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29 Mar 2017

Take a fair lead

29 Mar 2017 | 12:40 AM

Hillary Clinton’s shock failure to break the proverbial glass ceiling to the top American administrative post once again turned the world’s collective attention towards the persisting gender skew when it comes to global political leadership.

Are you open to change?

29 Mar 2017 | 12:40 AM

The winds of change are yet to blow in the India Inc’s territory even though one hears a lot about change management and strategies to infuse change in different systems.

Take a nap!

29 Mar 2017 | 12:40 AM

Does your boss nag and expect a lot from you? Here’s a solution to keep up to their expectations- take a power nap in the afternoon!

Science of mapping sales

29 Mar 2017 | 12:40 AM

The end of financial year is also the time to assess how far and how effectively different targets have been achieved.

Automation, a threat for jobs?

29 Mar 2017 | 12:40 AM

Automation is the new norm across sectors and will affect the bottom of pyramid so much so that four out of every 10 jobs globally would be lost due to this by 2021, experts say.

22 Mar 2017

Talent scouting

22 Mar 2017 | 12:41 AM

In many industries and countries, the most in-demand occupations or specialities did not exist five or 10 years ago, and the pace of change is set to accelerate in the coming years.

Happiness Conclave 2.0

22 Mar 2017 | 12:41 AM

The Happiness Conclave (THC) scheduled for March 24 in Mumbai, is all about some serious discussion on happiness and how organisations can benefit from it.

15 pc increase with IT sector in focus

22 Mar 2017 | 12:41 AM

Hiring in February has seen an increase of 15 per cent compared with the previous month, with the IT sector being in the focus.

Foolproof competency check

22 Mar 2017 | 12:41 AM

With the appraisal season on the most frequent complaint that one hears from colleagues is how they were not “assessed” fairly and how their appraisals have been seriously flawed and in contrast with their performance.

What employers want?

22 Mar 2017 | 12:41 AM

Most of the college graduates have no idea about what employers are looking for while hiring.

15 Mar 2017

Opteamix is ‘Dream Company’ to work for

15 Mar 2017 | 12:36 AM

Opteamix LLC (Opteamix), a global technology firm has been recognised by World HRD Congress as one of the Dream Companies to Work for in 2017.

Make your decisions count

15 Mar 2017 | 12:36 AM

In analysing the five functions of management — planning, organising, staffing, directing and controlling — we find that each one of these involves decision-making.

Dealing with demon of politics

15 Mar 2017 | 12:36 AM

In recent year management teams have continuously struggled with politics and its negative impact on teams and individuals.

Are you losing grip?

15 Mar 2017 | 12:36 AM

As the financial year end draws closer, people working in the financial sector are in a frenzy and understandably so.

When the boss is not right

15 Mar 2017 | 12:36 AM

The conventional wisdom of, ‘The boss is always right’ has been known to us for a long time.

08 Mar 2017

Hiring plan for women on career break

08 Mar 2017 | 12:04 AM

Vodafone has launched world’s largest recruitment programme for women who took break in their careers.

Safe to speak up?

08 Mar 2017 | 12:04 AM

Ridhima Chopra, 25, once with an NGO in New Delhi is among the growing number of Indian women encouraged to complain — without an end-result — about harassment at work by the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013, promulgated in the wake of the 2012 Delhi gangrape.

Survival of the smartest

08 Mar 2017 | 12:04 AM

This book is an exploration of the complex issues faced by Indian women at the workplace, such as dealing with family pressures, gender perceptions, the glass ceiling, leadership challenges and bringing up children while also excelling in their careers.

01 Mar 2017

Mastering the sales mantra

01 Mar 2017 | 12:26 AM

The early years of any sales career are laced with 18 hours of work in double shifts; the hunger to work more and carve a place in this world, drives freshers.

Making Agile HR work

01 Mar 2017 | 12:26 AM

The last two decades brought in several transformations in the way markets behave and respond hence altering business methodologies world over, creating a demand for a synchronised process evolution.

Nadella unveils Project Sangam

01 Mar 2017 | 12:26 AM

In a big push for Prime Minister Narendra Modi''s ''Skill India'' initiative, Microsoft''s Indian-born CEO Satya Nadella launched "Project Sangam" last week to help the government not only train but also help people get jobs via professional networking website LinkedIn that was acquired by the company last year.

Pay hikes to slip by 9.5 pc

01 Mar 2017 | 12:26 AM

With the trend of a gradual slowness in pay hikes and higher emphasis on productivity and performance, a in pay increases to an average of 9.5 per cent is projected in 2017 across industries, according to a survey released on last week.

App for employment and services search

01 Mar 2017 | 12:26 AM

Best minds and technology from India and Germany have come together to offer recruitment in 20 Industry sectors through an innovative GPS-based hiring application Jobs On Sight.

Headhunting gets more challenging

01 Mar 2017 | 12:26 AM

Dearth of qualified professionals and change in priorities of candidates have made headhunting much more difficult today than what it was a year ago.

22 Feb 2017

Winning hands down

22 Feb 2017 | 12:41 AM

This week’s start-up idea is to establish a platform for people to buy, sell and discover pre-owned luxury fashion clothing and accessories. The start-up will be “The go-to place for old clothes and accessories”.

Millennials work harder than their bosses!

22 Feb 2017 | 12:41 AM

More than 80 per cent of India’s young working professionals believe they work harder than their bosses as they stay at work for longer hours.

Stay focused

22 Feb 2017 | 12:41 AM

In this digital age, our phone and computer screens demand our attention every other second. Even in our sleep we''re kept distracted by a heap of things that has everything to do with both our personal and professional lives.

Gamification adds zing to hiring

22 Feb 2017 | 12:41 AM

The recruitment process is evolving from interviews and group discussions to a process of using game mechanics, that makes the entire process fun and engaging helping employers find the right candidate, experts say.

15 Feb 2017

Walk, swimming can beat work stress

15 Feb 2017 | 12:09 AM

This happens to us all. Office frustrations are mostly never confined to just the work-place.

How not to lead

15 Feb 2017 | 12:09 AM

Talking to all you TV series addicts who know Walter White, a harmless and over-qualified chemistry teacher in New Mexico, who lives with his wife and a teenage son with cerebral palsy.

Learning from failures

15 Feb 2017 | 12:09 AM

Erroneously, being busy is seen as a sign of progress, nothing can be farther from truth.

So what’s your social intelligence score?

15 Feb 2017 | 12:09 AM

Perceptions about business and how it is done have changed tremendously over the past 30 years.

08 Feb 2017

Cos vary of fake reference trap

08 Feb 2017 | 12:42 AM

Fake references seem to be one of the key pain areas for recruiters as almost 10-20 per cent applicants are rejected every month post their reference checks, finds out a study.

Working on conflicts

08 Feb 2017 | 12:42 AM

When deliverables are difficult, if not impossible; the deadlines tight and the competition stiff, rifts, misunderstandings and clashes are natural.

Space to roll out your idea

08 Feb 2017 | 12:42 AM

The idea is to tie-up with restaurants and convert them into co-working spaces during the day.

Get a grip on personal finances

08 Feb 2017 | 12:42 AM

“Don't save what is left after spending; spend what is left after saving.