Beliefs, Values and Identity

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  • What is the meaning of the word “Belief”?
  • Do our beliefs affect our emotional state, decision making and actions?
  • What causes Anger, Fear, Happiness, Sadness, Disappointment, Surprise?
  • What is meant by a Belief System? Is it fixed, flexible or totally changeable?
  • How to identify your Belief System?
  • Is it absolutely necessary to fact check the Beliefs and Belief Systems?
  • Is it necessary to reform and refine our Belief system?
  • How to reform our Belief System?

Self Love

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Self-Love is an important concept I learned Today.

People with self-love take good care of themselves.

People with self-love respect themselves.

Hurt People, Hurt People.

People who are, hurt themselves, hurt others.

When people don’t heal, they bleed on people who care for them.

So, do the thing, which nourishes your soul.

Heal your past wounds as early as possible.

Love your dear ones the way you want to be treated in their place.

I know it is hard. Really hard.

That’s where the Power of Now comes.

Be in the Presence. Neither in the Past nor in the Future. In the Now.

It takes a lot. So what? The benefit is more than worth it.

We are spiritual beings on a human journey. God is trying to teach us what we need to learn. When we don’t learn, the same things will only repeat. Together we can gain strength.

Thanks to my spiritual guru.

Interview Preparation

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Interviews are a great way of focussed communication. It is a great tool for the employer and the employee to know about the candidate and the culture to find the right fit for their professional growth.

An effective resume will get you the interview you wanted. You can have a loot at how to create an effective resume, here.

Interviews are part of any job. You need to clear an interview to get the job, to get promoted, moving out of present company or you may need to interview your potential clients or present clients to find their needs or get more clarity.

It is good when you gain experience at both the sides of the interview panel.

Common Questions interviewers can ask you

  1. Tell me about yourself
  2. What are your goals short term and long term?
  3. What do you like doing the most?
  4. What are your strengths and weaknesses?
  5. How did you learn about our company?
  6. What do you learn about the company?
  7. Why do you want to work for the company?
  8. Why should we hire you?
  9. What are your major achievements?
  10. Describe your ideal working environment.
  11. What type of management style do you work best with?
  12. What motivates you in the work environment?
  13. What frustrates you in the work environment?
  14. What would you bring to this position?
  15. How would you describe your personality?
  16. What are some of your outside activities and interests?
  17. What areas have you identified that you would like to improve on and what have you done about them?
  18. What are your career goals in 3, 5, 7 and 11 years?
  19. What level of salary are you seeking?

Questions you can ask the interviewer

  1. What is the reason for the vacancy?
  2. What are the key performance measures for this job?
  3. What are the company’s growth plans?
  4. What are the company’s latest sales and profit results?
  5. Who are the company’s major competitors and what are the company’s competitive strengths?
  6. Where does the company see itself going in the next three to five years?

The Power of Charting your Progress

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When we want to improve ourselves, the first thing that we do is to buy a good self-help book. Sometimes we buy and read a lot of self-help books. Still, you may have questions about whether you are really changing or not. Right?

You may read a lot of self-help books, you may implement them, but when it comes to impact, you don’t know whether the change is giving you the intended effect. Right?

In that case, you need feedback. Getting the right feedback immediately is the fastest way to improve yourself.

When you don’t know when to get the right feedback, a reflection tool would help you.

Some people would suggest writing a journal. But you are overwhelmed with so many things to improve and find journalling exhaustive.

In that case, try following an emotional chart for the things you need to improve.

Here I have presented to you a chart which follows an emotional weighted scale for Assertiveness and Communication Skills.

If you are happy with your Assertivess or Communication skills give a 10. If you are not happy give a 1.

The scales are designed such that 1,2,3,4 represents “Need to Improve” 5,6,7 represents “Good” and 8,9,10 represents “Excellent”.

When you also record why and how things happened to you, it would be a great reflection tool.

Marking your specific area of improvement against this criteria will give you a good measure of your progress.

However, the scales are dynamic in nature.

The values you have used for the past week will not be the same for this week.

Because either you would have outgrown them, or you would have encountered a new challenge.

Anyway seeing your progress in your own eyes will give you much-needed motivation.

One such chart, I have developed is for your view. This is just a model, therefore the values used are indicatory only.

