How a Vacation Can Benefit Your Career

May 26th, 2019|

Do you feel lethargic getting up in the morning and heading to work? Does it seem that your paid leave is always accumulated and reimbursed in cash? If you are saying yes to even one of the above questions, you need a break! A vacation might just be what your mind and body need right [...]

How to Grow In Your Career

May 26th, 2019|

Complacency and aspirations don?t go hand in hand. If you want to aspire and grow, you cannot be complacent. We all want to learn new things, grow and explore more in what we do and most importantly climb up the career ladder. However, not everyone gets the opportunity to embrace knowledge and growth in the [...]

Handling A Multi-Generational Work Force

May 22nd, 2019|

With retirement age being gradually pushed further ? and Generation Z preferring to start work earlier, most workplaces currently have 5 (almost) different generations working together. And with this diverse and rather huge generation gap comes a series of complicated challenges. A general classification of this age group would be - Silent Generation ? Born [...]

Tips For Getting Your Sabbatical Approved

May 16th, 2019|

In theatrical or traditional terms, a sabbatical involves a break from work. The employer based on a mutually agreed-upon time period usually grants the leave period. However, not all sabbaticals go by the norms. Usually, the leave period should be a minimum of two months (less than that is more of a leave). The sabbatical [...]

Learn How to Say NO (And when to say NO)

May 15th, 2019|

Are you a YES man/woman? Does saying No make you feel guilty or worried about inviting trouble? If your answer to either question is yes, you are not alone. Considering the competitive job market, economic volatility, etc. it?s quite natural that you often succumb to saying yes. But what you probably don?t realize is the [...]

Coping with Gender Discrimination Issues at Work

May 10th, 2019|

We live in a day and age where awareness about gender equality is higher than ever, however, the same may not be reflected everywhere as some of the gender bias can be so etched, it may be difficult to recognize them in the first place. Your office may be one of these places. Coping with [...]

Your Quick Guide to Building A Great Team

May 4th, 2019|

The real success of organisations lies in how strong and well-knit their teams are. Team building is not an easy art and requires you put in all of your energy, heart, and soul into. This is an area where your skills as a leader are put to the test. Be ready to don several hats [...]

What to do and what not to when Asking for a Promotion

May 1st, 2019|

Putting in your 100% at work and getting impressive results is what professionals are told to achieve to warrant promotions from time to time.? But sometimes despite going over and beyond and nailing that yearly performance, professionals can find their career not moving upwards at a complementary rate. Rewards and recognition are important fuel to [...]

How to Avoid Political Debates at Work

April 7th, 2019|

Most HR experts will agree that two topics should be avoided at work - politics and religion. We are seeign charged up sentiments across the world, be it nationlism, security, job losses or immigrant workers, you are bound to come across some chatter regarding politics at your workplace, and it does not have to become [...]

Managing Friendships at Workplace

April 7th, 2019|

Developing friendships with your colleagues and other people at your office is inevitable; however, managing such relationships with utmost care is crucial for your work life. If you have a full-time job, your workplace becomes one of the places where you spend most of your time at.? And for those who do not socialise much [...]

Time Management 101

April 2nd, 2019|

If there is one thing that professionals feel they don?t have enough of is TIME, and this may be due to the lack of smart time management. Those who do find their way to make the best use of every second of their day more smartly and efficiently will swear by the benefits of managing [...]

How To Become A Better Manager

March 23rd, 2019|

Smart management techniques can help you in creating a positive impact on your staff. A good manager is often one of the driving factors behind a successful and productive team. Managing, as a skill can be cultivated expertly in person and even if it comes naturally to you, it needs constant efforts to be maintained. [...]

Tips for an Excellent Comeback after a Bad Performance Review

March 10th, 2019|

Your performance review is an integral part of your work life and one that you cannot avoid. And there is a good chance that most professionals no matter how good they perform are faced with a bad performance review at least once in their career. Don?t worry if your recent yearly appraisal has not been [...]

Importance of Pursuing Cross Functional Roles to Prepare for Leadership Roles

March 7th, 2019|

How to take one?s career to the next level, is one of the most commonly asked questions to HR experts and industry leaders. There are several ways to advance one?s career and become a head honcho at the organization; out of which one of the most impactful actions would be to pursue cross-functional roles. What [...]

Leading a Virtual Team Is Not Easy

February 7th, 2019|

Businesses are getting more global and so are the leaders that lead a virtual team in these enterprises. It?s rare for a leader to find all his team member in one location, more often than not they are geographically dispersed in different time zones. ? Virtual teams are an increasingly prevalent organizational structure that promises [...]

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