Psychometric or personality tests are assessments that are conducted for the purpose of understanding a candidate on parameters such as skills, attitudes, strengths, weaknesses, personality traits, etc. Recruiters use these assessment techniques to filter candidates. Among other things, it helps them determine whether the candidate would be suitable for a particular role, whether they would fit in with the team, and their attitude towards work.CONTINUE READING
A few years ago, I happened to sit in the wrong classroom. The instructor was teaching a module on negligence, and I was fascinated! What did I do next? I decided to study law! Little did I know what I was getting myself into. Don’t get me wrong, studying law was the best decision I’ve ever made. However, there are some things I wish I knew before starting law school.CONTINUE READING
On July 7th HRD minister Ramesh Pokriyal announced that there would be a 30% reduction of the CBSE Syllabus only for the year 2020-21 for classes 9-12 due to the impact of the pandemic and the lack of time to cover every topic. For those who do not know, CBSE stands for Central Board of Secondary Education. It is a board of education in India for public and private schools managed by the Union Government of India.
There were many reports criticizing this reduction especially in subjects like Social Science. Some people even said that this was a deliberate move by the government. The big question was: is this move political or Academic?Continue reading “Was CBSE’s move to reduce 30% of syllabus political or academic?”
I do not know why, but I have always felt this pressure to read self help books. The problem is that I am not too fond of such books. (a) I do not like how preachy they are and (b) I just cannot get myself to finish the book, and can barely remember the little that I have read. This was until I came across Lilly Singh’s “How to be a Bawse : A guide to conquering life”.CONTINUE READING
A few years ago, I made the choice to enrol in an online course on Coursera. As I began auditing more and more courses, I was confounded with the big question: Should I purchase the course and earn a certificate or should I continue auditing the courses for free?
I ended up purchasing a few courses and here are my two cents on the issue.