02May

In our last post, we spoke about what are the possible impediments, or barriers to effective communication. In this post, we take you ahead with exploring some of the core elements for effective communication. To dive straight in – 1. For Effective Communication – Listen In a number of our blog...

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22Mar
By: Suchitra Mishra On: March 22, 2017 In: Career, Communication, Management, Motivation Comments: 0

This is a shout out to all you first time managers out there! You are bound to be attacked by butterflies in your tummy, and the symptoms of having cold feet whenever you set out to do something you’ve never done before. While these voyages might appear terrifying, they...

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20Feb

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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04Oct

Journalling, or the art of recording through writing what may seem mundane every-day things on paper, is as old as time itself. There is something therapeutic about writing down events of your day, or your thoughts however irrelevant they may seem. This free form of writing is the most tangible way...

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05Apr
By: Suchitra Mishra On: April 5, 2016 In: Career, Communication, First Job, Resume, World of Work Comments: 16

Whether it is an application for admissions into a university, for an internship or for a job, a recommendation letter or reference letter is a critical part of the process. These are especially important as they vouch for your character, as well as serve as a testimony to the skills you...

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28Mar

It is that time of the year when performance review requests come calling for many. Forms will be filled, review meetings with managers scheduled, and sometimes tough and sometimes happy conversations will take place. Raises may or may not get discussed depending on many factors – company performance, your performance, your manager’s approach, a...

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09Feb

Being in a limbo in one’s career can be truly frustrating, specially when you’ve been hunting for the perfect job but still haven’t been able to bag it. Even the best of us can’t help feeling dejected at times, during the overwhelming process of searching for a job. Some of us have...

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27Jan

Do you have the right to dissent? Yes. Do you have the right to resist bullying at workplace? Yes. Honesty is the best policy? Yes. Does that mean you can say anything you want to your boss? Definitely not. Whether you are a fresher or someone who has been...

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21Jan

Whoever said public speaking is only for politicians and leaders? In the World of Work, acquiring the art of public speaking is just as important a skill. Be it a farewell speech, an award acceptance speech or speaking at a board meeting or an international conference. In all these...

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22Dec

Did you know that 92% of recruiters and companies are using social media to search for or vet candidates for jobs? Social Media is a gold mine for recruiters. Online networks are chock-full of precious data, both personal and professional.  And recruiters are digging deep to uncover more about job...

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