Bethamehi Joy Syiem Originally from Shillong in North- Eastern India, Bethamehi Joy Syiem is currently pursuing History at St Stephen's College, New Delhi where she is actively involved in a wide variety of academic and extra-curricular activities. She has been published in The Shillong Times and Orchid (a journal), as well as two online magazines, Thumbprint and Episteme. She has a poetry blog called, "A Poetic Journey", as well as another miscellaneous blog called '5 Feet Tall'. She is also an avid reader, poet, music enthusiast, orator and animal lover. @bethjoysyiem Facebook
  • Read the 7 Efficient Intelligent Students’ Habits which make them Productive Who doesn’t want to be one of the clever, productive, intelligent students? Everyone wants that but there are only a few students who actually stand out in the crowd, students who are not just intelligent but also efficient. They are productive and always get their tasks done well and that too, in a seemingly effortless […] July 28, 2017
  • Why engineering graduates are saying ‘NO’ to mass recruiters If you don’t know that this is happening, it may sound absolutely insane. Fresh graduates from engineering colleges all over are actually refusing placement offers with mass recruiters like TCS, Infosys, Accenture, etc. Earlier on, placements with a big brand name company were all a young graduate would want. But things are changing. Is there […] July 13, 2017
  • Crores straight after College? The truth about Insane Packages There are people who graduate engineering college, maybe an IIT and they instantly get placed with packages of over 1 crore Rupees. You heard that right…an actual crore! But it isn’t too good to be true though. It is real because their jobs and their locations demand that salary. That is because these packages are […] July 2, 2017
  • Can engineering students from Tier-III colleges ever compete with IITs? In India, everyone knows that IITs and then, NITs rule the roost when it comes to engineering education. It isn’t surprising that recent surveys on the top colleges echo the same- that IITs are the best. But then, they aren’t the only colleges in India. There are many engineering students who do not study in […] June 27, 2017
  • The Ten Commandments of Social Media Marketing If you know anything about marketing today, you know that Social Media Marketing is the trump card of marketing. To put it simply, Social Media Marketing essentially means advertising on social media. But it doesn’t stop there. Big brand names like Nike, Oreos Cookies, Netflix, Dove and GoPro are all on the SMM bandwagon. Then, […] June 14, 2017
  • Wanna make it Big? – Why Entrepreneurship is the Way Around it We all know big names like Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Arianna Huffington and Mark Zuckerberg. We know them as billionaires or CEOS or giants in the industry. But do we see them as entrepreneurs? Well, they are! Entrepreneurs are those who take ownership of work and start their own venture. Essentially, they are risk takers […] June 5, 2017
  • Engineering and the Aam Aadmi : Engineering as a Cultural Trend This isn’t to dismiss careers in engineering or the whole class of engineers. Rather, I am only saying that for the aam aadmi, engineering is simply a good stepping stone to wealth, reputation and stability. Therefore, anyone who seems to have any sort of “brain” is encouraged to pursue engineering. The other typical choice would […] May 14, 2017
  • Flaws in the System – Why Engineering Students aren’t Ready to be Engineers Enough has been said about how there are few engineering students who graduate ready for the industry. Every year about 1.7 Million Engineering students complete their graduation. According to India Today & Aspiring Mind’s Study, only 7 percent of that number are employable. A Times of India article published in July 2014 states that a […] May 1, 2017