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Jun 27

How to Build A Dream Team At Work

How to Build A Dream Team At Work A super achievers team is a highly cohesive, diverse and aligned group of performers each skilled in their own domains. These teams speed- up the learning and growth of its members and It’s fun being on it, as everyone achieves more. So how do you go about building a super …

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Jun 06

How To Negotiate With Your Colleagues Without Damaging Relationship

More often than not in organizations, one party wins at the other party’s expense, leading to strained work relationships. The organization gets divided into silos and opposing factions try to score over each other in subsequent rounds of fire. Why are Negotiation Skills Important More and more organizations are moving to matrix reporting structures, forcing …

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Jun 03

Work- Life Balance Is Not Relevant Anymore

  Work- Life Balance is dying as a concept, In the ninja world of corporate you make Work, Life & Family choices and the ratio in which you make the choices has its consequences. You or your family pays the price or enjoys the benefit. The Problem with Work Life Balance The problem with Work- …

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Jun 02

Your Manager Wants you to be more collaborative – What to do?

Workplaces host professionals from diverse educational, cultural and experiential backgrounds. It is normal if there is a clash of opinions between employees. However, the management always wants everyone to  have a collaborative attitude. Everyone has to work as a single team and bring out a product that showcases the best of each individual’s expertise. While we …

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May 15

Giving Feedback To Super Stars In Your Team

Over the years I have met scores of senior executives, one question that I would get from them every year would be – “ What’s the best way to give feedback to my super stars on their performance, they are already on cloud nine.” Managers want to recognise their stars and help them do even …

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Apr 26

What Do Millennials Want From Their Careers

Those born between the 1980’s and 2000 are considered Millennials, and they seem to have developed specific characteristics – from the way they live with parents, to structured lives, to contact with diverse people, to the way they want their work life to be. Important work characteristics of this emerging group include working with diverse …

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Apr 16

6 Things Which Will Improve Your Peer Level Relationships.

Natural competition between work groups, driven by narrowly focused departmental goals and strengthened by reward systems that promote silos, make it tough for employees to develop good  peer level relationships. Career coaches and veteran CEOs alike understand and constantly stress on the importance of managing peer level relationships at work. In fact, this is one …

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Apr 10

Why Companies Should Not Keep Salaries A Secret Anymore

Employee salaries and the process of giving pay raises remains a secret and few are privy to the closely guarded process, sadly it remains archaic even in the modern day age. Disconnect between compensation and performance is one of the biggest contributors of employee angst and subsequent employee disengagement. Due to lack of transparency, most …

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Apr 06

How To Do Brainstorming For Problem Solving

Chances are that you would have come across the concept of using Brainstorming at one time or another in your corporate career. Brainstorming is the most used and abused word in the corporate corridors. If done in a fit and proper manner, the benefits of using brainstorming for problem solving are immense. What is Brainstorming? Brainstorming is a conference technique by which …

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Mar 13

How To Create A Strong Online Brand For Yourself

Personal branding is all about creating your own reputation. It targets people who judge you by your online profile and on whom you want to make the best possible impression. With a good personal brand, potential clients or employers will recognize your name, your work and your professional and personal qualities. Everyone likes to be …

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Mar 11

Why Leadership-Development Programs Fail To Deliver Results?

With over 20,000 books and millions of articles about the critical elements of leadership and its overall impact, the issue of leadership really must be important to organisations. Most organizations have lavish budgets and allot lots of time and effort on improving employee and manager capabilities and also nurturing new leaders. In the USA itself, …

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Mar 08

How to Improve The Quality Of Your Decisions

In your career, one thing is for sure that you will make quite a few decisions. Good decisions will bear fruit for some time and the bad ones will haunt you for a longer time, a really bad decision can even cut short your career. Nothing tests your leadership skills more than your ability to make …

