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To bridge gender gap, companies going big on innovation

Going beyond providing material amenities, Indian companies are launching new initiatives to reinforce their commitment to hiring and retaining more women employees. EY India recently organised six rounds of walk-in interviews for women aspirants across its three offices…

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To Take Charge of Your Career, Start by Building Your Tribe

Show me a person who sees uncertainty as opportunity, and I’ll show you a person who has mastered the new world of work. A person like Juliet (not her real name), for example, who described a stressful stretch…

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Make teachers matter

Technology has changed the way we view the role of the contemporary teacher, from transmitter of knowledge to navigator of 21st century skills Imagine the following job description: Looking for ethical, responsible, intellectual, and inspiring leaders who will…

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Bank Exams: Important subjects to focus on

The candidates preparing for the IBPS PO, Clerk, SO, SBI PO/Clerk Prelims and Mains, RRB, RBI and other banking job related recruitment exams should know about the latest subject wise study material to secure better ranking in the…

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How to Welcome an Employee Back from Medical Leave

Employees take leaves of absence for all sorts of reasons, from dealing with a cancer diagnosis to caring for a sick child. In one survey, 13% of U.S. employees reported taking time off under the Family and Medical…

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Research: When Being a Humble Leader Backfires

There is a paradox when it comes to what we expect in leaders. On the one hand, we believe that effective leaders display humility — they bring out the best in others, are open to admitting their shortcomings…

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How Perfectionists Can Get Out of Their Own Way

Like any extreme trait, perfectionism can be a double-edged sword. Having high standards and being hardworking can help someone stand out in a crowded field, and their tenacity can help them improve their skills over time. And, to…

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How to Work for a Boss Who Lacks Self-Awareness

Just as people differ in height, musical talent, and sense of humor, there are pretty consistent differences in their ability to understand how others see them. Such differences are usually attributed to their self-awareness, though a more appropriate…

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The Two Traits of the Best Problem-Solving Teams

Imagine you are a fly on the wall in a corporate training center where a management team of 12 is participating in a session on executing strategy. The team is midway through attempting to solve a new, uncertain,…

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A new synonym for caring

Outplacement shows that an organisation is interested in an employee’s welfare even after he has been struck off the rolls As companies downsize due to an increased reliance on technology, HR teams are finding themselves focused on helping…

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