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7 03, 2017

Practicing Mindfulness Can Boost Your Career

March 7th, 2017|

Off late, the corporate world has started noticing the benefits of introducing mindfulness in the workplace. Here are some reasons why practising mindfulness may be good for your career.

24 01, 2013

Three Salary Negotiation Techniques That Work

January 24th, 2013|

The recession has forced thousands of professionals to forego salary increases in order to keep their jobs. Now with recovery underway and indications of hiring increases, those same individuals may find salary negotiation a growing possibility. If you’ve experienced a salary freeze, it’s possible that you may find yourself thinking about seeking a new, higher-paying [...]

13 12, 2011

How To Set Your Goals This Year

December 13th, 2011|

George Harrison said it all when he sang “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will take you there”… Goal setting is about fine-tuning the direction in which you want to go in a pre-determined period. In a very important way, it is about taking the locus of control over your life in [...]

22 11, 2011

How To Do A Good Performance Review

November 22nd, 2011|

The ingredients of a bad performance review are haste, lack of focus, a non-empathic attitude and a mechanical approach to the process. A good performance review obviously calls for a diametrically opposite approach. Here are some tips for managers whose duties include conducting performance reviews of their team members. Be Prepared: The intention behind a [...]

20 11, 2011

Getting Back To Work Painlessly After Long Leave

November 20th, 2011|

Returning to work after a long leave is not always an uplifting experience. The mind and metabolism are likely to have adapted to a more leisurely pace, and one may have taken active steps to dissociate from work pressures during the period of leave. This is especially true if the period of leave has been [...]

17 11, 2011

Why You May Hate Performance Reviews

November 17th, 2011|

Performance feedback and review is part and parcel of the life of someone in a managerial role. Poorly handled reviews lead to low morale and dissatisfaction, in turn increasing workload. There is a school of thought that believes that performance appraisals do more damage than good to the individuals being reviewed; that they are a [...]

10 11, 2011

Indispensable Email Skills For Job Seekers And Employees

November 10th, 2011|

If you are about to apply for a job via email, the quality of your emailed covering letter to the potential employer is extremely important. After all, you are marketing yourself. This means that the employer's HR department will first judge your capabilities by how you introduce and portray yourself. If clothes make the man [...]

5 11, 2011

How To Manage Stress And Regain Well-being

November 5th, 2011|

Without doubt, wellbeing is the ultimate objective of human existence. Paradoxically, we often wind up surrendering well-being in order to earn money, and then spend a major part of the earnings in attempts to regain it. These efforts are invariably fruitless - so why do we do it? More often than not, the only real [...]

29 10, 2011

How To Tackle Financial Stress

October 29th, 2011|

Financial stress can adversely affect a persons’ psychological state. This negative psychological state has a tendency to percolate down to the affected person’s workplace and – in fact – into all social interactions. Surveys have shown that financial stress is among the root causes of decreased performance at work and a steady decline in physical [...]

1 10, 2011

How To Tackle A Difficult Boss

October 1st, 2011|

It’s a vexing problem for many – they like their job but just don’t seem to be able to get along with their boss.  Obviously, the first impulse of many who have a difficult boss is to hand in their papers and search for another job. Is this always the best decision to take? One [...]

10 09, 2011

Do You Have Healthy Work-Life Balance?

September 10th, 2011|

Are you married to your job? Have your family, personal hobbies and social life taken the back-seat? For how long has this state of affairs been going on? If you do not have a healthy work-life balance, chances are that your stress-levels are on the higher side. You may be able to detect some of [...]

1 08, 2011

Tips To Create Time And Harness Energy

August 1st, 2011|

Life for corporate employees has become so hectic these days that if they blink, they may miss something potentially important. It is almost impossible to be fully present in the moment with someone constantly on the phone, the report on the desk and the unanswered mail in the inbox. Today, employees’ attention is divided among [...]

11 07, 2011

How To Get Yourself Noticed At Work

July 11th, 2011|

Has your talent; potential and resourcefulness on the job gone unnoticed while those of others have been rewarded? Have others of equal experience risen on the corporate ladder much faster than you? You have probably not mastered the fine art of increasing your visibility in the workplace. Adeptness at getting noticed at work in a positive way [...]

4 07, 2011

Tips To Build Your Resume

July 4th, 2011|

Do you feel that your present job is going nowhere? Do you yearn to spread your wings and soar higher in your career? The way to do it is to build your resume and make it more attractive to present or future employers. The emphasis should be on gaining new experience. You can do this [...]

27 06, 2011

How to Get Promoted Without Asking

June 27th, 2011|

It is time to rise in the ranks in your company, and you are convinced that you deserve a promotion. You could always ask for one, but how would such a request be received by the Powers That Be? Asking for a promotion may not be the best course to take. A wiser and far [...]

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