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First topic message reminder :

Dear Friends,

Hope the following articles will help you in career planning, preparing a marketable CV & facing the interview board with confident.

The List of Articles Posted here are given Bellow for ready reference.

(1)10 important traits for professional excellence, (2)5 Things to Think Before Relocating For Work,(3)How to be Professional at Work, (4)10 Deadly Career Changing Mistakes You Must Avoid, (5)10 Secrets You Must Know About Job Interview, (6)10 Degrees Worldwide Recruiters Don't Want to See, (7)10 Myths about Career Planning, (8)Communication is Very Important at Work, Know Why?, (9)Lost Your Job? Concentrate on These Things, (10)Shifting from an existing job for better prospects is a natural process, its timing & its impact on the career, (11)10 Most Hot Personal Qualities Interviewers Seek, (12) A complete guide : how to write a Great Resume, (13)Top Careers If You Love Traveling, (14)Careers That Lead You Towards a Luxurious Life, (15)Top 10 Things You Shouldn't Include on Your Resume, (16)Dangerous Things Not to Do or Say During Job Interview, (17)Top Salary Paying Indian Cities for 2012, (18)Top 6 Things Recruiters Will Never Tell You (19)Important basic Resume Tips, (20)5 Phone Interview Tips That Can Fetch You a Job, (21)Things Your College Didn't Teach You About Career, (22)FEW TRICKY INTERVIEW QUESTIONS WITH ANSWERS, (23)CS Interview Fundas as published by Ms. Soundharya on CSoC on 24/09/2012, (24)Top 5 Questions You Should Never Ask in the Job Interview, (25)Most Powerful Words to Use in Your Resume to Get a Job, (26)Common Job Interview Questions and Best Answers, (27)How to Enjoy At Workplace, (28) The Modern Day Resume, (29)5 Ways To Refresh Your Resume, (30)Sell Your Skills, Not Your Degree, (31)7 Things Hiring Managers Notice in You, (32)5 Things Interviewers First Notice in You, (33)8 Questions You Must Ask The Recruiter To Prove Your Smartness, (34)12 Surprising Personality Traits of Billionaires, (35)Draft your cv with care by Mr. Azam on CSoC, (36)Key Skills To Be Mentioned in CV >> How to select Key Skills, (37)Top 5 Work Habits That Can Kill Your Career, (38)Top 4 Best Jobs for People Who Want to Help Others, (39)Learn How to Manage Excessive Workload, (40)Check How to Make The Best of Your Joblessness,(41) 5 Easiest Ways to Keep Fit in Office, (42) Job Interview Mistakes That Can Still Benefit Candidates, (43) Check How to Be Yourself At Workplace, (44) Top 5 Things to be Considered Before Switching Careers, (45) 3 Must-Ask Questions Before Accepting the Job Offer, (46) Top 7 Ideal Careers for Extroverts, (47) How to Deal With Failure, (48) 8 Simple Ways to Combat Stress at Workplace, (49) 4 Easy Ways to Make the Best of Your Career, (50) How to Write a Perfect Email That Gets Response, (51) 8 Benefits of Staying at a Job for 10 Years, (52) Best Jobs for People Who Want to Change the World, (53) Most Hated Job Interview Questions by Candidates, (54) Australia to Open Door for Educated Indians, (55) The 10 Most Disliked Professions, (56) Here's What Recruiters Check in Your Resume in 6 Seconds, (57) 6 Easy Ways to Get Noticed At Work, (58) Top 4 Ideal Jobs for Working Parents, (59) 7 Financial Tips For Your Big Career Shift, (60) 3 Interview Questions That Matters The Most, (61) College Degrees That Will Help You Earn Big Bucks, (62) Careers That Lead People to Commit Suicide, (63) Questions You Should Never Ask in a Job Interview, (64) General Tips To Overcome An Interview, (65) 4 Easy Ways to Find Out If You Are Underpaid, (66) Career Resolutions That Helps You for a Good Future, (67) Check Out How to Avoid Being Too Nice at Work, (68) Learn How to Win Your Boss's Trust, (69) 9 Riskiest and Deadly Jobs in India, (70) Check What All You Can Save Working from Home, (71) Huge Workplace Stress Hindering Indian Corporate Executives , (72) Work Factors That Are on the Wish List of Every Working Women, (73) Top Things You Must Never Say Your Co-Worker, (74)6 Behaviors That Can Get You Fired!, (75)Resume Blunders That Can Cost Your Job, (76) (77) (78) (79) (80) (81) (82) (83) (84) (85) (86) (87) (88) (89) (90) (91) (92) (93) (94) (95) (96) (97) (98) (99) (100)

Have a nice interview, a nice job and a nice career.

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51 Top 7 Ideal Careers for Extroverts on Tue 30 Oct 2012 - 18:41


CSoC King
CSoC King
Dear Friends,

Please refer the following


for "Top 7 Ideal Careers for Extroverts"

When it comes to finding a job, most extroverts end up in a job that does not feel like one. Extroverts tend to be talkative, expressive, enthusiastic and assertive. Although these characteristics aren’t the only factors for choosing a job, it can help you to know what kind of role you could ideally fit into.

If you are an extrovert and searching for a job that enables you to work with other people to let your energy and creativity flowing, here are some ideal jobs for extroverts, as reported by Jada A. Graves on U.S. news.

Sports Coaching:
It is an ideal job for people who like to talk and share their experience. There are only a few quite moments in the workday of a sports coach. Majority of the time they will be taking, explaining, shouting or encouraging the players / athletes, both on and off the field.

Event Planners:
Event planning is the most creative and difficult job on the list. Event planning is a hectic job which includes acquiring permits, budgeting, coordinating transportation, selecting event site, establishing date, security, catering, etc, which only a skilled speaker can handle. Their earnings are directly proportional to the scale on which they organize concerts, weddings, business meetings, etc.

Corporate Fundraisers:
Asking people or organization to denote their hard earned money to a worthy cause is a delicate business. That is the reason why corporate fundraising events are organized and managed by people who can motivate, inspire and influence others, rather than talented salespersons. This job also includes a lot of paper work and a little event management.

It is a highly specialized profession, ideal for a proficient speaker. An interpreter must be comfortable with reading and writing English, and at least one other language. Demand and salary depends on the specialization and fluency in particular language. Presently there is a huge demand for Middle Eastern, East Asian and Arabic language interpreters around the world. According to Bureau of Logical Statistics this profession will grow at a breath taking speed for the next eight years, with a lot of opportunities in urban areas.

HR (Human Resource) specialist:
As the name indicates this is a job related to human resource management. An HR specialist conducts interviews, recruits employees, train employees, manages employee relationship, and offers guidance regarding company policies and procedures. So, to be responsible in conducting all the above mentioned responsibilities he or she should be bold enough and most probably an extrovert.

Admission Consultant:
The demand for admission consultants have sky rocketed nowadays. As the pursuit to enter popular programs is no longer reserved for graduate school and undergraduate level, presently even pre-schools have become selective with the students they admit. Consultants are hired based on their internal connection with the school or college administration. They help the parents and students in scheduling interviews and school visits; helps them navigate and understand the formalities of admission process, etc.

Fashion Designer:
Fashion designing is the art of application of aesthetics and design to accessories, cloths and more. The assertive, enthusiastic, expressive and energetic nature of extroverts is ideal for a career in fashion designing. In addition, proficient speech skills of an extrovert can help him or her to build rapport with people, understand the trends that people prefer and dislike, earn more tips, and ultimately create a huge client base.

Have a happy learning.

52 How to Deal With Failure on Tue 30 Oct 2012 - 18:45


CSoC King
CSoC King
Dear Friends,

Please refer the following


for "How to Deal With Failure"

If everyone wants their life to move on smoothly without any sought of hurdles in it, then it better to leave away such hopes in one’s mind. This is because, if there are no hurdles in between your journey throughout your life, then you will never learn anything in your life, be it in your personal life or in your professional life. So, small failures in life, teaches you about how to overcome it and helps you how to overcome if there is any big problem in the later part of your journey towards life. As you cannot escape from ups and downs in your life, it is very necessary for you to learn how to deal with failures in your life. So, here are few simple ways that explain you on how to tackle your failure in your life, as reported on the mensxp.com website.

1. Accept the failure:
If you want to grow up in your life, you must learn to accept your failures as the top priority. If you fail in certain point while you are very close to make your dreams come true, you need to get and start again without accepting the failure.

2. You have to be confident:
You must always take care of your esteem and ego in such a way that, you won’t give any opportunity to the failure to take over them at any circumstances. If you are not confident on yourself, more than the failure that has come in between your success path, just the thought of ‘being not a good one’ in your mind, will lead you towards a major failure in your life. So, never ever lose your confidence level as it can be upsetting for you.

3. Treat the problem as temporary one:
Whenever you come across any problem in life, it is better to consider it as a temporary one than think that problem can never be solved in your lifetime. Considering it as a temporary problem, can motivate you to find out a permanent solution to that particular problem. Never bother regarding any problem that has existed in your life.

4. Take it in an easy manner:
Whenever a problem occurs, it is better to firstly take it in a lighter manner as worrying about it too much is of no use for you. If you take any particular problem in an easy way, definitely it will help you to discover a perfect solution for that drawback that has occurred in your life.

5. Re-evaluate your goals:
Setting high level of expectations in your life is not a bad thing. But sometimes this level of expectations can lead your towards a large amount of problems in your life when those goals are not properly aligned according to your objectives. The method set up by you to achieve that goal must be significant in deciding your success. You must always set your target according to your potential of achieving it. So,, it is better to first stop and think whether your capacity is appropriate to achieve your set goal.

Have a happy learning.

