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Skill Development Ingredients for Students
« on: June 03, 2012, 03:48:52 PM »
1. Prepare & Maintain a Career Guide Book you consider balanced for you. It will reflect your aspiration, ambition and goal in career. A person without a proper goal is like a ship without a sailor. The person without appropriate specific career planning cannot completely dedicate him/herself to the office and to the society. S/he remains in dilemma which impacts his/her career in the long run. Most of the students cannot set goal properly and endure failure.

2. Chalk out your life style & future by yourself. Initially, set up a feasible goal by valuing calculating time-frame, work accordingly and gradually reach to your desired target. It is you who will have to shoulder your success or failure. Blaming/ relying only on fate will not bring the blessings. Be ambitious but not so much that is insurmountable. Let us look into history then we will find that there are several ages. This modern age that we are living in now has not come just like that. God has created human being but before sending us to this world god created the things that will support us. A building needs its foundation before it can be built. The same way if you wish to buy an airplane, you need to initiate the action from the beginning: walking>Local bus>Rickshaw>CNG>rent a car>private car>airplane.

3. Presentation and approach reflect on human personality. These direct ones destination. The person who can present one thing with remarkable approach in a presentable fashion wins superiority among others. It is proven, proper presentation and technical approach can turn even a virtually impossible thing possible. In an American court, a divorcee husband won his child by his convincing presentation and approach regarding the child issue by the court order even the traditional rule was in favor of the child’s mother.

4. Enjoy Traffic Jam. Yes, I mean it! While you are in a Traffic Jam, try to call back and try to call or send all sms or read, for example, important file/paper or newspaper/ magazine/ book or think some idea or make some plan /note of your to do task. Traffic jam must be considered with potential way.

5. Sleeplessness: Dale Carnegie told that you will never die in sleeplessness. Even when you are not able to sleep you can think any topics or productive idea or memorize anything related to your study.

6. Time Segmentation: You must make proper segmentation of your time for university, prayer, career, friend, family, study etc. It is said, time & tide wait for none. S/he is the victorious who can accomplish all works by allotting time properly. Pending work 

7. Your Mobile, Your Diary: Buy a good mobile or use whatever you have. You can invest in purchasing a good configuration mobile rightly, and if not, you can use gmail for storing phone backup so that you can restore in case of physical damage or theft of your mobile. Please be attentive to secure your present mobile if it is not possible to buy a better one.

8. Self Motivation & Confidence are essential for self and organizational growth. If you are self motivated & confident enough, you can track down your progress and overcome any challenges you face in life.

9. Learn to say sorry because it is credit not discredit. As a human you can commit lot of faults but when you chase you right that is wrong. Many people think that if he says sorry then it’s expressing his fault but this concept is not always right. Saying sorry can also lighten up your image to others and may help you do your works easily.  You can say that saying sorry is an art.  How well you use the word “sorry” will determine how well you are at doing your job.

10. Life has problems & negative works but it is you who know how to solve both. We learned when we were kids "we shall overcome". There is nothing impossible. We need to accept the fact that we will face a lot of difficulties and obstacles doing our job. In this case we need to absorb the difficulties and problems with courage and overcome the problems. Getting nervous will not let you accomplish anything.

11. Before facing any challenge you must do some homework. When fail, do homework to overcome. Before trying to do any job you must first get a good idea about it. Studying it before doing will help you to generate ideas on how to accomplish your job more effectively.

12. Be Positive. Your positive attitude will turn other people positive. Always answer positively, say, “If you explain me…” With positive attitude you can accomplish almost anything.  Positive attitude can alter even the worst situation and make it better. In corporate life there will be certain moments when you will face difficulties but if you approach them positively, solutions will automatically come to you.

13. Ego & tolerance bring level. We must remember we are mortal & we will be judged by the creator.  Ego is nothing but pride in its inflated form. For example, an arrogant man is unduly or excessively proud of his wealth, status, learning, etc. He shows ego in spirit of conduct. He is unwarrantably overbearing and proud. His head is swollen like the swelling caused by dropsy. He thinks very highly of himself and poorly of others. He claims much for himself and concedes little to others which can break team spirit and harms the working environment. Your subordinates or colleagues may make mistakes but deal with it with tolerance. It will help you to maintain the team spirit and also will help you to show them the right direction.

