talks about how the face of higher education is rapidly changing, with availability of Online Courses. Here’s an excerpt from the original article:- “Besides providing online courses to their own […]

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What are you doing: Dumb or Smart Job Hunting?
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Until around 2007, it was a lot simpler going after a job in the booming Indian market as compared to what it is today. The job market has grown since then, but also seen corrections at the same time. The number of graduates produced every year in India has increased significantly. The number of new […]

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