53 8 Simple Ways to Combat Stress at Workplace on Tue 30 Oct 2012 - 18:54


CSoC King
CSoC King
Dear Friends,

Please refer the following


for "8 Simple Ways to Combat Stress at Workplace"

Stress is a common evil that every employee has to face in his day-to-day life. The ever increasing productivity targets, very limited time, struggle to carve out some kind of existence outside of work and economic uncertainties have created a feeling of powerlessness and fear among people.

Here are few tips that can help you to efficiently defeat stress at your workplace, as reported by Kevin on ‘Free $ Wisdom’ website.

1. Take New Responsibilities:
Most of the time stress is a direct result of boredom or lack of desire to work. The only way to overcome such a problem is to take on some new responsibilities that give you an opportunity to venture into new areas and learn new skills. This gives your job a fresh feel and a sense of satisfaction, even if it does not change the job fundamentally.

2. Exercise Regularly:
Exercise is the best and the most efficient way to beat stress. It has a direct positive impact on your general health and also acts as a stress reliever. Regular exercise makes you feel good overall. This good feeling translates into your work and helps to increase your productivity.

3. Set Realistic Goals:
If you achieve your goal, it gives you a sense of satisfaction and pumps the adrenaline in you. Hence it is advisable to always set goals which are sensible. Do not aspire for things that are beyond your limits. This does not mean to dishearten or limit yourself. It is very essential to purely understand your necessities and focus on them.

4. Balanced Diet:
A balanced diet is very essential to re-energize your body and mind. What you eat has a say to your physical stress. You should always eat healthy and nutritious food as healthy food makes your body feel good and gives you the required energy to combat any kind of physical stress.

5. Get Organized:
It is advisable to always plan your work. Doing things in an unsystematic way, disorganizes your daily routine and creates unnecessary stress. You feel worried about the pending work and forthcoming work. Hence it is advisable to make time table and get organized.

6. Learn New Skills:
By learning new skills you can increase your earning potential, have a greater sense of control over your financial position and even prepare yourself for a job in the future. It’s a cure for stress, that’s bought on by a sense of career stagnation.

7. Entertain Yourself:
All work and no play at your workplace, is bound to deteriorate your performance. The daily routine work, whether office work or household work takes a toll on your body and mind. So it is advisable to try and extract some valuable time from your daily responsibilities to indulge in an extracurricular activity such as singing, dancing, listening to music, reading books, following some sport or may be playing some sport. Always try to assess your hidden talent and realize your passion. You are bound to feel the difference.

8. Change Department:
Sometimes the stress you feel at your workplace may be due to the people you work with. Hence transferring to another department could move you into a whole new group of coworkers and help you to combat stress to some extent.

Have a happy learning.

54 4 Easy Ways to Make the Best of Your Career on Tue 30 Oct 2012 - 18:57


CSoC King
CSoC King
Dear Friends,

Please refer the following


for "4 Easy Ways to Make the Best of Your Career"

Do you thing that you are a person stuck in a wrong job? Focusing less on what’s lacking and more on shifting your uninspiring perspective, might help you to build a better future.

Here are four simple ways that can help you to make the best of your current career, as reported by Stephanie Christenson of Investopedia.

1. Set Your Own Goal:
Every job, even the ones that is completely different from your dream job, provides you an opportunity to learn and improve your inherent skills and values, if you utilize your time and energy efficiently. Set one professional goal every day and try to achieve the objective within least possible time. Keep a track of your progress as you achieve small milestones, and have a running tally of how far have you reached. This activity not only re-energizes your soul, it also re-ignites a sense of satisfaction and provides you with a list of impressive achievements that you can add to your resume.

2. Embrace Each and Every Moment of your Professional Career:
Lack of intent and desire to work may jeopardize your professional career. The only way you can move forward is by enjoying each and every moment of your professional life. Hence it is advisable to have a positive frame of mind, by keeping all the negative thoughts at bay and try to appreciate the potential for new opportunities. When you simply go with the flow and learn to cherish the present moment, amazing things are bound to unfold.

3. Try to integrate your passion and work:
Consider your personal interests, hobbies and ambition, and explore whether the current job presents any opportunity to integrate them. Try to find innovative ways to bind your passion and career together, since the key for success is to make your passion as a part of your career. Embrace the fact that if love your job, you will never have to work a day in your life.

4. Create a Network:
Being sociable and interacting with your colleagues can enhance your enjoyment in an otherwise unsatisfying job. In addition, this can also help you to create an extensive network of peers, which can further boost your future potential and create new employment opportunities. Try to maintain a respectable and positive professional image at your workplace. When you get an opportunity that will expose yourself to other employees of the company such as attending a business outing or networking event, jump on it. As your network expands, you will have access to invaluable database of resources that can help you to land in your dream job within least possible time and efforts.

Being stuck in an unsatisfying job can have a negative impact on your personal and professional life, as you might experience tremendous physiological trauma. Hence, to put up of this agony, it is advisable to find creative ways to enjoy your job and control your thoughts. Try to use the current job as a venue towards empowering your inherent skills, which ultimately leads to success.

Have a happy learning.


CSoC King
CSoC King
Dear Friends,

Please refer the following


for "How to Write a Perfect Email That Gets Response"

Emailing is something for which you get an immediate response if it is very important, especially in the corporate world. This format of communication is also used to save a large amount of time. However, you can get an immediate response for your e-mail only when the message is drafted in the right manner. So, if you have been sending e-mails that are not getting immediate or at least a late response, here are few simple steps you need to follow to get a proper and quick response from the other side, as reported by Kailash Srinivasan on the mensxp website.

1. Know who your target audience are:
It is true that you know very well about your target audience to whom you will send the mail. But many times, even after knowing our target audience people fail in receiving proper response from the other side. So, if you are sending any e-mail to your clients or to your colleagues and boss, the tone of writing the e-mail must be in a formal way. The formal way of writing the e-mail must be like the example given below.

Hello/ Hi Sir,

This is to inform you that………….



2. Fix the Subject line well:
In any of the e-mails you send, it is the subject line that will be first noticed by your receiver of the e-mail. So, make sure your subject line has to be accurate and purposeful. You need to give a proper subject line that attracts the receiver’s attention immediately and make them to open that e-mail. Subject line can contain about 20 to 25 words every time.

3. You need to know what you want to achieve exactly:
Before sending any e-mail, you need to be clear about what you want to achieve from that e-mail. So, if you understand the purpose of writing that e-mail you can communicate accordingly with the receiver of that e-mail. If you want something exact task to be performed by your receiver, make sure you include that exactly as it is in your e-mail.

4. Keep your e-mail short and simple:
The receiver will not be having that much of free time to sit and read your e-mail every time. In every e-mail they receive, they just want to know the purpose of the e-mail in a short and simple manner. So, every time it is your duty to write the purpose of the e-mail in a short and simple manner that is understandable and saves the receiver’s time as well.

5. Reply on time:
If you want to get an immediate response from your receiver, firstly you need to start sending immediate response for the e-mails you receive. If you become lazy to send an immediate response to the client, next time even he or she will be lethargic to send an immediate reply for your e-mail. So, don’t ever try to be lethargic to reply a e-mail as it can impact on the e-mail you send to the client in the future.

Have a happy learning.

56 8 Benefits of Staying at a Job for 10 Years on Wed 31 Oct 2012 - 11:00


CSoC King
CSoC King
Dear Friends, Please refer the following


for "8 Benefits of Staying at a Job for 10 Years"

As job hopping has become a common syndrome in the career path of many professionals, it has turned out to be natural that people feel surprised if they see anyone working in a same company for 10 years or more than that. Believe it or not, there are more benefits in sticking on to a single company at least for 10 years is better than changing the companies frequently, as changing jobs often might put you under the tag name as a “New Comer” where you go. Though there are quite a few advantages of learning new skills and building new networks in your new job, it is not worthy when you keep changing your profession again and again.

So, if you are curious to know about the benefits of staying at a job [Company] for 10 years or more than that, here are the top 8 ways that can be beneficial for you if you serve in a particular profession for more than 10 years, as reported on the Forbes Website by its contributor David K.Williams.

1. Seniority:
The first and foremost benefit of sticking to a single company for more than 10 years is that it gives you a sense of seniority as you would have seen a lot number of people joining and quitting the job from the time you have joined. There won’t be much necessity to compete against others who have newly joined to achieve a stronger role in the company. There won’t be any necessity to scratch from the beginning to establish yourself in a stronger role in any of the new company you join later.

2. You can acquire leadership opportunities:
It’s obvious when you become a senior at workplace, you can expect leadership opportunities for monitoring the juniors or fresh employees who have recently joined your company [Department]. By monitoring the new comers you can improve your own skills and abilities. Being a leader will also help you in acquiring support from your teammates when needed.

3. Constancy:
If you are planning to change your profession by next year it will turn out to be difficult for you to make any long term plans regarding your office work. So, always a little bit of constancy is required regarding your career and workplace as it might help you to cope more effectively with the stresses that might occur In your rest of the life in the future.

4. Homeownership and Retirement Funds:
It is a known fact that, if you keep changing the professions it just won’t affect your professional life as it also makes a larger impact on your personal life as well. This is because; whenever there is a change in your profession it’s obvious that you need to shift your family to another place where it is closer for your office. So, changing houses from one place to another and changing the schools and colleges of your kids, can turn out be expensive step for you even though you say company manages the shifting expenses, as even they will be having a particular policy regarding this services. Apart from that it might affect your retirement plans as well.

5. Can enjoy bigger benefits:
Many firms are most likely to increase the employees paid time off it they stay in a company for a good period of time [years] with high level of performance. By remaining stable in a profession can increase your chances of bigger benefits while working in a particular company for good amount of years. Apart from that, if you are a high performer, there might be chances given to you to spend some good time with your family and friends for few days away from your work and also achieve your other goals in life in that extra time given to you.