Blog Posts in Pipeline.

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  1. Beliefs – Campus to Corporate Program.
  2. Identity – Campus to Corporate Program.
  3. Values – Campus to Corporate Program.
  4. SMART Goals – Campus to Corporate Program.
  5. Resume Writing – Campus to Corporate Program – 65% Completed.
  6. Covering Letter Writing – Campus to Corporate Program.
  7. Interview Preparation – Campus to Corporate Program – 25% Completed.
  8. Interviews – Campus to Corporate Program.
  9. Conversation Skills – Campus to Corporate Program.
  10. Communication Skills – Campus to Corporate Program.
  11. Group Discussion – Campus to Corporate Program.
  12. Team Building Skills – Campus to Corporate Program.
  13. Event Management Skills – Campus to Corporate Program.
  14. Conversation Skills – Campus to Corporate Program.
  15. Administration Skills – Campus to Corporate Program.
  16. Mentoring Skills – Campus to Corporate Program.
  17. Applying for jobs through Linkedin – Campus to Corporate Program.
  18. Applying for jobs through job portals – Campus to Corporate Program.
  19. Creation of Profile page – Campus to Corporate Program.
  20. Welcome Letter – Campus to Corporate Program.
  21. Thanksgiving Letter – Campus to Corporate Program.
  22. Elevator Pitch.
  23. Mymentorzing.com Mission.
  24. Mymentorzing.com Vision.
  25. Business Plan.
  26. Revenue Plan.
  27. Accountability Program.
  28. Sales Skills.

Campus to Corporate Program

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Most of us would have faced this kind of situation. When you are in your senior year of college, you would be subjected to several questions by those around you.

Where are you working?

Are you having a job?

What is your salary?

You know what? That boy’s salary is more. This girl’s salary is more.

In all the commotion, you say “I want to move out of this situation but I don’t know how“.

In case you have to come across any of these situations, you would have experienced extreme stress and anxiety in your job search.

This stress and anxiety alone could be a huge obstacle in finding the right job for yourself.

In case you are looking for guidance in getting the right job as early as possible, then this program is for you.

Mental well-being and job:

Studies have shown that when people see the positive results that can be accomplished with their skills and unique behaviour, their mental and emotional well-being becomes increasingly healthy.

On the other hand, a decrease in self-confidence, self-esteem and other mental health issues are connected to unemployment.

If your job is waiting for you somewhere, you are lucky. There are many well-qualified persons without a job or enough money for a single square meal. So if your job is waiting for you somewhere you are very lucky.

Present job market:

Getting a job is a not so easy task nowadays. There is huge competition for the same job.

Sometimes there is a very small difference between persons getting selected in the job interview and not getting selected. This happens irrespective of skills or fitness for the job.

When the situation is like this, we must use every opportunity to impress at all possible stages. Doesn’t it?

With a little effort we can also get the necessary skills to get multiple job offers.

To become job-ready we need to have some essential soft skills and preparedness.

Some of the common preparation are listed below:

  • Effective resume building.
  • Effective Cover Letter writing.
  • Interview Preparation.
  • Professional Ethics and Code of Conduct.

Some of the soft skills required are:

  • Group Discussion and Team Building Skills.
  • Persuasion and Influencing Skills.
  • Negotiation and Conversational Skills.

Since the skills required are detailed in nature, I thought of formulating in module format.

Level – 1:

Level 1, is all about mental preparation.

It is important to start the course with the right mindset. In case you have any fear, it is best to eliminate it or reduce its intensity right in the beginning.

The success of the course largely depends on how you are prepared to start and work consistently thoughout, to complete it.

Removing mental blocks and fear at the beginning gives you a positive head start in completing the course and ensures a higher chance of success in your job placement.

  • Module – 1: Beliefs, Values and Identity.
    • What is the meaning of the word “Belief”?
    • Do our beliefs affect our emotional state, decision making and actions?
    • What causes Anger, Fear, Happiness, Sadness, Disappointment, Surprise?
    • What is meant by a Belief System? Is it fixed, flexible or totally changeable?
    • How to identify your Belief System?
    • Is it absolutely necessary to fact check the beliefs and Belief Systems?
    • Is it necessary to reform and refine our Belief system?
    • How to reform our Belief System?
  • Module – 2: Beating Fear, Procrastination and Becoming Resilient.

