Friday, November 15, 2019

Joining a New Company: What Not to Do? 

In this potpourri of anxiety, stress, and excitement, here’s a list of do’s and don’ts to help you sail through the first days of joining a new company.

Negative Impact of Technology on Your Workplace Productivity

Technology can be a bane or a boon depending on how one uses it. In this rapid-changing world where digitalization has become the norm,...

How To Crack The Job Interview

While it's natural for you to be worried and anxious (the term terrified may apply for some too), it is possible to do crack a job interview despite these insecurities. Though conventional, job interviews are a crucial part of getting any dream job. Here’s how you can nail it.

The Art of Salary Negotiation

There is no point in jumping directly in the salary negotiation arena; you start slow until you know where the other party is coming from. You should pay attention to positioning. The traditional style of you and your team on side and they on the other side set up unhealthy contests unnecessarily

Dealing With Demon of Politics

In recent year, management teams with have continuously struggled with politics and its negative impact on teams and individuals. Corrosive politics has a long lasting negative impact on an organisation and most of us have been its victim at one time or other.

How To Lead A Cross Border Team

As a team leader, you need to remember that leading remote international teams requires creating new ways to work together. These tips will help you in deciphering the complex task of leading a remote international team successfully.
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Tips To Create a Sense of Oneness Within Your Team.

By starting with a clear direction from the top, everyone on your team can understand the importance, the urgency, and the goals of the assignment from day one. After that by nudging your key team members for exceptional individual effort and the close collaboration between the senior members and other team members will propel the deliverables forward at a super high speed.

Top 5 Interview Questions & Answers for Career Changers

The interviewer wants assurance on two fronts, one that you are a quick learner and second you have the persistence to stick around even if going gets tough in the new role. Sound off the hiring manager that you understand the new role and plan to stay for the long term in the sector if hired.

Why You Need To Set High Standards For Yourself

People, who set low standards, usually don?t realize it because whatever standards they have set, seem normal. Picking up the gauntlet to do anything different is initially uncomfortable, however, you will not achieve your true potential and will continue to operate on a drain basis.

Managing Change For Success

Change management is an amalgamation of art and science and requires a combination of both people and system-focused skills. Depending on the kind of change being undertaken, different skills will come into play. The key skills needed you will need to be a change master are

Are You Sitting To Death?

Having a corner seat in the office has been one of the most cherished achievements in an employee?s life, a desk, which has a good, view and can comfortably seat the incumbent for eight to ten hours daily. Did you know that, having a permanent seat in the office might be doing more harm to your health than what you have envisaged. The peril of being fixated to the office seat came into limelight after James Levine, a Scientist at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, reported in 2006 that sitting down for too long isn't just bad for you, it can also kill you

How To Avoid Getting Duped By Your New Employer

Immediate joining should ring an alarm bell, it a sign that some one just walked out of the job without serving the notice period. In normal circumstances this is rare, people do not like walking away unless the place is making them go mad.

The Secret Recipe To Recognize Office Politics In Advance

Creating an organization that is free of toxic political behavior is likely an unattainable goal; it is within your reach to mitigate the conditions that allow such activity to thrive. As a manager you need to be aware of the factors that are the primary drivers in creating a consistently effective environment that mitigates political behaviors.

Mentoring Will Fast Track Your Career Growth

According to the Greek mythological legend, Mentor, a friend and counselor to Odysseus was entrusted with the education of Odysseus? s son, Telemachus. As...

How To Race Ahead In Your Career

Its easy to get cynical and believe that successful people are political or sell out, suck up, stab people in the back, use their contacts and so on. The facts are dramatically different from this;