The first part of the post on How to Do a Career Detox focused on what can be called as the more technical aspects of the process. This post speaks about how looking inward is also an integral aspect of a career detox. The career paths we choose and...

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By: suchitra M On: February 16, 2017 In: Career, Managing Yourself, Productivity Comments: 0

Career detox – does the phrase sound unfamiliar, almost strange? Well, it is neither. Just like your body needs a detox every now and then, for a better, and healthier you, your career does too. A study done by Sibson’s Consulting found that Only 30 percent of the study...

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By: suchitra M On: February 10, 2017 In: Career, Life, Motivation, World of Work Comments: 15

With all that rage about the incredibly popular series -Game of Thrones, we thought it would be creative to put together a post about what the series teaches us about the world of work! We hope you enjoy reading it, as much as we enjoyed putting it together. 1....

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By: suchitra M On: January 5, 2017 In: Career, Leadership, Management, Managing Yourself, Motivation Comments: 2

Now that’s a tough one, right? Not just how to be a “good” boss, but how to be a boss your team would never want to let down! Let’s state at the outset that very few bosses are able to find a place in that hall of fame. What...

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By: suchitra M On: December 28, 2016 In: Career, Life, Managing Yourself, Volunteering Comments: 0

While the idea of volunteering has been around for quite some time, it was always been perceived with some amount of disapproval from parents and has been seen as an additional chore by the students. However, with times swiftly changing, volunteering has grown to be immensely popular and has become a...

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By: suchitra M On: December 16, 2016 In: Career, Job Offers, Managing Yourself, Resignation, World of Work Comments: 0

If you’ve made up your mind to change jobs, the transitional period between quitting and looking for a new job, or joining a new job you may already have landed, can be quite unsettling. But remember, “this too shall pass”. In this post, we suggest 5 tips to help...

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Organizing your documents could seem tedious at first. Until you realize the benefits it has. What is the one common thing about everything that our modern day lives revolve around; be it seeking rental accommodation, admissions into university, or applying for jobs? It is the several documents that form...

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By: suchitra M On: September 19, 2016 In: Career, Managing Yourself, Office Etiquette, World of Work Comments: 16

Every so often, one gets to hear this word in our fast paced corporate lives – “unprofessional.”  There has been, and continues to be a whole lot of debates and discussions about what qualifies as professional and what qualifies as unprofessional behaviour in the workplace. However, no matter what side...

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By: suchitra M On: August 25, 2016 In: Career, Feminism, Motivation, World of Work Comments: 268

Professional spaces today continue to be defined along gendered lines. This means that there are some employment sectors that continue to be dominated by persons of specific genders. For example, the gender balance in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields has traditionally favoured men. On the other...

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By: suchitra M On: July 26, 2016 In: Career, First Job, Job Offers, Life, Managing Yourself Comments: 19

To be at a career crossroad, no matter at what stage of your career you are in, can be a truly unsettling feeling. To say that it is only normal for you to feel anxious and scared, might sound like we are belittling what you feel, but we only...

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