My immediate option after going back would be to take up a small teaching position at an educational institute in India. But that would mean I would have to commit to it for at least one to two years and my thesis would suffer. Pay for teachers in India isn't great either. … [Read more...] about Forced return home and job hunt: An Indian student worries about the future after new US visa rule
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How much of a difference will the extra Rs 6000 per annum make? The NABARD survey says that, for those owning less than 0.01 hectares of land, income per month was Rs 8,136 while consumption expenditure was Rs 6,594, giving a surplus of Rs 1,542 per month. An additional Rs 6,000 will, therefore, amount to 3.9 months of the surplus. Even if we assume that the surplus has increased, say by 10 per cent over 2016-17, the additional Rs 6,000 will still be three and a half months of the surplus. … [Read more...] about Opinion | Why Modi’s farm income support scheme could be a game changer in the elections
Chances are, most of your competition is just blindly applying on applications. Sometimes, I would even be as confident as to send my deck to the CEO—and to my surprise, it would work. Someone asked me if this is overstepping to not go through the normal process? Maybe? But who cares! I don’t feel that offering great insight is in any way an overstep. A good company should welcome hard work and insight from a seasoned professional. If they don’t, you probably don’t want to work for that company anyway. … [Read more...] about Tired of filling out a never-ending list of job applications? Try this strategy to set you apart.
“Many companies wouldn’t choose this time to do something aggressive like a rebrand, most want to lay in the weeds for a minute and wait for the storm to pass,” says Staple.”We said let’s go for it. And there were things we wanted to do in the past that—and I hate to say this—we just hadn’t got around to it. Things that went beyond marketing and churning the consumerist engine, but giving back to the community. One thing protests do is light fires under asses like mine, and say it’s time to get up and do something.” … [Read more...] about How the protest movement inspired streetwear legend Jeff Staple to branch out
When I was CEO of a software startup in the early 2000s, I let everyone know exactly how much money the company had and when we would run out. It’s difficult for people to do their jobs if they don’t know what’s going on. It’s also okay to admit that you don’t have all the answers. However, when you do have information (good or bad) that affects your team, commit to delivering it as soon as possible in a way that’s kind and clear. … [Read more...] about How COVID-19 made Kim Scott rethink one key aspect of Radical Candor