Education & Career

Education & Career

Seven Steps Performed by Students to Clear the UPSC Exams: After They Failed to Clear it Earlier

Reading Time: 5 minutesA second chance can often be a blessing in disguise. The following are some common things people do that successfully help them clear the prestigious UPSC examinations in their second go. Anish, an expert in testing, gives invaluable tips of clearing UPSC exams in the second attempt, exclusively for Different Truths. The ‘Union Public Service […]

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How to Settle Down in Your New Job?

Reading Time: 4 minutesIn whatever position you join, you need to understand that you were hired basis your competencies and because someone felt, that you are the right person for the job and most probably you are being paid at least 20% more than the person you are replacing. You also need to understand that you are expected […]

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How Important is Acceptance in Our Career?

Reading Time: 4 minutesWe just do not realise how important acceptance is. Hence for anyone to be able to get something done or contribute it is important to create acceptance of ourselves with everyone in the group, opines Preeyan, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. A friend of mine mentioned this to me a few days […]

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Program Management: Key in Every Role

Reading Time: 4 minutesThere are a few key things that we as managers forget and most times get hooked on to the day to day issues, which makes us miss the long-term plans more often than not. Any program has to be planned to the T that means that there cannot be any short-term ideas in a program. […]

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What Makes You Stick to a Job?

Reading Time: 4 minutesInspirations that we look for comes from our bosses, coworkers, clients, colleagues, friends, family and money. There is one that inspires you every day, we may not give it the due respect but if we start looking out for it and appreciate its importance, we may start becoming inspiring to others. It is not only […]

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What are Learning Disabilities?

Reading Time: 22 minutesThe learning disability category has become the fastest-growing category within special education. In the past decade, the number of children identified by the schools as learning-disabled has risen from one percent of the school-age population to 5 percent. Funds spent on special education services for learning-disabled children have increased from five percent of funds distributed […]

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How to Handle Success?

Reading Time: 4 minutesTo most of us, success hits us on the head like a mighty blow. We are not hurt but we reach a high, which is close to insanity. We need to deal with it in the right way. Preeyan cautions us on how to handle success and not become its victim, in the weekly column, […]

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The Art of Public Speaking

Reading Time: 4 minutesWe are in a world now where communication skills are the most important competency that will make or break your career. And public speaking is part of this competency. For some public speaking can be a nightmare. Preeyan gives invaluable tips to improve the art of speaking in public, in the weekly column, exclusively for […]

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Exam Pressures are Driving School Kids to Suicide in Britain: New Study Mentions Mental Health Issues of Students

Reading Time: 3 minutesAccording to a new study published by the National Education Union, 81 percent of secondary teachers report having detected self-harming among pupils. Forty-nine percent said mental-health issues had led to suicides or suicide attempts at their schools or colleges.  Here’s a report, for Different Truths. Teachers say academic stress is to blame for a sharp […]

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What is More Important, the Position or Salary?

Reading Time: 4 minutesSalary is a value that quantifies your time you are providing for the organisation. Some deserved, some undeserved, and some unrealistic, but it is all proportional to the time and effort you have put in till now. Preeyan helps us make the difficult choice, position or salary, in an organisation, in the weekly column, exclusively […]

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