14. Be cool to react in a hard situation. Men are different in thinking, behaving and decision taking. A winner tackles a tough situation much logically and patiently. Sometimes, a situation may arise when you need to deal with people in furious mood or you may be in a position of taking decision depending on one witness. In that case, be cool and go into the depth of a matter, not take decision considering only the surface. Tolerance is one of the core essences of a good leader. Lack of tolerance results many misdeed, like killing, acid terrorism, dishonesty, etc. Be tolerable and evaluate a person/ event very coolly. A warrior lost the battle, whereas he had full opportunity to win. After returning, he was ordered to be beheaded by the royal law. The thoughtful king, out of curiosity and due to judge the authentic situation, asked the warrior what actually happened. The warrior replied “I could win the battle by smashing all our opponents, who were absolutely arms less. But it would make the situation from bad to worse as you would be considered to be an autocratic, cruel ruler in the entire history of humanity. So I was reluctant

15. We should love criticism as critics indirectly make a great work for us. Paying concentration on their activities/ conversation, we may judge ourselves and can be able to rectify our mistakes (if there is any) and can uplift our position as well. From mistake, we can learn to overcome. Critics assist us finding out our mistakes.

16. Whenever you like to do any job, TIME is major factor. Incomplete job will not be evaluated. You will have to complete all jobs for which you are assigned.
As per Japanese ambassador, the value of time is 'zero'.
The calculation is like this:
Job X time = Result
Job X time = 0


17. Winner versus Loser:
The Winner is always part of the answer;
The Loser is always part of the problem.

The Winner always has a program;
The Loser always has an excuse.

The Winner says, "Let me do it for you";
The Loser says, "That is not my job".

The Winner sees an answer for every problem;
The Loser sees a problem for every answer.

The Winner says, "It may be difficult but it is possible";
The Loser says, "It may be possible but it is too difficult".

When a Winner makes a mistake, he says, "I was wrong";
When a Loser makes a mistake, he says, "It wasn't my fault".

A Winner makes commitments;
A Loser makes promises.

Winners have dreams;
Losers have schemes.

Winners say, "I must do something";
Losers say, "Something must be done".

Winners are a part of the team;
Losers are apart from the team.

Winners see the gain;
Losers see the pain.

Winners see possibilities;
Losers see problems.

Winners believe in win/win;
Losers believe for them to win someone has to lose.

Winners see the potential;
Losers see the past.

Winners are like a thermostat;
Losers are like thermometers.

Winners choose what they say;
Losers say what they choose.

Winners use hard arguments but soft words;
Losers use soft arguments but hard words.

Winners stand firm on values but compromise on petty things.
Losers stand firm on petty things but compromise on values.

Winners follow the philosophy of empathy: "Don't do to others what you would not want them to do to you";
Losers follow the philosophy, "Do it to others before they do it to you".

Winners make it happen;
Losers let it happen.

Winners plan and prepare to win. They key word is preparation
Losers do a think without plan.

18. If the students feel any problem they have a lot of ways which they can pick to inform about it which are as follows:
 

19. Human Relations... Important to Know
    The six most important words: "I admit I made a mistake."
    The five most important words: "You did a good job."
    The four most important words: "What is your opinion."
    The three most important words: "If you please."
    The two most important words: "Thank you,"
    The one most important word: "We"
    The least important word: "I"

20. Hundred Leadership Qualities
Here are 100 ways to be an outstanding leader. Each one is a gem. If you have started practicing these all to develop your leadership skills than you will find yourself as a perfect leader-

