Use Social Networking Sites to get a job

Today, almost everyone who is connected to the Net, is present on at least one networking website, be it Facebook, Twitter or Myspace. For workaholics, the most popular professional networking site is LinkedIn.

According to the Kelly Global Workforce Index 2011, which covered 97,000 people across 30 countries and 2,000 people in India, about 35% of the respondents in the country scoured socia

The Mail Order

Did you know that while writing an email to many people within the workplace, the addresses have to be in the hierarchical order? Have you been at the receiving end of the unforgiving ‘Reply All’ tab? Or been horrified to see the unfortunate typo for luck? If you have checked in yes to at least one of the questions you need to brush up on your email etiquette.

Stick to the Poi

Be Prepared

Put your best foot forward for that job interview
Getting ready for an interview isn’t what it used to be. Now you must contend with many different kinds of questions and formats. Here are three types of interviews you may face and some pointers to pr

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


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


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


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


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

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