The social job search
The social job search

Gone are the days of poring over the Job Vacancies section of the newspaper to find your life’s calling. The internet has been steadily becoming a major part of every sector and recruitment is no exception!   So the next time someone’s tells you that social networking is a waste of time, you can prove […]

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Why are you not converting your interviews?
Why are you not converting your interviews?

News source: Forbes   Title: “3 Reasons You Keep Getting Interviews, But No Offers”   Your CV might be impressive but if you seem to be failing more than a couple of job interviews, then it might be time to re-evaluate how you tackle them.   You may have the right skills required for the […]

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What’s the best time to quit your job?
What is the best time to quit your job?

Before I try to answer this question, let’s look at some of the most common reasons people have for quitting their jobs. “Another company is paying more for a similar job role”   “My friends just got a bigger raise than I did”   “I’ve been at the same company for too long and I’m […]

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CEOs on Talent Shortage and Changing Hiring Strategies
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News Source: Business Standard   Title: “Skills gap forcing CEOs to change hiring strategy: PwC”   A survey conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) states that skill shortage is the biggest threat to businesses.   It has been a persistent problem in the country and although the government has taken several steps towards the skill-development, businesses continue to […]

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“Leveraging India’s Human Capital”
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News Source: Moneylife   Title: Leveraging India’s Human Capital   We are already aware that there are millions of youth entering the job market every year. But is it the lack of jobs or the lack of skills that is making this a bumpy road for the youth?   A recent article published in www.moneylife.in […]

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10 Ways To Make Money Without A Job!
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  Now here’s something we all want, to make money without actually taking up a job   Making money is directly associated with work, but work is generally associated with doing something that’s not too fun or appealing.   This infographic lets us know otherwise. Through data consolidated from multiple online sources, here’s a list of 10 actual ways […]

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How To Crack Your Job Interview
How to crack your job interview

  You’ve gone through all the job listings and found your dream job. You’ve created the perfect resume. All that is left is to nail that interview call that you just got.     Even the calmest of us get nervous during interviews. Convincing a potential employer that you are the best person for the […]

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5 Factors To Consider Before Accepting A Job Offer
Factors to consider before accepting a job offer

While scanning through matrimonial proposals, do you simply accept the first one that comes your way? No!   You thoroughly analyze, research and weigh pros and cons before taking a decision. The same needs to be done with a job offer.   Your resume was well drafted and you performed well at your interview. Now, […]

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Is Your Startup Hiring The Right Candidate?
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News Source:  www.iamwire.com   Title: Trends and Developments in Hiring Entry Level Workers in Indian Startups 2015   The startup boom in India is exciting news not just for your average techie. The operational demands of these companies, technical and non-technical, have opened the floodgates to a large number of entry-level blue and white collar jobs […]

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How To Be A Great Employee?
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  I always thought the only trait required to be a great employee is productivity.   If your employer is extremely happy with the amount of quality work you get done, then you’re the greatest guy in your office.   And how horribly wrong I was!   Here are ten attributes of a great employee compiled […]

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3 Things To Do Instead Of Lying On Your Resume
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News Source: Economic Times   Title: India ranks fourth in APAC in terms of resume fraud   It can be tempting to exaggerate just a little in your resume. Add a few extra accomplishments here and some achievements there. But, the big question is, should you?   HR managers nowadays do a more serious background check on […]

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Here’s What You Need To Remember About Email Etiquette
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Imagine a game of tennis doubles. It’s you and the recruiter as a team versus a host of possible employers on the opposite side of the court. Your team has a clear objective: to get the ball on the other side with a winning stroke!   Selecting the right recruitment agency must have involved immense […]

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