Career Advice

Career Advice

Next Step / How to prepare for the first day of a new job

As making a positive first impression in a new workplace is crucial, properly preparing yourself for the first day can boost your confidence and help you navigate the challenges ahead. As such, here are some essential tips to keep in mind to ensure you can make the most of your first day in a new job.

10m ago

Cover Story / Should you start a part-time job during your undergrad?

Is starting a part-time job during your undergraduate truly worth it? Read on to find out.

1y ago

Making a living through art in Bangladesh

There is no denying that artists are here to stay. Moreover, it is now easier to get your work out to a larger audience.

1y ago

Next Step / Missed your turn? 'Recalculate' your career route

Lindsey Pollak, author of “Recalculating: Navigate Your Career Through the Changing World of Work,” discussed with Reuters how to adapt and thrive when life is unpredictable.

3y ago

Top 5 sites that teach programming from scratch

If you can bring value to your online presence, then you can make a positive and measurable impact on any business. Here are some websites to help you enhance your credentials.

3y ago

Study in Japan? Check out Ritumeikan Asia Pacific University

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU) started its journey in 2000 and is an AACSB accredited university. Could this be your higher education destination?

5y ago

Should you pursue a career in medicine?

It is universally acknowledged that a career in medicine and the years of medical school prior to it is much more gruelling than most

5y ago

Am I compatible with this job?

In an ideal world, people love their jobs and find fulfilment in their work. That doesn't always happen in this imperfect and very much real world. Sometimes, people work for money. Sometimes, it's a fancy brand name that matters.

5y ago

THE MILLENNIAL WAY TO NAIL THAT JOB INTERVIEW

Millennials are often stereotyped for being too lazy, distracted, high-maintenance, tactless, whimsical, and self-centred. Debunk these ideas as mere myths associated to your performance? Follow the tips in this article to make sure you don't get fired even before you get hired.

6y ago

WHAT THE HECK IS A COPYWRITER?

Every now and then, advertising agencies will ask to hire copywriters. You may have even met one and wondered if that person is another unemployed individual with a vague job title like the CEO of a Facebook called 'What I Ate Today'.

6y ago

What to do when entry-level positions require “two years of experience”

It's your dream job in your ideal industry. This is what four years of undergrad built you up for. You are ready to take on all those challenging albeit thrilling responsibilities. Even better—you are genuinely digging the company's mission, you can already envision yourself sticking up Steve Jobs posters in that spiffy green cubicle with the plywood walls. So what's stopping you?

6y ago

7 lines never to use on your boss

Being the boss is difficult enough without employees saying things that add confusion and misdirection to the process.

6y ago

Job hunting? Get a personal website

With your résumé and your cover letter, you have to tell hiring managers all about your skills. But why tell them, when you can show them?

6y ago

10 places to pick up ace leadership skills for free

Does that mean you have to put aside your dreams of being the simmering unicorn of leadership wisdom your team needs to succeed? Well, of course not. There are plenty of free resources that can help you increase your competency, often on your own schedule.

6y ago

Secrets to success for the fresh grad from C-suite hotshots

Top managers in Bangladesh on what they really look for in new recruits.

6y ago

5 jobs that might die out by 2025

Bangladesh is slowly catching up to adapting new technology and come 2025, a lot of existing jobs are likely to be in jeopardy of losing their market demands.

6y ago

Career Camp 2017 is right around the corner

Don Sumdany Facilitation & Consultancy is organising IPDC presents Career Camp 2017 powered by Cooper's Bakery Bangladesh on August 5, 2017.

6y ago

What kind of communicator are you?

By figuring out how you and those around you communicate, you can say just the right things and have more fruitful discussions.

6y ago
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