Receipt for Success

Study something you LOVE (engineering, accounts, music) Spend 2 years on a shop floor – repairing machines, STANDING for 4 hours Spend 2 years in wholesale markets selling lowest common goods (think baniyans in delhi sadar market or tyres in gandhi marg nagpur) Spend 2 years trading stocks (and typically losing or gaining nothing) Spend 3 years selling to corporates – doing 3 meetings a day After these 9 years, you will be ready to…

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Common Interview Questions

Many questions are asked during an interview which puzzles you and stresses you. An interview seems to be a nightmare for many of us and we all want to put our best foot forward and have “The Impression” on the recruiter, but the problem is how to answer those tricky and troubling questions. We have managed to jot down some of the commonly asked questions and the best possible manner in which it can be…

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Online-Job Search

Online job-search is turning out to be a popular search strategy in the job-seeker market. Online job-search is a convenient means of sharing your profile with the recruiter, but you must remember that this online process will only be effective if done correctly. A recruiter comes across thousands of resumes, so you must apply carefully  and ensure that right message and information is conveyed at the right time. Following are some guidelines that should be…

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Follow-up

Follow-up after an interview have no rules neither there are any guidelines in place to perform the follow-up activity. As a job-seeker you ask yourself many questions to yourself, “If I follow up now, do I seem desperate? If I wait too long, will they think I’m lazy? What if I’m the front-runner but I bug them and they cross my name off the list?  And many such question revolve in your mind but at best,…

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Display your Talent

Display your Talent Many of us consider resume trivial and do not concentrate much on it. But you must understand that a resume is a representation of your personality. Resumes do a great job telling people what you did, where you worked, what things you’ve done in your past that made a difference. They help hiring managers to remember you after an interview and pass you along the chain. But in order to stand out of the crowd…

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Relationship between Recruiter and Job Seeker

Relationship between Recruiter and Job Seeker The relationship of a recruiter and a job-seeker is very critical. Often it is observed that a job-seeker engage actively with the recruiter when searching for a job. It seems more of a give and take relation where you are looking for a job and  the recruiter needs a candidate to fill that job – This seems a very invaluable relation. Following are some principle rules for maintaining a good working-relationship with recruiters, “First…

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Anger Management

  Anger Management It is normal to be angry as it is a part f the human emotion. But anger that blows out of proportion and becomes destructive is neither good for you nor the people around you. Some of the tips to control anger are, Give some time to your self before reacting Think twice before you speak Think of possible solutions in a given situation  Exercise regularly Control any kind of negative thought by concentrating on…

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Reaction vs response

Reaction vs response While surfing the net a very popular story of management and self-development came across. The story revolved around a cockroach and how it brought about the nuances and reactions of an individual. The story begins in a restaurant where a group of ladies were sitting together enjoying there meal and suddenly a cockroach flew from somewhere and sat on one of the ladies shoulder. The lady suddenly started jumping and shouting out…

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