Nimrata Kapoor

Passionate about your success, Nimrata is a dynamic Career Coach with 17+ years of experience in HR leadership, Training and General Management roles in leading companies – manufacturing, IT Start-up (Goldman Sachs funded) and Fortune 50 bank. She holds an MBA degree from XLRI Jamshedpur and is a Gold Medallist in Mathematics.

Seeking to Up-Skill – Check Out These Free Courses

Free Courses Alert! These are my top picks for free courses for you to explore, whether you are a student, a working professional, faculty or educator or seeking to return to the workforce. 1. Did you know that the Government of India through it’s SWAYAM (https://swayam.gov.in/) initiative (started 2020) is offering free courses on a …

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5 Strategies to Overcome Long Employment Gap

Overcoming unemployment is one of the biggest fears worldwide since 2020. International Labour Organization (ILO) has projected global unemployment at 207 million in 2022, 21 million more than in 2019. This has disastrous implications for developing nations which experience higher inequality and weaker social protection systems. Female unemployment worldwide has experienced a sharper increase and …

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Seize the Opportunity – Networking in the “New Normal”

Check out my this weeks article in ‘The Tribune’. Please do share the article amongst your family and friends. “I don’t know how to network.” “I am not comfortable asking for a job.” “How can you network sitting from home?” These and many more doubts are there in the minds of many people. 2020 has been …

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Be Prepared for the Rising Trend of Recruitment Tests in a Post Covid-19 World

COVID-19 has proved to be a watershed moment in history. Recruitment went down by as much as 60% in April (Naukri) and is limping back since then. As job applications per position increase 100+ times, and candidates also seek to move across sectors, aptitude, personality, domain and skill testing is on the rise across levels. …

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Why Your Backup Graduation College May Be THE BETTER OPTION in COVID Time?

My article on ‘why your backup graduation college may be the better option in COVID time’ was published in The Tribune, a leading National Daily in India, on Monday, 24 August 2020. Covid 19 has thrown a spin in college admissions worldwide. Many smaller colleges are not even sure if they will be able to …

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How to Get a Job at a Startup – And Key Considerations to Keep in Mind

Working at a startup offers many benefits for both experienced and new professionals. For individuals working at large, established companies, making the move to a startup provides the thrill of watching their work have an immediate impact on the startup’s success. New graduates and entry-level job seekers have the opportunity to experience a quick learning …

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Informational Interviews: Can Students Get It Right?

This article is covered in a leading North India daily ‘The Tribune’ on 17 June 2020. Please find the link below: https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/jobs-careers/informational-interviews-%E2%80%94-how-can-students-get-it-right-100056 These are a great tool for students and young professionals to get more information about the possible career paths they may be evaluating. As a career coach, I strongly advocate informational interviews as …

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Media Coverage: How Freshers Can Withstand The COVID Storm

This article is covered in a leading North India daily ‘The Tribune’ on 10 June 2020. Please find the link below: https://m.tribuneindia.com/news/jobs-careers/how-freshers-can-withstand-the-covid-storm-96282 Nimrata Kapoor “Raj scrolled down his home page on the social media app. It was full of virtual graduations of his friends, from across the world. The disappointment of not meeting his friends …

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