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Looking for A Job? CV Not Shortlisted? Ask rediffGURUS

Last updated on: February 28, 2024 15:29 IST

Do a swot analysis on your skills. This will help you identify your strengths and what you are passionate about and see if it aligns with your career goals. Keep enhancing your skills, advises rediffGURU Ashwini Dasgupta.

Looking for a job?

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Are you unhappy at work?

Looking for a dream job?

Do you need expert advice on how to improve your CV and prepare yourself for a job interview?

rediffGURU Ashwini Dasgupta is a personality development coach and a neuro-linguistic programming trainer.

She has 15 years of experience training corporate professionals and has worked at Amazon, JP Morgan, Nomura and Satyam among others.

As a career coach, Ashwini specialises in helping growth-minded IT corporate managers develop their self-worth and create the right mindset so that they can achieve their career goals.

Anonymous: Hey Ashwini, I am a 25 year old with total 1 year of experience. I did BTech, got a job but as the salary wasn't much, my family suggested to go for MBA.
I completed MBA from Tier-3 college. Now I am getting a sales job with a salary of Rs 10-15k.
I took one year gap to learn data analysis and developed a few real time projects. I am still not getting shortlisted for the right role.
What to do? I am confused and depressed. 

A few aspects you may look at:

I hope this helps.


Anonymous: Hi mam I need you help regarding my job.
Actually I am working as an IT administrator handling IT support management, work infra and data centre along with other services.
I have sent my resume to the HR for the post of Assistant IT manager or IT manager but I am not getting good replies or calls.
I received some feedback from a few people that I need a few more technical details.
Can you pls guide for the same?
What to do and what to write more and point must need to be added. Please describe. Thanks.

These are a few aspects to relook at:

I hope this helps.


Anonymous: Hi. I'm a top management professional with the experience of working as a business head and the CEO in my previous organisations.
I have experience in multi industries, predominantly in FMCG sector.
After leaving the job before Covid, I got selected for a couple of opportunities abroad only to be cancelled due to grounded flights.
After that, I am finding it slightly tougher to find those kind of jobs.
The long layoff has resulted in poor financial conditions too that I cannot start my own business.
What do you suggest?

Please consider few of these suggestions:

All the best.

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