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7 03, 2017

5 Tough HR Interview Questions Worth Preparing For

March 7th, 2017|

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.

13 01, 2015

How To Improve Your Listening Skills

January 13th, 2015|

Humans have the ability to think more than twice as fast as they talk, leaving the mind to wander whilst it is listening to someone. At the workplace, more and more multitasking is happening and interruptions abound, this too has impacted our listening skills quotient.

8 03, 2014

How to Improve The Quality Of Your Decisions

March 8th, 2014|

In your career, one thing is for sure that you will make quite a few decisions. Good decisions will bear fruit for some time and the bad ones will haunt you for a longer time, a really bad decision can even cut short your career. Nothing tests your leadership skills more than your ability to make [...]

26 10, 2012

Time To Have “Human” Back in Human Resources

October 26th, 2012|

"Human Resources." When it comes to your career, those two words will ultimately influence whether you are hired or fired, have to relocate your family to move up or move out, and whether you receive a holiday bonus or that dreaded membership to the “Jelly of the Month Club” a la Clark Griswold. If there’s [...]

2 09, 2012

Fast-Track Your Real Estate Career In India

September 2nd, 2012|

Built environment (comprising of construction, the buying, selling and leasing out of property estate and various other related real estate-related activities) is one of the major contributors to the Indian economy. It accounted for approximately 17.7% of the country’s GDP in the year 2009–10 (from a mere 10% in 1991-92). There is a projected area [...]

26 08, 2012

Neil Armstrong – 5 Lessons From His Life

August 26th, 2012|

“That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for Mankind.” Neil Armstrong has finished his current inning on Earth for the time being; he is and will remain a legend for generations to come. How did the small boy from Wapakoneta, Ohio make it big in life? Neil Armstrong was born on August [...]

24 08, 2012

What Successful People Do In The 1st Hour Of Their Work Day

August 24th, 2012|

How much does the first hour of every day matter? As it turns out, a lot. It can be the hour you see everything clearly, get one real thing done, and focus on the human side of work rather than your task list. Remember when you used to have a period at the beginning of [...]

23 08, 2012

Top 10 Bold and Outrageous HR Practices

August 23rd, 2012|

In the corporate world, HR leaders are frequently considered some of the most conservative and risk-averse. Running HR in a conservative manner might have served your company well in the 1990s, but unfortunately it may be inappropriate and even damaging today. This fast-changing and highly competitive business world has caused senior executives to now expect [...]

19 08, 2012

What Can You Learn from Justin Bieber’s Life

August 19th, 2012|

Justin Bieber, Justin Bieber, Justin Bieber, Justin Bieber echoes in the hall where he makes an appearance. Justin Bieber has 43 million Facebook fans, 22 million twitter followers and 2.9 billion YouTube view and has sold more than 15 million albums worldwide. Recently, for a show in Dublin, Beliebers snapped up 28,000 gig tickets in [...]

15 08, 2012

Failure is an opinion not Reality – Story of 360 million web hits -Susan Boyle

August 15th, 2012|

How long can you dance to someone else’s tune, it’s time that you try dancing to your own tune. Go through the records of most successful people and you would see a common thread; all of them were branded as failures at one or another time in their life’s journey. They could have sulked, cried [...]

15 08, 2012

The Top 35 Online MBA Programs

August 15th, 2012|

The  2011 GMAC Application Trends Survey reports overall MBA applications are still on the decline, a trend that began in 2009. Over half of participating full time programs received fewer applications than the previous year. Such declines in full and part-time study are expected throughout a recession, but one interesting finding from the report is [...]

11 08, 2012

How to Handle Panel Interviews

August 11th, 2012|

As if a one-on-one interview wasn’t stressful enough …. there is the dreaded Panel Interview! If the thought of facing a panel of interviews sends you into a tailspin, you are not alone. Panel interviews are most commonly used for government positions within Australia. The panel is made up of representatives from different business units [...]

11 08, 2012

How To Handle One-on-One Interviews?

August 11th, 2012|

These are by far the most popular style of interview. You meet one-on-one with a representative of the company, more often than not, the manager you will be reporting to, or, in some cases, a representative from the HR department. If you reach this stage of being offered an interview you more than likely have [...]

11 08, 2012

How To Handle Telephone Interviews ?

August 11th, 2012|

The key to a good interview lies in your ability to research, prepare and rehearse. There are many different styles of interview and understanding how these work can help you prepare in advance so you don’t freeze with nerves. Telephone interviews are becoming increasingly common. However, the mere thought of them make some people literally [...]

4 08, 2012

How To Handle The Salary Question in Job Interviews

August 4th, 2012|

This is one of the most difficult parts of the job search process for many. Go in too high and you may price yourself out of the job, go in too low and you’ll be selling yourself short and be forever kicking yourself. My advice is to discuss salary in a range rather than a [...]

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