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 Surabhi Nijhawan
In the recent years, the social sector has emerged as a popular career choice with an influx of professionals entering this workspace. Increased awareness about social impact, rising opportunities in social enterprises and social innovation along with degrees and courses focusing on the development space have contributed to this trend.
By Surabhi Nijhawan
15th August 2018 will be India’s 72nd Independence Day. In the last 72 years, our country and its people have witnessed both ups and downs. We are the world’s seventh largest economy and our GDP growth is one of the highest in the world.
As adults many of us spend the major part of our day at work,... read more
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The start-up ecosystem is an exciting and enterprising place to be. However, young entrepreneurs and young organisations face a plethora of challenges to be addressed. One such challenge is the human capital challenge.
While finding, engaging and retaining the right talent is a task all organisations face; early stage enterprises, with greater... 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 Ingrid Srinath
How often have you heard that nonprofits need to be “more business-like”? Or witnessed the awe that greets people who cross over from the private sector to a job in an NGO? Despite the global financial meltdown, relentless reports of corporate malfeasance and catastrophic breakdowns in governance at some of the most respected businesses, the corporate sector is continually held... read more
Employee onboarding is a critical part of the hiring process, although it fails to be a priority for most organisations. Some barriers to this include – tight deadlines, last minute hiring or merely the lack of time or planning.
Employees are hired and expected to hit the ground running; immediately being assigned to a multitude of tasks. It needs to change, especially, in the impact sector, where employees... read more