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Not being able to sell yourself will kill your career

By Devashish ChakravartyAre you a salesperson? “Of course not. I am an accountant (or something else).” That’s the common internal story of most professionals. Sales is the process of comm

Seeking a job? Follow these dos & don’ts for your social media

Social media can be a helpful tool in finding a job. Platforms like Linkedin, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Facebook and the likes can not only help you find a job but also connect you with

Wondering why you didn’t get a raise? This could be it

Don’t assume that hard work and tangible results automatically warrant an increment and a promotion. Unless you ask for a raise, it’s unlikely you will get it. This may be because the fi

Simple steps to be a successful intern

Nowadays internships are more than just a way to fill time during summer breaks. These temporary stints not only help you learn more about job market prospects but also to understand wha

The 10 habits of highly productive people

The 10 habits of highly productive people

By Devashish Chakravarty If you find it useful and satisfying to tick off tasks from a list, then add a couple of rules to your process. Firstly, never multitask. Do one thing at a ti

Is this the perfect job for you?

Pay package: $2,300 or Rs 1.59 lakh per month An upcoming Swedish art project is going to pay the chosen one to do precisely nothing. The selected candidate has to just clock in and clo

Upgrade your home entertainment on a budget

Televisions have evolved in display and features and thanks to the aggressive pricing by various brands, large screen TVs are now also easily accessible. Here are the audio, video access

Top career skills to acquire in 2019

With more businesses going digital, the first step should be to learn data handling. The base skills to chase are understanding data in your domain, database handling and querying, inclu

Think beyond campus placements to kickstart your career

By Devashish Chakravarty Are you graduating this year or the next and planning to start a career? Most of your classmates will make a common blunder— they will focus on the final e

Dos and don'ts to create the ideal one-page resume

Dos and don'ts to create the ideal one-page resume

By Devashish Chakravarty Print out a copy of your one-page resume. Tear off the top one-third and check if this bit is for you to get shortlisted. A recruiter, on an average, spends

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