Why Picking Up New Skills Should Be Encouraged ? | Career Advice

Posted by on Nov 29, 2017 in Career Advice

In this post, Vishwas talks about why picking up new skills must be encouraged and how people should not bog down from doing so. Shifting gears in your career is a difficult task. But try, you must. I received this message- ‘I have a question regarding my career path. I’m working in an Indian MNC & wish to change my technology. I’m learning AWS. But my manager is not supporting. I feel trapped here. Also, I don’t wish to cut my earning source by...

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Why Every Employee Should Contribute To Talent Acquisition? | Career Advice

Posted by on Nov 29, 2017 in Career Advice

In this post, Vishwas talks about how every employee should feel passionate about recruitment and contribute towards the growth of the company. Every employee should contribute to the talent acquisition efforts of the company. Period. There is no debating this. My post is in reaction to many messages & comments pointing to a stark reality that most people don’t bother to refer candidates to open positions in a company. When someone sends you their profile, the...

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Why A Good Network Alone Does Not Guarantee Success? | Career Advice

Posted by on Nov 22, 2017 in Career Advice

In the previous post, Vishwas talked extensively about the power of networking. However, many people do not understand that networking alone does not guarantee success. In this post, he talks about the other aspects as well. ‘I have a ton of connections, but nothing came out of it,’ read one message. ‘People only talk but no one really helps you,’ read another. I received many messages yesterday telling me how their network never paid off. This was...

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Why Networking Is Not A Waste Of Time? | Career Advice

Posted by on Nov 22, 2017 in Career Advice

In this post, Vishwas talks about how the times have changed when it comes to networking and how successful people in this generation need to grow their networks. Not long ago, someone asked me why am I wasting time on LinkedIn. ‘Networking is a waste of time,’ told another senior executive. I’m surprised to hear such bizarre statements. Most people fail to understand the power of networking. But the fact is ‘Your Network is Your Networth!’...

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How To Pen A Best-Selling Novel? | Career Advice

Posted by on Nov 10, 2017 in Career Advice

In this post, Vishwas shares a few secrets about his success as a writer. He advises young authors about the intricacies of being a writer. A journalist recently asked me ‘What is the best advice on writing that you’ve ever received?’ Many people have further asked me ‘How to pen a best-selling novel?’ Well, no one has given me any formal training in writing or storytelling. I evolved it on my own & to a large extent no one guided me until I had...

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Why Candidates Should Not Be Judged Solely Based On Their Marks? | Career Advice

Posted by on Nov 10, 2017 in Career Advice

In this post, Vishwas talks extensively on why candidates should not be judged solely based on their marks and educational achievements. There is a prevalent culture to look down upon candidates with bad grades. Recruiters & hiring managers have been using it as one of the easy measures to gauge the capability of candidates without even meeting them. Many argue that it actually works. But is this practice justified? If you step back & analyze, many Asian societies...

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