1.   Don’t take yourself too seriously.
2. Give others the credit.
3. Accept your shortcomings.
4. Believe in other people’s gifts.
5. Give people a stake in what you’re doing.
6. Recognize that language is your most powerful tool.
7. Develop the skill to manage people who aren’t like you.
8. Know when to be at the back and when to be at the front.
9. Provide a positive example for others to follow.
10. Influence people in a positive way.
11. Use inclusive language (we not me).
12. Admit you don’t know everything.
13. Keep a bit of mystery back.
14. Let your humanity show.
15. Communicate across generations.
16. Align your verbal and non-verbal messages.
17. Listen to others without wanting to control them or put them right.
18. Keep your promises.
19. Speak from your heart.
20. Be an expert in at least one important area.
21. Be honest with yourself and others.
22. Have the courage to do unpopular things.
23. Be good at more than one style of leading.
24. Distinguish public personality and private character.
25. Care more deeply than is good.
26. Serve.
27. Write down the priorities for others.
28. Empower people every second of the day.
29. Trust them to come alive when you’re not around.
30. Work on your thinking skills.
31. Create a climate of candour.
32. Banish the “but” from feedback.
33. Get fit and stay fit.
34. Be like a bee spreading pollen around the team.
35. Get results.
36. Don’t lose sight of your organization’s core values.
37. Always make the first move with others.
38. Create more leaders.
39. Have a unified vision.
40. Keep the momentum going.
41. Reward skill and promote attitude.
42. Grow your people to be all they can be.
43. Develop humour without folly.
44. Be proud but not arrogant.
45. Be bold but not a bully.
46. Be kind but not weak.
47. Be strong but not rude.
48. Be humble but not timid.
49. Take timely decisions.
50. Recognize your leadership personality.
51. Follow up and follow up.
52. Read situations before they become crises.
53. Sell others on your team mission
54. Develop the ability to see what’s possible.
55. See potential and ask why not?
56. Use metaphors and images to convey your vision.
57. Reinforce the values whenever you can.
58. Create symbols of the organization’s culture.
59. Send the right signals.
60. Set the right climate.
61. Tell stories about heroes and role models.
62. Look the part.
63. Assume an air of authority.
64. Know when to be decisive.
65. Talk to the team and to individuals in the team.
66. Balance time with team, task, and individuals.
67. Let your team try things out.
68. Ask lots of questions.
69. Praise people a lot.
70. Apply different styles to different people.
71. Aim to be a 9:9 manager.
72. Do the right thing and then do things right.
73. Get personally involved with training initiatives.
74. Pick everyone’s brains.
75. Check that people know what’s expected of them.
76. Expect people to shine.
77. Know everyone by name and character.
78. Know things about people personally.
79. Be thoroughly on top of the administration of the job.
80. Aim to release everything that others can do.
81. Have the courage to remove those who are not fit to be in the team.
82. Speak in a calm voice at all times.
83. Be a person of manners.
84. Suffer fools gladly.
85. Be accessible and visible.
86. Walk the job.
87. Praise publicly, admonish privately.
88. Encourage good habits.
89. Follow the rules you expect others to follow.
90. Be a skilled coach.
91. Give people roots to grow and wings to fly.
92. Remove the limits to people’s ambitions.
93. Treat others the way you would like them to treat you.
94. Give people respect.
95. Have a long time span.
96. Have a sense of right and wrong.
97. Remain optimistic.
98. Retain the mystery of leadership.
99. Act with integrity.
100. Be unpredictable.

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22. Quick Tips for developing Attitude
Attitude, as people say, is everything. But what exactly is attitude?
Your attitude is your own personal filter for everything that happens to you, around you, or within you. What takes place in your world is not as important as how you view it.
You cannot choose what will happen to you. You cannot guarantee success and happiness for yourself. These things are out of your control. You can, however, choose how you feel about these things, about how you respond to these situations.
So let's think about how you can keep your attitude as positive as possible

22.1. PUT THINGS IN PERSPECTIVE
When you find yourself getting negative and your mood isn't as
good as you know it can be, take a step back and put things into perspective.
Is the stress and frustration really worth it?
When you look at the bigger picture, don't they seem a bit insignificant? They should, because nine times out of ten the daily problems we face are not really that important when we take a look at life as a whole.

22.2. HAVE SOMETHING TO LOOK FORWARD TO
People love to look forward to things.
Some say that anticipation of something happening is better than when it actually happens. Do you recall as a child waiting for the build up to Christmas? It only lasts one day, but the anticipation and build-up last for weeks.
Keep something in mind to always be looking forward to.

22.3. HELP OTHERS
There is no better way to forget about your problems than to help someone else with theirs.
When you take the focus off yourself, and give your attention to helping people, your attitude will change dramatically.
Not just workmates but also people you don't know.
You'll be amazed what it does for you.


22.4. TAKE A BREAK
Your mood will be lightened if you take a break from what is getting you down.
You might not be able to change the situations that are causing you challenges, but you can take a break (minutes, hours or days) that will enable you to refocus.

22.5. TALK WITH A POSITIVE FRIEND
Talking things out can help you see the good in a bad situation.
Call a friend and tell them about your problem, but concentrate on positive areas, not just moans and groans.
This is a very therapeutic and effective cure to a rough day.

