India Job Market in 2014 & What’s Next in 2015
Jan04

India Job Market in 2014 & What’s Next in 2015

2014 started on a somber note amidst the backdrop of impending general elections. The business and the markets adopted a cautionary approach in the first quarter and they were not eager to open the purse strings for new hires or dole out pay raises. Whist the general sentiment was looking forward and convinced that Modi would be in power, they waited till it was announced. Wait and watch policy kept the hiring market subdued in the...

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How To Find A New Job Secretively
Dec02

How To Find A New Job Secretively

The challenges encountered by a job seeker are numerous, not to mention that applying for a leave raises the manager’s eyebrow, especially when the job market is seemingly moving up. If that was not enough, some of outdated and narrow minded HR professionals go to any extent to track job hunters, I know of one such “glamorous” HR head, who insisted some one visits the employees home to check if he was really unwell, as claimed. With...

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How to Reply to a Job Advertisement
Sep19

How to Reply to a Job Advertisement

You see a job advertisement and jump into it with a lot of excitement. Energy and speed of response is good when applying to Job Advertisement however it needs to match with laser sharp focus. Beauty lies in the eyes of beholder. You want an employer to be able to assess your job application against the criteria in the job advertisement and tick all the boxes. Remember, the employer has put considerable effort into deciding exactly...

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How To Crack Job Interview
Jul18

How To Crack Job Interview

You have secured a job interview, great news, but remember so have another several people. The objective ahead is to secure the role and stand out from the crowd as on paper most applicants have the relevant skills in question to fill the role. Research: Research, research, research! Interviewers are always impressed if a candidate knows a lot about the potential role and company. Competitive intelligence is valuable information; you...

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10 Tricky HR Interview Questions & Their Answers
Feb09

10 Tricky HR Interview Questions & Their Answers

Human Resource managers may ask tricky HR interview questions to save time and try to figure out what kind of employee you really are. Joyce Lain Kennedy, a nationally syndicated careers columnist says outlines the 10 Trickiest Interview Questions & Their Answers Kennedy says that even if job hunters have rehearsed anticipated topics, an unexpected HR interview question may jar loose an authentic answer that exposes hidden...

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