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Technical communication, with a lucrative pay cheque, is emerging as the new in-demand vocation

The ubiquitous instruction manual, which often gets ‘filed’ to never be found again, is the face of a vocation that is much in demand. Technical communication, once considered an informal, niche sector, is gaining prominence on the back…

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Indians popular choice for senior roles at Asian companies

Last week, when Japanese AC maker Daikin inducted its Indian managing director Kanwaljeet Jawa into the parent company board, it reaffirmed a trend where a series of Indian CXOs are given leadership roles in some of Asia’s largest…

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Be Honest on Your Resume!

Nothing tells a prospective employer that you are not the right person for his or her job more quickly than a resume that does not match the job description or the stated needs of the employer. Your resume…

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5 ways to maintain a positive image at work

A positive behaviour at workplace is one of the assets valued deeply by any employer. The reason for this is that an optimistic worker not only is more productive but he/she also is a major source of inspiration…

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‘Quality of hire’ is a vital factor

The most important parameter in measuring the success of a company’s hiring process is the ‘quality of hire’ (QoH), says a recent study. According to a report on hiring released by Wisdomjobs.com, over 80% of the companies see…

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So how do you go about conducting a careers self-assessment?

How to do a self-assessment of your skills When you look for a new role, don’t start by updating your CV. Instead, do a self-assessment to help you identify all the key information about yourself. Doing this will…

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Communicating Your Way To Success

Communicating is easy. Communicating effectively—well, that’s another story… On average, we spend 80% of each day communicating,regardless of our position in an organization. “No way,”you say. Think about it! We communicate with customers, managers, and employees on the…

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India needs to reskill workforce for Artificial Intelligence: Infosys co-founder Kris Gopalakrishnan

With new technologies disrupting businesses and changing the rules of engagement, India faces a daunting task to reskill its huge workforce for Artificial Intelligence (AI), Infosys co-founder Kris Gopalakrishnan says. “India has a major challenge of transitioning its…

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How to Focus on What’s Important, Not Just What’s Urgent

Do you get to the end of the day and feel that you’ve met your most pressing deadlines but haven’t accomplished anything that’s fundamentally important? You’re hardly alone. In a series of studies recently published in the Journal…

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#5 Tips to Nail a Job Interview

The hiring process in a company is incomplete without an interview. So, it’s important to indulge in some amount of preparation beforehand to succeed in the interview which will bring you one step closer to landing your dream…

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