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Important Questions You must ask your interviewer

Akhilesh Bakshi 08-Nov-2014

With professionalism slowly becoming a benchmark in the social sector, the expectations of both employers and employees for each other have reached a new level. Given the fact that job interview is the first formal space when an interviewee interacts with the potential employer, the interaction becomes really important. From securing admission in institutions of learning to securing job, they walk along with you for a substantial part both in academic as well as professional life.

Decoding the Boss

Kedar Dash 08-Nov-2014

Everyone of us, in one way or the other, is familiar with ‘Boss’.What image does a Boss carry in our psyche, consciously or subconsciously? Is the Boss of your definition a dragon with blowing fire, bald headed person with horns, the famous Dracula or the ever-advising saint?Let us leave it to our imagination for a moment to have an icon for Boss.

Careers in Climate Change

Akhil Choudhary 06-Nov-2014

On-going international cooperation, regional governance to private sector commitments is continuously channeling money into saving our environment. With an understood nexus among climate, water, energy and so on,

The Companies Act 2013 – from development perspective

Akhil Choudhary 06-Nov-2014

Though the concept of “Creating Shared Values” has been long discussed and debated for its definition and institutional stakes globally, passing of mandatory CSR provisions in India has gained much attention among development professional across borders of its intent, relevance and applicability.

Access to safe water through social innovation

Akhil Choudhary 06-Nov-2014

Progressing with the quotation “Blue is the new green”, there is no doubt that we are approaching toward a water stressed future. Public utilities which should be ideally responsible for provision of this basic need are finding themselves short in their reach and capacity even in metropolitans; forget about semi urban and rural geographies. Yes, everybody is aware; problem is persisting from decades, but how to address remains to be challenged?

Combating Commercial Sexual Exploitation by providing economic alternative

Akhil Choudhary 06-Nov-2014

Victims of Commercial Sexual Exploitation (CSE) have always remained victim without voices as their very basic rights get infringed upon every day in their line of work. Retrospective reflection of existing channels to support and empower teenage girls, young women with alternative sources of livelihood, to eventually quit sex work is falling short. However Swift Wash, an initiative by ARZ has demonstrated that the problem of CSE has existed in our society not because there is no solution to the complex problem, but due to lack of proper understanding, attention, approach and partnership.

Volunteering in a Developing Country – Bangladesh Experience

Vix Anderton 06-Nov-2014

In January 2015, I volunteered in Bangladesh for four months with Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) on a UK government funded development programme called International Citizen Service (ICS). ICS bring together 18 to 25-year-olds from all backgrounds to fight poverty in overseas and UK communities.

Empowering communities by Solar Energy innovation

Akhil Choudhary 06-Nov-2014

Electricity has always been on the driving seat of growth and development across globe. However today when we are busy in flooring issues like efficiency in Electricity usage, there is a significant mass of almost 2.5 billion people globally, who do not have reliable access to energy sources. Life still starts and ends with the dawn and dusk cycle in their life. Enterprises like Mobisol are working to mainstream this mass with market driven strategy and innovation.

A Definitive Guide on How to Boost your Data Science Career

Vivek Kumar 18-Jul-2013

The name ‘data science’ itself can be overwhelming for many but can prove to be a perfect career path for those who’ve got a flair for numbers and a way with computers. While it helps to have a working knowledge on the domains of statistics, programming, distributed computing, databases, machine learning, experimental design, deep learning, and natural language process – it is also important to have the ability of complex problem-solving.

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