Level – 2:

Level 2, is about effective resume building, writing a proper covering letter and successfully completing the interview.

Effective resume is one which markets you well and brings you to the interview table. It increases your chance of getting selected.

When it comes to facing the interview, even experienced candidates face a big challenge. Therefore this module is designed to address all that and when you complete Level 2, you will gain a lot of confidence in facing the interview. This will result in higher success rates in converting to jobs.

  • Module – 1: Resume Building and Covering Letter Writing.
    • What is a Resume?
    • Why a Resume is Important?
    • What are the different types of Resume?
    • What are the different models in the Resume?
    • Which is the best suitable model for you?
    • How to do a SWOT analysis for building a Resume with the right keywords?
    • What is a Covering Letter?
    • Why is Covering Letter important?
    • The base structure of a Covering Letter.
    • Case Study examples.
    • Practice Worksheets.
  • Module – 2: Interview Preparation.
    • What is an Interview?
    • What is an Interview Process?
    • What are the common interview questions?
    • What is the rationality behind asking those questions?
    • How to prepare answers for them?
    • Interview Checklist.
    • Model Interviews.
    • Practice worksheets.
  • Module – 3: Job Search Method

Level – 3:

Level 3 is about soft skills.

When a company selects candidates based on their performance in group discussion, they are in fact checking a lot of things in a candidate. Some of the things are directly asked but some are observed and noted.

Some of the things which a company may look out are attitude, cultural fit for the organisation, proficiency in communication, team building skills etc. This module aims to give some exposure on this higher level of soft skills.

  • Module – 1: Conversation and Communication Skills.
    • Difference between conversation and communication skills.
    • Barriers in conversation and barriers in communication.
    • Effective communication strategy.
    • How to make good documentation?
    • Practice worksheets.
  • Module – 2: Group Discussion & Team Building.
    • What is a group discussion?
    • what is the purpose of group discussion?
    • Etiquettes of Group Discussion.
    • Common topics of Group discussion and quick prompts.
    • How to build rapport within the team?
    • How to appreciate and provide feedback?
    • How to handle criticism?
    • How to practice group discussion skills and improve?

Level – 4:

Level 4 is about gaining real world experience.

In case of a corporate working culture, you may need to interact with different levels of people at various stages. This will be the daily norm rather than exception. Therefore everyday people handling skills, needs to be imbibed well. It needs a lot of practice.

When you learn all the important concepts in the previous levels, you definitely need to implement it, receive feedback and grow. Action – Feedback is the only way to learn and grow. This module aims to provide this important missing element.

Event management is one division where we can learn a lot things in a single batch. Things move fast, therefore we can learn from our mistakes and correct it quickly in the next.

When we work in 3 or 4 batches, we can gain a considerable real world exposure. We can gain experience in handling the expectations of clients, sponsors, and patrons.

There is a lot of scope to fine tune our sales, problem solving, decision making, finance, and project management skills.

You would gain hands on experience in various operations of event management, therefore this is an internship based model.

From conducting precision surveys, pricing, marketing, planning, executing, and successfully completing an event, you would gain experience in each and every division.

  • Internship I – Resilience Development Project.
Resilience Development project: Effective Communication, Keystone Habits, Event Management, Strong Networking and Effective Team Building.
Mind Map containing Resilience DEvelopment project.

Level – 5:

This level is designed to help you understand the perspective of your superiors. Here you will be asked to administer multiple events from a single point of contact.

Therefore you would gain a lot of co-ordination & communication skills, decision making, planning and execution skills.

I assure you, this module will save you a lot of time and energy when you start to work in the corporate sector.

  • Internship II – Administration.

Level – 6:

This is the final module. When you are in a position to be promoted, you expect that to happen immediately, right?

It will be really frustrating when your well deserving promotion involves waiting for a junior to acquire some basic skill set. Right?

So i order to increase the chance of getting promoted quickly you need to start helping your juniors and still completing your responsibilities. When you do it, you would be seen as a natural leader.

It would be easy for your employers to assign you a leadership role. You can gain skills and experience, but you can only be promoted when someone is there to do the less important tasks.