6. Self- Improvement:
If you stay in a particular company for more than 10 years or so, you can allow your colleagues to get to know you in that long period of time. This also can be beneficial for you to trust their advices as you would have spent a good amount of time working with them. So, at this stage even if they find out few faults in the way you work you can improve yourself in those segments by resolving your own weaknesses effectively.

7. Reliability:
If you spend more than 10 years or so in a particular company, definitely the company would have developed a sense of reliability, as they think you can do lot of things in a right manner. If you show up your good job, no doubt you will be respected and trusted for the hard work and success you have bought in for the company.

8. Flexibility:
Employees, who work in a company for a decade or more than that period, would have gone through lots and lots of challenges in an increasing level. This would have helped them to sharpen their skills by reworking on a single project again and again till it gets a perfect shape. It is these employees who would have tried their hand in varied forms of roles at office that would have helped them to find out what they are most passionate about. The only difference in changing departments in the same office and changing the companies is that you would have retained your same position and benefits in the next company, but if you would have just changes the department in the same office it helps you to freely experiment on new things with a lot of support from your seniors as they would have got to know about your talent in a practical manner.

Have a happy learning.


CSoC King
CSoC King
Dear Friends, Please refer the following


for "Best Jobs for People Who Want to Change the World"

If you are a person who wants to contribute in an essential manner to a change in the world, you might find many ways to achieve that dream. The image of being a professional at the present day is like, the one who earns lot of money through his or her profession and set up a career goal for future promotions in their respective fields. But, what is that all enough to be called as a professional? No, just becoming financially secured through your profession must not be the only criteria to be called as a professional.

So, if you are wondering what else you can achieve from your career and want to achieve something meaningful from your career that can help for a good change in the world, here are few good professions that mainly concentrate on helping to bring a change in the society around you, as reported on “boston.com” website.

1. Conservation:
No matter people like it or not to serve for the betterment of the environment, it is everyone’s duty to give some sought of contribution to protect our environment. If you are eager to serve for the betterment of our ‘mother earth’, you can look for a good job in any of the ‘green’ professions that can range from the wildlife biologist and forester to sustainability specialist and environmental advocate. The demand for this profession is gradually increasing day by day, as it is seen that more people are showing their deep concern over their environment. It is an awesome chance you can get, if you engage this profession, if you like to bring in a positive change in the world.

2. Non-profit Organizations:
If you want to serve in the Non-profit organizations, program management, taking care of the legal aspects of that organization by being its advocate and playing the role of a fundraiser of that organization are few positions you can opt if you want to serve for a non-profit organization. You can select any one among these professions which fits your sense of social justice.

3. Health Care:
A profession in the health care sector is one of the most sought after profession in India and it is a rewarding career as well. The demand for various specializations within this career is increasing day by day as there is a great scope for medical profession not only in India but throughout the world. As this can be one of your most valuable careers, at the same time this is the career which needs a lot of hard work before entering this career. This is the only career which gives the satisfaction of helping someone with health problems by treating them with lots of care in your professional life.

Apart from being privileged being in this career it is one of the most responsible jobs, as it is all about what you can give than what you can expect from it.

4. Government organizations:

It is not that if you want to enter the governmental jobs, you can only serve people through becoming ministers and MLAs and other top posts in the politics of your respective region. Apart from these professions, you can also serve as a government professional in various government sectors like public sector banks, government owned schools, government doctors, polic officers, army etc.

5. Lawyers:
If you want to fight against injustice, there is no other better profession than making your dream come true by becoming a lawyer by profession. By becoming a lawyer by profession, you can fight for the people who have become a prey for injustice in the society. Apart from that, you can bring out the facts that are hidden behind. This profession also helps you to maintain the public sanity. If you want to become a lawyer, it is not an easy step for you, as you need to go undergo a lot of hard work and dedication to clear the law examinations to be a professional lawyer.

6. Teacher or a Professor:
If you are interested in the teaching profession, then you can opt for a career as a university professor or a school teacher. At present, you can find plenty of vacancies in this sector throughout the country both in urban and rural areas. To be a university professor, you need to clear the NET examination [National Eligibility Test] with good marks and along with that a PhD is very much required. You can enjoy a very good pay as a university professor and you have an opportunity to deliver lectures in other reputed universities across India to various students. It has also been reported that the sixty pay commission has increased the pay check for the government college or university lecturers. Not only you can earn a good pay in this profession but also you can enjoy the respect you will get for your post.

Apart from serving as a university or a government college lecturer, you can also serve as a government school teachers across your respective states. To be a government teacher or any private school teacher, you need to have a Bachelor’s degree in Education or a Diploma in Education.

Have a happy learning.


CSoC King
CSoC King
Dear Friends, Please refer the following


for "Most Hated Job Interview Questions by Candidates"

Everyone in this world have to go through some sought of transition for a better future in their life. One among those good things to happen in future is that of getting into your dream profession that will be helpful for your career growth as well as that which pays good salary benefits. But, to achieve something good in your career or else in your entire life, you are sure to face some examinations to make sure whether you are fit to be a part of it. Similarly, whenever you are about to start your professional life, no doubt you have to go through a test and later clear a job interview round if you have done well in the test round. As there is no choice for being independent in your life, you have to undergo that tough situation [Job Interview Round], to enjoy the rest of your future with a good job that pays well as well as that helps you for a career growth. It doesn’t matter whether you like to that situation or not.

So, to prove yourself worthy for that job position, you need to clear that round by answering some of the most hated as well as the probable questions regarding the job. Here are few probable and most hated questions given by Aparna Sundaresan of the YouthIncMaag.com website, where she also gives you essential tips on how to tackle for a worthy answer, as reported on Rediff website.

1. Mathematical Questions:
Yes, everyone especially who are from an arts background, cannot figure out the proper answer when they are asked about any sought of mathematics related questions in just one go. This is because; they would have not been in solving the mathematical sums everyday in their life. Not only these people, but candidates from science and commerce background can also go wrong sometimes while answering any sought of mathematical questions. So, during this situation, as a productive candidate, you need to tell the interviewer that, you will get back to answer very soon after you have worked on it a bit. Remember, while answering this question, never ever ask how this question is related to the job you are being interviewed, as you might end up in trouble of not worthy for that position.

Apart from that, never get panicked, if you are asked a mathematical question, instead try being calm and cool with getting pressurized.

2. Do you have any role model? If yes, why do you think that person as your role model?
You might think that, this is a very common question which is asked in almost every job interview. But, though it is a common question, you need to give a creative answer to prove yourself worthy for that job offered to you. So, if you think you can show your smartness level by answer like, “No I don’t have anyone as my role model, instead I learn from everyone”, such type of an answer become too vague. So, instead of answering like that, you can try giving sufficient reasons of choosing a person or a character in the novel and describing how they turned out to be your role model.

3. Why are you so much interested in working here?
If you have admired a company from your school and college days, definitely you would love being a part of that company in your professional life. So, if you get an interview call from that company after your studies definitely you will be happy to be a part of that interview process. So, there you will surely be asked a question, “Why are you so much interested in working here?” So, if you want to get that job, make sure you give a reliable answer for that question.

4. How long will you work for our company if you get selected?
As everyone can guess, this is the trickiest as well as the most hated question that everyone gets puzzled to answer it. This question is asked with a lot of purposefulness because; the word “Job Hopping” has become too common among the professionals across the country. So, at this point of time, even the companies have become very much thoughtful before selecting a candidate for a particular position in their company. So, naturally, they ask the question,” How long will you work for our company if you get selected?” So, while you are about to answer such a tricky question, instead of saying, “As long as the company needs me”, you can tell, “Till I feel that both the company’s and my goals and achievements are being net in a useful manner”.

So, in this way you can assure them that they can rely on you without giving any sought of actual figure of home long you will work there.

5. In what way you can convince me to hire you as our prospective candidate?
As every person waits to be convinced by others if they want to provide something for them, it is natural for the person who want something better needs to convince the person who has asked him or her to convince them. So, same relates to a job offer, here, if you want your dream job turn out to be yours one day, it is expected that an employer asks the candidate to convince him or her, by showing them how talented you are by making use of all your academic skills and other job related talents. So, while answering this question, instead of saying, “I am talented in so and so skills”, it’s good to mention about your previous achievements in your past job or if you are a fresher, it’s better to mention few of your academic achievements. Don’t miss this excellent opportunity to show your worthiness to the employer. Prove them that you have the capability to achieve a lot in the coming days.

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59 Australia to Open Door for Educated Indians on Wed 31 Oct 2012 - 19:23


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Riding on an ambitious plan to tap Asian region, Australia is all set to woo highly skilled population from the region including in India in a bid to create an educated, productive work force to boost its economy.

According to minister for Immigration and Citizenship Chris Bowen, the government in its 'Asian Century White Paper' has highlighted the opportunities for the nation's growth by building deeper and stronger links with Asian region.

"Even with the government's unprecedented investment in tertiary education and up-skilling Australians, we need migrants who bring their specialist skills to Australia," he said.

Seven of the top 10 source countries in Australia's 2011–12 migration programme are in the Asian region: India, China, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, South Korea and Vietnam.

The Indian sub-continent is Australia's largest source region of migrants, providing 23 percent of the migration program, while 18.3 percent of migrants come from the north of Asia.

"More than a quarter of our nation's migrants were born in an Asian nation and nearly 1.5 million Australians are fluent in one or more Asian languages, including Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Hindi, Punjabi, Indonesian, Korean, Tagalog and Japanese," Bowen said.

"This means that Australia is uniquely placed to strengthen ties with Asian nations."
So the country is "increasingly looking to Asia for skilled migrants who are crucial to the nation's economy and the development of business opportunities in the region", he said.

With Tourism as one of the focus, it was said that new streamlined visa processes will encourage more people from the region to consider Australia as a destination of choice.

"We are making it easier than ever for tourists from the Asian region to visit Australia and contribute to our economic and cultural growth," Bowen said.

