In Conversation with a Working Mother

Article by Kanakadurga Ramani, Manager – Consulting Services at Avtar with Ms. Ashika Agarwal

  1. Please tell us about yourself, your passions and dreams ?

My name is Ashika Agarwal, married to a loving husband and have a daughter who is 4 year old now. I am a B.Tech in Biotechnology & Masters in English and have worked in the Sales & Marketing departments of companies like Nestle India, Luxottica India, Guardian Lifecare & Posh Baby and Kids India, I am currently working at William Penn and have a total work experience of 8.6 years. I am passionate about keeping fit, healthy eating, adopting ecofriendly ways in daily life and Zumba as I am a licensed Zumba Trainer. I dream and aspire to be at a higher level position in the Corporates where I have been working. Also I want to raise my daughter to be a responsible person.

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Women – Know your value, your skills are precious!

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Today India is celebrating women like never before. Even the smallest development in women’s sector is encouraged. Many women are entering politics, are becoming entrepreneurs, media persons et al. Read More » “Women – Know your value, your skills are precious!”


Breaking ‘even’ after a career break with an intentional CV!

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Career Breaks happen… They happen to 48% of Indian Women Professionals at some point in their lives. Marriage, maternity, motherhood, elder care, ill-health or sometimes pursuance of a higher degree – they happen for reasons myriad depending on the life stage of the IWP in question.  If you are a second career woman reading this piece, there is something more you need to know – that there are 1.8 million Indian women in the club! Read More » “Breaking ‘even’ after a career break with an intentional CV!”


WILL BE BACK…AFTER A SHORT BREAK!

Article by I-Winner Ms.Shoba Krishnan

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After working for more than a decade it was difficult for me to decide if I need to take some time off my career to take care of personal responsibilities, finally I gave in to my heart and took a break to fulfil my responsibilities as a daughter and a mother.  Once the situation was settled after two years, my effort to get back to work proved to be a HERCULEAN task.  Read More » “WILL BE BACK…AFTER A SHORT BREAK!”


Build a better Resume after a Career Break

Article By I-Winner Ms. Kavita Jhaveri

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The Resume is considered the professional face of a worker. It connects the past with the hopeful future. It all looks good if you have gone from strength to strength and been exposed to reputed brand names throughout or most of your career. The deflect sets in once there is a break or a downgrade in your career.

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