– Aditi Agrawal
A reference check is a process by which organisations get information about candidates they are looking to hire from the candidates’ previous employers. This information may include details such as their work experience, education, background, personal information etc.
Employers usually do a reference check before the finalise hiring someone. The applicants themselves... read more
In the past few years, there has been a rise in courses related to the development sector, especially for those who are looking to transition into the sector or searching for leadership opportunities in the space. While undergraduate and graduate degrees in social work have always existed, this article concentrates on specialised courses catering to the rising interest in understanding... read more
By Anchal Kakkar & Surabhi Nijhawan
Have you ever wondered if you should put in that extra effort of working on a cover letter? Or if cover letters are essential, and whether hiring managers read them at all? Our answer is yes! A cover letter makes your profile stand out. And, if you are applying to a social sector organisation,... read more
By Surabhi Nijhawan
The social sector in India is as diverse as any other sector. However, the lack of awareness and myths surrounding the space make it a less popular one. Although, in recent years, the social sector market has grown exponentially in India, and globally. However, mostly unaware, both freshers and experienced job seekers find it challenging to understand the development space in India,... read more
By Jimit Popat
People often ask me why I chose to work in the education sector and my answer is “my love for education comes from dislike. I dislike the education system that I and a million others were a part of! A system that has been unable to adapt itself to the rapidly changing environment thereby rendering itself not just inadequate, but often also a harmful misrepresentation of what makes... read more
‘The Government of India invites talented and motivated Indian nationals willing to contribute towards nation building to join the government at the level of Joint Secretary,’ a circular issued by the Department of Personnel and Training said.
In a first, the government of India has opened ten vacancies for the joint secretary level post. Applicants working in the private sector are welcome to apply... read more
By Surabhi Nijhawan
If you are a job seeker who is transitioning from the corporate sector to the social impact sector, you can expect this question during your interview, ‘why the shift?’ or ‘how will your corporate experience contribute to the growth of the social organisation?’
We bring you a few answers to the... read more
Do you want to work for the government of India? Do you think you can assist the Indian government in creating new policies ?
If yes, the good news is that NITI Aayog is hiring.
The National Institution for Transforming India, popularly known as NITI Aayog, is a policy ‘Think tank’ of the government of India. They help in providing inputs both at the direction and policy level.
NITI... read more
Impact investing is fast becoming one of the coveted career options in the social sector. But, first, what is impact investing? According to Global Impact Investing Network, ‘Impact investments are investments made into... read more
Exciting opportunities to work with The World Bank.
The responsibilities include providing assistance to the WFA Chennai Manager, organising meetings with various stakeholders including the partners and headquarters. The Program Assistant will also manage the calendar of the manager and help in coordinating presentations and discussion materials as and when required.... read more