"We need to be able to take advantage of the expected increase in regional travel across Asia and the subsequent emerging tourist markets," he added.

To facilitate this, the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) is expanding its network of service and delivery partners to support online visa lodgement, multiple entry visas and longer visa validity periods.

"Visitors from China are of particular focus and the 2011 Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen tourism cooperation between our countries will support a growing travel market," Bowen said.

Students from abroad boost Australia's economy by billions every year.

"We want to ensure that future leaders in the Asian region who are educated at our world-class institutions have positive experiences, fostering people-to-people links and supporting the cultural ties that protect our nation's interests in the region," Bowen said.

Streamlining the student visa assessment process will make it easier for people who want to study here, while post-study work rights for bachelor degree and PhD graduates will encourage skilled people to contribute to Australia's development, he said.

"He said that the rise of Australia's close neighbours has the potential to greatly benefit the nation over the coming century.

"The Gillard (Julia) Government's improvements to our migration systems and visa processes will mean that we are well prepared to welcome people from across Asia who will contribute to our economy and culture."

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60 The 10 Most Disliked Professions on Wed 31 Oct 2012 - 19:25


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The reasons for job dissatisfaction are many. Irregular work hours, low pay, lack of respect and restricted growth are some of the major reasons. Here is a list of professions with the highest level of job dissatisfaction, as reported on Vancouver Sun website.

10. Marketing Manager:
A marketing manager is responsible for promoting and advertizing the product of an organization. His main task is to access the market behavior and customer requirement, and accordingly develop an appropriate strategy to meet the sales objective of an organization.

But according to the survey most of the marketing managers have reported dissatisfaction with their work. The primary reason for job dissatisfaction is the lack of direction. In addition, he has to undergo a lot of mental trauma since he will be the first person to be blamed when things go wrong; he has to work for longer hours, without any rewards; most of the time, he has to be on the road and away for his family for an extended period of time. Apart from that, as he is responsible for all the members of his team, he will be blamed for mistakes done by his subordinates anytime.

9. Computer Numeric Control (CNC) Machinist:
Computer Numeric Control machinist operate a CNC machine, which is a machine that operates a mill or a lathe. A CNC machinist has to perform obsolete and time consuming activities that incorporate a high degree of risk to operator’s limbs and life.

Fortunately, due to the advancement of technology, CNC machines have become much safer. Nowadays, an operator has to just push a buttons and carry out simple equipment inspections such as making sure that the coolant is at a safe level, etc. Since, it is a specialized skill; the job offers very little scope for advancement, leading to a high degree of discontent among operators.

8. Technical Support Analyst:
A technical support analyst resolve issues related to computers. The main reason for dissatisfaction of being a technical support analyst is the irregular working hours. Often they have to be on the road within a moment’s notice and without any prior intimation. This is in turn having an adverse impact on their personal life.

7. Law Clerk:
This is one of the most sought after positions in the legal profession. A law clerk basically writes opinions and assists the judges. Though this job can be asset to one’s professional career, most of these law clerks have reported a high degree of dissatisfaction with their job. This is due to the fact that they have to endure long exhausting work hours and are frequently subjected to the whim of demanding or sometimes mercurial personalities.

6. Electronics Technician:
Electronic technicians collect, maintain and trouble shoot measurement data from electronic systems. They are employed in every sector, from phone companies to a chain of fast food restaurants. They work on-site and off-site, have regular contact with clients, and must be capable of solving complex technical problems within short time and under intense pressure.

Employee discontent in this job can be due to a variety of reasons. Some of the reasons are lack of control, lack of accomplishment, no genuine opportunity for growth and peers with zero motivation to work hard.

5. Technical Specialist:
A technical analyst basically defines, design, analyze, construct, test, install and modify medium or large infrastructures. This is a crucial position of an organization that requires good knowledge of engineering and familiarity with various computer languages. However, most the technical specialists have reported that despite of their high level of technical expertise, they were treated disrespectfully. They also pointed out the lack of communication from the higher management and reported that their advice was not taken seriously.

4. Senior Web Developer:
Senior web developers design, develop and maintain applications for the internet. Senior web developers are expected to have good command over client-side and server-side contexts, and other computer related technologies. However, most of the senior web developers reported unhappiness with their jobs. This cited that their employees were unable to communicate coherently and lacked understanding of related technologies.

3. Product Manager:
The title ‘Product Manager’ takes on several meanings, depending on the company and the type of the sector. In some cases, the job requires simple evaluation, and in others, resource management and scheduling are involved.

The level of job discontent was very high with product managers. They reported that their growth was very restricted, and added that the work was very boring and involved lot of clerical work, which was rare with other high positions.

2. Director of Sales and Marketing:
Director of sales and marketing is responsible for planning and implementing efforts to promote products of the company and in turn generate business. In addition, they perform activities such as employee training, budget management and public relations.

Director of sales and marketing reported the second highest level of job disappointment among all the survey respondents. The majority of these directors reported negatively, and referred to the lack of growth opportunities and direction from the upper management, as the main reason for their displeasure.

1. Director of Information Technology:
According to Vancouver Sun, IT director is the most hated profession. Despite having utmost influence over the fate of the company as a chief executive and earning a handsome salary, information technology directors have reported the highest level of displeasure with their job. They referred to disrespect for workers, cronyism and partiality at their workplace as the major reasons for their discontent.

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People often spend days, weeks or sometimes even months working on their resume. They generally fiddle with fonts, wordings and very cautiously get the resume into the desired shape for their dream job. Then the recruiter looks at the resume merely for seconds before taking the decision about their potential employee.

Have you ever wondered why some resumes / CV’s end up at the top, while majority end up at the bottom of the pile? Did you know that the recruiters spend merely 6 seconds before making an initial fit or no fit decision on the candidates, as reported by the TheLadders survey? Of course, most of the candidates would like to know precisely what kind of significant information a recruiter is looking for in those decisive seconds. While there had been numerous unreliable theories on what recruiters are looking for in a CV/ resume, until now there has not been any reliable research based evidence.

Fortunately, earlier this year TheLadders carried out a comprehensive study using a scientific technique called ‘eye tracking’ and monitored 30 professional recruiters eye movement over a period of 10 weeks. This study involved recording, analyzing and mapping where and how long the recruiters focused while assessing a resume / CV for the job offered. There were several crucial findings from the study, which may help a candidate to design superior resumes / CV’s. These finding are as shown below:

1.Recruiters spend merely 6 seconds to evaluate an individual’s CV / resume

2.This study using ‘gaze tracking’ technology showed that recruiters spent nearly 80 percent of their time evaluating the following information-

*. Name

*. Current title / company

*. Previous title / company

*. Previous position start and end dates

*. Current position start and end dates

*. Education

Beyond these six key data points, recruiters scanned the resume / CV for keywords that matched the current open position. Since the decision was greatly dependent on the above mentioned six key data points, rest of the individual’s details became fillers and had little or no impact on the decision making process.

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62 6 Easy Ways to Get Noticed At Work on Wed 31 Oct 2012 - 19:27


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Are you struggling to get the recognition that you deserve for your hard work? Here are few tips that can help you to get noticed for the great work that you do and in turn move towards achieving your career goal, as reported by Parashar Thanki of MENSXP.

1. Taking Initiative:
Taking the initiative should always be one essential characteristic that must be a part of your repertoire. Always be prepared to take more responsibility and work on tasks that others refuse or struggle to accomplish. Be mentally prepared to endure a little pain and put in more efforts for the welfare of your career in the long run.

2. Learn To Share Credit:
Learn to acknowledge the team effort; be prepared to point out the contribution of each individual of the team towards accomplishment of a particular task and do not shy away from sharing the credit.

3. Work on Your Skills:
A person, who is open to learning new skills and also frequently update his inherent skills, will always be noticed at work. Hence it is necessary for an aspiring individual to stay updated with his respective industry; learn about new technologies, and incorporate news ways that increases his productivity as well as activities are bound to catch the eye of your management.

You can also try to enhance your non-technical skills such as conflict resolution, emotional thinking, communication skills, coaching and flexibility. These skills are as important as your professional expertise.

4. Performance:
Try to find new and innovative ways that can increase your performance. Set new goals every day and try to achieve them within least possible time. This will have a direct impact on your professional life and your performance is bound to increase. Your dedicated and sincere efforts to accomplish your objective might provide the necessary boost to your career.

5. Build a Network:
Take time to create and nurture relationships with your colleagues and other people around you. This helps you to build an extensive network that can help you to get assigned to eye-catching, interesting and significant tasks / projects that might otherwise go to someone else. This network may also expose you to other departments and might create new opportunities, which would not have been available to you without their recommendations. Also try to help people out when they need your assistance, which might in turn help you in the future.

You can also try to create network outside the workplace, after working hours. Socializing with colleagues after the work often makes everyone feel more relaxed and open to new relationships.

6. Knowing your Limits:

In a desperate attempt to get noticed, it is not advisable to take up tasks or activities that are beyond your technical expertise, as it can have a negative impact on your career. So, instead of that you try focusing on selected activities which you can accomplish and try to complete these activities within least possible time.

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63 Top 4 Ideal Jobs for Working Parents on Wed 31 Oct 2012 - 19:29


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Working parents often find it hard to manage personal life and career simultaneously. A profession that offers flexible schedule, without compromising job stability is the solution to their problem. Here is a list of such flexible careers for working parents, as reported by Jennifer Berry on Yahoo Education website.

1. Accountant:
The basic function of an accountant is to prepare, examine and maintain financial records of an organization. They ensure that the financial and tax related records of an organization are accurately maintained and updated at appropriate intervals of time. They basically evaluate the financial operations of an organization and work to ensure that the organization runs efficiently.

