The career growth plan creates a spirit of accountability by documenting your responsibility in making the future happen. You can take these steps to develop your career growth plan
To become a top performer, the first step is to stretch yourself, go beyond your limits, for limits are set by the human mind and can be reset by you. By setting higher standards, you would place a challenge for yourself and strive hard to achieve it.
By focusing on three skills only, you can turbo charge your career. While there are numerous competencies and behaviors that one needs to be a high flier in the corporate race, mastering these behaviors will give you an edge over the others. Active Listening Active listening is the building block of leadership skills; the other [...]
The world is flat, boundaries are left in the physical realm only, and the internet has connected the world like never before. Social media platforms like Facebook, microchannels like tweeter connect all and sundry on one platform. Welcome to the era of global thinking. Welcome to the new ear of the hyper-connected genuinely globalized world. [...]
By far, the most significant risk of underperformance occurs during the transition into first line management, most of the new incumbents struggle to gain traction for their new roles.
There is no point in jumping directly in the salary negotiation arena; you start slow until you know where the other party is coming from. You should pay attention to positioning. The traditional style of you and your team on side and they on the other side set up unhealthy contests unnecessarily
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.
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.
If you want to be perceived as someone with a strategic mindset, be tolerant of long brainstorming sessions and debate before things start simplifying.
Sages and researchers from HR define it in the following way “ Potential is not only the skill but also the will to develop or perform at a higher level in future.” As we see it, potential refers to the capability of an individual to perform at a particular level and, as such, it is a prerequisite for performance. It sets the upper limit of the achievable performance level.
We as adults are interested in learning that will lead to a better quality of life and higher self-esteem, not just in higher pay or promotion. You can help your team members understand that learning new skills may allow them to exhibit their expertise and creativity to influence more people and different projects, leading to a more satisfied career.
It’s a tough world out there, with newer technologies eating the older behemoths and pushing them in oblivion. It’s a matter of time before we see organizations restructure themselves to face the new world order, that is hyper-connected and hyper-automated. So what can you do to avoid slipping into oblivion when restructuring happens, try doing these things to stay ahead of the pack, you need to make your career resilient to the future shocks, don’t be a sitting duck.
People, who set low standards, usually don’t realize it because whatever standards they have set, seem normal. Picking up the gauntlet to do anything different is initially uncomfortable, however, you will not achieve your true potential and will continue to operate on a drain basis.
Knowing that you are weak at something is half battle won because you will work towards supplementing the deficiency by either learning new skills or getting help from others to fill up. The best way to handle development areas is by scripting a development plan, which involves three key milestones
As the Indian economy moves northwards, the job market looks very bright. In a survey conducted by Michael Page, an international executive search firm, 76 % of the employers said that they plan to increase their headcount in 2016. Now it is up to you to ride this wave by getting a handsome pay raise and promotion with your current employer or by jumping ship to a place where you are valued rightly for your contribution, remember to tell the company if they give peanuts, they will get monkeys only. Don’t settle for less, jostle for more for you deserve a better lifestyle, avoid getting swarmed and fooled by the company loyalty and emotional drama.