Objectives and Purposes of Career Planning

A career may be defined as ‘a sequence of jobs that constitute what a person does for a living’. Career planning is a process by which one selects career goals and the path to those goals. It involves…

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Fastest growing jobs in tech: Survey

The top five – as also eight of the top 10 – fastest growing jobs for professionals in India are in technology, according to an analysis by LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional networking site. Machine learning engineer, application…

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5 Bad LinkedIn Habits You Must Break Now

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LinkedIn can be a powerful job search tool, but you have to employ it in the right way for it to be most effective. It’s especially important to recognize that LinkedIn should play a larger role in your…

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Five Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs

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“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” — Henry Ford The path of any entrepreneur will be paved with many ups and downs. It does…

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Sign of a leader: How to be open-minded and approachable

No one is born to be CEO.The job is a learning curve with its own set of hurdles. And even if you think someone may seem to have it all on the outside, you need to look closer…

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Artificial Intelligence jobs see increased uptake among Indian job seekers

There has been a significant increase in the number of searches by job seekers for artificial intelligence (AI) related sectors in India with data scientist profile leading the top slot, says a report. According to data from global…

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Companies place their bets on pre-placement offers to hire future managers

If you join an MBA course at any of India’s top business schools, chances are you may land a job a little more than a year into the programme Companies are increasingly giving pre-placement offers (PPOs) to students…

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Five ways to deal with inertia in your team

How do you shake your team out of inertia? When employees are familiar with a certain way of operation, they tend to stay that way. It’s hard to get people out of their comfort zone and make them…

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How on-the-job training and development programmes give companies a competitive edge

Twenty-four-year-old Abhishek Mukherjee was offered a job by a reputed private firm during a campus recruitment drive. The young professional was eager to join his new workplace and showcase some of the skills that he mastered in college…

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Organisations see employee learning as investment, not expense

More than 80% of the organisations have some form of structured learning and development programme in place, with 38% of the experts stating that ‘improving employee performance’ is the prime focus of their programmes this year. Across industries,…

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