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From an Indian Railways TTE job to Chartered Accountant: Career Change Story

Indian Railways Jobs to Chartered Account
Members of the ‘flying squad’ have special powers. They can move around disguised as lesser mortals, swoop down without warning on law-breakers and catch them red-handed. Their ultimate goal is to bring order back to a chaotic system.

Cool job, right?

As a Train Ticket Examiner in the Indian Railways, Priyank Shrivastava did that (along with several other roles) for over 6 years. Then he thought it was time to move on to a more mainstream role.

Among the hurdles that stood in his way, was an exam that was notoriously tough to clear.

Priyank shares his phenomenal career change story which starts in a small town and ends in a big city – with plenty of action in between.

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My career as an Indian female IT auditor

Audit in India is a career generally dominated by Chartered Accountants and the big four firms – Deloitte, Ernst & Young (E&Y), PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and KPMG.

Neha Sharma, an auditor who now has an international career with a leading big-4 audit firm, managed to break into the field with an engineering degree + MBA.

She writes about what it means to be an IT auditor, how she got into the field after engineering, the pros and cons of a career in audit and more.

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