12, Nov, 2019
Kolkata students learn about career in hospitality at education expo

Career

Twenty-year-old Amartya Roy can’t wait to fly to Switzerland, where he is all set to enrol in a hospitality course before trying his luck in the hotel industry. A student of a hotel management institute here, Roy nurtures a dream to own a restaurant chain some day. Priyangi Ghosh, who […]

Carol Dweck, world-renowned Stanford University psychologist’s latest book, Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, she describes the two opposing mindsets that people possess. These outlooks are the view that each of us holds about our abilities and talents. And they may also be what is holding back your career. In a recent […]

Rafael Nadal, who battled past an inspired Daniil Medvedev 7-5 6-3 5-7 4-6 6-4 in a thrilling final to claim his fourth U.S. Open crown, termed this night as one of the most emotional ones of his tennis career and also thanked the audience for their support. Already the King […]

Are you feeling stuck in a career path you don’t remember choosing, but you’re afraid to leave it because you feel like you can’t? Well, take heart. You’re not alone. One report found that only 27% of college graduates work in a field that is related to their chosen field of study. […]

Don’t give up hope of working for a top-tier investment bank, if you fail to nail a job in one straight after graduation, says UBS’s top investment banker in Asia. In recent years about 60% to 70% of UBS’s graduate hires in Asia have previously interned with the bank, says […]

Katie Meyers was raised in Oregon, studied history at Earlham College in Indiana, and started her career in the Peace Corps, working with orphanages in Costa Rica. Thirteen years later, Meyers is still in Costa Rica, currently as a real estate agent, boutique hotel owner and vacation property manager in Tamarindo. […]

I’ve had the privilege of delivering cloud training to over 300,000 students globally. Along the way, I’ve worked with both teams and individuals who are trying to adapt to the modern era of cloud computing. Some of the most common questions I’ve found myself answering revolve around transitioning into roles […]

Pace your career by decade, not accomplishment.JONATHANBORBA/UNSPLASH When it comes to managing our careers, we tend to think of our five year plans more than our long-term legacy, and that can ultimately hold us back in ways we don’t initially realize. Though there’s certainly no one set of prescriptive advice […]

Mindler aims to organize the highly fragmented and unorganized career counseling space, especially in tier II & III towns in India. Prateek Bhargava, Founder & CEO, Mindler talks to BW Businessworld about the presence of career counseling space in such cities and transformation into different streams. What audience does Mindler […]

For those over 50 and gainfully employed, a new study says you have a 56% chance that you’ll be let go before you’re ready to retire, risking substantial income loss. The study supports my own observations via client work that there is no real job security, only “career security.” In a sense employees […]

Pete Najarian The short-term outlook of many in the options market has veteran trader Pete Najarian holding the fewest number of trades in his career, he told CNBC on Wednesday. “I have the smallest amount of equity in the options world that I’ve ever had since I’ve been trading,” Najarian, […]

American illusionist David Blaine has spent more than two decades stunning audiences and amassing a notable fortune with his extreme — and even unearthly — endurance feats. But when it comes to managing his career, he follows one very down-to-earth rule. “Whenever I make a decision, I always try to […]