Clearing the HR interview requires dexterity in handling technical and non-technical questions with the same finesse, here are five HR interview questions that can throw you off the guard and reduce your chances of securing the job.
Whilst the numbers move northwards, the resources are at best constant or get shaved off by a few percentage points. The front line managers are expected to identify areas of improvement and get the plan delivered. Here are few pointers, which will guide you in selecting action projects.
One of the biggest hurdles in career planning is the fact that careers are lifelong events. Short-term plans are needed to be on track however one must be able to improvise and plan for future as well.
Creating goals is not incredibly difficult; in fact anyone can do it, although unfortunately, not enough people do it. The real game starts after you have set your goals and it tests your energy, enthusiasm and your resolve to make it happen. After you have set your goals, following this three-step process can help you [...]
Its easy to get cynical and believe that successful people are political or sell out, suck up, stab people in the back, use their contacts and so on. The facts are dramatically different from this;
Your comfort zone is a dangerous place to be, it is where everything is wonderful, everything is familiar, and things are working well. So why is it dangerous? Because it keeps you inside the box where the world you know is familiar and there are no risks, as everything is tried and tested.
Impatient people interrupt, finish other people's sentences when they hesitate, ask people to hurry, urge people to finish and get to the point. All these behaviors of impatient people intimidate, irritate and demotivate others.
Going by the popular sentiment and all the reports, it seems certain that more jobs will be created in 2015 and newer opportunities will come to the table for all of us. New year is also the time for making new resolutions, more often than not, only few of us will make a pointed effort to sharpen their career and take benefit of the impending opportunity.
Steve could look at things differently and question why was it that way, he always believed in simplifying things and getting the past the usual no, which comes first. While developing I pod, he designed most of the applications to start working in three clicks, rather than making his customers go through the maze.
Buffet says, “Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get. I won the ovarian lottery the day I was born and so did all of you. We’re all successful, intelligent, educated. To focus on what you don’t have is a terrible mistake. With the gifts all of us have, if you are unhappy, it’s your own fault.”
Whether you are a newbie or a pro in your profession, having a mentor will definitely help you to propel your career trajectory. A mentor is someone who “shows you the ropes ” and helps you in navigating the corporate maze without getting bruised or disheartened. Oprah Winfrey says, “ A mentor is someone who allows you to see the light inside yourself.”
Careers are fragile and small mistakes done repeatedly can chip away any edge that you have built painstakingly. Building a career is like running a marathon , where you need to be in the race for the longer haul and each step counts.
Career bloopers can come in many colors, may be you have been passed over for a promotion, you have been moved out of the most prestigious project the company is working on, or you have been disciplined and it has been put on your personal file by HR. If you are facing a hard time [...]
Those born between the 1980’s and 2000 are considered Millennials, and they seem to have developed specific characteristics - from the way they live with parents, to structured lives, to contact with diverse people, to the way they want their work life to be. Important work characteristics of this emerging group include working with diverse [...]