It will be really important task for the youngster but not for you anymore.

This module is designed to give you an opportunity to correct your past mistakes. It gives you an opportunity to give the right guidance to your juniors. This activity is called as Mentoring and it will always be a win-win situation for all.

  • Mentoring.

When you complete all the six levels of this course you would have gained considerable experience which the interviewers and employers find it useful. The chances of you getting selected over other candidates now becomes a lot higher than earlier.

How the course is going to be delivered?

The course will contain videos, reading materials and worksheets.

Peer support group will be formed and monitored for any help.

Support will be given through email, facebook messenger and whatsapp.

How the course is going to be evaluated?

The entire course is based on peer evaluation model. Your progress in each module will be evaluated by your peers. The average value will be indicated against each module certificate. This is scientifically proven to be the precise and acceptable for the particular batch

A course completion certificate with all the details of your progress against the batch average will be displayed in the certificate itself.

The employer is always eager to pick up a candidate who appears to the interview with a certain degree of preparation.

This way your employer will know how you respond to training.

The ability to showcase your learning ability is as important as learning itself. Therefore your chances of getting selected for the post against someone who the employer is not sure about the learning ability, is always higher.

Planning My First Course

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Hi, I am planning to create a Course which I think would be useful for young graduates and freshers in search of a job. It could even help middle level professionals to some extent.

I am planning to launch this course by the first week of August 2020.

When you complete this course, you can increase the possibility of landing a lucrative job in a prestigious company.

In addition, you can easily negotiate the tough times in searching for the job as well.

Your valuable suggestions and comments are welcome.

The Corona Effect:

Every major happening in the world, drastically changes the patterns of every industry, every sector and the daily habit of humans.

This Covid – 19 or Corona effect is no exception.

People and jobs will demand a different set of characteristic traits and different set of skills from you.

But when you have strong and good values, you will be wanted everywhere, provided you have the basic skill requirements.

This course is focussed on Values and skills.

About the Course:

This course is Campus to Corporate Program.

The young graduates need guidance and exposure. The right guidance at the right time, with some good exposure, will do a lot of wonders for you.

How many times have you expected someone to help you in times of need?

How many times have you expected someone to teach you without holding anything back?

This course will help you learn without holding anything back.

The need of the hour is real world exposure in handling people, communication, completion of projects and the exposure to make money as well as saving it. It can only be gained through experience and is called as active learning.

Keeping all this in mind, I am planning for a comprehensive course which will be both online and offline with full of active learning.

This course will be usefull to you regardless of your educational background. You could be in any stream of engineering, arts, science, or interested in digital marketing, content writing, photography or any other job you want to pursue.

We will explore all the strengths and improve it through the course.

There will be colloboration, execution and learning all the while making some money. 🙂

The course is divided into various Levels and each level has some modules.

Level – 1:

Level 1, is all about mental preparation.

It is important to start the course with the right mindset. In case you have any fear, it is best to eliminate it or reduce its intensity right in the beginning.

The success of the course largely depends on how you are prepared to start and work consistently thoughout, to complete it.

Removing mental blocks and fear at the beginning gives you a positive head start in completing the course and ensures a higher chance of success in your job placement.

  • Module – 1: Beliefs, Identity, Values and Goal Setting.
  • Module – 2: Beating Fear, Procrastination and Becoming Resilient.

Level – 2:

Level 2, is about effective resume building, writing a proper covering letter and successfully completing the interview.

Effective resume is one which markets you well and brings you to the interview table. It increases your chance of getting selected.

When it comes to facing the interview, even experienced candidates face a big challenge. Therefore this module is designed to address all that and when you complete Level 2, you will gain a lot of confidence in facing the interview. This will result in higher success rates in converting to jobs.

  • Module – 1: Resume Building and Covering Letter Writing.
    • What is a Resume?
    • Why a Resume is Important?
    • What are the different types of resume?
    • What are the different models in resume?
    • Which is the best suitable model for you?
    • How to do SWOT analysis for building a Resume with right keywords?
    • What is a Covering Letter?
    • Why is a CV important?
    • Base structure of a Covering Letter.
    • Case Study examples.
    • Practice Worksheets.
  • Module – 2: Interview Preparation.
    • What is an Interview?
    • What is an Interview Process?
    • What are the common interview questions?
    • What is the rationality behind asking those questions?
    • How to prepare answers for them?
    • Interview Checklist.
    • Model Interviews.
    • Practice worksheets.
  • Module – 3: Job Search Method

Level – 3:

Level 3 is about soft skills.

