LIFE SKILLS

Net That Job

The preliminary sorting of job applications is done by a computer. So include key words in your résumé
The first thing the experts tell you to do before you go for a job interview is to learn all about the company. You need to impress the interviewer with your knowledge. It isn

Interviews: Crack the SWOT analysis

Most of us are quite apprehensive when asked to present our SWOT analysis at interviews. For those who don’t know what it means or how to answer it, this should help.

What is it?

FAQs in Job Interviews

Brace up for the most common questions asked by employers
Every interview has a unique focus, but some questions are asked so often, it makes sense to prepare for them. To be successful, you need a strategy — not scripted answers

DON’T BURN YOUR BRIDGES

Resigning doesn’t mean severing all ties with your employer. You may need him for future reference.
It’s the day you have been waiting for — the day you quit the job you really hate. If you loathe your boss, or the work, you may be tempted to put into play that resignation fantasy you have been perfecting during your miserable hours on the job:giving your boss a PowerPoint p

READY FOR A 'GLOBAL' CAREER?

With organisations diversifying their businesses into global markets, work is no longer restricted by geographical boundaries. Today, firms want their employees to be on the move and work across the globe. Are you ready for such a ‘global’ career?

The boundaries of geography, language and culture are increasingly becoming irrelevant as we are headed towards the

WHAT'S HOLDING YOU BACK?

Overcome the resistance from within to take that next big step in career.

Is there some task or project you’ve been doing your creative best to avoid working on? If there is any such task, then instead of wasting mental energy worrying about it, you can learn to overcome your resistance and tack

TIME BOUND

If you answered YES to these questions, you are in a time squeeze. Either you have too much work for the available time, or you aren’t using your time effectively. In either case you have a time-management problem, and that problem will make your work life less fulfilling, less successful, and more stressful than it should be. 

Dinkar Rao, Ex-employee, Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd says, “Time manag

WORDS THAT WORK WONDERS

There is nothing better than a heartwarming thank-you note.

Writing powerful thank-you letters is not just a formality. Thank-you letters are marketing tools that can have tremendous value in moving your candidacy forward and positioning you above the competition. Although much of what yo

ARE YOU A GOOD TEAM PLAYER?

Two brains are always better than one but it can be a challenge to bring people together at the workplace.

Many work processes can be done faster or more efficiently with team work rather than individual contribution. However, it can be a great challenge for the human resources department to build balance

STRIKE A FINE BALANCE

 

Make these resolutions to take your career in the right direction.

Be a student

Treat every workday like a school day. Be sure that you learn something and use it to make yourself more productive. It doesn’t have to relate to your skills. It may b