This is an ideal career for working parents as it is one of the most stable professions an individual can have and working parents can feel assured with this career longevity. Presently the job opportunity for a certified public accountant or for an individual who enjoys working with numbers and have considerable accounting experience, is very high. In addition, accounting jobs can be part-time, freelance, telecommuting, full-time, and with flexible schedules.

The educational qualification required to become an accountant is at least a bachelor’s degree in commerce and some work related experience.

2. Public Relation Specialist:
The basic function of a public relation specialist or manager is to create and maintain a constructive public image of their respective employers or clients. They basically plan and direct public relations programs, raise funds for their organization and write materials for press / medial releases.

In this information era, it has become very essential for an organization to maintain a positive image among general public and social media, which has in turn created numerous job opportunities for public relationship specialists. Also public relationship specialist jobs are abundant in telecommuting field and generally incorporate a flexible schedule. The job opportunities for both entry-level and experienced individuals are very high and hence working parents have to face minimal difficulty for entry into this field. In addition, they are available in telecommuting, freelance, part-time and full-time form.

A bachelor’s degree is essential for public relation specialist and managers position. Usually employers or clients have a tendency to employ applicants who have learned about public relations, business, journalism, communication or English.

3. Computer Support Specialist:
A computer support specialist basically offers help and advice to individuals or organizations using computer software or related products. They may support IT (Information Technology) employees within an organization or assist non-IT users who are suffering from software or computer malfunctions.

Generally a computer support specialist job is very flexible, since he / she can work from anywhere if he or she is provided with a computer along with internet access and a phone to accomplish his work. Job stability is very high in this field because most of the time jobs come from well established companies such as Manpower, Apple, Dell, etc. These jobs offer flexible schedule and are available in part-time, freelance, full-time and telecommuting form. A computer support specialist can even work in various fields such as IT, finance, education, telecommunication and health care.

The educational requirement for a computer support specialist varies based to their respective filed. A bachelor’s degree is necessary for most computer support specialist position, but an associate degree may be enough for others. However, individuals with a bachelor’s degree and a strong technical background have the best job opportunities.

4. Technical Writer:
The basic function of a technical writer or a technical communicator is to fabricate instruction manuals and other related supporting documents to communicate complex and technical information with utmost ease and without any ambiguities. In addition, they accumulate, develop and distribute technical information among designers, manufacturers and customers.

Technical writing is a flexible career and is the best profession for working parents with experience in any given industry. Individuals working in the field of medicine, construction, aviation, engineering, manufacturing or pharmaceuticals and having good writing skills can easily opt for a career as a technical writer.

The educational qualification required to become a technical writer is a bachelor’s degree in communication, journalism or English. Depending on the field, employers may also look for candidates with experience in a specialized field such as computer science, engineering or web design. Job opportunities for candidates with proficient technical knowledge are very good.

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64 7 Financial Tips For Your Big Career Shift on Wed 31 Oct 2012 - 19:32


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Are you worn-out of your job and thinking of a career shift? A career shift will bring both excitement as well as financial challenges in your life. Before you make any move in your career, you must financially plan it. This will help you make a safer move in your career and also keep your financial situation smooth. Forbes.com has come up with seven financial planning to consider before your career shift.

1. Make a Budget
In early stages of your career you may not earn a very high salary but after some years of experience make sure you get a promotion with salary hike, if not then switch your job and get paid well. Once your income increases, you must plan a new budget so that you know where and how to spend your money as well as how much you should keep aside for saving. Once you set limits for your expenditures and goals for savings, you will have more money in your pockets instead of unpaid bills.

2. Sock Away an Emergency Fund
It is advisable to keep aside an emergency fund equivalent to your six months of living expenses. This will protect you financially against unexpected emergencies and loss of job. Even in the initial days of your career shift, you may have to incur some unusual expenditure like shifting your house etc. This emergency fund would prove to be a great source of finance.

3. Boost Your Credit Score
Do you know your credit score? If not ask for your credit report from the Credit Information Bureau of India Limited (CIBIL). Check for errors and if there are any them ask for immediate rectification. Most importantly you must look for your credit score and if it reflects a poor score then try and improve it without fail. In order to boost up your credit score, you must pay your bills on time and in full amount. Your potential employer may review your credit report.Are you worn-out of your job and thinking of a career shift? A career shift will bring both excitement as well as financial challenges in your life.

4. Get Paid What You’re Worth And Spend Less Than You Earn
When you get into a complete new and different field of career you may not have a clear idea about your much you will earn from your new job. You can do a market analysis of what the job is worth in the marketplace and also evaluate your skills and productivity in connection to your choice of career. Then compare your salary with the market rate to know whether you are getting paid for what you are worth or not. If you are underpaid even for a thousand rupees a year, it can have a noteworthy effect over your career as well as your salary.

Regardless of how much or how little you're paid, you’ll never grow financially if you spend more than you earn. Normally it's easier to spend less than it is to earn more, and a little control in expenditure over a number of things would result in big savings. Here you will not always have to make big sacrifices.

5. Pay Off All Your Debt
Don’t you want to reduce the burden of debt loads? So pay down all your old debts then head start your career with lesser financial worries. This may take some time but you would surely feel great to start your new venture with a clean balance sheet.

6. Shop For Health Insurance
When you are switching to self-employment, or going to work for a small business or nonprofit that does not offer a health insurance plan, then shop for a new health insurance plan. For this you can look individual policies online, or consult find a local health insurance agent. Besides having a health insurance, you must also sign for disability insurance. Disability insurance will provide protection to your largest asset: your ability to generate income to support yours and your family living expenses.

7. Set-Up A Self-Employed Retirement Fund
If your career drive invokes you to start a new business, or join a non-profit organization or work for a small firm, then in all these cases you will need to set-up a retirement fund. If you want retirement fund to provide you a big saving cushion then just follow one simple saving strategy: Pay yourself first! And wait to save until you have met all your financial obligations, then you will never be able to built a big retirement nest. And don’t forget that it’s you who is responsible for own financial future.

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65 3 Interview Questions That Matters The Most on Fri 2 Nov 2012 - 19:10


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As a Job Interview is a very important segment to clear to get your dream job, firstly, you need to be very well prepared for that part of the hiring process, as without that you don’t have any other option to get that dream job of yours. Just like it is a tough test for the candidates, same it is when it comes to the interviewers, as they need to choose the best questions that will be very tough for the candidate to answer. The questions must be prepared in such a way that the interviewers can get to know core information about the candidates about the academic and professional backgrounds. So, here are the top three questions that matters a lot for both the interviewers as well as for the candidates to get/ to be the perfect fit for the job post that is offered, as reported by Jeff Haden on the “Inc.” website.

1. What did you like about this job?
This question will be a must ask question in any of the job interviews for different positions. By this question the interviewerwill get to know whether the candidate has come for the interview with the desperation of getting that job or they just need a job for their income.

2. How did you get to know about the job opening?
Though this question might seem like a simple question for the candidates, it is a very tough one to answer them. You might think why is it, right? Yes, this is because from this question, the interviewer will get to know about your networking skills, as without any networking you wouldn’t have got to know about the job opening. You would have got to know about the opening only by personal networking or by social networking sites.

3. Why did you leave the previous company?
This is another must ask question wherever you go for an interview, especially if they get to know that you are not a fresher for the professional life through your resume. This question will be raised by the interviewer because, the candidate would have left the previous job with some vital reason, it might be because of the long service in that company, it might also be because they are tired working on the same job for years together and most importantly, they would have left the job with some sought of misunderstanding with the colleagues or the boss. So, as these factors matters the most for the potential employer, they would ask this question for their possible employee [candidate].

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It is always advisable to choose a college degree that makes you happy and allows you to pursue your desired career path. In addition, it is also very essential for every aspiring individual to interact with people working in that particular field and obtain valuable feedbacks about the career and the appropriate degree you should be aiming for.

Here is a list of some on-demand college degrees that will help you earn big bucks, as reported by Sarah Tann and Deanna Ting on Yahoo Education website.

Degree 1- Business Administration:
If you wish to pursue a career with immense earning potential, a bachelor’s degree in business administration is the best option. In fact, a business administration degree gives you the most practical skill set necessary for a large variety of jobs. This degree teaches students to control, direct, plan and organize an organization’s internal and external activities.

Personal financial advisor, financial assistant, insurance underwriter, administrative assistant, general / operations manager and administrative services manager are a few examples of potential career paths that a bachelor in business administration could pursue.

As reported on the pay scale website, the average annual income [approximate] of various career options of a bachelor’s in business administration grad is mentioned below-

Marketing manager ( 2, 36,501 – 14, 84,216)

Business development manager ( 2, 44,253 – 14, 11,719)

SAP consultant ( 2, 59,387 – 10, 81,850)

Human Resource manager ( 2, 02,722 – 12, 12, 023)

Business Development manager ( 2, 44,253– 14, 11,719)

Human Resource generalist ( 99, 500- 4, 74,272)

Degree #2- Psychology:
Psychology is the study of human / animal mind, behavior and thoughts. The main motive of a bachelor’s degree in psychology is to educate and helps an individual to understand the various different ways in which humans think, feel, learn and act. It basically helps an individual to acquire the required skills to easily enter people’s mind and understand their thoughts.

The multi-faced nature of this college degree opens up a wide range of job opportunities as a psychologist. A grad who specializes in educational psychology can seek to be employed in schools, colleges or universities as councilors. In addition, there is a huge demand for clinical psychologist in nursing homes, hospitals and clinics. Moreover, presently various NGOs, rehabilitation centers, development agencies, child / youth guidance centers and prisons are also recruiting counseling psychologists to help old aged, mentally retarded, drug addicts, victim of violence / war and child labors. Even corporate houses and industries are also recruiting psychologist for assisting employees suffering from management, marketing and administrative problems.

According to the pay scale website, the average annual income of a psychologist is around 73,791 – 10, 66,582.

