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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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 Questions To Ask Yourself About Your Job
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HOW do you know if you’re in the right place or not? Is that question still haunting you?   In the previous post, I spoke about accepting the wrong job offer, now let’s look at HOW do we find out if the job offer we accepted is doing us any good or not –   […]

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Layoffs make the Job Market tougher
layoff

News Source: The Economic Times “Tapering growth forces companies to lay off staff, job market is likely to get much worse” Recently, this news was published in The Economic Times , which talks about how Reduced Growth in the Indian industry is forcing companies to lay off temporary and permanent staff and also slow down […]

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The Conveyor Belt
belt

Simply put , it is a piece of equipment that can take ‘something’ from Point A to Point B – without that ‘something’ putting any effort, apart from just getting itself on the belt. Consider this… Your favorite Cola is taken on the belt through a maze of processes that empties the bottle, cleans it, […]

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The Smarter Way of Making a Career Decision
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A common way of going about one’s career decision making has been something like this diagram (click on it to zoom): So is there a problem with this approach? Yes, there’s a big problem! If I take this approach, then I’m only thinking about externalities – what has been a popular path and what some […]

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Want a Big Slice of the Training Business?
training business

In my earlier post, I wrote about the Billion Dollar Opportunity of Skill Development. While I had mentioned some of the challenges this sector faces, I had not talked about what it would take to succeed in this business. Based on my experiences as an entrepreneur in this challenging yet exciting space, I’ve tried to […]

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