/Tips For Employees
7 10, 2013

How To Write A Good Cover Letter For Job Applications

October 7th, 2013|

Writing an effective cover letter for a job application is a key ingredient for potential success. A well-crafted cover letter makes a lot of difference to the attention that a resume will receive, even if it is short. Large companies receive hundreds (and sometimes thousands) of job applications every month, which means that not all [...]

25 09, 2013

Job Interview Tips To Make A Brilliant Impression

September 25th, 2013|

Here are some basic interview tips that will help you prepare for an excellent interview. After impressing your potential employer with your CV and cover letter, now comes the most difficult yet important part - learning how to face an interview. Be prepared Learn all the important information you need to know about the organisation you [...]

2 07, 2013

How To Fast Track Your Career

July 2nd, 2013|

It is the goal of every young professional starting his or her career to climb the corporate ladder as quickly as possible.However, only a few of them manage to make advancements in their career fast. In the 1970s and 1980s, a person would join a company, put in hard work, pay their dues and climb [...]

26 06, 2013

Be Thyself: The Secret to Being Happy and Engaged at Work

June 26th, 2013|

“‘Know thyself’ was written over the portal of the antique world. Over the portal of the new world, ‘Be thyself’ shall be written.” --Oscar Wilde We’ve all seen survey after survey that shows that employee engagement around the world is stuck near record lows. For over a decade the traditional measures have included corporate-wide initiatives [...]

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 [...]

1 08, 2012

Got A New Boss Again: What To Do?

August 1st, 2012|

It is a well-known fact that established teams experience “transition pains” under the leadership of newly appointed managers. The stress levels go up, and both the parties use moves and countermoves to outwit each other. New managers, insecure in their roles, often seek absolute compliance to orders from their subordinates, particularly in their early days. [...]

28 07, 2012

How Becoming a Leader Can Help You Get a Promotion

July 28th, 2012|

Many companies today are looking for leaders, not just managers, to take on greater roles within the organization. As a result, competition for higher-level positions can be fierce. Leaders have the ability to inspire others and foster teamwork, which leads to achieving results. No matter what your current position is, becoming a leader can help [...]

20 07, 2012

5 Ways To Impress Your Managers’ Boss

July 20th, 2012|

You may love it or hate it, it's for real that senior management incumbents are hard pressed for time and tend to make a quick first impression. I have noticed many a times that these one-of interactions are remembered for years and may make or mar the destiny of an employee. Remember - “You never [...]

15 07, 2012

5 Habits Of Highly Productive People

July 15th, 2012|

From the top rungs of the management to the first line worker, everyone across sectors is looking for ways to be more productive at work. There are no magic pills to boost productivity and caffeine only helps so much. The other option of working extra hours to increase your productivity screws up your work life [...]

12 07, 2012

Early Preparation is the Key to Successful Negotiation

July 12th, 2012|

Failing to prepare is preparing to fail is a very old saying and fits in aptly for negotiations. Any successful negotiation is about mutually agreeing to terms which lead to a long lasting relationship. Negotiations is never about scoring a quick one way victory at the expense of the other party. Negotiation is your opportunity [...]

3 07, 2012

20 Ways to Kill Your Job Application!

July 3rd, 2012|

We spend a great deal of time talking to recruiters, employers and human resource staff every week. I recently sent an email asking some of them what they would list as their top 3 peeves when it came to receiving resumes and short-listing candidates. You should have seen my inbox fill up with responses! Many [...]

25 06, 2012

How To Crack HR Interview – Using STAR Model

June 25th, 2012|

Using the STAR method is one of the most effective ways of getting your message across to potential employers whether in your resume or at interview. Applied correctly the STAR method can significantly improve your job search. It works! […]

20 06, 2012

Want to stay on track with your New Year resolutions?

June 20th, 2012|

Last week I met up with a former client who I had not seen for some time. He was disappointed with himself because, although he had set himself some career goals for the New Year, everyday stuff had taken over and he had done absolutely nothing about them.  I persuade him that all was not [...]

23 03, 2012

Managing e-mail Overload – 10 Tips for Success

March 23rd, 2012|

One of the common challenge employees face is how to manage e-mails, not be managed by it. Time is a zero sum game. You can spend your precious time on an e-mail or spend it on doing something else.  As on date e-mail is the most heavily used mode of business communication. As per a research [...]

30 12, 2011

Redefine Your Limits – Live to your Full Potential

December 30th, 2011|

We are limited by the beliefs we set in our mind, history shows that successful people are able to break these shackles and unleash their potential. The difference is the “ T ” between Can Do and Can’t Do. The “ T ” is your Thought. Achieving your Potential  Steve Jobs was one of the [...]

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