22.6. LIFE IS SHORT
It's true. 

The worst thing would be to look back on your days wishing you could have been happier.
Now is the time to take a good look at your attitude and make the necessary improvements.
It's been said that no-one wishes on their death bed that they had spent more time at the office.
Most people look back and have regrets, not for what they did, but for what they didn't do.
Days, weeks, months, and years have a way of rushing by.
Don't let them pass while you are in a negative mood about life.
A positive attitude is worth the work, effort, and change that it takes to create it. Look back with no regrets, only happy memories.
I love the quote from Penny Freeston: "When tomorrow comes, the day will be gone forever; in its place is something that you have left behind…let it be something good"

22.7. PEOPLE HAVE DONE MORE WITH LESS
A common cause for a poor attitude is the feeling that you are in a situation that is just too hard to deal with.
Perhaps you don't have the job you want, or you may have a manager who drives you mad. Or may even be more serious than that.
You may be too young, too old, too tired, too unlucky, too poor, etc, etc...
Remember, people have done more with less.
Many people from all over the world have overcome obstacles, solved problems, and maintained a positive attitude through the most trying of times.
Don't wait for the world to devote itself to making you happy.
Go out there and make it happen yourself.
The power of a positive attitude is always within your reach.
You simply have to extend your hand and grab it!

Use these tips to develop a great attitude and to make your life the way you want it.


23. Peter Druck: Some comments on Management
    * "In fact, that management has a need for advanced education - as well as for systematic manager development - means only that management today has become an institution of our society."
    * "The best way to predict the future is to create it."
    * "Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things."
    * "What's measured improves."
    * “Company cultures are like country cultures. Never try to change one. Try, instead, to work with what you've got.”
    * “Efficiency is doing better what is already being done."
    * “Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.”
    * “People who don't take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year. People who do take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.”
    * “The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said.”
    * “The purpose of business is to create and keep a customer.”
    * “There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.”
    * “When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course.”
    * "Rank does not confer privilege or give power. It imposes responsibility."
    * "To focus on contribution is to focus on effectiveness." [30]
    * "People in any organization are always attached to the obsolete - the things that should have worked but did not, the things that once were productive and no longer are."
    * "Wherever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision."
    * "Most of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to get their work done.


24. It is you who knows everything
You are very lucky as you are in such an era when knowing everything is very easy. IT has made all sort of information available at your door. With a wink of eye you are able to know about anything you have interest in. Just try to extract the boon of this flow of information. You can be the best translator by using Google Translator! You are the best travel guide with the assistance of Google Map…There are plenty of such facilities you use intentionally or unintentionally! Keep this effort up.

25. Expand Your Networking
It is really an effective way to reach at the peak of career. Try to expand your networking. It can be done physically by visiting and communicating, by mobile phone contacts & by other technology and technology based social networking like- facebook, twiter, forums etc. Don’t forget to synchronize your mobile phone as per need. Host yourself with the jobsite, like jobsbd.com. Establish strong personal networking with friends of school, college and university lives, relatives, teachers, corporate people in home & abroad and so on. You do not know who will come in your use in which ways! It is found in the research that those people finds job easily who have a good networking with other people.

26. Face as many job interviews as you can
There are some people who are afraid of facing job interviews; but, it is the best way to face as many job interviews as you can. This practice will be effective to boost up your confidence. You will be able to get detailed idea about the question patterns and the way out to answer diplomatically & perfectly. Mind it, confidence is the key point of overcoming any kind of viva successfully. Be decent and formal in dress code and smart in answering questions. Don’t forget to contact your eyes with the interviewers while answering. Don’t move your body too much.

27. Be well equipped by proper documentation
Be organized and up to date while documenting your resources. Use Google Documents to preserve your required data and information. You can host your CD, Photographs, scanned credentials here and pick from anywhere whenever necessary.

28. Improve your Presentation and gesture
Your expression should be clear and specific. Your voice should be raised.  Your vocal should be lively and transparent. Your body language should be presentable and full with confidence.

29. Reference in the CV
Job seekers frequently do a common mistake by using their university teachers in the CV as references. While inquiring, the employer may find the referee can not recognize the job seeker as plenty of students has used the teacher as referee! Moreover, a teacher knows more or less every student. Job seekers should use reference who knows the job seeker very well, may be a relative or professional acquaintance.

30. Search for Work, not Job
There is a common misconception between work and job. The word job and work differs significantly. Job is directly related to money. Work is more than that. The opportunity and growth of job is normal and slow, while the opportunity and growth of work is huge & may be rapid based on your performance. For say, X is a typist, his job is fixed and predetermined as he can not (or not willing to) perform job more than that, he performs duty during 9am to 5 pm. Y, on the other hand, performs the work of a typist, and additionally knows how to make a photocopy, send fax, and can work on internet, assists other colleagues in their duties, he thinks of how to improve his performance and never care for time. His opportunity and growth is faster than X. Those who yearn for a job will deprive themselves than those yearn for work. Government job has less accountability while private job, demands more accountability.
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« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2012, 05:02:26 PM »
10 Best Job Interview Strategies

1. Study the company
One of the best job interview strategies that most candidates ignore is to study the current events of the company. Knowing what the current events of the company is important so that you can ask pertinent questions. Doing so will show the interviewer that you have done your homework, and also have a genuine interest in the company. This strategy will definitely help your job interview.

