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Five ways to find a new job

1) Landing yourself the right one Job hunting can be a challenging affair even at the best of times. It takes a lot of groundwork and rigorous follow-up to land yourself the right one. Sreeradha D Basu gets…

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Your ‘excitement’ might get you a job, employers more likely to favour excited candidates: Study

People who appear calm and collected during a job interview may be at a disadvantage, according to a Stanford study which found that employers are more likely to favour excited candidates. People’s behaviour can be influenced by the…

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Networking — Every Meeting Is An Interview

Every day we meet people. Some meetings are fleeting and are for simple, daily activities and tasks. We meet people at the grocery store, at the local coffee shop, at the gym. Other meetings create real connections. You…

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Designing a Successful Job Search Plan

In today’s fast-paced world, we think we need to respond to every ping and bell on our devices, which can completely distract us from achieving our ultimate goal when it comes to finding our next job. We think…

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Decision Making: Knowing Your Personal Style

Part I: Knowing Your Personal Style How do you make decisions? How do feel about making decisions? Do you worry about making the wrong decision? Whether you are exploring a change of career or looking for work in…

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Not to Be Pigeon-Holed: Career Opportunities Await!

I once coached a young lawyer who preferred to be a writer. His father, a renowned physician, planted a belief within his mind in his youth that only medicine and law are respectable career pursuits. Dad implied that…

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5 Steps to Hiring the Right People for Your Business

The well-worn business admonishment to “hire slow but fire fast” makes a lot of sense. The wisdom is that if “hire slow”, we take adequate time to carefully explore a potential candidate’s personality, work style, skills, competencies, etc.,…

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Skillset: How to Close a Skills Gap

Evolving to stay relevant is a huge part of landing a meaningful career, especially for those who are trying to break into a new field or reenter the workforce. Identifying and evaluating your strengths, personality traits, and values…

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Secrets to Personal Branding

Personal branding is an ongoing process that can take years to develop, but only seconds to destroy completely. It’s impossible to boost your personal brand if you don’t make a conscious effort to make your name known throughout…

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Looking for Job via LinkedIn? Try these 4 Tips that Will Help Your Profile Shortlist

With more than 500 million users globally and around 47 million users in India, LinkedIn is the largest professional networking platform around us. The reach of the platform is one of the major reasons why LinkedIn is also…

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