"It's a beautiful thing when career and passion come together" First day of your real job can be a memorable day for all of us. It is exciting, finally the feeling of being independent strikes, the relief of studying no more and all sorts of thoughts running your mind you prepare yourself. Especially the dialogue … Continue reading Blue Card in Germany!
"Run when you can, walk you have to, crawl if you must, JUST NEVER GIVE UP." - Dean Kamazes In my opinion there is nothing like crossing the finish line, it is just an emotional thing to accomplish. Each of us have those days when you are truly happy and content with yourself. Seeing your … Continue reading Crossing the finish line!
New Year Resolution: Be more awesome than last year! A very happy new year 2016 to everyone! 🙂 This years gives us one more opportunity and so we have 366 opportunities (359 at today's date) right in front of us to shape this year's chapter the way we want! 🙂 Well, many of us make … Continue reading 366 new opportunities!
"Friends are the family you choose" One of the most essential things in life is having some genuinely good people with you, through your high and lows. And especially when you are away from home, it is friends that are with you irrespective of date or time in all the big moments. Ranging from birthday's, … Continue reading Friends: Family away from home
"When your heart is in your dreams, no request is too extreme." - Jiminy Cricket I had taken the train from Stuttgart main station to Munich main station. Traveling began at 8:30 in the morning, but the journey had started long ago. The speed of ICE trains, beautiful view from the window does seem to … Continue reading The Interview at BMW!
"Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful - Joshua J. Marine" Dreams, aspirations and increased pace of globalization makes it easier for students to bag an opportunity to study abroad. Studying abroad is often associated with better career opportunities and higher pay scale. Many students at their … Continue reading Challenges for international students: How to overcome the hitch!
"Chose a job you love and you will never have to work one day in your life!" Based on my previous blog post, I have received a lot of emails regarding applications of jobs in details. This blog post covers all the important points that can be kept on tip of fingers and start the … Continue reading Job applications in Germany: Pitch it just right!
If 'Plan A' didn't work. The alphabets have 25 more letters! Stay cool. As soon we complete our education, the only question everyone seems to be asking is - 'Have you found a job yet?' We obviously would like to answer that on a positive note and this blog post may (will) help you answer … Continue reading Job search and application: When and How?
We all have those year when we are away from home for almost all the special days. Be it birthday or Diwali, we all are in high (and low) spirits on these days. Fond memories of how it used to be celebrated back at home can definitely stir up some deep emotions. This is my … Continue reading Diwali away from home? – Revel in celebration
A goal without a plan is just a wish! New semester has begun. Many have started doing their thesis , many half way through it and some even coming to an end. Having completed my master thesis and answering as many mails as possible regarding doubts with regard to thesis, I decided to write a … Continue reading Master thesis in Germany : Transcend it!
Dear Daddy, I may find a prince someday, but you will always be my king. Since I can remember things, when the word strength brings only one image in my mind - papa. For each of us, admit it or not, have a parent whom we do favor a tiny bit more than the other. … Continue reading Daddy’s little girl
Photography is the only language that can be understood anywhere in the world. Having said that, let me introduce you to the person who is an inspiration to me as a photographer, traveler, optimist and most importantly a friend - Ronak Gandhi. He started a 90 days photo challenge exactly 45 days ago, and seeing him … Continue reading A walk through mind of a photographer…
Lack of photos means that I truly lived that moment and don't really need some pixels to capture the feelings... The joy of landing at an airport after completing 3 movies, 5 glasses of wine and 3 meals cannot be measured when it is landing on your mother land. I could barely believe I was … Continue reading The touch down…back to India!
"There is no place like home indeed..." The excitement of going back home after 1 year, 5 months, 14 days or 532 days (not like I was counting), is just absolute frenzy. Starting to think about all the things you're going to do, or things that you are just waiting to eat, places you want … Continue reading Going back home after a long, long time…
"Sometimes 24-hours can change the way you look at things all together" It was finally there. I had been waiting for this 24 hour vacation for over 3 months now. And it came. Now, I did my research on what happens during Silvester at Berlin and so on. Watched videos and even spoke to a … Continue reading 12 things New Year in Berlin taught me!
“It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.” - Scott Belsky, co-founder of Behance. I see a lot of my friends and acquaintances coming up with new ideas and trying to create a new life for themselves. In my opinion, a goal without a plan, is just a dream. And before you have a plan, … Continue reading 8 things to ask yourself before starting a startup
"Exam ends. Direct me to shots." It was time. Something that I was waiting for over 2 months. After all, it was the second last exam of (perhaps) my life! Feeling pleased with myself, with 27 days holidays ahead, I left for Chemnitz. Exam was fine. But more exciting came the Christmas celebrations. Christmas … Continue reading Christmas in Germany – Part 2
"It's better to be a big fish in a small pond, rather than a small fish in big pond" - my perspective... Having begun my career (almost) in a SME - small and medium-sized enterprise / start-ups , there are some really important things that I have realized about my decision. When I discuss with … Continue reading 8 reasons why small companies are better than corporates to start your career – A perspective!
"Because best things happen when you least expect them..." After a not so great first Christmas, it was December again, and the second Christmas in Germany was right around the corner. While there was reflection of festive season all around, well I had to wait for my turn. I had an exam before that. Along … Continue reading Christmas in Germany – Part 1
"Distance means so little, when someone means so much" The time I felt truly out of home, out of place and absolutely lost in my solitude was when I moved for my internship to Stuttgart. After spending one year at Chemnitz with some of the most amazing friends, it was time to pack everything and … Continue reading 13 things every person living away will relate to