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11 WAYS TO BECOME MORE PRODUCTIVE AT WORK

Being productive at work is not about working harder, it’s about working smarter. It’s about careful preparation, smart use of your resources and the effective streamlining of tasks. But before even any of this, it’s about your attitude….

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Is Your Resume Employer Driven?

Are you interested in knowing what potential employers are looking for in a resume? If you haven’t updated your resume over the last few years, you might be surprised to learn what companies (large and small) are requesting…

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Learning is new top sop for performers at tech cos

With disruptive technology changing the dynamics of the current business environment, tech companies are stepping on the gas on the learning and development front for their young, high-performing employees. The focus—for a bunch of companies including Intuit, IBM,…

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Indicators of Career Program Effectiveness

A career development program is a planned mechanism to integrate a series of activities related to individual career planning by the employees and organizational career management for the employees. The main objective of designing and developing a career…

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Successful Mid-Career Change

Switching to a new industry doesn’t mean going back to entry level Have you been feeling bored or frustrated at work lately? Or, do you work in an industry with falling job opportunities? If you’re a mid-career worker…

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The curious case of India’s skills gap, and what it will take to close it

India’s technology landscape has evolved, creating a skills gap in many sectors. What do the country’s various stakeholders need to do to keep up with the change? On July 24, 1991, Manmohan Singh, the then Finance Minister of…

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Online hiring activity rebounds in July: Report

Following two successive months of decline, online hiring activity saw a rebound of 6 per cent in July on a month-on-month basis led primarily by the production and manufacturing sector, says a report. Following a decline of 8…

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4 Important Things To Consider Before Making A Midlife Career Change

When you eventually reach the age of 50, two things can easily happen to your career: You get the itch to try your hand at a different type of work that you’ve always dreamed of, or you find…

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The Value of Resume Review

As the old adage says, there’s no second chance to make a first impression. In the case of your job search, however, the first impression may be the only chance you are afforded to make any impression on…

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Be Honest When Writing Your Resume

When I’d just graduated from university, I registered for free job search training at a local Career Centre. For three weeks, career management advisors and job search counsellors gave classes on resume and cover letter writing, interviewing skills,…

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