How to dress for a business meeting
How to dress for a business meeting

  Until you get the hang of it, attending a business meeting can be intimidating and nerve-racking. You have to have a perfect presentation, and of course, the perfect attire. First impressions do kick off the meeting, after all.   Here are some tips to help you look your best during a business meeting!   […]

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How to create perfect social media posts
perfect social media posts

More and more companies are taking to social platforms to connect with their customers. Be it to advertise or to drive traffic to websites, businesses are taking their online presence very seriously.   If you are a social media manager (or aspire to be one), you often ask yourself: “How do I create perfect social media posts?”, […]

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Hike in Hiring in 2015 Quarter 4
hiring in 2015

Title : “Keep your CVs ready, it will be raining jobs in Q4”   Source : Economic Times   Jobseekers, it’s time to update your resumes! According to the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey, many Indian employers are going to be more aggressive about their hiring in 2015’s fourth quarter. Retail and logistics sectors are ramping up for the […]

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Women in the workplace – A comparison
women in the workplace

  Women have come a long way from just staying at home and taking care of their families. The number of women in the workplace has risen significantly.   Although the workforce is more open to women employees now, we are still a long way off from complete gender equality. The infographic below shows where women currently […]

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LinkedIn for Beginners
linkedin

You might have read in more than a couple of places that social media recruitment is in right now. And step one to jump on board the social hiring train is to update your LinkedIn profile.   Your LinkedIn profile can serve as your resume to online recruiters. So make sure that it is perfect! […]

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Is poor spoken English holding you back from landing a job?
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Source: Economic Times Title: “How English-speaking skills are keeping Indian engineers away from their dream job”   You may have aced your degree but if you are not able to communicate with your interviewer, you are not going to get that job you want. Poor spoken English seems to be the most common obstacle between Indian […]

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Millennials and Job Hopping
job hopper

Nobody lands their dream job in the first try. And so what do you do? You job hop until you find the perfect fit. This trend has been noticed to be growing particularly among millennials.   Irrespective of which generation you belong to, the reasons for changing jobs are sometimes quite common. Low pay Lack of […]

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Weird Interview Questions and How to Answer Them
weird interview questions

Source: Forbes   Title: “How To Respond To Bizarre Job Interview Questions”   More and more companies are following Google’s trend of asking weird interview questions.   “Describe the colour yellow to a blind person.” “What would you do if you were the only survivor in a plane crash?” “If you woke up and had 2,000 unread […]

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Significant Growth in Online Recruitment
online hiring

Source: Economic Times   Title: “Online recruitment registers a 32% YoY growth in June 2015”   It’s the age of internet. If you haven’t been living under a rock for the past couple of years, you might have noticed that online recruitment is now on the rise.   But it looks like we might have […]

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The Art of Salary Negotiation
Negotiating salary

    No matter how well the interview went, most people have qualms when it comes to negotiating salary.   “Am I asking for too much? Too little? Were they initially willing to pay more? How much did they offer other candidates?”   Well, there is absolutely no need to get worked up. If you […]

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How to snap out of the job search rut
job search rut

Source: Stanford University Career Development Center   Title: “The Secret to Escaping Your Job Search Rut”   Now that the excitement of graduating college has come down a little, you’re left facing yet another big decision. Your first job! Many of your friends might have already been placed through campus recruitment and that just adds to the […]

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Are assignments replacing jobs?
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Source: Times of India   Title: “Permanent job passé, work for multiple companies”   As roles are becoming more and more defined, the trend that is steadily carving a place for itself in today’s corporate world is the use of interim executives. More and more companies are slowly opening up to the idea of employees working […]

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