Degree #3- Computer and Information Science:
If you intend to design / invent new technology and find new uses for existing technology then a bachelor’s degree in computer and information is an ideal option for you. The basic goal of this degree is to learn and understand human interaction with computers from a scientific point of view.

A bachelor’s degree in computer and information science grad could pursue career in fields such as artificial intelligence, software engineering or computer system organization.

The average annual income of a bachelor’s degree in computer and information science grad is around 2, 66,635 – 39, 15,596, as reported by pay scale website.

Degree #4- Accounting:
For individuals who love working with numbers, bachelor’s degree in accounting is a perfect option. This degree basically educates individuals about how to record, gather, interpret, communicate and analyze information regarding financial performance and risks of an individual or an organization. This degree helps you to pursue a career as an auditor, budget analyst or an accountant. The average annual income of a bachelor’s degree in accounting graduate is around 1, 45,094 – 6, 33,387.

Degree #5- Communication:
If you are a chatter-box, then a bachelor’s degree in communication would be a great choice. This degree basically teaches you how to translate your superior conversational skills into the business or other related sectors. Courses such as power of communication, research methods and rhetorical criticism can help sharpen your communication skills, as well as give you a better understanding about how messages should be exchanged on the internet, television and other mass media.

The knowledge and skill that you obtain from a bachelor’s degree in communication can help you to pursue a career as a market research analyst, broadcast news analyst or a public relations specialist.

As reported by pay scale website, the median annual salary of a public relations specialist is approximately 1,78,793 – 11,94,829, market research analyst is around 1,52,051 – 7,64,402, and for an broadcast news analyst is approximately 2,21,730 – 7,27,433.

Degree #6- Nursing:
Bachelor’s degree in nursing is an ideal fit for individuals with a knack of science and passion for helping people in need. This degree helps an individual to acquire and hone skills necessary to provide and coordinate patient care, educate patient or general public about various health conditions, and provide emotional support to patients and their family.

As reported by the pay scale website, the average annual income of a nurse is approximately 70,839 – 5, 87,228.

Degree #7- Graphic Design:

Graphic designer basically creates creative visuals, by using computer software or by hand, to communicate ideas that inform, captivate and inspire consumers. Hence if you are an individual who loves to express innovative thoughts creatively, you might be well suited for a degree in graphic design. Graphic design grads learn the computer skills and design techniques necessary to create an outlook for websites, books, CD jackets, magazines and more. To expand their inherent skills students must often take courses that include Photoshop for designers, graphic design studio and typography.

The average salary of a graphic designer is in the region of 98,668 – 5, 10,587, as reported by pay scale website.

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67 Careers That Lead People to Commit Suicide on Mon 5 Nov 2012 - 10:46


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for "Careers That Lead People to Commit Suicide"

Depression is on the rise all over the world. In addition, high-skilled and high-stakes profession have elevated suicidal tendency among people. Most of the people report that job stress, frustration, increased work load and lack of positive admiration as the major reasons for depression and increased suicidal tendency.

Here is a list of some of the high risk professions with the highest rate of suicides, as reported by Mamta Badkar and Gus Lubin of Business Insider.

5. Mathematician and Scientist:
Scientists and mathematicians are undoubtedly the greatest minds living on the planet Earth. But more often these great minds live a painful and tortured life. This is directly due to the stress and pressure they face in their professional life. In a number of cases this stress and pressure has lead to self-murder.

. Wallace Carothers-
Wallace Carothers is a well know chemist from America who invented Nylon and helped to lay the groundwork for Neoprene. He worked at the prestigious DuPont Company, where he carried out studies related to fundamental research.

After his momentary discovery, Carothers suffered from depression due to severe workload, which together with the sudden death of his beloved sister, caused this 41 year old to take his own life by poisoning.

*. George Cantor-
George Cantor was a great mathematician whose outstanding work is considered to be the foundation of 20th century mathematics. His back breaking work to prove his theory of infinity drove him insane and eventually led him to commit suicide.

Here is a list of some of the other famous scientist who committed suicide - Victor Meyre, David Kelly, George Eastman, Ludwig Boltzmann and Kurt Godel.

4. Comedian:
Comedians are ultimate performers who entertain and amuse audience by making them laugh. But unfortunately, most of the comedian’s professional lives are filled with mental trauma and pain, which inevitably leads to suicide.

*. Richard Jeni-
Richard Jeni is an American stand-up comedian and actor, is well known for his appearance in The HBO Comedy Hour titled ‘Richard Jeni: Platypus Man’, ‘Richard Jeni: A Good Catholic Boy’ and ‘Richard Jeni: A Big Steaming Pile of Me’. He also appeared in the Jim Carrey film ‘The Mask’ and Showtime specials such as ‘Richard Jeni: Boy from New York City’ and Richard Jeni: Crazy from the Heat’. In 2004, Jeni was ranked #57 on Comedy Central’s list top 100 stand-ups of all time.

This outstanding comedian was suffering from clinical depression and psychotic paranoia, which in turn ignited the suicidal tendency in his heart. He committed suicide by self inflecting handgun wound to his face.

Some of the other comedians who committed suicide are Tony Hancock, Drake Sather, Freddie Prinze, Charles Rocket and Ni Min-jan.

3. Doctors:
Doctors / physicians are reported to be 1.94 times more likely to commit suicide that average and for many years, this line of work had the highest rate of suicide compared to people of other profession. Greater stress, social isolation, barriers to get treatments, easy access to lethal drugs and sexual harassment are some of the major contributors for the high rate of suicides in this challenging line of work. In addition for doctors who seek help, the quality of treatment they get is often not as good as it should be. In response to these difficulties in getting help, doctors / physicians with suicidal tendencies may turn to self-medicating with prescription drugs and alcohol, which in turn increases the risk of drug addiction and other complications.

Professor Neil Cox of Cumberland Infirmary, an acclaimed doctor committed suicide due to depression, excessive workload, pressure at work and his deteriorating health condition.

2. Authors:
From the primitive records of ancient civilization to the most recent works produced by modernity, the history of literature has witnessed the true power of creative mind. But unfortunately, a significant number of these creative minds have struggled with depression and the seduction of suicide, leading some to believe that there is a close connection between artistic skills and the mood swings of a tortured mind. Here is a list of writers who committed suicide.

*. Hunter S. Thompson-
Hunter S. Thompson is known for his ‘Gonzo’ style of journalism, i.e. he avoided the objective nature of typical journalism and wrote in a highly subjective manner, incorporating his own artistic creativity and experiences into stories. The result was a type of writing that integrated the lines between truth and fiction. He is famous for his novel ‘Fear and Loathing in Los Vegas’. Thompson killed himself by putting a bullet to his brain.

Some of the other authors who committed suicide are Richard Brautigan, John Berryman, Annie Sexton and Virginia Woolf.

1. Actors:
Most of the actors / actress are often considered to be public property among general public. Everything about them becomes public and as a result of which most of them generally lose their inner self completely. As a celebrity they become addicted to others opinion and their entire thought process is sharpened up by the world around them. If the world praises them, they will be on the top of the world. If some tabloid calls them as the worst human being on the earth, they feel that their life is completely shattered and they end up on a drug ride, depression and their psychiatrist billing will be on a rise. If an individual does not have enough private time to access and face reality, their fall is imminent.

Here is a list of actors who committed suicide Jon Dough, Silk Smitha, Shauna Grant, Dana Plato, David Strickland, Leslie Cheung and more.

Have a happy learning.


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Questions You Should Never Ask in a Job Interview

1. Anything Related to Salary or Benefits

“Company benefits [and salary negotiations] don’t come into play until an offer has been extended,” says Kohut. The same principle applies to sick time and vacation days. It’s best to avoid any question that sounds like you assume you already have the position—unless, of course, your interviewer brings it up first.

2. Questions That Start With “Why?”

Why? It’s a matter of psychology. These kinds of questions put people on the defensive, says Kohut. She advises repositioning a question such as, “Why did the company lay off people last year ?” to a less confrontational, “I read about the layoffs you had. What’s your opinion on how the company is positioned for the future?”

3. “Who is Your Competition?”

This is a great example of a question that could either make you sound thoughtful—or totally backfire and reveal that you did zero research about the company prior to the interview, says Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter. Before asking any question, determine whether it’s something you could have figured out yourself through a Google search. If it is, a) don’t ask it and b) do that google search before an interview.

4. “How Often Do Reviews Occur?” Maybe you’re concerned about the company’s view of your performance, or maybe you’re just curious, but nix any questions about the company’s review or self-appraisal policies. “It makes us think you’re concerned with how often negetive feedback might be delievered " says Kohut. Keep your confidence intact, and avoid the topic altogether—or at least until you receive an offer.

5. “May I Arrive Early or Leave Late as Long as I Get My Hours In?”

Even if you make it clear that you’re hoping for a flexible schedule to accommodate a legitimate concern such as picking up your kids from daycare, Barrett-Poindexter advises against this question. “While work-life balance is a very popular concern right now, it’s not the most pressing consideration for a hiring decision-maker,” she says. “Insinuating early on that you’re concerned about balancing your life may indicate to your employer that you are more concerned about your needs and less concerned about the company’s.”

6. “Can I Work From Home?”

Unless it was implied in the initial job descripttion, don’t bring it up. “Some companies will allow you to work from home on occasion once they see what a productive employee you are,” says Kohut. But an interview isn’t the time to be asking for special favors. Right now your top priority is selling them on you first.

7. “Would You Like to See My References?”

“Interviewing is a lot like dating,” says Barrett-Poindexter. “It’s important to entice with your value and attract them to call you for the next ‘date.’” Offering up your references too soon may hint at desperation. Plus, you don’t want to run the risk of overusing your references.