When a company selects candidates based on their performance in group discussion, they are in fact checking a lot of things in a candidate. Some of the things are directly asked but some are observed and noted.

Some of the things which a company may look out are attitude, cultural fit for the organisation, proficiency in communication, team building skills etc. This module aims to give some exposure on this higher level of soft skills.

  • Module – 1: Conversation and Communication Skills.
    • Difference between conversation and communication skills.
    • Barriers in conversation and barriers in communication.
    • Effective communication strategy.
    • How to make good documentation?
    • Practice worksheets.
  • Module – 2: Group Discussion & Team Building.
    • What is a group discussion?
    • what is the purpose of group discussion?
    • Etiquettes of Group Discussion.
    • Common topics of Group discussion and quick prompts.
    • How to build rapport within the team?
    • How to appreciate and provide feedback?
    • How to handle criticism?
    • How to practice group discussion skills and improve?

Level – 4:

Level 4 is about gaining real world experience.

In case of a corporate working culture, you may need to interact with different levels of people at various stages. This will be the daily norm rather than exception. Therefore everyday people handling skills, needs to be imbibed well. It needs a lot of practice.

When you learn all the important concepts in the previous levels, you definitely need to implement it, receive feedback and grow. Action – Feedback is the only way to learn and grow. This module aims to provide this important missing element.

Event management is one division where we can learn a lot things in a single batch. Things move fast, therefore we can learn from our mistakes and correct it quickly in the next.

When we work in 3 or 4 batches, we can gain a considerable real world exposure. We can gain experience in handling the expectations of clients, sponsors, and patrons.

There is a lot of scope to fine tune our sales, problem solving, decision making, finance, and project management skills.

You would gain hands on experience in various operations of event management, therefore this is an internship based model.

From conducting precision surveys, pricing, marketing, planning, executing, and successfully completing an event, you would gain experience in each and every division.

  • Internship I – Event Management.

Level – 5:

This level is designed to help you understand the perspective of your superiors. Here you will be asked to administer multiple events from a single point of contact.

Therefore you would gain a lot of co-ordination & communication skills, decision making, planning and execution skills.

I assure you, this module will save you a lot of time and energy when you start to work in the corporate sector.

  • Internship II – Administration.

Level – 6:

This is the final module. When you are in a position to be promoted, you expect that to happen immediately, right?

It will be really frustrating when your well deserving promotion involves waiting for a junior to acquire some basic skill set. Right?

So in order to increase the chance of getting promoted quickly, you need to start helping your juniors and still completing your responsibilities in time.

When you do it, you would be seen as a natural leader. It would be easy for your employers to assign you a leadership role.

It will be a really important task for the youngster but not for you anymore. You can gain skills and experience, but you can only be promoted when someone is there to do the less important tasks.

This module is designed to give you an opportunity to correct your past mistakes. It gives you an opportunity to give the right guidance to your juniors. This activity is called Mentoring and it will always be a win-win situation for all.

  • Mentoring.

When you complete all the six levels of this course you would have gained considerable experience which the interviewers and employers find it useful. The chances of you getting selected over other candidates now becomes a lot higher than earlier.

In fact you would be seen as a person with a lot of potential and you will be offered more opportunities to grow.

How the course is going to be delivered?

The course will contain videos, reading materials and worksheets.

Peer support group will be formed and monitored for any help.

Support will be given through email, facebook messenger and whatsapp.

How the course is going to be evaluated?

The entire course is based on peer evaluation model. Your progress in each module will be evaluated by your peers. The average value will be indicated against each module certificate. This is scientifically proven to be the precise and acceptable for the particular batch

A course completion certificate with all the details of your progress against the batch average will be displayed in the certificate itself.

The employer is always eager to pick up a candidate who appears to the interview with a certain degree of preparation.

This way your employer will know how you respond to training.

The ability to showcase your learning ability is as important as learning itself. Therefore your chances of getting selected for the post against someone who the employer is not sure about the learning ability, is always higher.

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