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

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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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Good news for job seekers: Companies are in hiring mode

Hiring outlook has turned rosier in India than it has been in the past two years. A survey has revealed a significant increase in the number of employers who expect to hire in the ongoing first half of…

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How Agile Teams Can Help Turnarounds Succeed

Agile — the management approach that relies on small, entrepreneurial, close-to-the-customer teams — has a reputation that reflects its rapid adoption in software development. It’s for techies. It’s for hip Silicon Valley startups. It is most definitely not…

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Majority of Indians leading blended hybrid lives: Survey

There is growing interconnectedness around the world, in both personal and work life, as well as real and virtual interactions. More than half of Indians are leading blended hybrid lives, a global Hybrid Life online survey conducted by…

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5 ways to help new employees settle in

A new job can be challenging for most people, but organisations can make it easier for new employees to settle in if they have the right kind of onboarding processes in place. Detailed briefings, assignment of a buddy…

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Pump up your Willpower

In an ideal world, you’d jump out of bed with the sound of the morning alarm, not miss a single morning walk, stop after just one piece of chocolate … you get the drift, right? Instead, do you…

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