8. How Soon Do You Promote Employees?

“An individual asking this question may come off as arrogant and entitled,” says recruiter Josh Tolan.

9. Do I Get My Own Office?

This is an uncomfortable one, says Tolan. Of course you may wonder about it, but will something like this really play into whether you accept a career opportunity or not? If so, he says, it may be time to rethink your priorities.

10. Will You Monitor My Social Networking Profiles?

While a valid concern in today’s culture, this is something best left unsaid. “It gives the impression you have something to hide,” says Tolan. Play it safe and don't post anything (especially disparaging things) about your company, co-workers, or employers on Facebook, Twitter—or anywhere on the internet, really. And yes, even if you’re not “friends” with anyone at work. These kinds of things have a way of getting around.

Source: http://www.caclubindia.com/forum/details.asp?mod_id=226533&offset=1

Happy learning.

70 General Tips To Overcome An Interview on Tue 6 Nov 2012 - 10:44


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General Tips To Overcome An Interview

So what if you are not a mountaineer. Or a keen hiker. You still cannot treat your interview like a careless morning trot along a jogger's path. Your jaw-jaw at the interview table is nothing less than a cautious climb up a mountain trail--which begins around your early childhood and meanders through the years at the academia before reaching a new summit in your career. And as you retrace your steps down memory lane make sure that you post flags at important landmarks of your life and career, so that you can pop them before the interview panel scoops them out of you. You don't want to be at the receiving end, do you? Face the panel, but don't fall of the chair in a headlong rush-and-skid attempt to tell your story. Take one step at a time. Don't go into unnecessary detail about how you aced your business math midterm in your sophomore year at accounting school. Here are a few preparation tips from the Team of Freshersworld.com that books on interviews sometimes overlook. Remember, as a fresher you do not have anything to loose but to gain. TYPICAL QUESTIONS THAT AN INTERVIEWER WOULD ASK

1.Tell me about yourself The most often asked question in interviews.

You need to have a short statement prepared in your mind. Be careful that it does not sound rehearsed. Limit it to work/Study-related items unless instructed otherwise. Talk about things you have done well at your college and how you wanted to perform in the first job.

2. Why Should We Employ You?

For this question, your answer should list out strengths that you feel are relevant to the job. Given below are some answers which could help you with your answers. However, structure them to suit your requirements.

I have good co-ordination skills Good analytical skills

I can persuade people to see my point of view, and get the work done

My greatest asset is my ability to motivate people

Even during emergencies, I do not loose my cool

I have good entrepreneurial skills

I have consistently met my deadlines and targets

Can say “no” to people when required to do so!

I am very co-operative with my sub-ordinates, and would like to see them grow

I am a good team player I am very flexible, and have the ability to work hard under difficult work conditions

I have the experience and knowledge relevant to this job (Here, give appropriate details and examples)

3. Do You Have Offers From Other Companies ?

This is of course a difficult question to answer. Obviously, you must have applied to other companies if you are looking for a job or would have some offers from other companies already. Therefore, do not lie that you have not. However, you are on thin ice here! The interviewer could be checking your honesty. On the other hand, he/she may also be trying to find out how focused you are - are you applying randomly, or is there a well-planned strategy?

Whatever your answer, it should match your career goals.

4. What Salary Are You Expecting?

Try not to get into salary details early in the interview. If pressed, you could say that it all depends on the job, and would like to talk about it after a job offer. Say this in a convincing tone. In case you are asked this question in your latter interviews, give a direct answer. Do not sound apologetic while quoting the figure you have in mind.


1. How much do you expect?

If you have done your homework, you would know how much other people in similar jobs are paid. Quote the range upfront.

2. How much do you think you are worth?

Work out how much you should be paid, given the market value of the job and your skills. If you can bring some extra skills to the table, do not hesitate to ask for more than the market value.

3. What kind of a culture are you comfortable with?

It is better to be frank about your preferences. Your interviewer will get a clear idea about your expectations.

4. Which is more important to you-salary, perks or growth opportunities?

This one will reveal the real you. So be sure what you are going to say. Above all, be true to yourself. If you think this is a negotiation move, then say clearly that you will never sell yourself short.

5. What do you know about our company?

Do not give your opinions about the company. Stick to reported facts that you have gathered from newspapers and so on. Talk about the product portfolio, size, income, and market perceptions of the company. Also it is better to refer details about each company before going for the interview from Freshersworld.com or PlacementWeek.com

6. Why should we choose you over someone else?

Talk clearly about problems that you have solved in your College/Project Team and highlight the quality required.

7. Your qualifications are excellent, but you may be overqualified for the position we have to offer?

Point out that more experience can never be a drawback. If you are multi-skilled, then highlight the fact that a company on the fast-track needs multi-skilled people. It needs people within different departments to work together. Also emphasise that the company's future growth will be an exponential function of your experience.


Interviewers usually round off by giving you an opportunity to ask questions. Treat it like a welcome opportunity.

You could ask questions like.

a) Tell me about your company.

b) Now that I have outlined my career goals, do you think you can offer me the opportunities I need?

c) What kind of training and learning can I expect in your company?

d) Describe the work culture and the management style of your company?

e) What is the long-term vision of your company?

As a fresher, current position and status can impact the way you are interviewed. Fresh Out of College

The basis on which you will be judged is your academic background, family background, and interests.

If looking for your first job, ensure that your previous experience, even if it is part-time, is noticed.

Mention projects or responsibilities you may have undertaken. This will indicate your area of aptitude.

You should be willing to put in regular hours, in line with the company's policies.

The interviewer needs to know whether you can be punctual and put in full-time work.

In case you have applied for the post of management trainee, you should display an ability to adapt, and indicate all-round interests.

Moreover, you should have good interpersonal skills. You should be enthusiastic to learn, and show commitment towards the organization, as the company will be spending a lot on your training.

Bring with you :

a) Copies of your resumes

b) References and letters of recommendations.

First Impressions :

There is a common saying that minds are made up within the first 5 minutes of an interview.

So keep in mind these important first impression indicators.

Walk in the door as if you already work there, carry yourself as though you feel perfectly comfortable with the situation.

Arrive on time or a little early.

In the waiting area, politely tell the receptionist who you are meeting and in a friendly way, ask where you should sit.

Take slow, deep breaths to help you remain calm and focused.

When introduced to the interviewer, have a firm, but not painful, handshake. Smile.

Have good posture when sitting or standing.

Introduce yourself in a relaxed, confident manner.

Have a well-groomed, professional appearance.

Project a feeling of confidence.

Bring extra copies of your resume, some thing to write on and something to write with. http://www.freshersworld.com/interview/interview.htm

Source: http://www.caclubindia.com/forum/interview-tips-for-freshers--226575.asp#.UJiKWbFJ6-F

Happy learning.


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Dear Friends, Please refer the following


for "4 Easy Ways to Find Out If You Are Underpaid"

Let’s face the fact; most of the employees around the world are not satisfied with their salary and believe that they are underpaid. Are you facing the same dilemma and looking for ways to figure out if you are really underpaid? Here are four easy and reliable ways to determine whether you are getting what you are worth, as reported by The Daily Muse on Forbes website.

1. Get in Touch With a Recruiter:
Recruiters are the best, reliable and precise source of information regarding personal salary details of specific industries. Since they are in constant touch with employers, they are aware of the salary range offered by different companies and the skills they are in search of.

Hence it is advisable to build a good relationship with the recruiters, even if you are not in search of a new job. You can help them out by providing some reference numbers of individuals who are interested in finding a new job and become a good source of information for them. This helps you to win the trust of the recruiter and the recruiter is more likely to share valuable information with you. This information might help you to get an accurate picture of your worth and other possible options.

2. Networking:
Networking is a reliable method to estimate the fairness of your wage. You can either contact the peers you are close to or talk to your predecessor and obtain valuable information regarding their salary. This valuable information helps you to access the market range of your current position in the industry.

You can also become a member of the union of an industry or some networking organization that bats for you and ensures that the employer pays you a fair wage. In addition, these groups allow the members to share information and thus support each other.

3. Job Portals:
One of the easiest ways to determine the fairness of your wage is to check what other employees with similar experience and skill set are being paid in the market. You can also attend some direct or telephonic interviews and obtain an exact picture of the salary range in various organizations.

Happy learning.


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Dear Friends, Please refer the following


for "Career Resolutions That Helps You for a Good Future"

Every time people make resolutions according to their wish list of achieving something in their life. Yes, every individual would have been bound to certain practices that would have helped them for a better lifestyle, but some may be those practices that might have led for a negative impact on their life. So, making resolutions shouldn’t be just for namesake during your birthday and during the New Year. It should be a promise you make to your own self, which you won’t break it at any point of time even if it is difficult to attain.

Apart from that, you need to make resolutions for your professional life as well as it helps you to succeed in your journey towards a great career. Here are few resolutions you need to make in your career as reported by Namrata Nongpiur in the mensxp website.

1. Be Organized:
To succeed in your professional life you need to be organized without lagging behind. To be prepared every time, you need to come out of your laziness, as the first step if you are lazy by nature. It has been believed that being organized every time influence a lot on your career. Apart from that, being organized will help your efficiency level. So, the best example to be organized is by maintaining your important files and papers in a proper order so that it will be handy for you to reach whenever you want. Prepare a list on those activities you are suppose to concentrate each day, so that it helps you to concentrate on the most important work of the day with high priority.

2. Build New Contacts:
In a workplace no worker can be guessed as a permanent one as old workers will be quitting the company in some point of time and new one will be replacing their positions. So, it will naturally be difficult for an employee to mingle easily with their new colleagues. But, this shouldn’t be the situation even if you find it difficult to mingle with new colleagues. You should start building good rapport with your colleagues and start interacting with company’s clients whenever you get an opportunity like during the press conferences, other corporate get together. This type of social network will be beneficial for you in sooner or later.