2. Know your resume
As a candidate, you should be very familiar with your resume. In any job interview, anything on your resume is at the interviewer’s disposal. Implementing this job interview strategy will help build credibility with your interviewer. Speaking intelligently about each of your previous positions will help do this, and is one of the best job interview strategies to follow.

3. Prepare an interview emergency kit
Many candidates don’t properly prepare for a job interview. Getting together a “job interview kit” is a great job interview strategy to follow. Suggested items for the kit include extra copies of your resume, directions to the office, a bottle of water, eye drops, pens, and notepad. But you should only bring the extra copies of your resume into the office with you, preferably in a portfolio.

4. Study job description
After landing an interview, you need to study the job description to truly understand what the interviewer is looking for. If the description calls for attentiveness to detail, you will want to tailor the discussion accordingly. Knowing this, you can navigate the interview and discuss examples from previous jobs that will exemplify this trait. Do this for all significant traits or qualities that you identify in the job description. This is one of the best job interview strategies I have used, and know that it can bring you success.

5. Build rapport
You know the saying, “There’s never a second chance to make a first impression/” That holds very true in the case of job interviews. That is why building rapport is such an important job interview strategy. Shake hands, make eye contact, and smile. Put those three together when you first meet your interviewer and it will set a positive tone for the rest of the interview.

6. Make eye contact
Making positive eye contact is one of the best job interview strategies to follow. Eye contact is one of the strongest forms of nonverbal communication. A person’s qualities and personality can be detected simply based on eye contact. Making direct eye contact communicates confidence and high self-esteem, two key qualities employers look for in candidates.

Thus, it is very important that you make eye contact when you first meet interviewer and shake hands. And during the interview, it is important to make eye contact, not only when you talk, but also as you listen. Simply doing this job interview strategy will greatly help your chances of success in an interview.

7. Body language
Just as eye contact speaks volumes about you, so does your body language. Proper body language conveys confidence and high self-esteem. During the interview, things like sitting up straight with your chest out and keeping a pleasant demeanor on your face will project confidence. The interviewer will be aware of this, and it will help you stand out in his/her mind.

8. Display your skills with concrete examples
When it comes to discussing their skills, many candidates make the mistake of “telling” instead of “showing.” One of the best job interview strategies is to use concrete examples to demonstrate their skills to the interviewer. For example, if one of your skills is successfully handling multiple tasks at once, providing an example of how you do that will help paint a picture for the interviewer. It also gives the interviewer something to “hold on to” once the interview is over, and helps him/her remember you when it comes to decision time.

9. Be yourself
A common mistake that many candidates make is not being themselves. Some feel that they need to fit a certain mold and act accordingly. This will only end up hurting both parties in the end when your “true” personality comes out. You will be surprised how easy it is to detect insincerity during an interview. Thus, it is important to be professional, but also maintain your true essence. When you do this, your sincerity will be picked up by the interviewer. This is one of the best job interview strategies to implement, and will go a long way in determining your success.

10. Follow up quickly
After the job interview, send a thank you note to the interview. These days, an email is fine, but traditionally a handwritten card is sent. Whatever method you choose, do it promptly after the interview. The correspondence should be sent the next day after the interview. Many hiring decisions are made quickly these days, so timeliness is very important.

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Those who worship the natural elements enter darkness (Air, Water, Fire, etc.). Those who worship sambhuti sink deeper in darkness. [Yajurveda 40:9]; Sambhuti means created things, for example table, chair, idol, etc.

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« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2012, 05:09:31 PM »
Top 10 Interview Questions
By Carole Martin, Monster Contributing Writer

Study this list and plan your answers ahead of time so you'll be ready to deliver them with confidence.

1. What Are Your Weaknesses?

This is the most scary question of all. Handle it by minimizing your weakness and emphasizing your strengths. Stay away from personal qualities and concentrate on professional traits: "I am always working on improving my communication skills to be a more effective presenter. I recently joined British Council, which I find very helpful."

