How This New Grad Got His Dream Job

I want to thank our Guest Contributor (A recent New Grad) for this spectacular post.To protect his privacy we will not reveal his true identity. This story is a great example of how one can be creative in their Job-hunt, and by standing out thus eliminate the competition and secure a rewarding career. If you … Continue reading “How This New Grad Got His Dream Job”

Top 10 Careers that Allow You to Work from Home

The benefits of working from home have been borne out by countless studies. Whether running a business, freelancing or telecommuting for a full-time employer, workers who are free of the commute and the distractions of the office are reported to be happier, healthier and more productive. Finding a work-from-position can be difficult, however. Where do … Continue reading “Top 10 Careers that Allow You to Work from Home”

5.5 Negotiation Concepts Worth Knowing

Recently I attended a company training event. One of the sessions was about Effective Negotiating; we were introduced to some new ideas on Negotiation and also some effective techniques. We were each given a copy of the book Negotiation Genius. It was one of the best books on Negotiation and Communication, I have ever read. … Continue reading “5.5 Negotiation Concepts Worth Knowing”

Improving this one skill will do wonders for your Career

“According to most studies, people’s number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right? This means to the average person, if you go to a funeral, you’re better off in the casket than doing the eulogy.” ― Jerry Seinfeld When I first heard this Jerry Seinfeld … Continue reading “Improving this one skill will do wonders for your Career”

9 Things I learnt working as an Agency Recruiter

  I have spent 1 year working in the Recruitment Industry working for an Agency.In that 1 year, I learnt a lot about Recruiting, Hiring Practices and also the inside secrets of the Recruiting Field. Here I am sharing my experience (think of it as an Inside Look at the Industry). There are some things … Continue reading “9 Things I learnt working as an Agency Recruiter”

Why you need a personal Website as an Entrepreneur?

It’s impossible to have any serious conversation about business without stumbling upon word “BRAND” every now and then. This shouldn’t be too much of a surprise because brand is, in the end, every touch point between businesses & their customers. For the entrepreneurs & freelancers, however, the word “brand” carries paramount significance because they are … Continue reading “Why you need a personal Website as an Entrepreneur?”

My Barber taught me about the Value of Work

I was searching for a men’s barber shop – you know, those old-school barber shops with the poles; and with the old barbers who give you a proper haircut & shave. I was bored visiting First Choice Hair-cutters again and again. It felt like a sweat-shop going there each time. It was time for a … Continue reading “My Barber taught me about the Value of Work”

The Benefits of Working from the Office

We live in a hyper-connected world. Technology enables us to work from anywhere. I am writing this article from my laptop from a public library. A friend of mine Rob is a programmer- he works for a Canadian Tech company but he lives & works in Thailand (Yes I am jealous… aren’t you?). With smartphones … Continue reading “The Benefits of Working from the Office”