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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! […]

13 06, 2012

Will blasting your resume Help or Hurt your job search?

June 13th, 2012|

When you first start looking for a job you’re excited … you jump online and blast your resume off to anything that looks remotely interesting. You are thinking about you … “Hmm, that sounds good, I might like to work in that role …”, hit Send and away it goes! Perhaps you've lost your job [...]

10 06, 2012

What will your body language tell the interviewer?

June 10th, 2012|

  How you present at interview is so important. But have you thought about how your body language will either support or kill your chances of securing the job? Being given an interview is exciting and your preparation starts straight away – what you will wear, how you will get there, researching the company, study [...]

14 04, 2012

How To Delegate Effectively?

April 14th, 2012|

The biggest limiting factor which hinders growth of successful young managers to middle management is their inability to delegate effectively. There are only so many working hours in a day and you can do only so much all alone. It’s time that you used the power of cloud computing by leveraging the resources available in your [...]

17 12, 2011

Tips to Make Your Career Development Plan Work

December 17th, 2011|

"Relax— It will all work out, my company loves me" simply isn't true for a career. We have to make things work for ourselves, trying to adopt a positive outlook towards your career without any preparation can backfire. Career plans are created at the start of the year and then put on the back burner [...]

29 11, 2011

How To Switch Jobs In A Market Slowdown

November 29th, 2011|

All things considered, this is not the best of times for switching jobs . This world has seen a fair bit of negative fallout of the economic problems in Europe and the US, and most MNCs are tightening their belts on recruitment. If you are looking to get a senior-level job in one of the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

22 10, 2011

Tips On How To Choose The Right Business School

October 22nd, 2011|

Choosing the right business school is a matter of extensive research. The time you spend doing this research is a very worthwhile investment, so do not take shortcuts. Most business students tend to choose the institute with the best reputation - in other words, 'A' grade institutes which have the highest ratings. In terms of [...]

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 [...]

20 08, 2011

Tips on Writing A Killer Résumé

August 20th, 2011|

I thought it appropriate to pen down some good résumé writing tips that show you how to write a résumé that gets results. The idea is to make your résumé more attractive to present or future employers. Many employees end up feeling that their current employers cannot offer them what they are looking for and [...]

14 08, 2011

Psychology As A Life And Career Tool

August 14th, 2011|

For many centuries, the study of human thought and emotion was not considered a very fruitful pursuit. Not that it hasn’t fascinated many people down the ages – it has. But the most interesting insights into human psychology came not from scientists but from poets and writers. In that respect, it is possible to find [...]

8 08, 2011

Are You A Manager Or A Leader?

August 8th, 2011|

It is a known fact that people who do what they are good at are happier people. As a happy adjunct - happier people tend to be better at what they do! Interestingly, the amount of satisfaction that qualified people derive from their jobs depends on whether they are managers or leaders. “Is there an [...]

18 07, 2011

Tips On How to Handle Workplace Conflicts In Style

July 18th, 2011|

There is nobody who has not had problems at work, and these problems invariably involve one’s supervisor, co-workers or even boss. Workplace conflicts are common – but the skills to handle them adroitly are not. Many employees react to workplace conflicts the way they would in any social conflict situation – from the gut. This [...]

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