2. Why Should We Hire You?

Organize your sales story. Summarize your experiences: "With five years' experience working in the financial industry and my proven record of saving the company money, I could make a big difference in your company. I'm confident I would be a great addition to your team. Thus, i can add great value to your organization."

3. Why Do You Want to Work Here?

The interviewer is listening for an answer that indicates you've given this some thought and are not sending out resumes just because there is an opening. For example, "I've selected key companies whose mission statements are in line with my values, where I know I could be excited about what the company does, and this company is very high on my list of desirable choices."

4. What Are Your Goals?

Sometimes it's best to talk about short-term and intermediate goals rather than locking yourself into the distant future. For example, "My immediate goal is to get a job in a growth-oriented company. My long-term goal will depend on where the company goes. I hope to eventually grow into a position of responsibility."

5. Why Did You Leave (Or Why Are You Leaving) Your Job?

If you're unemployed, state your reason for leaving in a positive context: "I managed to survive two rounds of corporate downsizing, but the third round was a 20 percent reduction in the workforce, which included me."

If you are employed, focus on what you want in your next job: "After two years, I made the decision to look for a company that is team-focused, where I can add my experience."

6. When Were You Most Satisfied in Your Job?

The interviewer wants to know what motivates you. If you can relate an example of a job or project when you were excited, the interviewer will get an idea of your preferences. "I was very satisfied in my last job, because I worked directly with the customers and their problems; that is an important part of the job for me."

7. What Can You Do for Us That Other Candidates Can't?

What makes you unique? This will take an assessment of your experiences, skills and traits. Summarize concisely: "I have a unique combination of strong technical skills, and the ability to build strong customer relationships. This allows me to use my knowledge and break down information to be more user-friendly."

8. What Are Three Positive Things Your Last Boss Would Say About You?

It's time to pull out your old performance appraisals and boss's quotes. This is a great way to brag about yourself through someone else's words: "My boss has told me that I am the best designer he has ever had. He knows he can rely on me, and he likes my sense of humor."

9. What Salary Are You Seeking?

It is to your advantage if the employer tells you the range first. Prepare by knowing the going rate in your area, and your bottom line or walk-away point. One possible answer would be: "I am sure when the time comes, we can agree on a reasonable amount. In what range do you typically pay someone with my background?"

10. If You Were an Animal, Which One Would You Want to Be?

Interviewers use this type of psychological question to see if you can think quickly. If you answer "a bunny," you will make a soft, passive impression. If you answer "a lion," you will be seen as aggressive. What type of personality would it take to get the job done? What impression do you want to make?
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Re: Skill Development Ingredients for Students
« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2012, 02:29:28 PM »
Things to keep in mind while preparing your CV:

1. While Searching for CV templates in the internet do not just copy paste from random sites. Collect several updated samples and study. Then build your own CV template maintaining all the necessary information.

2. Make your CV clear and attractive but avoid too many effects while doing so.

3. Always cover the following points in your personal detail:
   
    > Your name:
    > Your Father:
    > Your Mother:
    > Present Address
    > Permanent Address
    > Date of Birth:
    > Marital Status:
    > Religion:
    > Nationality:

4. Organize your academic qualifications from most recent to the first one.

5. Check your spelling in the CV and try to avoid spelling mistakes in the following areas:
 
    > Your Name
    > Your Academic institution names
    > Name of the Degrees that you have obtained
    > Your address

6. Try to place three references in your CV. Two from your relatives (Not Parents) and one from someone who knows you but not your relative.

7. Never forget to place your signature in your CV when it is done and printed out.

Check out the video below to get ideas on how to make your CV effective:


<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WYVwhLChAG8" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WYVwhLChAG8</a>

Hope this will be helpful for everyone.

Regards,

Shah - Al - Mamun
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With best regards,

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« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2013, 01:28:34 PM »
Better to have A Course for Occupation Purpose and Life Skills at the Last semester where these things can be presented and mock interviews can also be taken based on the choice of individual/group of students' workplace.
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Re: Skill Development Ingredients for Students
« Reply #6 on: June 23, 2013, 02:12:09 PM »
Better to have A Course for Occupation Purpose and Life Skills at the Last semester where these things can be presented and mock interviews can also be taken based on the choice of individual/group of students' workplace.

We already have a course named "Art of Effective Living" on this purpose. Some of the departments have already started this course.

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« Reply #7 on: June 24, 2013, 01:32:46 PM »
Great. Uttara Campus awaits the implementation of such course.
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« Reply #8 on: April 06, 2014, 03:28:13 PM »
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