Sharing good news not only makes you feel better but also improves the wellbeing of those around you. It is right what they say… Sharing joy brings more joy! With everything happening around the world, good things that are happening are going unnoticed. So here is presenting, 3 interesting initiatives taken by companies during the pandemic.Continue reading “3 interesting initiatives taken by companies during the pandemic”
Podcasting started around 2013 and has grown immensely over the past 15 years. Many rely on podcasts because they are not avid readers of books, the news etc. They even say, podcasts need to be added to one’s content marketing strategy because it is growing at a very fast pace and people enjoy listening to podcasts.
It is an easy way to consume information, a great alternative to videos and highly engaging.
Being well informed about the industry that you work in or just informed about business in general is very important when you are trying to grow in your field. Reading tech, business or financial information online can get overwhelming at times because of the very many jargons used and the abundance of information that you find on the internet. What to read and what to discard gets confusing. As mentioned earlier, podcasts can be a great alternative not only to videos but also to books or news articles!
Here is a list of 4 podcasts that you can listen to on Spotify for free if you are looking to grow in you corporate job:Continue reading
Most of us want to be good at what we do. We want to perform well. It could be for our own satisfaction or because we love our jobs and want to make a mark for ourselves in our professions.
Sometimes being diligent and working on your day to day tasks may not give you the satisfaction you desire from the job. There are other ways you can improve your performance and excel at your job!
Here are four ways to perform well at work if you are new to corporate:Continue reading “4 ways to perform well at work if you are new to corporate”
Psychometric or personality tests are assessments that are conducted for the purpose of understanding a candidate on parameters such as skills, attitudes, strengths, weaknesses, personality traits, etc. Recruiters use these assessment techniques to filter candidates. Among other things, it helps them determine whether the candidate would be suitable for a particular role, whether they would fit in with the team, and their attitude towards work.CONTINUE READING
Is it easy to make friends at work? Probably not. Should we make an attempt to? Yes. Most people go by the saying ‘I did not take the job to make friends’. But, research says, those who make friends at work or get close to their co-workers, are happier, more collaborative and produce high quality of work.CONTINUE READING
You make some breakfast, drink your coffee, get dressed and head to work. You get there, meet your friends, login, have another cup of coffee and begin work. Then you catch up with some of your colleagues, have lunch, update them on what’s going on professionally (or personally), get on some virtual but mostly in-person meetings, finish the work left to do and finally head home.
Missing your daily routine? Me too. As the virus continues to spread, most companies have declared work from home and everything that I said previously is just a fond memory. Most of us are working from home for the first time (for this long) and it is hard to keep up. It maybe really difficult to actually stay connected with people you’re not working with, but want to.
So here are 4 ways you can stay connected with your co-workers.CONTINUE READING
A few years ago, I happened to sit in the wrong classroom. The instructor was teaching a module on negligence, and I was fascinated! What did I do next? I decided to study law! Little did I know what I was getting myself into. Don’t get me wrong, studying law was the best decision I’ve ever made. However, there are some things I wish I knew before starting law school.CONTINUE READING
During my last year of college, there were many organizations that reached out for job placements. As students, we were thrilled and began preparing for them. I could not give my best in all of these interviews and missed out on some opportunities. So here is a list of the obvious mistakes I made during these interviews and how they can be avoided:CONTINUE READING
As individuals we go through experiences and grow through them. My first job has been an unforgettable experience so far. I recently celebrated my 2nd year work anniversary at a management consulting firm and I got to thinking… what are some of the life lessons that I can take away from this job? Here are a few that I came up with:CONTINUE READING
A few years ago, I made the choice to enrol in an online course on Coursera. As I began auditing more and more courses, I was confounded with the big question: Should I purchase the course and earn a certificate or should I continue auditing the courses for free?
I ended up purchasing a few courses and here are my two cents on the issue.