Should you quit your job to start a business?

It is common to hear success stories of entrepreneurs becoming millionaires overnight. But what people don’t tell you is the tireless nights, multiple failures and huge risks they took.

It is very rare to find successful entrepreneurs who suddenly decided to quit their job and start a business next day. Working for yourself requires a significant change in mindset from working as an employee to working as an entrepreneur.

Startups or Big Companies: Which Is Better for Your Career?

I had a friend from NIT Jamshedpur. He was working in a reputed analytics firm in Gurugram. He was offered a fixed growth plan for next 5 years.

No doubt, he had a competitive pay of a corporate and perks of a startup. But he left the company in 15 months! Everyone wondered why?

Later on, I found that the company was not bad but he could not fit into that environment!

When is the best time to switch jobs?

I recently met Ankur, a senior vice-president in a reputed MNC at Gurugram. After graduating from prestigious IIT Kharagpur in 2002, he joined XYZ, an analytics firm started by some IITians. After 6 years, XYZ was acquired by ABC. It has been 16 years and he is still working in his first company.

I also know Nikhil who graduated from a normal college, but he kept switching jobs after each 3-4 years. Today he has more than 15 years of experience. In his 6th job, he has reached till VP-level.

6 Tips That Will Help You Get A Dream Job

Dream Job

I had a friend in my college. She is now a research scientist in Paris. It has been 2 years since we passed out from college. Most of my friends are just doing jobs, but she is living her dream life with a dream job. Do you know what does it take to get a job of your dreams?

Without going to those “tips”, let me explain how did my friend get a dream job in Paris after passing out from a normal engineering college in India.

How To Answer The Job Interview Question ‘Sell Me This Pen’

sell me this pen

If you are going to appear for any sales, marketing and related positions, this question ‘Sell me this pen’ is certainly asked by the interviewers.

The question was famously asked by the stockbroker Jordan Belfort to his colleague in the movie, Wolf of the Wall Street.

This question is considered tricky, but you must certainly know how to answer this question.