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Feb 23

Why HR Needs To Move To Mobile Recruiting

The world has skipped a generation of evolution and has moved to smart phones faster than anticipated, by mid of 2013 India outpaced Japan as the third largest smartphone market in the world. Interestingly most of the smart phone users are using it for activities beyond making phone calls and apps constitute a big chunk …

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Feb 18

How To Succeed As A Freelance Web Designer

Freelancing in web designing is a dream for many professionals with an artistic bent, but this field isn’t just about the talent you have. Successful freelancing depends on your business savvy and ability to commit and deliver on time. Self-employment is a great thing, but many don’t choose it because of the financial and career-related …

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Feb 10

How To Make A Career In Journalism

The idea of weaving stories through mass media has found a newborn interest in our new generation. People enjoy moving, taking risks and coming up with stories that matter. Media is perhaps the strongest industry in any country and good newsmakers are in high demand. However, a job as a journalist comes with immense challenges …

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Jan 25

How To Make A Great Impression In An Interview

It takes less than a minute for people to assess and make a first impression about the personality of a stranger. When it comes to getting a job and placing yourself before the interview panel, you must be extra careful not to disappoint. There is never a second change to make a great first impression …

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Jan 22

The Makings Of A Great Salesperson

Convincing people to buy things that they’ve never heard of or probably don’t need is not an easy job. While many sales people struggle to get though the process, some can masterfully hook customers and sell products and services with ease. So what does it take to be a great salesperson? This is a timeless …

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Jan 07

How To Negotiate A Higher Salary For A New Job In 2014

In your job selection process, you will naturally look forward to negotiating the best possible salary from your employer. So how do you get a salary befitting your qualifications and skills and the recent upswing in market demand for talent? Yes, the job market has finally started picking up, with 34 of 42 countries surveyed …

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Jan 01

5 Traits Of A Great Performance Management System.

Performance management positively impacts employees’ performance and productivity.  Data from Development Dimensions International – an international major in the field of HR Consulting, shows that the percentage of goals achieved by employees increases substantially when a formal performance management system is put in place. With a good performance management program in place, managers indicated that …

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Dec 30

How To Make A Successful Career In Social Media Management

Social Media has removed the information asymmetry between companies and consumers.In a rapidly changing & increasingly globalized world , organization’s are constantly looking for ways to improve their products and identify relationship building opportunities with their customers. In the same fashion consumers are increasingly providing their opinion and seeking value for money. The sharing effects of social …

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Dec 22

Being Positive & Happy Makes You Healthy

The powerful link between emotional outlook and physical health is no secret. “I didn’t believe in it when I started out 40 years ago,” says Martin Seligman, PhD, one of the preeminent experts in the field of positive psychology and author of the new book Flourish. “But the data has grown year after year, and …

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Dec 18

The Realty Of Recognition Programs and What To Do About It

Companies with recognition programs are highly effective at improving employee engagement and have 31 percent lower voluntary attrition than their peers with ineffective recognition.

Nov 23

Tips For Entrepreneurs: Thrive In Business Despite Hard Times

Entrepreneurs may be independent in comparison to those in service, but they may face tough times. How do you thrive in business even in hard times? Do you want to turn entrepreneur to become your own boss or because you do not relish working under others? Entrepreneurship can be very fulfilling and exciting, but there …

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Nov 15

How To Start A New Job

So you managed to land a job after a long struggle and many interviews. You are feeling over the moon and thanking your stars that the ordeal is over. Right? Not really. Don’t beguile yourself into thinking that you are finally over the hump. Even after getting the job you wanted, you should be mindful …

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Nov 03

How Leadership Style Impacts Employee Engagement

Employee Engagement & Leadership style go hand in hand . Everyone knows that an inefficient leader produces a dissatisfied, unproductive employee. On the other hand, good leaders produce committed, engaged and productive employees. Is Employee Enagement Important? A study of 160,576 employees working under 30,661 leaders in different organisations around the world showed that the …

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