4 ways to perform well at work if you are new to corporate

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:

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4 Popular Personality Tests used by Recruiters

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.

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4 ways to stay connected with your co-workers as you self-quarantine

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.

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Women and the Workplace: Are workplaces cut out for women?

I recently watched a movie called “Down With Love” – a 2003 rom-com set in the 1960s, in New York City. What stuck with me after watching the movie, was a dialogue by Vikki Hiller (played by Sarah Paulson):

This got me thinking… is it actually true that workplaces aren’t made for women? Are women merely accommodated in the workplace even in the 21st Century?

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Book review: ‘How to be a Bawse’ by Lilly Singh

I do not know why, but I have always felt this pressure to read self help books. The problem is that I am not too fond of such books. (a) I do not like how preachy they are and (b) I just cannot get myself to finish the book, and can barely remember the little that I have read. This was until I came across Lilly Singh’s “How to be a Bawse : A guide to conquering life”.

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