#DecodingSocialSector: A Guide To Reference Checks

Reference checks

– 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

#SocialSectorGuide: Courses To Study The Social Impact Sector

Social Sector Guide

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

How To Research A Social Sector Organisation Before Your Interview

Researching a social sector org

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

The Art Of Job Hunt: Searching For The Ideal Workplace

Searching for the ideal workplace

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 Is Hiring. Private Sector Professionals Can Apply Too

Government is hiring joint secretaries

‘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

NITI Aayog Is Hiring Senior Consultants & Young Professionals

NITI Aayog jobs

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