Young family looking to shift & settle in Uttranchal - seek your advice

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#1426 Dec 25th, 2017, 19:26
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Originally Posted by aditya.b View Post 1. You can try getting a remote job. Companies like Tracxn might be a good fit for you, but not sure if they have the remote working option or not.
Aditya, Tracxn is into report generating for various sectors, the end users and sectors are both situated in or near major centers, so I would be really interested to know what do they have to offer in hills, thanks.

If you are talking about pure remote job without any relevance to ones location, then I doubt it would be much of a worthwhile option, not to mention completely insecure. The competition in remote jobs is huge, and even there people placed in big cities are preferred by employers for some reasons, at least that is my understanding.

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#1427 Dec 27th, 2017, 19:46
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Here are a few pointers for you. PM me if you'd like to discuss further. All the best for your endeavors and hope you get to live your dream soon!

1. You can try getting a remote job. Companies like Tracxn might be a good fit for you, but not sure if they have the remote working option or not. It's not easy to find remote work but it's not impossible either.

2. I know of these companies operating out of the hills that you can approach and try for an internship/job with them:

B2R Technologies - Kumaon region
Development Logics + Vayudoot Internet - Dharamshala
gai Technologies - Dharamshala

3. Since you like teaching, try connecting with these schools:

Himalayan Education Foundation - Chaukori, Uttarakhand
Sikkim Himalayan Academy - Bariakhop Village
Himalayan Village School - Majkhali, Uttarakhand

4. See if these NGOs have any volunteering opportunities that suit you. Once you stay at a place for a few months, it opens up more options.

Himjoli - Kumaon
Aarohi - Kumaon
Chirag - Kumaon
Spiti Ecosphere
LHA Charitable Trust - Dharamshala
Wahoe Community Volunteer Programmes - Shimla
ROSE (Rural Organisation for Social Elevation) - Kanda, Bageshwar
Ankuri - Dehradun
Haji Public School - Breswana, J&K
Jammu and Kashmir Association of Social Workers - Srinagar
Ecotourism and Conservation Society of Sikkim (ECOSS) - Sikkim
Fertile Ground - Assam
Aaranyak - Guwahati

5. Some other interesting initiatives in the Kangra region. Since your preference is Himachal Pradesh, connecting with these people could be helpful.

My Earth Store / Saadho - Organic Farming - Yol Cantt Road
Nishtha - Healthcare clinic - Rakkar
Jagori- Women empowerment - Rakkar
Dharmalaya - Eco architecture - Bir
Navek La - Homestay/Creative space - Rakkar
Aavishkar - Learning centre - Palampur
Tibetan Entrepreneurship Development - Mcleodganj
Geek Room - Computer literacy - Mcleodganj
Dharamsala Animal Rescue - Rakkar
Peepal Farm - Animal Welfare/Farmstay - Dhanotu
Karma Studio - Community Space - Mcleodganj
Shepherds Inc - Trekking - Rakkar
Himalayan Quest - Trekking - Rakkar
Nature Conservation Foundation - Rakkar and Spiti
Thank you so much. I have already contacted some of these from the list. I will try the other places one by one and revert back here. Thanks a lot, even google doesn't throw all these names when you do a job search for Himachali companies.

Merry Christmas guys.
#1428 Dec 27th, 2017, 21:33
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Originally Posted by jituyadav View Post Aditya, Tracxn is into report generating for various sectors, the end users and sectors are both situated in or near major centers, so I would be really interested to know what do they have to offer in hills, thanks.

If you are talking about pure remote job without any relevance to ones location, then I doubt it would be much of a worthwhile option, not to mention completely insecure. The competition in remote jobs is huge, and even there people placed in big cities are preferred by employers for some reasons, at least that is my understanding.

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I mentioned that company as it seemed like a good fit based on his work experience. Being a startup, there is a small chance that they might be open to remote working. That may not happen immediately, but it is a possibility.

Yes, the competition in remote jobs is huge and they are mostly limited to the IT sector. But it's an option to keep in mind if one is trying to figure out how to move to a location of their choice. This is a good job board for remote opportunities: https://remoteok.io/

I'll be reaching out to you soon, it's been a while. :-)

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Originally Posted by Dodoindia View Post Thank you so much. I have already contacted some of these from the list. I will try the other places one by one and revert back here. Thanks a lot, even google doesn't throw all these names when you do a job search for Himachali companies.

Merry Christmas guys.
Ah, don't revert back here for every update, unless it's a major one. That may violate the guidelines of this forum.

All the best!
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