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Ashwini Dasgupta  |71 Answers  |Ask -

Personality Development Expert, Career Coach - Answered on Dec 12, 2023

Ashwini Dasgupta is a personality development coach and a neuro-linguistic programming trainer.
She has 15 years of experience training corporate professionals and has worked at Amazon, JP Morgan, Nomura and Satyam among others.
As a career coach, Ashwini specialises in helping growth-minded IT corporate managers develop their self-worth and create the right mindset so that they can achieve their career goals.
Besides corporate training, she offers personal consultations as well.
Ashwini holds a master’s degree in human resources from the Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai, and is a certified NLP trainer from the National Federation of NeuroLinguistic Programming, USA.
She has completed her soft skills training and image consultancy course from the Image Consulting Business Institute, Mumbai
Ashwini is also a PoSH trainer, certified by the Society for Human Resource Management.... more
Asked by Anonymous - Nov 15, 2023Hindi

Hi ashwini , iam jobless in since last 5 month , iam very comfused and worried , why my cv not shortlisted . Please suggest what shoud i do for it.

Ans: Dear Sir/ Madam,

Thank you for writing in

Consider this as a phase and utilize the time in building your skills. Few suggestions to help you navigate-

Tailor your cv as per the jobs. One Cv may not suit all the jobs that you are applying. In short customize the cv for every job you are applying and highlight the skills as per the job specs.

Network with professionals- reach out to people on linkedin and otherwise in the industry. Do constant and regular periodical reminders.

Try different mediums of job search- for example- Recruitment agencies, referrals, online portals, Direct company, Hr's etc

Consider jobs as intern/ part time/ temporary- (even if it is short term) - this will help you learn and build an experience.

Reset your expectations- Check if your expectations are realistic and can be met. Alter if needed.
Most importantly remain motivated, positive, calm and have patience. Continue with the efforts.

Remember, at times it can be challenging to get the right job so have patience as the market can get competitive to meet your expectations.

Hope this helps. All the best

To your success. Be You. Be Confident
Ashwini Dasgupta
Author of Confidence Decoded. Is it a skill or attitude.

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Dear Mayank,I am a BCom graduate with 25+ years of experience in accounts and finance.My designation is manager, accounts and finance.I have worked for reputed companies like Karvy Consultants, Ramky, VLCC Healthcare and others.On March 20, 2020, a few days before the lockdown, I was asked to resign from my job and my salary was paid on the same day.Since then, I have been applying for jobs continuously.I am not adamant about my designation. I am trying for all jobs that relate to my experiences. I have been searching through newspapers, Naukri.com, Monster and various social media but it has been a case of ‘Apply and apply but no reply’.Fortunately, both my kids are working from home in IT companies but being the senior responsible caretaker, I am sitting idle without a job in hand.Can you advise/suggest and help me to solve this problem.RegardsNagaraju U E

Dear Nagaraju.

I appreciate your zeal and enthusiasm to continue to work even after a long career and the fact that your children are also working. Apart from what you have been doing, I would recommend these specific steps:

1. Reach out to your managers and colleagues who you have worked in the past as references are still the best way to get a job.

2. Since you have an accounting background, you can also consider working as a freelancer as there are many opportunities for part time gig workers.

3. Explore academics as a career option.

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