3. Leave office work at workplace itself:
Always though you are more professionally enthusiastic, you are needed by your family as well. So, as this is the situation that every professional is facing in their life, they need to know how to maintain a proper work-life balance. The first step towards achieving a proper work-life balance is that keeping your office work at workplace itself instead of bringing it to home as well. So, if you follow this way, you can give your proper concentration towards your family as well without making them get irritated by seeing you working on the office work at home too.

4. Set a target for yourself each week:
Many believe that, setting a self-target will help an individual work according to achieve that by adjusting their time for each work. By setting a self-target will favor you to a great extent. It also helps you to increase your level of dedication towards your work. Achieving your own target will be more joyful that achieving the targets set by others. Prepare a self-target for every week and schedule your time according to that.

Happy learning.


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Source: http://jobs.siliconindia.com/career-news/Check-Out-How-to-Avoid-Being-Too-Nice-at-Work--nid-133520.html?utm_campaign=Newsletter&utm_medium=Email&utm_source=r5

"Check Out How to Avoid Being Too Nice at Work"

Every human being would have adapted the quality of pleasing others at some point of their life. It might be because it is very natural that people would want approvals from someone. So, to get those approvals they tend to please those people to get their work done both in their personal as well as professional life. Though someone doesn’t play any vital role in our life, they might be a very essential source to achieve something you desire. But being sometime too nice at work is also not done as sometimes that care might be misused by others. So, if you are curious to know about how to stop being too nice at work, here is few essential ways you need to follow given by Kailash Srinivasan of the mensxp website.

1. Don’t be too polite:
If you become too polite there are more chances of people taking advantage of that politeness most of the time. So, at the workplace, many times you will be burdened with others job just because you are a fast worker. You will be asked to work on the projects assigned to others to avoid delaying the work. So, at this situation, it is better to avoid or reject that work politely instead of putting others work on your head. If someone turns rude upon you take them to one side and talk to them instead of yelling on them in the public like they do. Take them to a side and say, “You are not supposed to talk to me in that manner as it is an unacceptable behavior”.

2. Don’t try to be a people-pleaser:
Are you a person who starts pleasing others who are around you at workplace? Are you are person accepting to complete others work, even if you don’t want to? Are you scared that, if you reject the task you might be fired or they might think badly about you? This kind of emotion would have been developed in your family, and then slowly it would have been established in your office work as well. So, if you think this emotional factor is hurting your sentiments, you need to start setting up boundaries. If you fail to create your own boundary, people can use you at any point of time.

3. Be confident on your own self:
Don’t lose out your own personality just to please others by acting according to their wish. At the same time don’t become malicious by being too reserved as well. You need to balance between how you should be and what others want you to be. It is left to you to make a clear decision in such circumstances.

Happy learning.

74 Learn How to Win Your Boss's Trust on Thu 8 Nov 2012 - 15:33


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Sourse: http://jobs.siliconindia.com/career-news/Learn-How-to-Win-Your-Bosss-Trust-nid-133604.html#?utm_campaign=Newsletter&utm_medium=Email&utm_source=r5

"Learn How to Win Your Boss's Trust"

The first task of every new employee or senior employee in a company is to win over their boss’s trust. So, to attain it, most of the time employees would be trying to impress their boss and get their attention towards their work nature. This is because, by impressing the boss with all the hard works, can help the candidate to get promoted for their good job. So, if you are waiting to create such an impression, here are three simple ways you can follow to get noticed at work and be a winner, as reported by Ora Shtull in the ‘Brazen Life’ website.

1. Be a Champ than being a complainer:
If you become a winner in your life, then you can be a very good problem-solver than being a complainer every time. If you keep on complaining about the work or your colleagues every time to your boss, it makes them feel annoyed about you every time. As most of the boss appreciates employees who solve their work related problems on their own, try to avoid taking all the problems to the boss. But, if you are facing too much problem don’t hinder to inform them about the problem you are facing.

2. Start publicizing your hard work:
It is true that everyone will be finding this task a bit difficult to accomplish thinking it is very embarrassing to share with others how hard you worked. But if you want to be a professional with long term productivity you need to use this tactic to survive in the job. You need to fetch everyone’s attention at the workplace towards your work whenever necessary, especially of your boss. So, if you are wondering how to start with it, you can start it by directing and bringing others victory to the limelight of others. This method automatically, makes them feel about your skills. For example, if you are working as an event organizer, surely your duty would be convincing the clients. So, if you be successful with that task surely you are bringing in some profit for your company.

3. Bring out your own performance review:
Though this method sounds as a bold move, you have to do it. You need to review your own article and show up your performance to your boss, note him about all the top achievements you have achieved for this period along with examples for each of them. Inform him about your plan on specific areas of development. For developing those areas make sure you have enough relevant resource and support for accomplishing it.

Happy learning.

75 9 Riskiest and Deadly Jobs in India on Thu 8 Nov 2012 - 15:35


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Source: http://jobs.siliconindia.com/career-news/Riskiest-and-Deadly-Jobs-in-India--nid-133663.html?utm_campaign=Newsletter&utm_medium=Email&utm_source=r1

"9 Riskiest and Deadly Jobs in India"

People may opt for a dangerous job for a variety of reasons. Some may opt for these jobs to earn a descent living, the high amount of compensation may lure some people and some may opt for risky job in a pursuit of sheer adventure or passion. Though these jobs pay a relatively good salary, you must note that they are physically and psychologically challenging as well as being hazardous to your health and well being.

Here is a list of such dangerous and potentially lethal professions, as reported on Dangerous Job Guide.

1. Pilot:
The job of a pilot is filled with dangers at every level. They have to be extremely careful at every point of time as a single wrong move can jeopardize the lives of the passengers and crew. Pilots face utmost difficulty while taking off and landing the plane. In addition, they must ensure that all fight related instruments, flight controls and engines are in perfect condition before the takeoff. Keeping the risk aside pilots earn a handsome salary as per the employer and the type of airlines.

2. Commercial divers:
Commercial diving is one the most risky job on the planet. It includes conducting tests / experiments, taking photographs of structures / marine life, or rigging explosives below the surface of the water, which are full of dangers. They use scuba gear and other power / hand tools such as drills, torches, welding equipments and sledgehammers to inspect, install, repair or remove submerged structures and equipments. Their salary is determined by the nature / danger level of the dive and the expertise / experience of the diver.

3. Armed Forces:
Joining the armed forces is an interesting but extremely dangerous career choice. Though these individuals are highly respected in the society and earn attractive income, they have to be away from their families for months as they can be posted anywhere in the country. In addition, risk of injury, death and psychological harm makes this career as the most dangerous job in the world.

4. Oil and Gas Rig Workers:
The oil and petroleum is an ever booming industry that needs constant supply of oil and gas rig workers. Though these workers are paid substantially, before entering this profession one should take into account that these workers have to work for 12 hours a day, stay for days / months in the middle of the sea away from their beloved families, deal with complicated machinery in the sea, and endure unforeseen and tough weather conditions every day, which makes this job one of the most risky profession in the world.

5. Elevator Mechanic:
This profession requires a lot of physical labor. Elevator mechanics have to carry out maintenance and repair tasks of elevators at cramped and dangerous working conditions. During work, they are prone to electric shocks, falling from heights and life threatening injuries. Their work may expose them to allergens and dusts, leading to several health complications.

6. Bomb squad and EOD specialist:
Explosive ordnance (EOD) specialist and bomb squad technician is one the most dangerous and terrifying profession in the world. They tackle danger head on in an attempt to deactivate explosives, bombs and ordnance. EOD specialist may also parachute in or scuba dive to deactivate underwater bombs and mines, sometimes even under enemy fire.

In addition, they face a constant risk of being seriously injured and even killed by the bombs / explosives they are trying to defuse. They have to constantly face dangerous and high risk activities, and endure extreme stress and pressure. They have to always perform at the peak of their abilities as a single wrong move can trigger an uncontrolled explosion of the bomb they are handling and inflict massive human casualties. Also they have to face severe mental trauma as seeing the aftermath of an explosion can have a strong and permanent impact on an individual’s sanity.

7. Mining Worker:
Mining workers have to carry out their tasks under the ground, and in unforgiving and uncomfortable conditions. They often have to work in cramped spaces with little or no light and air to breath. They constantly run the risk of being crushed by rocks. Though mining sectors have taken appropriate steps to improve the working conditions of their workers, they are still prone to life threatening injuries and health complications.

8. Farmer:
Farming is one of the most dangerous jobs in India. It accounts for one quarter of all work related deaths in India. Farmers are vulnerable to injuries due to animal attack or bites; chemicals such as pesticides can cause respiratory illness, burns or poisoning; and electric shocks. They are also prone to health issues such as hypothermia, dehydration, sun burns, heat stroke, salmonella, ringworm infection, leptosporosis, giardia and more. In addition, confined spaces such as manure pits or milk vats may contain unsafe atmosphere, which can cause suffocation or poisoning.

9. Journalist:
Journalists have a lot of things to be worried and fear about these days, especially in a country like India where 28 journalists have lost their lives in the last two decades.

One such example is Rajesh Mishra who lost his life on 1st of March 2012, in Rewa, Madhya Pradesh. He was a journalist working for a local Hindi language weekly named ‘Media Raj’. He was hit on the head with an iron rod by two assaulters while he was at a public tea stall in Rewa town of central Madhya Pradesh. He was immediately admitted to a local hospital but died soon after.

Another example is the killings of Chandrika Rai and his family on 18th February 2012, a freelance journalist. Chandrika Rai wrote for two local Hindi-language dailies namely Hitavada and Navbharat. He had recently reported regarding illegal coal mining near his home town of Umaria in the state of Madhya Pradesh.

Apart from these things, a reporter’s job is dangerous especially if they go to cover terror attacks or wars.

Happy learning.

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